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Daily Crunch: Stop repeating this privacy lie

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Stop saying, ‘We take your privacy and security seriously’ Zack Whittaker says that in his years covering cybersecurity, there’s one variation of the same lie that floats above the rest: “We take your privacy and security seriously.” The truth is, most companies don’t care about the privacy or security of...
Tags: Security, Privacy, Australia, China, San Francisco, Tech, Miami, Scott Morrison, Jeff Bezos, Razer, Equity, San Francisco California, Ministry of Education, Wickr, Peloton, Zack Whittaker


Daily Crunch: SoftBank bets big on autonomous delivery

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here: 1. SoftBank’s next bet: $940M into autonomous delivery startup Nuro Nuro has raised $940 million in financing from the SoftBank Vision Fund, a whopping amount that will be used to expand its delivery service, add new partners, hire employees and scale up its fleet of self-driving bots. The autonomous ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Saudi Arabia, Softbank, Tech, Getty Images, Netflix, Automotive, Va, Health Records, Jeff Bezos, Sunday Times, Equity, Instacart, Mobile World Congress


Indexed Family Education Fund (RESP) Portfolio Update – 2019 Edition

It has been about a year since my last RESP portfolio update which is probably an appropriate time span since it’s a fairly steady portfolio that is 100% indexed.  2018 was certainly a test for equity portfolios and although stocks were pounded, these indexed RESP accounts performed a little better than I expected. The RESP portfolios for our children are set up with TD e-Series mutual funds which provide a low-cost way to index the market (some other ways to index your portfolio).  We contribu...
Tags: Marketing, US, Bonds, Equity, Index, GIC, RESP, US Equity, International Equity, Money Market Fund


New Year, New Law: No Salary Inquiries of Job Applicants (Mostly)

January 1st is typically a time for new laws to kick in and 2019 is no exception. For employers, the biggest change is one that I discussed way back in May with amendments to Connecticut’s Pay Equity law. The new law prohibits employers from asking a job applicant his or her wage and salary history. But the prohibition does not apply in two situations: if the prospective employee voluntarily discloses his or her wage and salary history, or; to any actions taken by an employer, employment agency...
Tags: Gender, Law, Pay, History, Connecticut, Salary, Ban, Equity, Inquiries, Laws and Regulations, Wage & Hour, Discrimination & Harassment, Legislative Developments, New Law, Pay Equity, Featured Content


SoftBank’s triple, Pinterest is going public, and the market meltdown

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had 75 percent of the core crew on hand to chat: Connie Loizos, Danny Crichton, and myself. Kate will be back on the show early next year, we promise. We were also joined by Menlo Ventures‘ Venky Ganesan who was a super great addition to the team. There was a lot to get through. In fact, we had to toss a few things overboard toward the end due to time....
Tags: Apple, TC, Pinterest, Softbank, US, Tech, Dropbox, Cambridge, Box, Kate, Equity, Menlo Ventures, Danny, US China, Equity podcast, Venky Ganesan


Tencent Music’s IPO looms and they are being sued by an investor

China’s biggest streaming service are finally gearing up for their long-awaited IPO this week, but one of their investors are unhappy with the media giants and taking legal action. Tencent Music Entertainment have been discussing an IPO for a majority of 2018 after Spotify so successfully placed themselves on the New York Stock Exchange. After months of delays due to uncertainty on global stocks Tencent have finally set the date for their Initial Public Offering as December 12th. Now just da...
Tags: Spotify, Music, China, Ipo, US, Investment, United States, Tencent, Streaming, Trading, Sue, New York Stock Exchange, Equity, Stock, Investor, Initial Public Offering


LunaDNA Offers Stock for Data in Bid to Build Research Database

Henrietta Lacks’ “immortal cells” contributed enormously to the progression of scientific discovery, but Lacks, a poor, black woman who died from cervical cancer in 1951 months after her cells were harvested, never personally benefited from or consented to the medical research the HeLa cell line enabled.Dawn Barry, a former executive at San Diego genome sequencing powerhouse Illumina (NASDAQ: ILMN) who cofounded LunaDNA last year, says her company is committed to compensating those who help it ...
Tags: Startups, Trends, San Diego, Shareholders, SEC, Biotech, Equity, Stock, Illumina, Equity Crowdfunding, Life Sciences, Sheppard Mullin, Solana Beach, ARCH Venture Partners, Henrietta Lacks, National blog main




