Permiso emerges from stealth with $10M to tackle the next wave of cloud security

Permiso, a Palo Alto-based startup that provides cloud identity detection and response for cloud infrastructures, has launched from stealth with $10 million in seed funding. The company, founded by former FireEye executives Paul Nguyen and Jason Martin, joins an influx of cloud security startups that have emerged since the start of the pandemic, which saw […]

Daily Crunch: Banking app Current amps up its savings rate to 4.00% APY

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PST, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for January 13, 2022! Somehow it is already the close of Thursday, which is odd, as it was minutes ago Monday morning. Such is the pace […]

Databricks launches its first industry-specific lakehouse

As cloud infrastructure projects grow increasingly complex, there’s been a trend in the industry to launch pre-packaged solutions for specific verticals. Today, the well-funded data analytics firm Databricks is joining the fray with its first vertical-specific solution: Lakehouse for Retail. The promise here is to offer a fully integrated platform that can help retailers extract […]

Continual raises $4M for its AI-powered data platform

Continual, a startup that aims to bring operational AI to the modern data warehouse-centric data stack, today announced that it has raised a $4 million seed round led by Amplify Partners, with Illuminate Ventures, Essence, Wayfinder and Data Community Fund also participating in the round. With this announcement, Continual is also opening up its service […]

Check out what’s happening tomorrow at TC Sessions: SaaS 2021

It’s officially TC Sessions: SaaS 2021 eve, and tomorrow is a big, busy day for everyone involved with or interested in building the next generation of SaaS startups. Top-line industry experts will cover vital SaaS topics — from fundraising and building to securing and scaling. You need a pass to SaaS: Buy your pass today […]

4 things VCs get wrong about AI

Buying AI isn’t like buying SaaS; the way users test the technology, make purchase decisions, and enter into contracts is very different.Read More