June 2024

Can quick commerce leapfrog e-commerce in India?

June 17, 2024

Even as quick commerce startups are retreating, consolidating or shutting down in many parts of the world, the model is showing encouraging signs in India. Consumers in urban cities are embracing the convenience of having groceries delivered to their doorstep in just 10 minutes. The companies making those deliveries — Blinkit, Zepto and Swiggy’s Instamart […]

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TechCrunch Space: A new era for human spaceflight research

June 17, 2024

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch Space. We’ll have to wait a little longer for the return of Boeing’s Starliner capsule from the International Space Station — the capsule and its two astronauts will stay at the station for twice as much time as originally planned, to give mission operators additional time to conduct tests […]

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After 20 months of trying to raise funds, insurance startup Loop cuts staff

June 17, 2024

Loop, the car insurance company co-founded by Harlem Capital co-founder John Henry, has laid off staff as the company struggles with fundraising.  Henry took to Instagram to post the email his co-founder Carey Nadeau sent to impacted staff on June 16th. Nadeu also posted the letter to LinkedIn. It stated that this was the “absolute […]

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Why Companies Grappling With ‘Diversity Fatigue’ Need to Change Their Approach to Juneteenth

June 17, 2024
There’s an unfortunate trend sweeping the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) space these days: fatigue. DEI fatigue is the feeling of exhaustion, frustration and skepticism around working toward a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization. Champions of DEI like thought leaders, consultants, diversity officers, and others are committed, but there are a substantial number of companies that are fatigued and questioning their commitment.