Market turmoil, billion dollar funds, and the Qualtrics IPO

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week the normal band was together, with Connie Loizos, Danny Crichton, and myself on hand along with IVP investor Jules Maltz. We had yet another episode of market turmoil, that was again …

Nearly a quarter of London office take up is in financial sector, says CBRE

Despite political and economic uncertainly and the aftermath of the global monetary crisis in 2008, London remains a leading global financial centre, with nearly a quarter (24 percent) of the capital’s office take-up attributed to banking and finance occupiers over the last ten years. London is by far the most active …

Two-Year Degrees From These 19 Colleges Could Earn You $75,000 a Year — or More

You don’t need to spend four years getting a bachelor’s degree from a costly university in order to make a living. If you choose a college carefully, you can cut your time in school in half and still earn an impressive paycheck. That’s according to PayScale’s 2018-2019 College Salary Report, …

Purchase an iPhone contract with Carphone Warehouse and receive a £40 Currys voucher

Black Friday is coming.  Officially, Black Friday is Nov. 23 this year, but we all know that Black Friday now extends to weeks of deals, and they are beginning right now.  Carphone Warehouse has kicked things off with an offer on the iPhone XR, XS, XS Max, or X on …

Procrastinators: Here’s How to Get Cheap Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

Halloween procrastinators, you’re in luck: Many of the big Halloween costume and decoration retailers have last-minute sales going on right now. Sure, you could wait until November 1 to scoop up whatever cheap Halloween costumes and decor are left over at a steep discount and use them next year, but …

Cloudflare rolls out its 1.1.1.1 privacy service to iOS, Android

Months after announcing its privacy-focused DNS service, Cloudflare is bringing 1.1.1.1 to mobile users. Granted, nothing ever stopped anyone from using 1.1.1.1 on their phones or tablets already. But now the app, now available for iPhones, iPads and Android devices, aims to make it easier for anyone to use its …

Celebrate Customer Service Week for your retail and eCommerce business

Customer Service Week is a nationally recognized celebration of the importance of customer service and the people who devote their career to working with customers. It’s celebrated through the first full week in October — this year, the first through the fifth. Ironically, Customer Service Week is not about the customers …

Side-hustling + study: How to keep your side hustle going while in school

Regardless if you’ve spent this summer side-hustling for extra cash, building experience as an intern or traveling across the globe, the sunny season is gradually coming to a close. And if the waning days of summer mean back to school for you and your contingency, then those halcyon days of freedom …

This 105-Year-Old Martini Lover Has Been Retired for Almost 40 Years. Here Are Her Smartest Money Moves

Patricia Lyons Harrington recalls applying for a credit card in the 1950s, when she was a single, middle-aged school teacher in Boston. The company turned her down, since gender discrimination was as common in credit transactions as in other aspects of society. More than a decade later, the tide began …