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Extra Crunch roundup: finding GTM, China’s edtech clampdown and how to define growth

Early-stage startups tend to claim that their go-to-market strategy is fully operational. In reality, GTM is a stark numbers game, and even with a solid plan in place, it can be easily foiled by common problems like turf battles and poor communication. Finding GTM fit is a milestone for any startup that includes everything from expanding the engineering team to launching your first media buy. But how do you know when you’ve reached that magic moment? “You have to consider three metrics: gross ch...
Tags: Startups, TC, Transportation, Facebook, Europe, Car Insurance, Entrepreneurship, China, Tech, E-commerce, Getty Images, Artificial Intelligence, Canada, Venture Capital, Silicon Valley, Anna


The 5 best electric scooters of 2021 for high-mileage commuters, weekend riders, and kids

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky An electric scooter is a convenient mode of transportation that's great for commuting or running errands. The best have enough range to get around town, travel at speeds of 20 mph and up, and are highly portable. Our top pick, the Ninebot KickScooter by Segway ES4, is a versatile scooter that gets up to 28 miles of range. Thanks to improvements in technology and design over the past few years, electric scooters have gone from curious novelties to a bonafi...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, Transportation, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Xiaomi, Bird, Commuting, Scooter, Electric Scooters, Maxx, Amazon Built, Amazon Lightweight


What truck drivers really think about new federal regulations to crack down on drug use

This plant is causing a lot of controversy. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider We published a story about the federal government's new law to drug test truck drivers. The law has mostly caught marijuana users. We argued that it won't meaningfully boost safety on the road. Truck drivers shared in emails with Insider laying out what they think of the new rule. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal rule that went into effect in 2020 is taking commercial drivers off...
Tags: Transportation, Washington, Marijuana, Trends, Indianapolis, Economy, Cannabis, Trucking, Department Of Transportation, Shawn, David McNew Getty, Kevin Conway, Hollis Johnson, Getty Images Some, Rachel Premack, BITranspo


Electric car sales in the US will overtake those of combustion vehicles by 2036, according to an EY report

In 25 years, by 2045, sales of non-electric cars will barely account for 1% of the global market. Lucid Electric car slaes will equal those of combustion cars in the US in 2036, says a Bloomberg report. Millennials and government incentives will be key to the growth of non-polluting mobility. Germany is leading the way in Europe, having sold 398,000 electric cars in 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. Of the 78 million vehicles sold worldwide in 2020, 3.2 million were el...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, UK, China, Germany, US, International, Trends, General Motors, Markets, Bloomberg, Economy, United States, Retail, Ey, Biden


New Zealand ended its travel bubble with Australia because of the COVID surge there

A man arriving in Australia from New Zealand using the countries' travel bubble in October 2020. James D. Morgan/Getty Images New Zealand stopped its quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia because of Australia's rising coronavirus cases.New Zealand and Australia have been two of the world's most COVID-cautious countries: They put in strict new border policies their borders and implemented harsh lockdowns to stop being overwhelmed by the virus.They opened a bubble between t...
Tags: Transportation, Science, Australia, Trends, News UK, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, Coronavirus, Travel Bubble, Sinead Baker, Speed desk, James D Morgan Getty Images New Zealand


22 features that make Tesla cars unlike any others

Tesla Model X Tesla Tesla vehicles are engineered with a plethora of interesting features. These include a bioweapon defense mode, sentry mode, and other hidden Easter eggs. The features have helped the company gain such a cult following. See more stories on Insider's business page. Most people know Tesla for its sleek and luxury electric cars and its eccentric CEO Elon Musk, but some may not know the electric vehicles are equipped with a plethora of features that you wouldn't f...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Cnn, Features, Santa, Bugatti, Fernando, Burbank, Spike, Littleton Colorado, Teslas, Tech Insider, Tesla Tesla, Burbank Town Center


Last-mile delivery in Latin America is ready to take off

Bob Ma Contributor Bob Ma is an investor at WIND Ventures, where he invests in energy, retail and mobility startups. Prior to joining WIND, he was an investor at Soma Capital, where he invested venture capital globally across the consumer and enterprise sectors. In the United States, same-day and next-day Amazon Prime deliveries have become the de facto standard in e-commerce. People want convenience and instant gratification, evidenced by the fact that an aston...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Transportation, Ecommerce, Lyft, Uber, Column, Mexico, Tech, Walmart, Amazon Prime, E-commerce, Colombia, United States, Chile, Brazil


No, charging an electric car doesn't produce more carbon than driving a regular one

The electric car Nissan Leaf, at an electric vehicle charging station at Balboa Park. Dünzl\ullstein bild via Getty Images A study found that in the US electric cars produce 60% to 68% fewer emissions than gas-powered ones. EVs quickly recoup their higher manufacturing emissions and are more sustainable than traditional cars. The study says lawmakers must shift from combustion engines to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. See more stories on Insider's business page. No, electri...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, News, Climate Change, China, India, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Electric Car, Transporation, Ev, ICCT, International Council on Clean Transportation ICCT


