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As Iran throttles its internet, activists fight to get online
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As Iran throttles its internet, activists fight to get online

As protesters flooded the streets of Iran in September after the death in custody of Mahsa Amini — a 22-year-old woman who was arrested for not wearing her hijab in accordance with the country’s strict dress code for women — videos and images of the protests spread online inside the country. Previously unheard-of acts, such...

Engage with AT&T, Polygon & more at TechCrunch Disrupt
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Engage with AT&T, Polygon & more at TechCrunch Disrupt

A world-class tech conference like TechCrunch Disrupt — coming to you live and in person in San Francisco on October 18-20 — doesn’t just happen. It’s an all-hands-on-deck situation, and we want to direct your attention to an essential group of deck hands — our partners. Building a startup is no easy task — not...

Fiserv, LG back Korea Credit Data as the SME-focused fintech startup raises another $24.7M
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Fiserv, LG back Korea Credit Data as the SME-focused fintech startup raises another $24.7M

In South Korea, there are about 7.3 million small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) — defined as firms with less than 250 employees. Their workforces combined make up 83.1% of all corporation employees in the country, totaling about 17.1 million people, according to OECD data. To help meet SMEs’ financial needs in the country, Seoul-based fintech...

Grubhub and Gopuff team up for grocery and alcohol delivery
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Grubhub and Gopuff team up for grocery and alcohol delivery

Grubhub and Gopuff are partnering to provide fast delivery of grocery items, alcohol and essential items. The new partnership will see the Chicago-based food delivery platform tap into Gopuff’s warehouses to deliver a wider selection of convenience items to its customers, while also opening up a new channel for Gopuff to reach more customers.  The...