Uber Just Asked the SEC Permission to Give Its Drivers Equity

From the day Uber started offering its ride-sharing service, it’s been fighting with drivers and governments over its lack of benefits and low wages. On Thursday, it signaled that it wants to give drivers a peace offering in the form of a piece of the company.Read more...
Tags: Uber, Science, SEC, Equity, Gig Economy


National Theatre Wales: Equity backs writers' criticism

The Equity union says it has seen a drop in jobs for Welsh artists on National Theatre Wales shows.
Tags: News, Equity, National Theatre Wales


The Gap Table: Women own just 9% of startup equity

Even bigger than the salary gap that sees women earn $.82 on the dollar is the equity gap. A new study from Carta and the ex-Twitter female investor group #Angels reveals that women make up 35 percent of startup equity-holding employees, yet own just 20 percent of the equity. That means they own just $0.47 for every $1 that men own. Even worse, women account for 13 percent of startup founder but just 6 percent of founder equity — or merely $0.39 on the dollar. Combined, that means only 9 percent...
Tags: Startups, TC, Finance, Funding, Angels, Tech, Venture Capital, Equity, Sand Hill Road, Jessica Verrilli, Stock Options, Don, Carta, Jana Messerschmidt, Cap Table, Sladden


Tesla’s drama, China-based companies are listing in the U.S., and SurveyMonkey is (finally) going public

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week, we were a man down, with the excellent Alex Wilhelm of Crunchbase News on a vacation that someone seems to have sanctioned, though it was not us, as we don’t believe in vacations. (Wilhelm, get back here.) We did, happily, have the very knowledgeable Kirsten Korosec of TechCrunch join us on the line; we were also joined by this week’s personable in-studio...
Tags: Apple, Startups, TC, Uber, Elon Musk, China, Ipo, San Francisco, Tesla, Scooters, Shanghai, Fidelity, Toyota, New York Stock Exchange, Equity, Musk


Tesla’s drama, China-based companies are listing in the US and SurveyMonkey is (finally) going public

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week, we were a man down, with the excellent Alex Wilhelm of Crunchbase News on a vacation that someone seems to have sanctioned, though it was not us, as we don’t believe in vacations. (Wilhelm, get back here.) We did, happily, have the very knowledgeable Kirsten Korosec of TechCrunch join us on the line; we were also joined by this week’s personable in-studio...
Tags: Apple, TC, Uber, Elon Musk, Podcasts, China, Ipo, US, San Francisco, Tech, Tesla, Scooters, Shanghai, Fidelity, Toyota, New York Stock Exchange


After Launching Women’s Mentor Network, Lisa Suennen Sets Sail from GE

Lisa Suennen, a high-profile life-sciences investor, is leaving a top post at GE Ventures after two years. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Suennen is widely known for her investment work as well as her writing—her blog is called “Venture Valkyrie“—and podcasting about people, companies, and industry trends, notably the gender equity gap among life-science executives and investors.In 2016 she launched CSweetener, a mentoring network for women in the health and life-science business. The ide...
Tags: Startups, Ge, Women, Marketing, San Francisco, Trends, Investing, Diversity, Investment, Vc, Venture Capital, Network, Biotech, Equity, Investor, Gender Gap


Come watch the Equity podcast record live at Disrupt SF 2018

Disrupt SF is right around the corner, which means startupland is prepping to congregate once again in the city for another epic run of investors, startups and celebrities. This year, Disrupt is heading to Moscone West, so the event will be bigger and better than ever. And I have some good news for you. Initialized Capital’s Garry Tan will join Connie Loizos and Alex Wilhelm live on the Showcase Stage at 3 pm on Thursday, September 6, to dig through the latest, greatest and worst from the world ...
Tags: Apple, TC, Podcasts, Finance, Events, Tech, Equity, Alex, Garry Tan, Disrupt, Alex Wilhelm, Moscone West, Connie Loizos, Equity podcast, Disrupt Sf, Disrupt Sf 2018


Warner Music just sold all their Spotify stock to give to artists

Can big record labels still have a conscience and do good? Warner Music Group may have just proved that with a big move for artists and labels. Warner Music Group have just sold all of their holdings in Spotify stock for a significant $504 million. The big news however is that Warner are passing these funds off to artists and labels in a significant move which gives something back from the monumental success of music streaming. Over $100 million of the money from their Spotify shares will be...
Tags: Amazon, Spotify, Music, Shares, Revenue, Artists, Streaming, Warner Music, Stocks, Warner, Equity, Apple Music, Labels, Artist / Label News, Industry News, Cooper


