The Wing poaches Snaps comms director

Women-focused co-working space The Wing has hired Rachel Racusen as vice president of communications. Racusen has been the director of communications at Snap, the developer of Snapchat, since late 2016. Racusen’s exit represents the latest in a series of departures…

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Lyfts IPO is hot, YC Demo Day, two new unicorns and whats Boy Brow?

There are an integral part edit issues in the initial publishing of this week’s Equity episode that ought to have redressed. The player below will represent the corrected escapade . Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast,…

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Glossier triples valuation, enters unicorn club with $100M round

Glossier, known for its flagship front of barely there beauty concoctions, has arrived a $100 million Series D is presided over by Sequoia Capital. The round quality Emily Weiss’ business at a whopping $1.2 billion, fully cementing the company as…

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MLG co-founder Mike Sepso joins 100 Thieves board of directors

Mike Sepso has joined the board of directors for 100 Thieves, an esports and content creation brand. Sepso co-founded Major League Gaming in 2002, drawing the first true semblance of infrastructure to competitive gaming. MLG became the most difficult independent…

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20 startups take center stage at Berkeley SkyDecks demo day

The largest-ever Berkeley SkyDeck demo day knocked off with a high-energy operation from the Cal marching band, positioning the feeling for the purposes of an afternoon of appearances from none other than Berkeley faculty and students-turned-entrepreneurs. Launched in 2012 as…

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Eventbrite is reportedly going public in the second half of this year

Eventbrite, the 12 -year-old, San Francisco-based event-planning busines, has entered confidentially for the purposes of an IPO and plans to go public eventually this year, according to a new report in the WSJ. The company’s make underwriters are Goldman Sachs…

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