Labs closed in the pandemic, but innovation doesn’t stop. So while some workers have the home office, engineers have the garage.
Ultranauts has been developing creative ways to hire, manage and motivate a far-flung and diverse work force for seven years.
Ten years after state agents raided his home, an engineer fights to prove he was wrongfully attacked over a computer chip start-up.
The data storage company is among several prominent start-ups going public this year as the tech industry thrives in the pandemic.
“Black Founders Matter” started out as a T-shirt design. Now, a once-jilted start-up founder is trying to turn it into a moneymaking strategy.
Current and former workers at Carta, a hot Silicon Valley fintech company, said they were belittled, excluded and punished if they spoke up.
Many start-ups and big-idea companies have rediscovered an alternative to a traditional I.P.O.
A tech start-up named for objects in “The Lord of the Rings” has become a major government contractor. But what it does is not easy to understand.
Special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, are helping them and other fledgling companies raise money and gain coveted stock listings.
It was the first known time that regulators directly interviewed a chief executive of one of the tech companies being scrutinized for potential antitrust violations.
The home rental company, which was privately valued at $31 billion, is trying to go public after its business was crushed by the pandemic.
Millions of children have flocked to the online gaming site Roblox since March. That’s helping game developers, some as young as 16, make a lot of money.
Ben Silbermann, the C.E.O., had few answers to allegations that the social media company has a culture of discrimination.
The doomsday warnings about tech start-ups failing in the pandemic have not yielded the shakeout that many expected a few months ago.
The therapy-by-text company made burner phones available for fake reviews and doesn’t adequately respect client privacy, former employees say.
Pineapple “leather,” flax seed instead of plastic: Tarform, based in Brooklyn, aims to set a standard with its retro-futuristic cafe racer.
It is less clear that tech executives’ strategy of evasive answers will continue to work now that lawmakers have begun doing their homework.
Employees past and present are challenging management, saying the company’s ethical image was an illusion.
For a start-up, not growing is basically the same as dying.
The coronavirus pandemic has drawn new business to start-ups that provide end-of-life services, from estate planning to a final tweet.
New medicines are desperately needed to treat a growing number of drug-resistant infections, but many companies developing the drugs are short on cash and investments.
The ride-hailing company’s core business has struggled in the pandemic, and it is betting on growth of its Uber Eats division.
Coronavirus is just a distant memory while zipping around in a several-hundred-thousand-dollar custom van on the open road.
Companies like the stock-trading app Robinhood can seem not just careless but also predatory.
Now that the stock market has largely shrugged off the coronavirus, start-ups are scrambling to go public.
Many companies are retreating. But Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft are placing bets to get even bigger.
Three start-up veterans who created an online directory of testing sites are among a wave of volunteers contributing to the virus fight.
Previous financial crises gave rise to high-profile American companies. The spread of the coronavirus challenges entrepreneurs to meet new needs.
For all the high-minded talk among techies, their new favorite app is an invite-only (so far) social network for mingling with one another.
An investigation into Zoomd, Zoomi, Zoomy and Zoomies. Also, Zoomin. And Zoomvy and Zoomly. And …
Some young companies have turned to the government loans not for day-to-day survival but simply to buy useful time.
The tech industry can play a pivotal role in shaping our post-pandemic world.
A wave of venture capitalists is heading to quieter, less-expensive locales, where they are helping fund start-ups.
The Japanese conglomerate, which bet big on tech start-ups with its $100 billion Vision Fund, also expects its first annual loss in 15 years.
The pandemic is devastating start-ups. This matters in ways we can’t always see.
The makers of unauthorized kits designed for consumers to collect their own saliva or throat swabs faced scrutiny from Congress.
After a federal warning, companies have stopped marketing kits that let consumers collect their own saliva or throat swabs and send them to labs.