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The TechCrunch High 3
- Tim Cook dinner and inexperienced bubbles: Christine is an Android consumer and her iPhone-using associates speak about “inexperienced bubbles,” however till now she didn’t know this was an issue. Christine’s textual content bubbles are available all totally different colours and even tells her who’s “talking” when in a bunch. Nonetheless, she’s now discovered that her iPhone-using associates secretly hate her inexperienced bubbles. Tim Cook dinner is on their aspect, Ivan writes.
- Ambient Mesh: That’s the title of Google and Solo.io’s new Istio service mesh. We’ll yield to Frederic to clarify what all of meaning.
- Electrical vroom: Jeep has three, three new electrical automobiles, ah ah ah!, poised to enter the market starting in 2023, Jaclyn reviews.
Startups and VC
It’s day 2 of Y Combinator-vaganza, which implies we’ve buckets and buckets of stories for you. Assuming information is available in buckets, however that’s a dialog for one more day.
Tage reviews that YC’s newest batch cuts African startup presence by greater than half, and Anna, Alex and Tage are curious the place Y Combinator is startup-hunting in 2022. And Kyle explored 7 AI startups that stood out among the many YC hopefuls, and a load of TechCrunch writers chosen our 11 favourite firms from Day 1 and Day 2 and the moonshots.
Whew. Along with YC, Apple ran an occasion yesterday, and boy did we cowl a bunch of that, too. Fortunately, Christine has you lined on that entrance within the Huge Tech part under.
Right here’s a number of extra for ya:
5 metrics Sequence A buyers search for at dev-tools startups
The median Sequence A for developer-tooling firms fell to $47.5 million in Q3 2022, “the bottom it has been because the starting of 2021,” writes Rak Garg, a principal at Bain Capital.
After assembly with lots of of firms because the begin of the downturn, Garg has written a fundraising information for seed-stage founders who’re hoping to succeed in the following degree.
“I’ve seen a standard attribute amongst founders who’ve raised profitable Sequence A rounds: They’re nice at telling their firms’ tales,” says Garg.
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Huge Tech Inc.
A lot Apple, so little time. The Apple iPhone 14 occasion dominated our information cycle for the second day, particularly this one by Greg, who we expect properly summed up all the pieces from the occasion. If you wish to learn each drooling element, head over to the Apple fall occasion hub.