techcrunch.com Archives - 09 February 2016, Tuesday

  • Dan Gilbert And Campless Founder Launch A Marketplace For Sneakers

    techcrunch.com 09 Feb '16, 1am

    “StockX’s live marketplace will harness the internet’s natural ability to facilitate a better way to transact certain segments of ecommerce. We are going to bring the kind of trading platform and visibility to tangible products that financial and commodities markets have used for deca...

  • Dan Gilbert And Campless Founder Launch A Marketplace For Sneakers

    techcrunch.com 08 Feb '16, 2pm

    “StockX’s live marketplace will harness the internet’s natural ability to facilitate a better way to transact certain segments of ecommerce. We are going to bring the kind of trading platform and visibility to tangible products that financial and commodities markets have used for deca...

  • Dan Gilbert And Campless Founder Launch A Marketplace For Sneakers

    techcrunch.com 08 Feb '16, 2pm

    The goal is to create a marketplace that sells items at the real market price. Sounds great. As the buyer of a lot things through the Internet, I’m all for fair prices. But will sellers buy into the service, too? Called StockX , the site is a so-called “stock market of things”, offeri...

  • Will China’s Woes Threaten The Tech Economies In Singapore And Hong Kong? |

    techcrunch.com 04 Feb '16, 11pm

    Phil Wickham Crunch Network Contributor Phil Wickham is the chief executive of the Kauffman Fellows , a Silicon Valley-based leadership program for venture capitalists and innovators. How to join the network Late last month a group of venture capital leaders and Kauffman Fellows from ...

  • Will China’s Woes Threaten The Tech Economies In Singapore And Hong Kong? |

    techcrunch.com 04 Feb '16, 1pm

    Phil Wickham Crunch Network Contributor Phil Wickham is the chief executive of the Kauffman Fellows/a>, a Silicon Valley-based leadership program for venture capitalists and innovators. How to join the network Late last month a group of venture capital leaders and Kauffman Fellows fro...

  • Will China’s Woes Threaten The Tech Economies In Singapore And Hong Kong? |

    techcrunch.com 04 Feb '16, 1pm

    Phil Wickham Crunch Network Contributor Phil Wickham is the chief executive of the Kauffman Fellows/a>, a Silicon Valley-based leadership program for venture capitalists and innovators. How to join the network Late last month a group of venture capital leaders and Kauffman Fellows fro...

  • Singapore-based tech blog E27 lays off half of team in a restructuring move

    Asia Tech Media Startup E27 Lays Off Half Of Team In Restructuring Move

    techcrunch.com 29 Jan '16, 10pm

    The first major news of the year from Asia’s growing spectrum of tech media companies is in. After Singapore-based tech blog E27 instituted restructuring that has resulted in half of its 40 employees leaving the company. E27, which was founded in 2006, is best known for its Echelon te...

  • Singapore’s RedMart Is Raising $100M To Expand Its Online Grocery Service In Asia |

    techcrunch.com 29 Jan '16, 9pm

    Singapore-based online grocery company RedMart is close to raising a massive $100 million Series C round to expand its service across Asia. Two sources with knowledge of the deal confirmed to TechCrunch that the new funding is expected to close in the next one or two months. RedMart d...

  • Singapore’s RedMart Is Raising $100M To Expand Its Online Grocery Service In Asia |

    techcrunch.com 29 Jan '16, 9am

    Singapore-based online grocery company RedMart is close to raising a massive $100 million Series C round to expand its service across Asia. Two sources with knowledge of the deal confirmed to TechCrunch that the new funding is expected to close in the next one or two months. RedMart d...

  • Singapore’s RedMart Is Raising $100M To Expand Its Online Grocery Service In Asia |

    techcrunch.com 29 Jan '16, 8am

    Singapore-based online grocery company RedMart is close to raising a massive $100 million Series C round to expand its service across Asia. Two sources with knowledge of the deal confirmed to TechCrunch that the new funding is expected to close in the next one or two months. RedMart d...

