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Immigrant founders, smartphone growth, SEO tactics, SoftBank’s financials, and AR tech

How an immigration crackdown is hurting UK startups Our European correspondent Natasha Lomas spent the past few weeks investigating what’s been happening to immigrant founders and tech talent in the UK, who have been receiving more scrutiny from the Home Office in recent months. Natasha zooms in on Metail, a virtual fitting room startup, and its tribulations with the immigration authorities and the damage those action are having on the broader ecosystem: The January 31 decision letter, which Te...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Startups, TC, UK, Softbank, Samsung, Home Office, Alex, Zoom, Natasha, SoftBank Group, Natasha Lomas, Brian Heater, SoftBank Vision Fund, Eric Yuan


Under the hood on Zoom’s IPO, with founder and CEO Eric Yuan

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Kate Clark sat down with Eric Yuan, the founder and CEO of video communications startup Zoom, to go behind the curtain on the company’s recent IPO process and its path to the public markets. Since hitting the trading desks just a few weeks ago, Zoom stock is up over 30%. But the Zoom’s path to becoming a Silicon Valley and Wall St...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Uber, Apps, Video, Enterprise, Finance, Ipo, Funding, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Venture Capital, Virtual Reality, Silicon Valley, Augmented Reality


Zoom, housing affordability, Mailchimp, Yext, and Uber

Conference call with CEO Eric Yuan of newly-IPOd Zoom Since we first started Extra Crunch three months ago (my, time flies), we’ve been offering members live conference calls with our reporters. This week, we are trying something new and bringing a guest aboard. TechCrunch’s SF-based startup and venture capital reporter Kate Clark is going to talk today with Eric Yuan, who founded video conferencing startup Zoom that just went public last month, making Yuan a very happy man. Come armed with ...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Housing, Tech, Mailchimp, Yuan, Zoom, Yext, Eric Yuan, Kate Clark, Luckin Coffee, The Extra Crunch Daily, Mailchimp Yext, Arman Tabatabai Instructions, Dan Wu


Looking back at Zoom’s IPO with CEO Eric Yuan

Since the launch of its IPO in mid-April, Zoom stock has skyrocketed, up nearly 30% as of Monday’s open. However, as the company’s valuation continues to tick up, analysts and industry pundits are now diving deeper to try and unravel what the company’s future growth might look like. TechCrunch’s venture capital ax Kate Clark has been following the story with a close eye and will be sitting down for an exclusive conversation with Zoom CEO Eric Yuan on Wednesday at 10:00 am PT. Eric, Kate and E...
Tags: Social, TC, Apps, Media, Developer, Advertising Tech, Events, Tech, Kate, Initial Public Offering, Zoom, Eric, Conference Call, Eric Yuan, Kate Clark, Extra Crunch Conference Call


Slack aims to be the most important software company in the world, says CEO

Slack this morning disclosed estimated preliminary financial results for the first quarter of 2019 ahead of a direct listing planned for June 20. Citing an addition of paid customers, the workplace messaging service posted revenues of about $134 million, up 66% from $81 million in the first quarter of 2018. Losses from operations increased from $26 million in Q1 2018 to roughly $39 million this year. In addition to filing updated paperwork, the Slack executive team gathered on Monday to make a f...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Lyft, Uber, Spotify, Enterprise, Pinterest, Softbank, Tech, Software, Transport, Silicon Valley, Google Ventures, Carsharing, Operating Systems, Stewart Butterfield, Slack


Fastly, the content delivery network, files for an IPO

Fastly, the content delivery network that’s raised $219 million in financing from investors (according to Crunchbase), is ready for its close up in the public markets. The eight-year-old company is one of several businesses that improve the download time and delivery of different websites to internet browsers and it has just filed for an IPO. Media companies like The New York Times use Fastly to cache their homepages, media and articles on Fastly’s servers so that when somebody wants to brows...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Startups, TC, Verizon, Lyft, Media, Pinterest, Tech, E-commerce, Internet Security, New York Times, Computing, Aws, Times, Cloudflare


Equity Shot: Pinterest zooms into the public markets (and yet another tech company files for an IPO)

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is a relaxed, Friday, Equity Shot. That means Kate and Alex were on deck to chew through the latest from the IPO front. We’ll keep doing extra episodes as long as we have to, though we’re slightly sorry if we’re becoming a bit much. That’s a joke — we’re not sorry at all. So, three things this week. First, Fastly filed an S-1 (Alex’s notes here); second, Zo...
Tags: Apple, Startups, TC, Uber, Money, Pinterest, Podcasts, Finance, Ipo, Tech, Economy, Kate, Equity, Alex, Initial Public Offering, Zoom


