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Elektra Health funnels new $3.75M round into helping women navigate menopause

Every woman will go through menopause some time during her life, but like many other femtech topics, this one is still not talked about as much as it should be. Enter Elektra Health, a women’s health technology company startup that raised $3.75 million in seed funding to continue developing its platform that provides evidence-based care, education and a community for women going through the various stages of menopause. Co-founders Alessandra Henderson and Jannine Versi told TechCrunch that more ...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Apps, Funding, United States, Alexis Ohanian, Telemedicine, Henderson, HANNAH, ElektrA, Holloway, Human Ventures, The New York, Jenny Fielding, Meno


Elektra Health targets new $3.75M round to help women navigate menopause

Every woman will go through menopause some time during her life, but like many other femtech topics, this one is still not talked about as much as it should be. Enter Elektra Health, a women’s health technology company startup that raised $3.75 million in seed funding to continue developing its platform that provides evidence-based care, education and a community for women going through the various stages of menopause. Co-founders Alessandra Henderson and Jannine Versi told TechCrunch that more ...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Apps, Funding, Tech, United States, Alexis Ohanian, Telemedicine, Henderson, HANNAH, ElektrA, Holloway, Human Ventures, The New York, Jenny Fielding


Alexis Ohanian, Former Executive Chair of Reddit and Founder of Seven Seven Six, Signs With UTA

United Talent Agency (UTA) has signed Alexis Ohanian, the founder of the software-enabled venture firm Seven Seven Six and former executive chair of Reddit, for representation in all areas. Ohanian is best known for co-founding Reddit in 2005. It’s one of the largest websites in the U.S. and is now worth over $6 billion. Reddit […]
Tags: News, Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, United Talent Agency, United Talent Agency UTA, Ohanian, Seven Seven Six


Zebra raises $1.1M in a pre-seed round for messaging that pairs photos with voice chat

A new voice-based social app that cites Clubhouse as its biggest inspiration offers a playful new way to stay in touch with close friends and family. Zebra leaves video out of the equation altogether, inviting users to snap on-the-fly photos and send them off paired with casual voice updates. Zebra focuses on asynchronous sharing, but it also lets users call one another if they’re both already hanging out on the app. The result is a fun and casual way to stay in touch for anyone who doesn’t feel...
Tags: Social, Startups, TC, Instagram, Social Networking, Berlin, Social Media, Tech, Snapchat, Instant Messaging, Software, Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, Line, Messaging Apps, Clubhouse


10 things in tech: Elon Musk's Zillow listing, Google Health shakeup, 'Sexiest' VCs

Zillow Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Tomorrow is Juneteenth. Here are a few ways to celebrate the day.Now, let's get started.1. Elon Musk's last remaining home is listed on Zillow for $37.5 million. The 16,000-square-foot mansion - which he's selling to help fund a Mars colony - sits on 47 acres and has a pool, hiking trails, and space for 11 cars. Take a look at the listing. 2. Insider compiled seven pitch decks th...
Tags: Elon Musk, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Bill Gates, Alexis Ohanian, Airbnb, Fitbit, WeWork, Zillow, Musk, Miami Beach, Adam Neumann, Newsletters


Daily Crunch: With $639M funding found, Klarna is Europe’s highest-valued private fintech

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for June 10, 2021. A short note from TechCrunch to start, namely that it’s the last few hours to get an early-bird pass to TC Early Stage 2021: Marketing & Fundraising, coming in early July. It’s going to be pretty much amazing, so get on that, early-stage founders. — Alex Final 2 days for early-bird savings to TC Early Stage 202...
Tags: Apple, TC, Europe, Balderton Capital, Texas, Microsoft, Indonesia, Softbank, Tech, Google Analytics, Alexis Ohanian, Cupertino, Serena Williams, Alex, Coinbase, Goodwater Capital


Seven Seven Six, the new venture firm from Alexis Ohanian, closes $150 million Fund 1

