Mason raises $7.5M seed round to scale its no-code commerce engine • TechCrunch

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Xiaomi winds down financial services business in India • TechCrunch

Xiaomi has quietly shut down its financial services in India, less than three years after launching…

Human Impact Capital is a new $50M fund investing in social impact startups • TechCrunch

Redstone and EnjoyVenture have joined forces to create Human Impact Capital (HIC), Germany’s first dedicated social…

Global VC Flourish launches Madica, an Africa-focused program to back pre-seed-stage startups • TechCrunch

Access to funding and the lack of support systems are the biggest challenges startup founders face…

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Advanced Ionics teases electrolysis innovation ‘to clean up’ the filthy hydrogen business • TechCrunch

Advanced Ionics, a climate tech The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based startup is aiming to drive down the price…

Got $5? These startups allow for investments in slices of real estate • TechCrunch

Although real estate being the largest asset class in the world, it is largely inaccessible to…

a16z’s Chris Dixon announces new accelerator program for crypto founders in LA • TechCrunch

Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) is one of the most influential players in the Web3 ecosystem, funding entrepreneurs…

Holidu pockets $102M to keep growing its vacation rentals business in Europe • TechCrunch

Munich-based software and services vacation rental startup Holidu has bolstered its coffers with an oversubscribed €104…

Bird exits Germany, Sweden, Norway and ‘several dozen’ US, EMEA markets • TechCrunch

Shared micromobility company Bird is exiting several markets around the world as it struggles to build…