Indian fintech Jar eyes $50 million investment – TechCrunch

Indian fintech Jar, which closed a $32 million financing round in February this year, is in talks to raise new funding as it looks to scale its product and expand its offerings. The Bengaluru-headquartered startup is engaging with several investors to raise about $50 million at a $350 million valuation,

Jack Dorsey steps down from Twitter’s board – TechCrunch

Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s time at the company has come to an end. Dorsey stepped down from Twitter’s board of directors Wednesday, a change that’s effective as of the company’s shareholders meeting. Dorsey had already begun to distance himself from the social media platform he co-founded, leaving Twitter’s chief

Sequoia Capital plays Nostradamus (again) – TechCrunch

Sequoia Capital, the storied, 50-year-old venture firm, has become known over the years for using sweeping memos to warn the founders in its portfolio about market shifts after the shift has become somewhat obvious. Still, while it’s tempting to poke fun at these missives — its “R.I.P Good Times” in