Lessons we learned from the last week of fintech earnings

Startup investors around the world are pouring capital into fintech startups. With good reason, it appears, if third-quarter earnings from public companies in the sector are any indication. Earnings reports released this week show a host of fintech players with strong operating results, both delighting investors and boosting share prices. For private companies, seeing their […]

TechCrunch+ roundup: Collecting zero-party data, Airbnb CEO interview, crypto volatility

Back when most commerce took place on the local high street, shoppers who exchanged personally identifiable information with merchants received something in return. Shops kept track of customers’ hat, shoe and dress sizes, along with their birthdays, anniversaries and personal preferences. In return, buyers got a first look at new products and service that anticipated […]