CISA Alerts on Actively Exploited Flaws in Zabbix Network Monitoring Platform

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has warned of active exploitation of two security flaws impacting Zabbix open-source enterprise monitoring platform, adding them to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. On top of that, CISA is also recommending that

Read More

As brands clamour to back causes, Good-Loop raises $6M for its view-to-donate ad platform

Online advertising is generally terrible and our expectation that ‘information should be free’ has tragically even ended up powering disinformation-filled social networks like Facebook. Many companies have tried and failed to turn advertising into a way to power good causes.

Read More

Secureframe secures $56M for a platform that automates an enterprise’s compliance with standards like HIPAA and SOC2

Meeting compliance standards like HIPAA and SOC 2 can be a critical — and often mandatory — part of the matrix of boxes that need to be ticked when securing an organization, but it’s also one of the more thorny

Read More

Groundfloor steps up its real estate debt crowdfunding platform with fresh capital

Crowdfunding has become an increasingly popular way for companies to raise capital, and investors are taking notice. Groundfloor, the first real estate crowdfunding platform to gain regulatory approval, announced today that it raised its first round of institutional capital since

Read More

Meta’s ‘Horizon’ Social VR Platform Surpasses 300,000 Users in 3 Months

Meta opened its Horizon Worlds social VR platform in December, rolling out its proto-metaverse project to Quest users in the US and Canada. During an all-hands company call this past week—where CEO Mark Zuckerberg dubbed Meta employees ‘metamates’—the company announced

Read More

Egypt’s e-commerce platform Wasla nabs $9 million from retail finance provider Contact

Contact Financial Holding, Egypt’s non-bank consumer finance provider, has invested $9 million in the country’s ecommerce super-app Wasla, setting the stage for the rollout of new online shopping capabilities, products and regional expansion. Contact has been in the business of

Read More

Vicarius raises $24M to build out its vulnerability remediation platform

Vicarius, a New York-based startup that has developed an autonomous vulnerability remediation platform, has raised $24 million in Series A funding to protect organizations from the next major supply-chain attack. The current vulnerability remediation situation isn’t working, Vicarius tells TechCrunch.

Read More

Shopware, an e-commerce platform that powers 100K brands, raises its first outside funding: $100M from PayPal and Carlyle

The e-commerce boom that started with the Covid-19 pandemic shows little sign of slowing down, and today a company called Shopware, which provides a set of open source tools to power online shopping experiences for some 100,000 mid-sized and larger

Read More

3 views: How should creators weigh monetization strategies in the platform era?

The scrap between Joe Rogan, Spotify, and their detractors has resurfaced the simmering debate concerning creator monetization. Given that creators include everyone TikTok performers mega-podcasters, YouTube celebrities, and Instagram influencers, no single revenue model will work for them all. But

Read More