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Daily Crunch: Did Bolt Mobility bolt? The startup left equipment and confused customers in its wake

10 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

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Monday is here, and we are excited to throw ourselves into another week of summertime tech news. Apropos summer - as the VCs stop answering their phones in favor of drinking elderflower lime martinis, playing pickleball, spelunking in the Bitcoin mines, and kite surfing (I can only assume that's what VCs do for their summer break), it gives us tech reporters a bit more time to go deeper on some of the stories and companies that have been itching our...
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The disappearance of Bolt Mobility shows how corrosive depreciation can be for IRL startups

The disappearance of Bolt Mobility shows how corrosive depreciation can be for IRL startups

10 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

With the apparent demise of Bolt Mobility, the divide between technology businesses and those that are merely tech-enabled is back at the forefront of our minds. Once a key point of discussion when the IPO market was alive , today we're sifting through what is left of the micromobility sector, now freshly depopulated to a new local maximum.
Not every great product makes for a good business. Renting fashion? Great idea, lovely product, fun service. But as Rent the Runway has demonstrated during its life as a public company , making something that people want is not always enough to cement...
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