How one VC firm wound up with no-code startups as part of its investing thesis

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading.  Ready? Let’s talk money, startups and spicy IPO rumors. How one VC firm wound up with no-code startups as part of its investing thesis Throughout … Read moreHow one VC firm wound up with no-code startups as part of its investing thesis

The Right to Be Banked: How fintech entrepreneurs can benefit from a financial inclusion law

BigStock Photo Guest Commentary: Fintech entrepreneurs in the US face many challenges when taking their products to market. They have to contend with outdated regulations that sometimes leave them operating in a legal gray area. Then there is the less-discussed issue of banks denying startups access to essential services, like an account. In most cases, … Read moreThe Right to Be Banked: How fintech entrepreneurs can benefit from a financial inclusion law

Agtech startup iFarm bags $4M to help vertical farms grow more tasty stuff

Vertical farming technology provider iFarm has bagged a $4 million seed round, led by Gagarin Capital, an earlier investor in the startup. Other investors in the round include Matrix Capital, Impulse VC, IMI.VC and several business angels. The Finnish startup is focused on providing software that enables others to carry out vertical farming — targeting … Read moreAgtech startup iFarm bags $4M to help vertical farms grow more tasty stuff

How to diagnose and treat machine learning models afflicted by COVID-19

Anupam Datta Contributor   Anupam Datta is co-founder, president and chief scientist of Truera, and also a professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Justin Lawyer Contributor   Justin Lawyer is chief product officer of Truera and was formerly head of product on Google’s Cloud AI Platform. COVID-19 has disrupted the lives of millions of people and … Read moreHow to diagnose and treat machine learning models afflicted by COVID-19

YPARD Rwanda- A Voice on Youth Engagement in Youth Employment

The Youth Employment Funders Group (YEFG) with funding from Citi Foundation has released a call for proposals to develop a white paper and roadmap that would provide a common understanding of youth engagement in the context of youth employment policies, programs and strategies. It will also include a roadmap for funders that outlines recommendations for … Read moreYPARD Rwanda- A Voice on Youth Engagement in Youth Employment