A new breed of startups is acquiring and growing small but promising third-party merchants, and building out their own economies of scale. And while there are a number of such startups based in the U.S. and Europe, none had emerged in the Latin American market. Until now. Valoreo, a Mexico City-based acquirer of e-commerce businesses, […]

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Indian conglomerate Tata Group has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in grocery delivery startup BigBasket, two sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The salt-to-software giant is buying over 60% stake in BigBasket in a deal that values the Indian startup between $1.8 billion to $2 billion, sources said, requesting anonymity as […]

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Coupang files for mega US IPO

  • Feb 12, 2021

Coupang’s offering, coming amidst the public debut of a number of well-known technology brands, will be a massive affair.

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Amazon, Microsoft and IBM have each elevated people who ran their cloud divisions to the CEO role.

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LanzaJet, the renewable jet fuel startup spun out from the longtime renewable and synthetic fuel manufacturer LanzaTech, has inked a supply agreement with British Airways to supply the company with at least 7,500 tons of fuel additive per year. The deal marks the second agreement between the U.K.-based airline and a renewable jet fuels manufacturer […]

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U.K.-based Isotropic Systems has raised a $40 million funding in an “oversubscribed” round that the startup says will help it get its next-generation broadband terminal to the production phase by its 2022 target. The funding, a Series B that brings the company’s total raised to $60 million, was led by SES and included participation form […]

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On Friday, the National Labor Relations Board rejected Amazon’s attempt to delay a union vote set to begin on Monday, February 8. For many, the online giant’s bid was seen as a stalling tactic, including a motion to demand votes take place in-person — a clear health risk, as the COVID-19 virus still poses a […]

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The cloud infrastructure market in 2020 reflected society itself, with the richest companies getting richer and the ones at the bottom of the market getting poorer. It grew to $129 billion for the year, according to data from Synergy Research Group. That’s up from around $97 billion in 2019. Synergy also reported that the cloud […]

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Amazon has started making deliveries to customers in Los Angeles using electric vans designed and built by Rivian. The electric vans, which are part of Amazon’s 2040 climate pledge, won’t go into series production until the end of the year, according to an update Wednesday by the company. Amazon declined to reveal how many electric […]

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The Bezos era is ending, Uber acquires Drizly and Tesla recalls 135,000 vehicles. This is your Daily Crunch for February 2, 2021. The big story: Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO Amazon announced today that founder Jeff Bezos will be transitioning from CEO to executive chair in the third quarter of this year. […]

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Blockbuster news struck late this afternoon when Amazon announced that Jeff Bezos would be stepping back as CEO of Amazon, the company he built from a business in his garage to worldwide behemoth. As he takes on the role of executive chairman, his replacement will be none other than AWS CEO Andy Jassy. With Jassy […]

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Amazon founder and current CEO Jeff Bezos will be transitioning to executive chair of the company sometime in Q3 of this year, with current AWS CEO Andy Jassy taking over the top executive role at the commerce company. Amazon announced the news alongside its earnings results on Tuesday. Amazon initially rose after-hours as the market […]

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[Coro] Vete pa’ tu casa, vete pa’ tu casa No te da la cuenta no Vete pa’ tu casa Dedicado a todo aquel que le guste el rap [Verso 1] Yo vengo del tiempo de cuando no habían estudios, equipos y flyer De cuando no había ni Facebook, ni iTunes, ni Youtube, ni Twitter, ni Empire De cuando la […]

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[Refrão 1] Vento solar e estrelas do mar A terra azul da cor do seu vestido Vento solar e estrelas do mar Você ainda quer morar comigo? [Verso 1] Se eu cantar não chore não É só poesia Eu só preciso ter você Por mais um dia Ainda gosto de dançar Bom dia Como vai […]

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Just a word to the black-and-white Hungry for the latest fight When you draw lines in the sand Take a look at where you stand Tough talk (bad words) Rough talk (mad nerds) I'm not somebody's sheep to herd What we are is who we hate Who we castigate for all the rest of time […]

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Ons het goed begin Ek wil net by voorbaat Dit duidelik maak Dat ek het nie ‘n punt het nie Lief vir my mense Probeer om nie te haat nie Nog nooit gewens my pa’t minder geld gemaak nie Vir eeue en eeue Het ons in die donker rondgekak Elektrisiteit herontdek En nou sit hulle […]