One Equity acquires OMNI Environmental Solutions

One Equity Partners has acquired Gibson U.S. Environmental Services, from Gibson Energy Inc. No financial terms were disclosed. BlackArch Partners was financial adviser to Gibson Energy on the deal. The acquired company will be known as OMNI Environmental Solutions. Based in Carencro, Louisiana, OMNI is a provider of oilfield waste management and environmental solutions to exploration and production operators and oilfield services companies. PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE, N.C (PRWEB) JULY 17, 2018 Bla...
Tags: Europe, Texas, Trends, Frankfurt, Jp Morgan, North America, Equity, Rockies, Omni, Edmonton Alberta, Company, The Company, Toronto Stock Exchange, New York Chicago, Charlotte North Carolina, PE Deals


Millions of People Still Need Air Conditioning, Which Could Create a Huge Climate Problem

The risks of extreme heat don’t impact us all equally. Around the world, more than one billion people are especially threatened by a lack of cooling technology—especially as climate change causes temperatures to rise even further.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Equity, Extreme Heat, Crank That Ac


Uber gets into scooters, every VC is raising, and why private equity loves SaaS

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had the full crew in the studio along with a friend. The excellent Connie Loizos hosted, and Matthew Lynley and I were both on as well, along with our guest this week: Graham Brown, a partner at Lerer Hippeau, an early-stage venture fund based in New York. We took a slightly different tack this episode. Yes, scooters came up, but we have some later-stag...
Tags: Apple, Startups, TC, Lyft, Uber, New York, United States, Scooters, Equity, WSJ, Matthew Lynley, Lime, Vista Equity Partners, IRR, Graham Brown, Connie Loizos


Housing Wealth for Homeowners 62+ Reaches $6.8 Trillion in Q1 2018

NRMLA/RiskSpan Reverse Mortgage Market Index Hits All-Time High of 244.73 Washington, D.C. – June 20, 2018 (PRNewswire) Housing wealth for homeowners 62 and older grew to $6.82 trillion in Q1 2018, an increase of $177 billion in senior home equity over Q4 2017, reports the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association today in its quarterly release of the NRMLA/RiskSpan Reverse Mortgage Market Index. The RMMI rose to 244.73 in Q1, another all-time high since the index was first published in 200...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, Radio, United States, Equity, FHA, Steve Irwin, National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association, Real Estate News, Bipartisan Policy Center, NRMLA, Jenny Werwa, Reverse Mortgages, American College of Financial Services, RiskSpan Inc


An Integrated Approach for Iraq/Iran Border Fields

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. An Integrated Approach for Investment in Joint Development-Unitization for Iraq/Iran Border Petroleum Fields & Exploration Blocks This article provides brief note in panel discussion and abstract of a keynote PowerPoint presentation prepared for and presented before the 12th International Energy Conference-IEC: Innovative Systems in Energy-Water-Environment N...
Tags: News, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Rome, Un, Norway, Jordan, Parliament, Iraq Business News, Equity, Skype, Ioc, Cabinet, Ministry, World Energy Council


Twitter buys a startup to battle harassment, e-cigs are booming, and a meditation app is worth $250M

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week TechCrunch’s Silicon Valley Editor Connie Loizos and I jammed out on a couple topics as Alex Wilhelm was out managing his fake stock game spreadsheets or something. (The jury is out on whether this was a good or bad thing.) First up is Twitter buying Smyte, a startup targeting fixes for spam and abuse. This is, of course, Twitter’s perennial problem and...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Mobile, Twitter, Podcasts, Finance, Funding, Sacramento Kings, Information, Venture Capital, Nba, Silicon Valley, Equity, Alex, Pax Labs


How nations finance themselves matters

To understand how nations should finance themselves it is fruitful to look at how corporations finance themselves, how they divide their financing between debt and equity. Corporations typically issue equity when they need financing for a new profitable investment opportunity, when their shares are overvalued by the stock market, or when they need to raise funds to service their debt obligations. But what is the equivalent of “equity”—shares sold for a stake in a company—for a country? The logic...
Tags: Books, Featured, Finance, China, US, Inflation, Argentina, Fiat, Journals, Equity, Monetary Policy, Social Sciences, Pboc, Us Federal Reserve, China China, Corporate Finance


