Published On: Thu, Jan 7th, 2021

Daily Crunch: Trump tweets helpfully as rioters charge US Capitol

A pro-Trump host stormed a U.S. Capitol while a boss speedy them on Twitter and … well, it feels intensely tough to caring about anything else right now.

That said, there was a whole other news cycle before then, and we know we review The Daily Crunch for tech headlines. So I’ll do my best to lift on and fist all in.

This is your Daily Crunch for Jan 6, 2021.

The large story: Trump tweets helpfully as rioters charge US Capitol

As we roughly positively know already, a pro-Trump host entered a U.S. Capitol today, forcing a Senate and House to rush as they were in a routine of debating and certifying Joe Biden’s choosing as president.

These Trump supporters were chanting slogans like “stop a steal,” that grew out of online swindling theories that have widespread on amicable media. At slightest one gunshot plant has been reported, and an bomb device was also detonated safely outward a Republican National Committee.

Meanwhile, President Trump continued to twitter his ungrounded and unsubstantiated claims of choosing rascal and even posted a video revelation a rioters, “Go home, we adore you.” Twitter has posted warnings though there are calls for a height to go further.

The tech giants

Facebook redesigns Pages with a some-more simplified blueprint and no ‘Like’ symbol — The redesign includes a new look-and-feel, updated navigation, a introduction of a dedicated News Feed and a new QA format.

Twitter acqui-hires artistic group Ueno to assistance pattern new products — Twitter is radically shopping an group with that it already had a tighten operative relationship.

TikTok rolls out a initial lidar-powered AR outcome — The outcome facilities an AR ball, identical to a one that drops in Times Square on New Year’s Eve.

Startups, appropriation and try capital

Perfect Corp., developer of practical beauty app YouCam Makeup, closes $50M Series C led by Goldman Sachs — The YouCam Makeup app lets users “try on” practical samples from some-more than 300 tellurian brands.

Plant-centered prepared food smoothness startup Thistle raises $10.3M — The association delivers plant-based full menus for a customers, along with a operation of juices and sides.

Teamflow lands $3.9M for a prolific practical HQ height — Teamflow, before Huddle, is formulating a practical domicile to assistance distributed teams combine and promulgate from a unaccompanied platform.

Advice and research from Extra Crunch

Why VC appropriation is descending out of preference with tip D2C brands — In 2020, try capitalists unceremoniously pennyless adult with D2C brands and product-based businesses.

Revenue-based financing: The subsequent step for private equity and early-stage investment — The financial structures used by VCs haven’t developed many given they initial emerged in 1957.

Extra Crunch Live is behind in 2021, joining founders with tech giants and any other — Somehow, we did 44 episodes of a uncover in 2020.

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