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AI-based travel app Hopper expands price monitoring to hotels worldwide

Hopper, the handy travel app that uses AI to predict airfare pricing, is today expanding its service to include hotels. Like airfare, hotel pricing is also dynamic — it can fluctuate with traveler demand. During busy times, prices are higher. And when a hotel has rooms to fill, the prices drop. Now, Hopper is bringing ...

2 days left on super-early-bird discounts to Disrupt SF 2019

Frugal founders and savvy shoppers take heed. Disrupt San Francisco 2019, which takes place October 2-4, can be a serious boon to your business. But our super-early-bird pricing disappears in a cloud of ruffled feathers on June 21 at 11:59 p.m. (PT). That’s just 48 hours left to save. Whether you’re on a shoestring budget ...

GirlGaze Network looks to connect brands with female creatives

It started with a hashtag. Amande de Cadenet, photographer, author, and TV host, was spending time with her sister, a director and photographer in her own right, when an ACLU study on the lack of diversity among directors was published in the NYT Magazine, with de Cadenet’s sister an interviewee in the cover story. “It’s ...

Founders Factory is going live in Paris

After London and Johannesburg, startup accelerator and incubator Founders Factory is launching a third city — Paris. Once again, the company is partnering with a corporate backer. And this time, insurance company Aviva France is backing Founders Factory Paris. Albin Serviant is heading the team in Paris and the plan is to hire 50 people. ...

Slack reportedly prices IPO at $26 per share

Slack’s public debut is happening Thursday on the NYSE and the company has set a reference price of $26 per share for its direct listing, according to WSJ, which would value the company at around $15.7 billion. The company’s stock is expected to pop at open, according to the WSJ’s sources. Slack is pursuing a direct ...

Canada’s True North conference is not your typical tech event

From the venue and the flashy event website, Waterloo, Ontario’s True North conference (in its second year) doesn’t seem all that distinct from a laundry list of other major tech events that take place each year across North America. But from the moment its main stage programming kicked off on the first day, it was ...

Video and messaging enable remote work. But is it right for your company?

David Cancel Contributor Share on Twitter David Cancel is the CEO and founder of Drift. He is a five-time founder, two-time CEO, podcast host and best-selling author of Conversational Marketing. Follow him on Twitter @dcancel. Four day work week. Open plan offices. Work life balance. Remote work. There are endless ways to set up your ...

Launch your startup onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2019

Early-stage startup founders, we’re looking at you. Are you ready to launch your company and show the world what you’ve got? There’s no better launching pad than Startup Battlefield, and the next battle goes down at Disrupt San Francisco 2019 — in the city that gave birth to startup dreams. There’s no time to waste. ...

Humanising Autonomy pulls in $5M to help self-driving cars keep an eye on pedestrians

Pretty much everything about making a self-driving car is difficult, but among the most difficult parts is making sure the vehicles know what pedestrians are doing — and what they’re about to do. Humanising Autonomy specializes this, and hopes to become a ubiquitous part of people-focused computer vision systems worldwide. The company has raised a ...

Only 72 hours left to save big on passes to Disrupt SF 2019

Seventy-two hours to save. That’s how much time remains on super-early-bird pricing for passes to Disrupt San Francisco 2019, which takes place October 2-4. If you plan to attend TechCrunch’s flagship event dedicated to bold, early-stage startuppers — and why wouldn’t you — you have until June 21 at 11:59 p.m. (PT) to score the ...