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[Intro] Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah (Woah) Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah (Woah) Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah (Woah) Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah [Chorus] Five bad boys in [?] I been on the road now the boy went Tootsie Tryna swim in that, ain't talking that p*ssy Grindin', skatin' [?] like I'm in [?] […]

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[Paroles de "Femme forte"] [Couplet 1] Viens on parle comme des adultes Tu la voulais, tu l'as eu Combien t'as pleuré pour elle T'aurais décroché la lune Mal luné chaque seconde, salut devant la mille-f' c'est mal vu Tu fais la caille' de cité tu connais l'code de la rue Ouais c'est une femme forte, […]

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Ich traf sie in 'nem Imbiß in Dortmund-Nord Es roch stark nach Schaschlik und 'n bißchen nach Abort Und sie hieß Lola L.O.L.A. Lola Ich sagte: Darf ich bitten oder woll'n wir erst tanzen? Sie wurde rot und rührte wie ertappte Emanzen In ihrer Cola C.O.L.A. Cola lalalala Lola Nun seh ich nicht grad aus […]

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[Songtext zu „E.V.J.M.F.“] [Intro] Aha Yeah, yeah, mhh Jo, jo Seltsam, aber so steht’s geschrieben [Strophe: Farin] Die Ärzte 1.0 Jetzt endlich auch in Stereo Unser Streben nach Schönheit und Perfektion Führt uns wieder zurück ans Mikrofon Führt uns wieder zurück ins Rampenlicht, aber eigentlich brauchen wir die Lampe nicht Denn wir leuchten im Dunkeln, […]

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Adolescence – what’s it like? It’s a psychedelic motorbike You smash it up ten times a day Then you walk away It’s moonlight on the balcony It’s pure hormonal agony Bad poetry its greeting card – Will the Bard Adolescence – why is it so? Ask someone else, how should I know? It’s a song […]

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City sounds are humming around I’m sitting on my doorstep Watching the world go round When the crowd is dragging you down I’ll give you my street address You’ll take a ride downtown The sun is out The sun is out Come on come on come on come on come on come on shake it […]

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Shorty get down, good Lord Baby got em open all over town Strictly biz, don’t play around Cover much ground, got game by the pound Getting paid is a forte Each and every day, two player way I can’t get her out of my mind I think about the girl all the time East side […]

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[Intro] Ooh, ooh Yeah, yeah, yeah [Verse 1] Dreams, pillow talk and highs I've traveled way too light Just a car and a blue sky Seems, time has closed my eyes We're running down the signs Just a car and a past life [Pre-Chorus] Fell asleep, with hollow hearts Waking up, worlds apart Couldn't talk about it Couldn't talk about […]

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[Paroles de "Le garçon triste"] C'est un garçon triste Qui connait bien l'attente C'est un gosse oublié Oui c'est un garçon triste Et son coeur de brocante À prendre ou à laisser Comme les garçons tristes Il invente, il résiste Pour se faire remarquer Comme si la tristesse Cette mauvais sorcière L'avait fait s'envoler Et […]

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced today that Amazon will be required to pay $61.7 million to settle charges that it withheld some customer tips from its Amazon Flex drivers over a two and half year period. According to the complaint against Amazon and its subsidiary Amazon Logistics, the company had advertised that it paid […]

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Batteries are the latest landing pad for investors. In the past week alone, two companies have announced plans to become publicly traded companies by merging with special purpose acquisition companies. European battery manufacturer FREYR said Friday it would become a publicly traded company through a special purpose acquisition vehicle with a valuation at $1.4 billion. Houston-area […]

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New transparency figures released by Amazon show the company responded to a record number of government data demands in the last six months of 2020. The new figures land in the company’s bi-annual transparency report published to Amazon’s website over the weekend. Amazon said it processed 27,664 government demands for user data in the last […]

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Last fall, Amazon introduced a new biometric device, Amazon One, that allowed customers to pay at Amazon Go stores using their palm. Today, the company says the device is being rolled out to additional Amazon stores in Seattle — an expansion that will make the system available across eight total Amazon physical retail stores, including […]

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Have you built your total addressable market (TAM) and serviceable addressable market (SAM) estimates for 2021 considering how things evolved in 2020?

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