  • Singapore’s RedMart Is Raising $100M To Expand Its Online Grocery Service In Asia |

    techcrunch.com 29 Jan '16, 8am

    Singapore-based online grocery company RedMart is close to raising a massive $100 million Series C round to expand its service across Asia. Two sources with knowledge of the deal confirmed to TechCrunch that the new funding is expected to close in the next one or two months. RedMart d...

  • China, Japan, and Singapore push courtship of Israeli tech companies

    Asian Nations Push Courtship Of Israeli Tech Companies

    techcrunch.com 29 Jan '16, 7am

    Dennis Mitzner Crunch Network Contributor Dennis Mitzner lives in Tel Aviv and writes about startups and technology trends. More posts by this contributor: Sweden Is A Tech Superstar From The North Israel’s Cannabis Industry Blazes Ahead How to join the network China and Japan are for...

  • Bitcoin Is Dead (Again), Long Live Bitcoin (Again)

    techcrunch.com 23 Jan '16, 2pm

    But Bitcoin “mining,” the process of forging and securing the all-important blockchain, has become an industrial rather than artisanal activity, which (for technical reasons) only makes financial sense for companies who run their own custom-built mining chips in places with extremely ...

  • Bitcoin Is Dead (Again), Long Live Bitcoin (Again)

    techcrunch.com 23 Jan '16, 2pm

    But Bitcoin “mining,” the process of forging and securing the all-important blockchain, has become an industrial rather than artisanal activity, which (for technical reasons) only makes financial sense for companies who run their own custom-built mining chips in places with extremely ...

  • Bitcoin Is Dead (Again), Long Live Bitcoin (Again)

    techcrunch.com 23 Jan '16, 2pm

    But Bitcoin “mining,” the process of forging and securing the all-important blockchain, has become an industrial rather than artisanal activity, which (for technical reasons) only makes financial sense for companies who run their own custom-built mining chips in places with extremely ...

  • From barter to bitcoin, money and the means of trading have morphed beyond recognition

    From Barter To Bitcoin

    techcrunch.com 22 Jan '16, 1am

    Whether it’s the dollar, pound, rouble, rupee, euro or yuan, physical or digital, our entire world is built on currency exchange. But from barter , banknote to bitcoin , the means of exchange have evolved significantly. Let’s have a look. 9000 B.C.: Barter begins Bartering was first r...

  • #360WiseNews From Barter To Bitcoin

    From Barter To Bitcoin

    techcrunch.com 21 Jan '16, 10pm

    Whether it’s the dollar, pound, rouble, rupee, euro or yuan, physical or digital, our entire world is built on currency exchange. But from barter , banknote to bitcoin , the means of exchange have evolved significantly. Let’s have a look. 9000 B.C.: Barter begins Bartering was first r...

  • From Barter To Bitcoin

    techcrunch.com 21 Jan '16, 10pm

    Whether it’s the dollar, pound, rouble, rupee, euro or yuan, physical or digital, our entire world is built on currency exchange. But from barter , banknote to bitcoin , the means of exchange have evolved significantly. Let’s have a look. 9000 B.C.: Barter begins Bartering was first r...

  • From Barter To Bitcoin

    techcrunch.com 21 Jan '16, 10pm

    Whether it’s the dollar, pound, rouble, rupee, euro or yuan, physical or digital, our entire world is built on currency exchange. But from barter , banknote to bitcoin , the means of exchange have evolved significantly. Let’s have a look. 9000 B.C.: Barter begins Bartering was first r...

  • BitFury CEO Valery Vavilov On Increasing The Size Of Bitcoin “Blocks” |

    techcrunch.com 21 Jan '16, 9pm

    Among those topics addressed with senior editor Matt Burns: What BitFury does exactly, why the venture-backed company is supporting a somewhat controversial proposal within the bitcoin community to increase bitcoin bandwidth from the current one megabyte “block” to two megabytes (Vavi...

