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Hey, look, some startups are still raising money
Alex Wilhelm

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Hey, look, some startups are still raising money by Alex Wilhelm originally published on TechCrunch

3 ways to implement a product-led sales motion to unleash PLG’s revenue potential
Ram Iyer

To drive revenue growth and profitability, the product-led growth model requires a different way of approaching sales: product-led sales. 3 ways to implement a product-led sales motion to unleash PLG’s revenue potential by Ram Iyer originally published on TechCrunch

Amazon is holding a Prime Early Access Sale on October 11 and 12
Aisha Malik

Amazon is holding a Prime Day-like shopping event this fall, marking the first time that the online retail giant will host two sales events exclusively for Prime members in the same year. The “Prime Early Access Sale” will take place on October 11 and 12. The exclusive deals for members will be available in 15 […] Amazon is holding a Prime Early Access Sale on October 11 and 12 by Aisha Malik originally published on TechCrunch

Not So Dark helps restaurants run a second delivery-focused business
Romain Dillet

French startup Not So Dark has raised an $80 million Series B funding round led by Kharis Capital and Verlinvest, with Convivialité Ventures also participating. The startup has launched digital food delivery brands that you can find in food delivery apps. While Not So Dark started with a network of dark kitchens, the company has […] Not So Dark helps restaurants run a second delivery-focused business by Romain Dillet originally published on TechCrunch

WhatsApp is rolling out sharable call links feature
Ivan Mehta

Links for video calls are common across apps like Zoom or Google Meet. But now popular chat app WhatsApp is also rolling out this feature so you can share a link of a call with family and friends. Mark Zuckerberg today announced the feature noting that users can now join WhatsApp calls through this link […] WhatsApp is rolling out sharable call links feature by Ivan Mehta originally published on TechCrunch

Transportation and Students: Infrastructurally deprived - FML
FMyLife

Today, I learned the “almost complete” transit that would cut my commute in half is delayed at least another year. When I chose my high school, they said it would be complete by the year’s end. I’m a senior now and it definitely won’t be done before my graduation. FML

Checkmate captures all of your shopping deals so you don’t have to
Christine Hall

Checkmate's shopping tool gathers all the online discount codes, gift cards and personalized deals from your inbox and automatically applies them at checkout. Checkmate captures all of your shopping deals so you don’t have to by Christine Hall originally published on TechCrunch

Love, Friends, Weird, Stalker and Social Media: Seek help - FML
FMyLife

Today, my girlfriend chose to hate-stalk her ex-best friend's social media, then angrily rant to me for over an hour about what she saw. This happens three or four times a week. They last spoke over a decade ago. The last time I suggested therapy, she didn't speak to me for a week. FML

Trans Rights, Relatable, Awkward, Students and Education: Brain rot - FML
FMyLife

Today, I excitedly started my first university psychology course. Enthusiastic and ready to learn, I listened as my teacher introduced himself. Turns out he's a major transphobe, who is in cahoots with the likes of Jordan Peterson and Ray Blanchard. Only 12 weeks to go. FML

India is repurposing its COVID-19 contact tracing app and vaccination website
Jagmeet Singh

India is repurposing its COVID-19 contact-tracing app and vaccination website to address other health concerns in the South Asian country. A senior official said Sunday that the Indian government is planning to use Aarogya Setu as the country’s standalone health app. The app will offer residents the ability to book medical checkup appointments and verify the […] India is repurposing its COVID-19 contact tracing app and vaccination website by Jagmeet Singh originally published on TechCrunch

Sex, Lonely, Insects, Jealousy and Frustration: Rubbing it in - FML
FMyLife

Today, I heard the very loud buzzing of a fly nearby, and I felt a tingly sensation on my arm. I thought there was a fly on my arm; I was half-right. There were, in fact, two flies having sex on my arm. That's something I will never unsee. FML

In the ……. seat
italkyoutalk

Can you complete this English expression? It means “to be in control”. In the ……. seat a) driver’s b) pilot’s c) soldier’s d) boss’s The answer is below!↓ Answer: a) driver’s In the driver’s seat! By I Talk You Talk Press – Easy English Reading

Love, Family and Awkward: Golden child - FML
FMyLife

Today, my mom, dad, and little brother all adore my boyfriend, and treat him like a son. When he’s here, he gets more family love than I do. I’ve wanted to dump him for weeks because we’re really not working out, but I know that if I do my entire family will pitch a fit, and bug me to take him back FML

Mental health, Relatable and Fear: AMERICA, FUCK YEAH! - FML
FMyLife

Today, I was born and raised in Georgia, and later moved to Florida for college. I'm not sure which state has more embarrassing representation right now. I'm literally scared of what new laws might be passed, or what rights taken away. I wish I had enough money to move to another country. FML

Conservative capitalists are funding their vision of the future
Dominic-Madori Davis

