Articles by

Natasha Mascarenhas

The DL on CockroachDB

As college students at Berkeley, Spencer Kimball and Peter Mattis created a successful open-source graphics program, GIMP,...

Duolingo’s IPO could cast golden halo on edtech startups

Edtech giant Duolingo set an initial price range for its impending IPO today. The unicorn expects to...

All eyes are on India’s brightest Zomato

Relevance is often tied to rarity. As a result, the first anything — whether a birthday, scientific...

Welcome to hot due diligence summer 

Wow, that headline worked? A recent board fight at a digital health unicorn is a reminder to...

Duolingo Director of engineering Karin Tsai talks opinionated development

Karin Tsai joined Duolingo in 2012 and is now the director of engineering. Yesterday, at TechCrunch’s City...

Duolingo filed to go public

Duolingo, a Pittsburgh-based language learning business last valued at $2.4 billion, has officially filed to go public....

Do tech mafias need a modern refresh?

Rumor has it, if you whisper mafia to a venture capitalist or tech reporter, a seed investment...

Musculoskeletal medical startups race to enter personalized health tech market

As the pandemic unevenly roars on, Emily Melton, founder and managing partner of Threshold VC, is reflecting...