In June of last year, Alexis Ohanian announced that he was leaving Initialized Capital, the venture firm he co-founded alongside Garry Tan in 2011. Nearly a year later, he’s announcing that his new venture firm, Seven Seven Six, has raised $150 million for its first fund. Seven Seven Six is named for the year of the first Olympics, when a cook from nearby village ended up winning the Stadion race. Ohanian’s idea with the name stems from the fact that the cook was likely a fantastic athlete, but ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Y Combinator, Greece, Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, Garry Tan, Gloria, Lolli, Ohanian, PearPop, Seven Seven Six, Ohanian Katelyn Holloway, Lissie Garvin


Metafy adds $5.5M to its seed round as the market for games coaching grows

This morning Metafy, a distributed startup building a marketplace to match gamers with instructors, announced that it has closed an additional $5.5 million to its $3.15 million seed round. Call it a seed-2, seed-extension or merely a baby Series A; Forerunner Ventures, DCM and Seven Seven Six led the round as a trio. Metafy’s model is catching on with its market. According to its CEO Josh Fabian, the company has grown from incorporation to gross merchandise volume (GMV) of $76,000 in around nine...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Gaming, Tech, League Of Legends, DCM, TechCrunch, Forerunner Ventures, Don, Fabian, Recent Funding, Seven Seven Six, Metafy, Forerunner Ventures DCM, Josh Fabian


David Dobrik's troubled startup Dispo didn't get the full $20 million from its Series A round - and now $8 million of that is 'on pause'

Dispo cofounder David Dobrik. David Dobrik / Vlog Squad Some $8 million of Dispo's recent Series A round is now "on pause," a source tells Insider. Last week, Insider reported that a former member of cofounder David Dobrik's Vlog Squad was accused of rape. In response, Spark Capital and several other investors cut ties with the company. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dispo has lost favor with investors, and now some of its funding may be at stake.Just last month t...
Tags: Startups, Trends, Venture Capital, SEC, Silicon Valley, Spark Capital, Dan Primack, Tech Insider, Kat Tenbarge, Dispo, David Dobrik, April Joyner, Vlog Squad, Dobrik, Unshackled Ventures, Wayne Ting


Early investors in Dispo to donate any profits from the photo-sharing app

After Spark Capital announced it would ‘sever all ties’ with Dispo following allegations around co-creator and famous YouTuber David Dobrik, two of the app’s earliest investors have similarly backed away from the company. Seven Seven Six and Unshackled followed suit this morning, releasing subsequent statements that they plan to donate any profits from investments to organizations working with survivors of sexual assault. Spark Capital decides to “sever all ties” with David Dobrik’s Dispo app ...
Tags: TC, Tech, David, Reddit, Unshackled, Alexis Ohanian, Spark, Spark Capital, Maitri, Venture, Ohanian, Dispo, David Dobrik, Dobrik, Unshackled Ventures, Seven Seven Six


Sports trading card platform Alt launches with $31 million in funding and plenty of market hype

The alternative asset market showed promise pre-pandemic but amid a broader rally among traditional asset classes, the number of investors searching for and promoting value in the space has exploded. That has, in turn, promoted a pretty major influx of VC dollars into startups building platforms that wrangle these buyers into specific communities. Enter, Alt. The young startup has received more than $31 million from top investors intrigued by the particularly hot space it has bulked up its exper...
Tags: TC, Tech, Ceo, Alt, Reddit, Nba, Alexis Ohanian, John, National Basketball Association, Market, Robinhood, Kevin Durant, Jeff Morris, Patrick Collison, Co-founder, BoxGroup


Alexis Ohanian's new Seven Seven Six fund just picked the first 3 members of its program to train new VC investors

Alexis Ohanian. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Alexis Ohanian's Seven Seven Six fund announced three new operators in residence. The fund received over 1,100 applications in a week and only accepted three operators. Back in September, Seven Seven Six targeted a $150 million fundraising. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. After three months and 1,100 applications, venture fund Seven Seven Six has named the first three participants in its "operators in residence" program, the fu...
Tags: Google, Trends, Vc, Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, Airbus, Initialized Capital, Mason, Vazquez, Michael Haley, Tech Insider, Seven Seven Six, Hiram Vazquez Travis Mason, Cristina Georgoulakis, Uber Vazquez, Georgoulakis