Daily Crunch: Zoom and Pinterest go public

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. Zoom pops 81 percent in Nasdaq debut Thursday was a big day for tech IPOs, with Zoom opening trading at $65 a share. The company’s initial public offering gave it a fully diluted market cap of roughly $16 billion. Meanwhile, Pinterest debuted on the New York Stock Exchange at $23.75 per share. 2. Faceb...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Dnc, Tech, Getty Images, New York Stock Exchange, Clinton, Zoom, Mueller, Jaap Arriens NurPhoto, Daily Crunch


Zoom's stock soared in the video-conferencing company's public trading debut, making CEO Eric Yuan a billionaire (ZOOM)

Zoom, a video-conferencing company, went public Thursday and began trading on the Nasdaq. Shares jumped 72% on its opening day, putting the company's valuation at nearly $16 billion. Zoom CEO Eric Yuan owns , which makes Yuan one of the newest tech billionaires. The CEO of video-conferencing company Zoom is the newest member of an elite class of tech billionaires that include names like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos. CEO Eric Yuan was made a billionaire Thursday on Zoom's first...
Tags: China, US, Trends, Cisco, Jeff Bezos, Yuan, Cnbc, Business Insider, Zoom, Samsung Galaxy, Bill Gates Mark Zuckerberg, Eric Yuan, Nasdaq Shares, CEO Eric Yuan, Thursday Yuan, IPO Yuan


Zoom soars to $16 billion value in stock market debut

Zoom Video Communications Inc. soared in its trading debut to more than 16 times its last private valuation and making a billionaire of its founder. Shares of the San-Jose based video-conferencing service opened at $65 each, after Zoom sold 20.9 million shares Wednesday to raise $751 million in its U.S. initial public offering—the fourth-biggest of the year. Zoom, which rose as much as 83 percent above its IPO price, was up 76 percent to $63.20 at 1:38 p.m. in New York, valuing the company at $...
Tags: New York, China, Advertising, San Jose, Zoom, Trump, Davidson, Credit Suisse Group AG, Lyft Inc, VMware Inc, International Data Corp, Discovery Inc, Rishi Jaluria, Pinterest Inc, Zoom Video Communications Inc, Tradeweb Markets Inc


A Tech Company That Actually Makes Money Just IPO'd

Zoom is a conference platform business people use to do business. It’s just like Skype, or Lifesize, or Google Hangouts, UberConference, or Bluejeans, but different! Read more...
Tags: Lyft, Science, Ipo, Economics, Skype, Zoom


Zoom pops 81% in Nasdaq debut

Shares of Zoom (Nasdaq: ZM) began trading at $65 a pop Thursday morning after the video conferencing unicorn priced its shares at $36 apiece Wednesday, above its anticipated range. The company initially planned to price its shares at between $28 and $32 per share, but following big demand for a piece of a profitable tech business, Zoom increased expectations, announcing plans to sell shares at between $33 and $35 apiece. The initial public offering gives Zoom a fully diluted market cap of rou...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Tech, Venture Capital, Zoom


Zoom, the profitable tech unicorn, prices IPO above range

Zoom, a relatively under-the-radar tech unicorn, has defied expectations with its initial public offering. The video conferencing business priced its IPO above its planned range on Wednesday, confirming plans to sell shares of its Nasdaq stock, titled “ZM,” at $36 apiece, CNBC reports. The company initially planned to price its shares at between $28 and $32 per share, but following big demand for a piece of a profitable tech business, Zoom increased expectations, announcing plans to sell shar...
Tags: Pinterest, Tech, Sequoia Capital, Nasdaq, Cnbc, Emergence Capital, Zoom, Digital Mobile Venture, Samuel Chen, Bucantini Enterprises Limited, Li Ka shing Zoom, NYSE Pinterest


Zoom raised its IPO price range and could begin trading Thursday with $9 billion valuation

Video conferencing company Zoom has raised its IPO price range, for a new potential valuation of $8.98 billion. The company plans to sell its shares for between $33 to $35, up from the $28 to $32 range it set last week. Zoom is expected to start trading Thursday on the Nasdaq under the ticker "ZM." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Zoom raised its IPO price range on Tuesday signaling that demand is high for shares of the video conferencing company, which is expected to start...
Tags: Google, Lyft, Pinterest, Israel, Tel Aviv, Trends, Credit Suisse, Nvidia, Nasdaq, Zoom, Farfetch, McDonald, GrubHub, New York Stock Exchange JPMorgan, Jumia the Alibaba of Africa


Zoom increases IPO price range ahead of Thursday listing

Zoom, the developer of video conferencing software, plans to list its shares on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “ZM” at between $33 and $35 apiece, per an updated S-1 filing. The company has also announced plans to sell $100 million in Class A shares to Salesforce Ventures at the initial public offering price. The latest price range is a step up from Zoom’s earlier plans to charge between $28 and $32 per share. Zoom plans to sell 9,911,434 shares of Class A common stock in the listing, expect...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Ipo, Tech, Venture Capital, Stock Market, Sequoia Capital, Nasdaq, Video Conferencing, Initial Public Offering, Salesforce Ventures, Emergence Capital, Zoom, Li Ka, Snap Inc, Board Member


