Curtsy, A Clothing Resale App Aimed At Gen Z Women, Raises $11 Million Series A

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Curtsy, a clothing resale app aimed at Gen Z women, raises $11 million Series A: Sarah Perez


Curtsy, a clothing resale app and competitor to recently IPO’d Poshmark, announced today it has raised $11 million in Series A funding for its startup focused on the Gen Z market. The app, which evolved out of an earlier effort for renting dresses, now allows…

African edtech startup uLesson lands a $7.5 million Series A: Natasha Mascarenhas


ULesson, an edtech startup based in Nigeria that sells digital curriculum to students through SD cards, has raised $7.5 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Owl Ventures, which closed over half a billion in new fund money just months ago. Other pa…

Amazon offers Biden resources for Covid-19 vaccine rollout: Brian Heater


Following Joseph Biden’s swearing in as the 46th President of the United States, Amazon is offering help in the administration’s stated goals for rolling out the Covid-19 vaccine. In a letter provided to TechCrunch, Worldwide Consumer CEO Dave Clark congratul…

Dear Sophie: What are Biden’s immigration changes?: Sophie Alcorn


What is your sense as to how the new administration will change business, corporate and startup founder immigration to the U.S.?

TikTok's new Q&A feature lets creators respond to fan questions using text or video: Sarah Perez


TikTok is testing a new video Q&A feature that allows creators to more directly respond to their audience’s questions with either text or video answers, the company confirmed to TechCrunch. The feature works across both video and livestreams (TikTok LIVE), bu…

Remote workers are greener, but their tech still has a real carbon cost: Devin Coldewey


The massive shift to remote work due to COVID-19 has resulted in a huge reduction in emissions from vehicles and other sources, but it comes with costs of its own. A new study puts tentative carbon costs on the connectivity and data infrastructure that make w…

Miami-based Ironhack raises $20 million for its coding bootcamps as demand for coders continues: Jonathan Shieber


Ironhack, a company offering programming bootcamps across Europe and North and South America, has raised $20 million in its latest round of funding. The Miami-based company with locations in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Lisbon, Madrid, Mexico City, Miami, Pa…

Hello, Extra Crunch community!: Drew Olanoff


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White House, dark mode: Biden admin refreshes Presidency's website, vows accessibility: Devin Coldewey


WhiteHouse.gov, the official website for all Presidential actions and efforts, is among the first things to be changed up under the freshly inaugurated President Biden. A fashionable dark mode appeared, a large text toggle for straining eyes, and the webmaste…

Monzo founder Tom Blomfield is departing the challenger bank and says he's ‘struggled’ during the pandemic: Steve O'Hear


Monzo founder Tom Blomfield is departing the U.K. challenger bank entirely at the end of the month, staff were informed earlier today. Blomfield held the role of CEO until May last year when he assumed the newly created title of president and resigned from th…


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