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Daily Crunch: Roblox is going public

Roblox opens its books, Snap makes an acquisition and Pfizer and BioNTech seek regulatory approval for their vaccine. This your Daily Crunch for November 20, 2020. The big story: Roblox is going public The child-friendly gaming company filed confidentially to go public in October, but it only published its S-1 document with financial information late yesterday. How do the numbers look? Well, Roblox is certainly growing quickly — total revenue increased 56% in 2019, and then another 68% in t...
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Why is GoCardless COO Carlos Gonzalez-Cadenas pivoting to become a full-time VC?

Index Ventures, a London- and San Francisco-headquartered venture capital firm that primarily invests in Europe and the U.S., recently announced its latest partner. Carlos Gonzalez-Cadenas, currently COO of London-based fintech GoCardless and previously the chief product officer of Skyscanner, will join Index in January. Gonzalez-Cadenas is a seasoned entrepreneur and operator, but has also become a prolific angel investor in the U.K. and Europe over the last three years, making more than 50 ang...
Tags: Europe, London, San Francisco, Tech, Index Ventures, Index, U K, Carlos Gonzalez Cadenas, Gonzalez Cadenas, Gareth -LSB- Williams Skyscanner, Hiroki -LSB- Takeuchi


Carlos Gonzalez-Cadenas, angel investor and COO of GoCardless, is joining Index as partner

Index Ventures, the London and San Francisco-headquartered venture capital firm that primarily invests in Europe and the U.S., has recruited its latest investment partner. Carlos Gonzalez-Cadenas, who is currently the COO of London-based fintech GoCardless and was previously the chief product officer of Skyscanner, is joining Index in January, TechCrunch can reveal. For those not in the know, Gonzalez-Cadenas is a seasoned entrepreneur and operator, but has also become a prolific angel investor ...
Tags: TC, Europe, London, San Francisco, Tech, Venture Capital, Partners, Cto, Skyscanner, Index Ventures, Figma, Index, Fogg, Hiroki Takeuchi, Personnel, Carlos Gonzalez-Cadenas


Stotles secures funding for platform which brings transparency to government tenders, contracts

The public sector usually publishes its business opportunities in the form of ‘tenders,’ to increase transparency to the public. However, this data is scattered, and larger businesses have access to more information, giving them opportunities to grab contracts before official tenders are released. We have seen the controversy around UK government contracts going to a number of private consultants who have questionable prior experience in the issues they are winning contracts on. And public-to-pr...
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The Station: ADA turns 30, Panasonic’s new battery tech and delivery (data) woes

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. Before we get into all the mobility news and analysis of the week I wanted to flag an upcoming event that might be of interest to the budding entrepreneurs out there. TC Disrupt, that BIG annual...
Tags: Travel, TC, Transportation, Lyft, Elon Musk, New York, Indonesia, Washington, China, Germany, Berlin, Singapore, New York City, San Francisco, Tesla, Walmart


Buzzy online events startup Hopin just raised $6.5 million from Accel and Northzone, after fighting off other major investors

London-based Hopin, an all-in-one online events platform, has raised $6.5 million in seed funding from Accel, Northzone, Seedcamp, and a number of angel investors.  The company, founded last year, drew frenzied interest from investors keen to be a part of the buzzy startup which offers to host any type of live event such as conferences and company events.  "Hopin was built out of the idea of connecting people and tries to solve a clear problem," Johnny Boufarhat, Hopin's CEO and founder told B...
Tags: Apple, Europe, London, US, Trends, Mobile World Congress, Accel, Daniel, Johnny, Miró, Ilkka Paananen, Des Traynor, Luciana Lixandru, Andrey Khusid, Hopin, Sequoia Index Ventures