Listen to us talk about ‘undercorns,’ IPOs and what going public is really about

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Kate and Alex were here yesterday to dig into the Uber IPO filing; for today’s episode, we put that aside and discussed everything else that happened this week. Lucky for us, for the second half of our Thursday podcast-a-thon, the excellent Phil Libin joined us. He was the perfect guest for an IPO-heavy week. You may know Libin as a co-founder of Evernote, or part ...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Lyft, Uber, Texas, Pinterest, Ipo, Evernote, Tech, Software, Computing, Venture Capital, Search Engine, Kate


The Rylo 360 camera gets zoom and timelapse feature with the latest firmware update

The Rylo 360 camera was published a year and a half ago, and the company is apparently listening to its customers’ suggestions. With the latest firmware update, the camera brings you two great new features: zoom and timelapse effects within your 360-degree videos. What’s also great is that you don’t have to buy a new […] The post The Rylo 360 camera gets zoom and timelapse feature with the latest firmware update appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Timelapse, Zoom, 360, 360 Camera, 360 Degree, 360 Video, 360º, 360VR, Rylo


Zoom addresses CFO’s past workplace conduct ahead of IPO

Zoom, the only profitable unicorn in line to go public, priced its initial public offering at between $28 and $32 per share Monday morning. The video conferencing business plans to trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “ZM.” Zoom, valued at $1 billion in 2017, initially filed to go public in March. According to its amended IPO filing, the company will raise up to $348.1 million by selling 10.9 million Class A shares. The offering will grant Zoom a fully diluted market value of $8.7 bill...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Ipo, Cisco, Ceo, Companies, Telecommunications, Venture Capital, Jp Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Vice President, Sequoia Capital, Morgan Stanley, Zoosk, Yuan


Lyft Raises $2.2B in IPO, Pegging Valuation at Over $24B

Investors eager to bet on the mobility industry’s future handed ride-hailing company Lyft $2.2 billion in new capital Thursday as the company completed an IPO that set its market capitalization at $24.3 billion, The New York Times reported.Lyft sold 30.8 million shares at $72 apiece, according to Renaissance Capital—the top of a new range that Lyft originally set at $62 to $68. The company was valued at $15.1 billion at the time of its last fundraising in mid-2018.Lyft’s pricey showing rivals A...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Mobile, Lyft, Uber, Hardware, Marketplace, Pinterest, Entertainment, Internet, Entrepreneurship, Funding, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tech


Zoom, a profitable unicorn, files to go public

Zoom, the video conferencing startup valued at $1 billion in early 2017, has filed to go public on the Nasdaq as soon as next month. The company joins a growing list of tech unicorns making the leap to the public markets in 2019, but it stands out for one very important reason: It’s actually profitable. Zoom was founded in 2011 by Eric Yuan, a co-founder of WebEx, which sold to Oracle for $3.2 billion in 2007. Before launching Zoom, he spent four years at Cisco as its vice president of engine...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Venture Capital, Cisco, Cisco Systems, Emergence Capital, Eric Yuan, Goldman Sachs, Jp Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Oracle, Sequoia Capital, Telecommunications, Unicorn, Video, Video Conferencing


5 unicorns that will probably go public in 2019 (besides Uber and Lyft)

There’s been plenty of fanfare surrounding Uber and Lyft’s initial public offerings — slated for early 2019 — since the two companies filed confidential IPO paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in early December. On top of that, public and private investors have had plenty to say about Slack and Pinterest’s rumored 2019 IPOs but those aren’t the only “unicorn” exits we should expect to witness in the year ahead. Using its proprietary company rating algorithm, data pro...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Lyft, Uber, Pinterest, Ipo, San Francisco, Tech, Palo Alto, Netflix, Venture Capital, The Wall Street Journal, Prince, Cloudflare, Morgan Stanley


These trippy double exposure photos were made entirely in camera

Both double exposure and light painting photography open up a whole new world of creative possibilities. But photographer Jason Rinehart has combined the two techniques and created a set of photos that grabbed my attention the moment I saw them. These trippy (and slightly creepy) photos were created entirely in-camera, and I chatted with Jason […] The post These trippy double exposure photos were made entirely in camera appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Jason, Zoom, Light Painting, In-camera, Jason Rinehart