Elon Musk says Tesla's caused him two-thirds of the personal and professional pain he's ever felt

Tesla CEO Elon Musk appeared in a virtual bitcoin chat with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and others. The B Word Elon Musk said two-thirds of the personal and professional pain he's felt stems from Tesla. In a virtual bitcoin chat Wednesday, Musk said he's poured his "life energy" into the company. "This is a hella hard situation," Musk said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk said two-thirds of the "personal and professional pain" he's experienced has stemmed...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Trends, Tesla, Bitcoin, Jack Dorsey, Cryptocurrency, Musk, Dorsey, Steve Lee, Tech Insider, Cathie Wood, Katie Canales, Jack Dorsey Musk


Drivers’ organization calls for Uber and Lyft strike Wednesday, will rally near LAX

LOS ANGELES — People looking to use ride-hailing services such as Lyft and Uber might be in for some difficulty Wednesday, as many drivers are conducting a one-day strike for better pay and status under the law. Rideshare Drivers United — an independent association of U.S. rideshare drivers founded in Los Angeles — is organizing the strikes in a number of cities across the United States, including Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Austin, Boston, Cleveland, Las Vegas, Pittsburgh, Denver, an...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Uber, Business, News, California, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, House Of Representatives, Biden, Baltimore, Lax, Rideshare Drivers United


China debuts world's fastest train, a sleek maglev that can reach speeds of up to 373 miles per hour

China's 600 km/h high-speed maglev transportation system makes debut on July 20, 2021 in Qingdao, Shandong Province of China. Zhang Jingang/VCG via Getty Images Officials in China debuted the new state-developed maglev train on Tuesday, Reuters reported. The train can reach speeds of up to 600 km/h or 373 mph, officials said. There is just one operational maglev track in China, but cities are considering building more. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chinese offici...
Tags: Transportation, China, International, Trends, Cnn, Features, Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Maglev, Reuters, Qingdao, VCG, Getty Images Source, Connor Perrett, Speed desk


Startups and investors are turning to micromobility subscriptions

Amid the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic and the murky path to profitability for shared electric micromobility, an increasing number of companies have turned to subscriptions. It’s a business model that some founders and investors argue hits the profit center sweet spot — an approach that appeals to customers who are wary of sharing as well as paying upfront to own a scooter or e-bike, all while minimizing overhead costs and depreciation of assets. Many investors think the subscription m...
Tags: Startups, TC, Transportation, Canada, Netherlands, Venture Capital, Bird, Burger, Revel, Menlo Ventures, Zoomo, Cabify, Lime, Unagi, Delft, United States Europe


Argo, Ford to launch self-driving vehicles on Lyft’s ride-hailing app

Autonomous vehicle technology startup Argo AI and its backer and customer Ford plan to launch up to 1,000 self-driving vehicles on Lyft’s ride-hailing network in a number of cities over the next five years starting with Miami and Austin. The first Ford self-driving vehicles, which are equipped with Argo’s autonomous vehicle technology, will become available on Lyft’s app in Miami later this year. Ford and Argo have had a presence in Miami for years now and have an active fleet of test vehicles. ...
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Lyft, Washington, Austin, Automotive, Vw, Ford, Miami, Toyota, Autonomous Vehicles, Las Vegas, Argo, VW Group, Bryan Salesky, Argo AI


Elon Musk says Tesla will let other cars use its network of 25,000-plus Superchargers by the end of this year

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk said Tesla would open its Supercharger network to other electric cars later this year. Tesla reached a milestone of 25,000 chargers worldwide in May, and is still installing more. When Tesla first made its charging stations, there was no industry standard, Musk said Tuesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday that Tesla would let other brands' electric vehicles use its Superc...
Tags: Transportation, South Korea, Elon Musk, London, News, China, US, Trends, Tesla, Iceland, EVs, Musk, Fort Lauderdale, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Tech Insider, Supercharger


Jeff Bezos thanked Amazon workers for paying for his space flight. For some, the feeling isn't mutual.