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    BitFury CEO Valery Vavilov On Increasing The Size Of Bitcoin “Blocks” |

    techcrunch.com 21 Jan '16, 9pm

    Among those topics addressed with senior editor Matt Burns: What BitFury does exactly, why the venture-backed company is supporting a somewhat controversial proposal within the bitcoin community to increase bitcoin bandwidth from the current one megabyte “block” to two megabytes (Vavi...

  • Singapore’s Grain Eats Up $1.7M For Its ‘Full-Stack’ Food Delivery Service | TechCrunch

    techcrunch.com 20 Jan '16, 8pm

    Grain , a Singapore food tech startup, has landed funding to build out its “full-stack” approach to food deliveries in the Southeast Asian city-state. The Series A round is officially undisclosed, but TechCrunch understands that the total amount raised is SG$2.45 million, or US$1.7 mi...

  • Is Bitcoin’s Promise Going Up In Smoke? |

    techcrunch.com 20 Jan '16, 10am

    Advertisement Vivek Wadhwa Crunch Network Contributor Vivek Wadhwa is an academic, entrepreneur, and author who holds appointments at Stanford, Duke, and Singularity University. More posts by this contributor:From AI To Robotics, 2016 Will Be The Year When The Machines Start Taking Ov...

  • Singapore’s Grain Eats Up $1.7M For Its ‘Full-Stack’ Food Delivery Service | TechCrunch

    techcrunch.com 20 Jan '16, 8am

    Grain , a Singapore food tech startup, has landed funding to build out its “full-stack” approach to food deliveries in the Southeast Asian city-state. The Series A round is officially undisclosed, but TechCrunch understands that the total amount raised is SG$2.45 million, or US$1.7 mi...

  • Singapore’s Grain Eats Up $1.7M For Its ‘Full-Stack’ Food Delivery Service | TechCrunch

    techcrunch.com 20 Jan '16, 8am

    Grain , a Singapore food tech startup, has landed funding to build out its “full-stack” approach to food deliveries in the Southeast Asian city-state. The Series A round is officially undisclosed, but TechCrunch understands that the total amount raised is SG$2.45 million, or US$1.7 mi...

  • Bitcoin Exchange Kraken Acquires Coinsetter To Expand To The U.S.

    techcrunch.com 20 Jan '16, 7am

    According to Bitcoinity , Kraken is the largest EUR bitcoin exchange in the world with Bit-x and Gatecoin not far behind. But Kraken has one weakness — there isn’t much volume when it comes to other currencies. The company is trying to fix that by acquiring Coinsetter to expand to the...

  • Is Bitcoin’s Promise Going Up In Smoke? |

    techcrunch.com 19 Jan '16, 8pm

    Advertisement Vivek Wadhwa Crunch Network Contributor Vivek Wadhwa is an academic, entrepreneur, and author who holds appointments at Stanford, Duke, and Singularity University. More posts by this contributor:From AI To Robotics, 2016 Will Be The Year When The Machines Start Taking Ov...

  • Is Bitcoin’s Promise Going Up In Smoke? |

    techcrunch.com 19 Jan '16, 8pm

    Advertisement Vivek Wadhwa Crunch Network Contributor Vivek Wadhwa is an academic, entrepreneur, and author who holds appointments at Stanford, Duke, and Singularity University. More posts by this contributor:From AI To Robotics, 2016 Will Be The Year When The Machines Start Taking Ov...

  • Bitcoin Exchange Kraken Acquires Coinsetter To Expand To The U.S.

    techcrunch.com 19 Jan '16, 5pm

    According to Bitcoinity , Kraken is the largest EUR bitcoin exchange in the world with Bit-x and Gatecoin not far behind. But Kraken has one weakness — there isn’t much volume when it comes to other currencies. The company is trying to fix that by acquiring Coinsetter to expand to the...

  • Bitcoin Exchange Kraken Acquires Coinsetter To Expand To The U.S.

    techcrunch.com 19 Jan '16, 5pm

    According to Bitcoinity , Kraken is the largest EUR bitcoin exchange in the world with Bit-x and Gatecoin not far behind. But Kraken has one weakness — there isn’t much volume when it comes to other currencies. The company is trying to fix that by acquiring Coinsetter to expand to the...