LendingTree Reveals How Your Neighbors Are Utilizing Equity in Their Homes

New LendingTree study shows the top uses of home equity loans by city Charlotte, NC – June 18, 2018 (PRNewswire) LendingTree®, the nation’s leading online loan marketplace, today released its study on the top uses of home equity loans by city. LendingTree assessed home equity loan requests since the start of 2018 to reveal the primary reasons borrowers are utilizing the funds and compared the data across cities to find regional biases in how home equity loans are used. The study also provides ...
Tags: Real Estate, Minneapolis, Radio, Miami, Kansas City, Equity, Lendingtree, Charleston, DAYTONA BEACH Fla, Charlotte NC, Real Estate News, Lendingtree Inc, LTV, Median, Lending Tree, LendingTree LLC


CoreLogic Reports Home Equity Gains Topped $1 Trillion in the First Quarter of 2018

– In the First Quarter of 2018, 84,000 Residential Properties Regained Equity – About 2.5 Million Mortgaged Residential Properties Are Still in Negative Equity – An Additional 500,000 Properties Would Return to an Equity Position if Home Prices Gained Another 5 Percent – Over the Past Four Quarters, the Average Homeowner Gained $16,300 in Home Equity Irvine, CA – June 7th (BUSINESS WIRE) CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider...
Tags: Home, Real Estate, California, Washington, Radio, Asia Pacific, Property, 2018, Homes, Equity, Nyse, Corelogic Inc, Irvine Calif, Real Estate News, CoreLogic, HPI


After Facebook: Launch Seeks Social Startups With Focus on Privacy

The Facebook and Cambridge Analytica data scandal may be the most prominent controversy the social networking company has had, but Jason Calacanis appears to call Facebook the “dark side” of social media for more reasons than that. Calacanis is an angel investor and founder of San Francisco incubator Launch, which announced last Friday it has started a competition that aims to produce a new social network—with a focus on privacy. Called the Open Book Challenge, Launch put out an open call...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Y Combinator, News, Privacy, Social Networking, San Francisco, Trends, Startup, Data, Launch, Incubator, Freedom Of Speech, Equity, Data Privacy, Social Network


With Fast-Growing Prices, Gains in Equity Are Exceeding Minimum Wage

For many Americans, homeownership is a vehicle for wealth—an appreciating asset that, more often than not, earns a profit at resale. In the market today, homeowners are all but promised to reap the rewards. According to an analysis recently released by Zillow, appreciation is so healthy that homes in many markets are producing more than a job for minimum wage would. Although the average homeowner is earning $7.09 in equity for every hour spent at work—16 cents less than the federal minimum wage—...
Tags: News, Homeownership, San Francisco, Housing Market, Minimum Wage, Radio, San Jose, West Coast, Seattle, Equity, Zillow, Latest News, Consumer, Real Estate News, San Francisco San Jose, Home Values


Housing Wealth for Older Homeowners Reaches $6.6 Trillion in Q4 2017

Senior Home Equity Grew by $149 Billion in Fourth Quarter Washington, D.C. – March 27, 2018 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) Housing wealth for homeowners 62 and older grew to $6.6 trillion in Q4 2017, an increase of $149 billion in senior home equity over Q3, reports the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association today in its quarterly release of the NRMLA/RiskSpan Reverse Mortgage Market Index. The RMMI rose to 238.11 in Q4, another all-time high since the index was first published in 2000. Driven ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, America, Data, Radio, United States, Equity, 2017, Reports, Ohio State University, FHA, National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association, Real Estate News, Peter Bell, Reverse Mortgage, NRMLA


A Role for Museums in the Urban Renaissance: Reviving Skills of Craftsmanship

One topic I’m researching now is how museums deploy their assets—tangible and intangible—to promote equity in their communities. In today’s guest post Erin Sheets and Russell Davidson tell us how the Albright-Knox Art Gallery used its reputation, knowledge, and community connections to create a sustainable program helping unemployed women and men acquire skills, and jobs. Orientation on the first day of class at Assembly House 150 “Why is the museum involved in a workforce-devel...
Tags: Future, Future Of Work, Art Gallery, Equity, Dennis, Richardson, National Endowment, Department of Social Services, Buffalo NY, East Aurora, The Alliance's Center for the Future of Museums, New York State Department of Education, Frederick Law, Albright Knox, Russell Davidson, Museums Can Change the World


What Does an Equitable Plastic Bag Ban Look Like?

Every time I whip out my elephant-covered reusable grocery bag at my local Brooklyn Key Food, I always feel a little bougie. I—and I’d say most people of color—tend to view these items as something that, well, the white elite use. So when the topic of plastic bag bans comes up, people of color may exhibit some…Read more...
Tags: Science, Brooklyn, Pollution, Equity, Plastic bags, Environmental Justice, So Glad You Asked