Every startup is a bank — or wants to be

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we did something just a little bit new. Kate was in…

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Spotify launches Spotify Kids app, first in Ireland

Spotify yesterday launched Spotify Kids, a standalone app designed for kids and families. Spotify Kids is now available in Ireland, in a beta launch, for the users with Premium Family…

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Spotify sees slowdown in programmatic growth from 65% Y/Y in Q2 to 48% in Q3

Spotify yesterday reported the financial results for the third quarter of 2019, where it saw a revenue growth of 20% Y/Y. Spotify says the ad supported growth underperformed the expectations…

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Europe shows the way in online privacy

U.S. antitrust actions and privacy regulation create opportunities for privacy-first innovation Alastair Mitchell 1 week Alastair Mitchell Contributor Alastair Mitchell is a partner at multi-stage VC fund EQT Ventures and…

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