Video conferencing company Zoom readies IPO, say sources: Reuters

Zoom Video Communications Inc, a conferencing company started by an early engineer at collaboration software maker Webex, is preparing for an initial public offering (IPO), people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Zoom is aiming to be valued in the IPO at several billion dollars more than the $1 billion valuation it achieved in its most recent funding round in 2017, when it received $100 million from venture capital firm Sequoia, the sources said. San Jose, California-based Zoom has asked...
Tags: Ipo, Trends, Cisco, IPOs, Silicon Valley, Morgan Stanley, Sequoia, Zoom, Reuters, San Jose California, Cisco Systems Inc, WebEx, Morgan Stanley MS N, Goldman Sachs Group Inc GS N, Cloudflare Inc, Eric Yuan


The Best Gmail Add-Ons You Can Set Up Right Now

No one is happy about how email works.Read more...
Tags: Gmail, Dropbox, Box, Lifehacks, Trello, Asana, Docusign, Zoom, Gmail Add Ons


Mics that record in “3D” and ambisonics are the next big thing

Call it the virtual reality microphone … or just think of it as an evolution of microphones that capture sounds more as you hear them. But mics purporting to give you 3D recording are arriving in waves – and they could change both immersive sound and how we record music. Let’s back up from the hype a little bit here. Once we’re talking virtual reality or you’re imagining people in goggles, Lawnmower Man style, we’re skipping ahead to the application of these mic solutions, beyond the mics them...
Tags: Mobile, Music, Hardware, Electronics, US, Trends, Tech, Gear, Stories, Poland, 3D, Siemens, Microphones, Zoom, Sennheiser, Music Tech


Mics that record in “3D” ambisonics are the next big thing

Call it the virtual reality microphone … or just think of it as an evolution of microphones that capture sounds more as you hear them. But mics purporting to give you 3D recording are arriving in waves – and they could change both immersive sound and how we record music. Let’s back up from the hype a little bit here. Once we’re talking virtual reality or you’re imagining people in goggles, Lawnmower Man style, we’re skipping ahead to the application of these mic solutions, beyond the mics them...
Tags: Mobile, Music, Hardware, Electronics, US, Trends, Tech, Gear, Stories, Poland, 3D, Siemens, Microphones, Zoom, Music Tech, Dolby Atmos


Pull up a Chair: The Virtual Lunch Meeting

In an interesting fusion of technology and food, a company called eatNgage is offering users the opportunity to participate in virtual lunch meetings with groups of staff, clients, colleagues or others. The rationale? People are more likely to look forward to, and show up for, a meeting that involves a meal than one that takes place during traditional working hours. eatNgage reports that to date, those who have used their service have an average of three times better attendance than they previou...
Tags: Law Firm Human Resources, Law Firm Client Service, Zoom, Huston, Human Interest, Rachel Yelin, eatNgage, Lunch Meetings


Bastl TV: Patching and looping and Nikol teaches complex envelopes

Czech builder Bastl Instruments are working simultaneously in modular and desktop instruments. But it’s not about choosing one or the other – it’s getting inspired to play musically, either way. So Patchení s Nikol is back, with Nikol to show you some serious patching techniques. And yes, of course, this is a nice showcase of Bastl’s own skiff of modules. But it’s also a nice example of what you can do with modulated envelopes – adding modulation to an amplitude envelope to give it a more comp...
Tags: Music, Hardware, Learning, Youtube, Tutorials, Tech, How-to, Gear, Moscow, Effects, Modular, Zoom, Music Tech, Eurorack, Bastl Instruments, Patching


Fasetto Eclipses Crowdfunding Goal on First Day of Campaign

[Updated 6/14/18 5:58 p.m. See below.] Fasetto, a Superior, WI-based company that develops solid-state storage drives and cloud-based software for instantly sharing files, on Thursday announced a new product aimed at helping users store and broadcast digital presentations. In addition to unveiling its latest device, which it calls Forum, Fasetto launched a crowdfunding campaign on the website Indiegogo allowing customers to pre-order the new device. As of Thursday afternoon, the campaign ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Deals, Startups, Echo, Storage, Mac, Crowdfunding, Internet, Cloud Storage, Wi-fi, Windows, Trends, Macintosh, Vc, Forum


Trophy Is In the Water for 2018

We dumped the Trophy into Sullivan Lake around 7:30PM tonight. I wanted to fish the Sullivan Platte River Outlet (SPRO) area so I put in at the NE Sullivan Access.  Everything worked, but the jury is out on pretty much everything about the trolling motor (battery, pull cord, and the trolling motor itself); It worked fine for tonight, but it was dead calm. 15.25" Teckel Sprinker Frog I caught my first fish on the real Teckel Sprinker Frog Tonight. My frogging skills are a bit rusty as ...
Tags: Sport, Fishing, Zoom, Sullivan, Bowfin, Dogfish, Largie, Trophy, Trophy Story, Teckel, Mad Maxx Frog, Sullivan Lake, Sullivan Platte River Outlet SPRO, NE Sullivan Access Everything