Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. URWork, a billion-dollar-valued co-working in China, announced today that it has closed a RMB 200 million ($30 million) investment from Beijing’s Aikang Group. The deal is a strategic one that both sides said will grow the selection of services for
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Almost fifteen years ago I’d wake in a cold sweat almost every day. In the early-morning murk I’d stumble down to my basement office, still in my pajamas. Proper ablutions – a shower, a shave, clothes – would come later, after I confirmed the world had not disappeared overnight. I’d wake up my computer and
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Alex Wilhelm is the editor-in-chief of Crunchbase News and co-host of Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast. More posts by this contributor: After quite a lot of time, a business pivot, two different credit lines, buckets of capital and a refocus on cost-control, Dropbox may be finally on the path to going public. According to Reuters, the cloud storage — and I’m sure
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Amy S. Choi is co-founder and editorial director of The Mash-Up Americans, a multimedia publisher, creative studio and consulting agency that explores race, culture and identity in America and what makes us who we are. More posts by this contributor: Automattic, MIT Center for Civic Media and my company, The Mash-Up Americans, have been working together to have honest
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The U.K.’s data protection watchdog has finally shared the results of its lengthy investigation into DeepMind’s original deal with the NHS. According to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust failed to comply with the Data Protection Law with its deal with Google’s DeepMind. The Trust originally agreed to share 1.6 million
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We’re holding a micro meet-up tomorrow in Warsaw. We’ll be holding it at Campus Warsaw, 33C Ząbkowska, 03-736 Warszawa, Poland. The fun starts at 6pm and ends at 8pm with some after-event drinks nearby. Much merriment will be had. Please RSVP here. Space is limited, so make sure to join us early. The companies pitching
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