Blue Origin's New Shepard crew (L-R) Oliver Daemen, Mark Bezos, Jeff Bezos, and Wally Funk held a press conference after their suborbital flight into space on July 20, 2021. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Jeff Bezos thanked Amazon's workers and customers for paying for his Blue Origin space flight. But some Amazon workers said they want better pay and working conditions, not a thank you. "He should just go to Jupiter and live his best life there," one worker told Insider. See more storie...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Space, News, Massachusetts, Trends, Indiana, Retail, Jeff Bezos, Jupiter, Staten Island, Blue Origin, Working Conditions, Bezos, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Amazon and Blue Origin


Jeff Bezos's guests describe a short, crowded spaceflight experience: 'There was not quite enough room'

A screengrab from video recorded inside the New Shepard capsule shows (left to right) Oliver Daemen, Jeff Bezos, Mark Bezos, and Wally Funk in microgravity. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos and three others flew to the edge of space on Blue Origin's rocket Tuesday morning. Wally Funk, now the oldest person to reach space, said the flight was dark, short, and crowded. Overall, though, the passengers gave rave reviews. Funk said she would fly again. See more stories on Insider's business page....
Tags: Transportation, Science, News, Trends, Earth, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Netherlands, Jeff Bezos, Rocket Launch, Blue Origin, Funk, Mark, Bezos, West Texas, New Shepard


Jeff Bezos' guest describe a short, crowded spaceflight experience: 'There was not quite enough room'

A screengrab from video recorded inside the New Shepard capsule shows. From left, Oliver Daemen, Jeff Bezos, Mark Bezos, and Wally Funk in microgravity. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos and three others flew to the edge of space on Blue Origin's rocket Tuesday morning. Wally Funk, now the oldest person to reach space, said the flight was dark, short, and crowded. But overall, the passengers gave rave reviews. Funk said she would fly again. See more stories on Insider's business page. Blue Or...
Tags: Transportation, Science, News, Trends, Earth, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Netherlands, Jeff Bezos, Rocket Launch, Blue Origin, Funk, Mark, Bezos, West Texas, New Shepard


Jeff Bezos took Amelia Earhart's goggles, a piece of canvas from the Wright Flyer, and other priceless pieces of aviation history to space

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Jeff Bezos took Amelia Earhart's goggles with them to space on Tuesday. He said Earhart wore the goggles when she became the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo. They also brought canvas from the Wright Flyer and a medallion from the first hot air balloon flight. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos and the New Shepard crew brought Amelia Earhart's goggles with them to space during Tuesday's flight.During a post-flight press co...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Science, News, Trends, Atlantic, Space Travel, Amelia Earhart, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, Amelia, Funk, Atlantic Ocean, Mark, Wright, Bezos


A tornado hit a Tesla Model X and the car's Sentry Mode captured the moment on video

Tesla Model X. Tesla Five tornados struck southern Ontario on Thursday, injuring eight people and damaging property. One EF2 twister was caught on video by the sentry mode camera of a Tesla Model X. A Reddit user shared the clip of the moment and photos of the exterior damage to the car. See more stories on Insider's business page. Go ahead and add tornados to the list of "suspicious motions" that will trigger Tesla's Sentry Mode.Last Thursday, during a rash of summer storms near t...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, US, Trends, Tesla, Reddit, Tornado, Biden, Ontario, DOMINICK REUTER, Tesla Model X Tesla Five, u VanillaGorilla, VanillaGorilla


Jeff Bezos left planet Earth and returned victorious, completing Blue Origin's first passenger spaceflight

Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket launches, July 20, 2021. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos launched 62 miles above Earth on the first crewed flight of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. Bezos's brother Mark, 82-year-old aviator Wally Funk, and Dutch teen Oliver Daemen flew with him. Blue Origin aims to launch tourists soon. Bezos eventually wants human settlements in space. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos just joined the very small cohort of people who have lau...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Spaceships, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Rocket Launch


Watch Jeff Bezos launch to the edge of space on Blue Origin's first passenger flight

Jeff Bezos is set to launch aboard the New Shepard rocket on July 20. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images; Blue Origin Jeff Bezos is due to launch aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket this morning. The rocket's first passenger flight is set to take Bezos and three companions to the edge of space. Blue Origin is livestreaming the launch in a video embedded below. See more stories on Insider's business page. Update: Jeff Bezos and his fellow passengers landed safely from their fl...
Tags: Transportation, Texas, Science, News, Nbc, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Getty Images, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Spaceships, Richard Branson, The New York Times, Jeff Bezos


Watch live as Jeff Bezos launches to the edge of space on Blue Origin's first passenger flight

Jeff Bezos is set to launch aboard the New Shepard rocket on July 20. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images; Blue Origin Jeff Bezos is due to launch aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket this morning. The rocket's first passenger flight is set to take Bezos and three companions to the edge of space. Blue Origin is livestreaming the launch in a video embedded below. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos, the richest person on Earth, is about to fly to the edge of ...
Tags: Transportation, Texas, Science, News, Nbc, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Getty Images, Live, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Spaceships, Richard Branson, The New York Times


Amazon to stop testing warehouse workers for COVID-19 amid rising case rates and low vaccination rates in some states

Nicolò Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images Amazon plans to stop onsite COVID-19 tests for its warehouse workers, The Information reported. The change comes despite rising case rates and low vaccine rates in many states. Amazon declined to share details about positive cases or vaccination rates among its workforce. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon told employees it plans to stop offering onsite COVID-19 tests for its warehouse workers on July 30, The Information repor...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, News, Minnesota, US, Trends, Information, Bloomberg, Healthcare, Retail, Working Conditions, Pandemic, Tech Insider, Information Amazon, GETTY IMAGES Amazon, Warehouse Workers


Jeff Bezos will spend just 3 minutes in space, with no pilot or spacesuit. His flight will be unlike any before it.