Thiel Capital’s recent investment in a women's health startup is symbolic, perhaps, of what more could come. Conservative capitalists are funding their vision of the future by Dominic-Madori Davis originally published on TechCrunch

Miscellaneous and Court: How very dare you? - FML
FMyLife

Today, in court, I was called a "pompous little gnome" by the woman I was there suing, for destroying my front garden with weed killer. The judge agreed with her and threw the case out for lack of evidence it was actually her that destroyed my garden. FML

The unicorn valuation gambit
Alex Wilhelm

Many unicorns are avoiding reality by not raising today, hoping that valuations recover and growth reattains its prior market prominence. Will it work? The unicorn valuation gambit by Alex Wilhelm originally published on TechCrunch

Health, Mental health, Relatable and Medication: The wagon - FML
FMyLife

Today, after waiting two days for my ADD med because of "insurance issues", I was told it's out-of-stock. I have one pill left, and the pharmacy isn't open on the weekend. FML

Animals, Cats and Fight: Jackson Galaxy moment - FML
FMyLife

Today, I meowed at my cat and he got really close to me. I then meowed again and he punched me in the face. Them's fightin' words, it seems. FML

Health, Insects and Painful: B movie - FML
FMyLife

Today, a kid threw a rock at a beehive while my friend and I where standing next to it. It fell down, and a swarm of slightly displeased bees assumed that we were the culprit. Knowing what was about to happen, my friend and I ran for our lives. He ran fast enough to escape; I didn't. The kid, the actual culprit, didn't get attacked. FML

Love, Relatable and Awkward: Trapped - FML
FMyLife

Today, I'm realizing the woman I've been in love with for 8 years has become completely disinterested in me. I can't even connect on a basic, "How was your day?" level without her her zoning out or getting lost in her phone, only to apologize when I say something and then not even ask what I had to say. We have 2 kids now. FML

Love, Family, Weird, Insulting and Cute: A right bunch of berks - FML
FMyLife

Today, I met my boyfriend's family. He calls his parents things like “geriatric hag” and “old clown”. I was about to yell at him, but they started calling him “nancy boy” and “nerd”. Apparently they love each other, but only communicate through abuse. I can’t believe I may soon marry into this mess. FML

Raise ……
italkyoutalk

Can you complete this English expression? It means “to make people shocked”. Raise ……. a) hands b) minds c) eyebrows d) ears The answer is below!↓ Answer: c) eyebrows Raise eyebrows Example: “Simon’s speech about how he doesn’t like his job raised eyebrows.” By I Talk You Talk Press – Easy English Reading

Health, Weird, Trans Rights and Public freakouts: A wild TERF appears - FML
FMyLife

Today, someone started to scream at me that "I needed Jesus" and that "I would never be a real woman." When they realized I'm a guy with long hair, they got physically angry at me for "lying to them." FML

Health, Food, Weird, Delivery, Pizza and Mysterious: Pizza mystery - FML
FMyLife

Today, I picked out a toothpick from a pizza. This is not the first time I've had to do this. It is also not the first time that I didn't see it until less than a second before I bit down on the piece with the toothpick embedded in it. Looks like there's a toothpick assassin on the loose. FML

How Change co-founders brainstormed their way into entrepreneurship
Maggie Stamets

Welcome back to Found, the podcast where we get the stories behind the startups. After graduating college, co-founders Amar Shah and Sonia Nigam were bored with their first ”real jobs,” so through trial and error they came up with the idea to develop an API that processes donations, called Change. They talk with Darrell and […] How Change co-founders brainstormed their way into entrepreneurship by Maggie Stamets originally published on TechCrunch

Animals, Cats, Painful and Surprise: Startled - FML
FMyLife

Today, I tried to introduce myself to the stray cat outside my house. As it turns out, this cat is very friendly. He got up and started climbing on my shoulders like a parrot, sniffing me everywhere. Then I sneezed and he fell, scratching my back and neck very badly as he did so. FML

Startups are building businesses out of DevOps tools for existing sales platforms
Kyle Wiggers

As tools like Salesforce grow in usage, a crop of new startups is emerging to make integrating the tools into existing processes easier. Startups are building businesses out of DevOps tools for existing sales platforms by Kyle Wiggers originally published on TechCrunch

Work, Relatable and Capitalism: Phasing out - FML
FMyLife

Today, I just started working in my core job domain, and all the guys working with me are giving up on their their jobs, because there's no future for it. It sucks being a mechanical design engineer in a country full of IT companies who just want us to convert. FML

Health, Family, Argument and Periods: Noped out of there - FML
FMyLife

Today, my wife and teen daughter are at the point where their monthly cycles have synced, so when I got home and heard them screaming at each other, I quietly closed the door so they couldn’t hear me, and like a coward I hid in my car until the screaming stopped. FML

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