Sprig raises $30M to help companies gauge users’ reactions to products

Sprig, a startup offering tools for user and software product research, today announced that it raised $30 million in a funding round from Andreessen Horowitz, Accel, First Round Capital, Elad Gil and Figma Ventures. It brings the company’s total raised to $90...

Anthemis, Airbase and Ramp will talk about balancing runway and growth in competitive sectors at Disrupt

How long is your startup’s runway? It’s an important question and an essential metric for every early-stage founder to know. But for startups wading into hot sectors with big markets — fintech alone includes corporate spend, lending, consumer services and more...

Formerly rich NFT buyers party through the pain

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about infinite pessimism in the crypto markets. This week, we’re talking about parties and tattoos and booze and fun. If you want to get this in your inbox every Thursday, you can subscribe on...

How I navigated my pregnancy as a Series A founder

Kelsey Mellard Contributor Share on Twitter Kelsey Mellard is the founder and CEO of Sitka. The news of Emily Weiss moving to the role of chairwoman of Glossier from her former position as CEO was riddled with gender biases in how it was covered by the media. Even the...

Coatue backs Kubecost’s goal to supply data to millions of Kubernetes developers

In the past year, Kubernetes adoption exploded, with over 5.6 million developers using the cloud-native tools — an increase of 67% from the year prior. For those who need a refresher on Kubernetes, it is an open source container project created by Google in 2014 to...

Hear top VCs Albert Wegner, Jenny Rooke, and Shilpi Kumar talk green bets at the Extreme Tech Challenge finals

This year, TechCrunch is proudly hosting the Extreme Tech Challenge Global Finals on July 22. The event is among the world’s largest purpose-driven startup competitions that are aiming to solve global challenges based on the United Nations’ 17...