Jeff Bezos (left) is set to launch aboard the New Shepard rocket (right) on Tuesday. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images; Blue Origin Jeff Bezos is set to launch to the edge of space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket on Tuesday. Bezos and his fellow passengers will experience weightlessness for about three minutes. This spaceflight will be unlike any prior launch, with no pilot and probably no spacesuits. Sign up for the 10 Things in Tech daily newsletter. Jeff Bezos is preparing to...
Tags: Transportation, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Getty Images, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Spaceships, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Orbit, Rocket Launch, Branson


Ford is recalling nearly 800,000 Explorers, as well as its Lincoln Aviator and F-350 Super Duty pickup truck. Find out if your vehicle was impacted.

Ford Ford recalled nearly 800,000 Explorer SUVs that were made between 2013 and 2017 due to crash risk. The company also recalled select 2020 and 2021 Lincoln Aviator and F-350 Super Duty models. Six allegations of injury have been connected to a potential defect in the Ford Explorer. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ford issued three safety recalls on Friday, impacting its Explorer, Lincoln Aviator, and F-350 Super Duty pickup truck.The recall covers over 850,000 vehicles...
Tags: Transportation, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Recall, Vw, Recalls, Ford, North America, Pickup Truck, Ford Explorer, Ford GM, Ford Ford, Tech Insider, Lincoln Aviator


The Station: Aurora SPACs, a spin on the VanMoof X3 and a chat with Outdoorsy founders

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. Before we jump into the deals, policy moves and micromobbin’ news, I wanted to share the latest founders interview, a new series we launched this spring over at Extra Crunch. Here’s the opener to...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, New York, France, New York City, Linkedin, Tech, Tesla, Eu, Canada, Automotive, United States, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Venture Capital, European Commission


An American father and son will serve prison time for helping ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn in his dramatic escape from Japan in a box

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn faces charges of financial misconduct in Japan JOSEPH EID/AFP via Getty Images Two Americans will serve prison time for helping ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn flee Japan in 2019. Michael and Peter Taylor admitted to assisting Ghosn's escape to Lebanon in a metal box. Ghosn was on bail and facing trial in Japan on charges of financial misconduct. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Japanese court sentenced an American father and son to ...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, News, Law, Washington Post, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Turkey, Bbc, Tokyo, Trial, Nissan, Beirut, Taylor, Lebanon


Tesla is letting people take out a 'Full Self-Driving' subscription for $199 per month

Elon Musk. Maja Hitij/Getty Images Tesla is offering a new payment method for its Full Self-Driving (FSD) software. Customers can now pay $199 a month, rather than $10,000 upfront. Tesla says customers can cancel their subscription whenever they want. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla owners can now subscribe to have the company's "Full Self-Driving" software in their cars, rather than paying upfront for it, as first reported by Electrek.Tesla announced the new pay...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Transport, Subscription, Nhtsa, FSD, Tech Insider, Electrek Tesla, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Full Self Driving, Weekend BI UK


SAS Scandinavian Airlines is deploying its brand-new jet to the US to take flyers to a reopening Europe and beyond - see inside

Touring SAS Scandinavian Airlines' Airbus A350-900 XWB. Thomas Pallini/Insider SAS Scandinavian Airlines became the latest airline to fly the Airbus A350-900 XWB in January 2020, just before the COVID-19 pandemic. Most travelers didn't get to experience the aircraft at the time but Europe is now reopening to tourists and SAS is once more deploying the aircraft on transatlantic routes. The aircraft welcomes travelers with a modern interior with passenger-friendly enhancements at ev...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Sweden, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Chicago, Flying, Denmark, Aviation, Airbus, Norway


Cruise ships have found a way around Florida's ban on vaccine passports - and it's still bad news for unvaccinated passengers

Royal Caribbean' Empress of the Seas cruise ship leaving the PortMiami in Miami Beach, Florida in 2016. Lynne Sladky/AP Photo Cruise lines looking to operate out of Florida are adhering to the state's firm vaccine passport ban. Vaccinated and unvaccinated guests sailing out of Florida could have different cruising experiences. Unvaccinated guests aboard Royal Caribbean and Carnival's cruises will face more costs and onboard restrictions. See more stories on Insider's busine...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, Trends, Cruise, Miami, Vaccine, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Sunshine State, Ron DeSantis, Miami Beach Florida, NCLH, Frank Del Rio, Lynne Sladky, Vance Gulliksen



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