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Should your company be using a flexible pricing model?

This week’s top story is located at the crossroads of growth marketing and software development. Usage-based pricing (UBP) for SaaS services is becoming more popular as companies of every type…

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Housing startup QuintoAndar to open first technology hub outside Brazil in Portugal

QuintoAndar is taking its first steps out of Brazil to open a technology hub in Lisbon, Portugal aimed at attracting technology talent across the pond. Co-founder and CEO Gabriel Braga made…

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TuSimple aims to test self-driving trucks on public roads without human safety operator by EOY

Self-driving trucks startup TuSimple signaled it is close to testing its system without a human safety operator on public roads before the end of the year. During the startup’s third-quarter…

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E-commerce aggregator Una Brands raises $15M Series A five months after its launch

Una Brands, the e-commerce aggregator focused on Asia-Pacific brands, announced today it has raised $15 million for its Series A. The full-equity round was co-led by White Star Capital and…

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Yahoo leaves China, Nubank IPO, B2C expansion tips

After Nubank filed its F-1, Natasha Mascarenhas and Alex Wilhelm dissected the document to learn more about the operations of one of the world’s largest startups. “With over 40 million…

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Singapore-based cashback platform ShopBack acquires BNPL service Hoolah

ShopBack, the Rakuten-backed e-commerce loyalty platform, announced today it will acquire buy now, pay later startup Hoolah. Both companies are based in Singapore and operate in Southeast Asian markets. The…

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Max Q: Sierra Space, Blue Origin, Boeing and others stake out space real estate

Hello and welcome back to Max Q. It feels odd to be living in a time when companies are announcing their plans to develop commercial space stations and yet, here…

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3 signs that a startup’s ‘impact’ is just a marketing ploy for investors

Jonathan Greechan Contributor Share on Twitter Jonathan Greechan is CEO and co-founder of the world's largest pre-seed accelerator, Founder Institute. More posts by this contributor Do you fit the mold…

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TechCrunch+ roundup: BNPL competition heats up, Bowery Farming TC-1, Silicon Valley dreams

Is Southeast Asia about to hit an inflection point for tech startups? Four hundred million people in the region already use the internet, but by year’s end, one estimate suggests…

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