We looked inside some of the tweets by @KateClarkTweets and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
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Interesting & important read: "When I froze my eggs, I didn’t understand that 'fertility preservation' (as many doctors laughably call it) has only a 2 to 4% success rate per thawed egg ... meaning more likely than not, my eggs would fail me."https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/19/style/modern-love-egg-freezing-fertility.html?smid=tw-nytstyles&smtyp=cur
Medallia, a customer experience management platform, closes up 76% on its first day trading, after raising $326M at a valuation of $2.5B in its IPO (@kateclarktweets / TechCrunch)
Blitzscaling is making a lot of people a lot of wealth, but early employees? Not so much. https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/13/is-blitzscaling-killing-early-employee-equity-opportunities/
Playing around with this for the first time. I'm into it. https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/12/spotify-launches-your-daily-drive-a-personalized-playlist-that-combines-music-and-podcasts/
This past quarter, VC funding for female founders was...underwhelming. So, @geneteare pulled the numbers, I asked the questions, and here's what we found: https://news.crunchbase.com/news/q2-2019-diversity-report-underwhelming-funding-for-female-founders-we-ask-vcs-why/ @crunchbasenews
In the latest episode of #EquityPod, @alex and I explain why we're bullish on @SubstackInc and @Patreon. Plus, the standouts on Forbes' latest next billion-dollar startups list: https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/19/can-you-really-predict-the-next-generation-of-unicorns/
.@trinityventures files to raise $250M for its thirteenth fund: https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1780869/000178086919000001/xslFormDX01/primary_doc.xml
Really don’t know how to feel about the CATS trailer.
Here, @manivmobility founder and managing partner @mikejgr, @BainCapital partner @sasmith4, @techstars Detroit managing director @tedserbinski and I chat about the uncertain future of mobility & whether VC dollars are enough to push the industry forward: https://techcrunch.com/video/will-venture-capital-drive-the-future-of-mobility-with-michael-granoff-maniv-mobility-ted-serbinski-techstars-and-sarah-smith-bain-capital-ventures/
Listen to @populus_ai's @ReginaClewlow, @UrbanUsCo's @stonlyb, @lyft's @carolinesampo and I discuss what it means to be a last-mile innovation business, the dollars required for success, and the importance of data in the mobility industry today: https://techcrunch.com/video/the-last-mile-challenges-and-opportunities-for-startups-with-stonly-baptiste-urban-us-regina-clewlow-populus-and-caroline-samponaro-lyft/
A little late but thanks to everyone who joined us for our very first mobility-focused event in San Jose last week. Great to see so many leaders in the same room.
On deep background, this is totally spot on. But off the record I decline to comment. https://www.cjr.org/opinion/tech-journalism-on-background.php
Jesus Christ!!!! https://twitter.com/zackwhittaker/status/1149320416663670784?s=21
.@Sonder is finally sharing details of its long-rumored unicorn round: https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/11/airbnb-competitor-sonder-confirms-new-investment-1b-valuation/
Yes, this company is VC-backed.
Overheard backstage at #TCMobility: "Scooters just don't seem quite as insane as electric skateboards."
.@nurxapp will begin shipping STI home-testing kits, its first product launch since a @nytimes report highlighted unorthodox and downright irresponsible business practices at the startup. It's also its first product since @varsharao joined as CEO: https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/10/birth-control-delivery-startup-nurx-introduces-sti-home-testing-kits/