The Shade Room is profitable and not interested in acquisition

 Angelica Nwandu, creator of The Shade Room, joined our own Anthony Ha on the stage of TechCrunch Disrupt to discuss the growth of her Instagram-first gossip blog. Despite growing The Shade Room to 9.3 million Instagram followers and profitability, Nwandu says she has no interest in an acquisition. Nwandu attributes her success to meme culture — the ability for large groups to effect… Read More

Cadre and Point are betting that the best way to innovate in real estate is to disrupt the market

 On the stage of TechCrunch Disrupt, the founders of two of the hottest startups in real estate, Cadre and Point articulated the inefficiencies of today’s real estate markets and expressed optimism in their ability to use innovative markets to benefit investors and homeowners respectively. Cadre is an exclusive startup that connects real estate investors to top deals while Point… Read More

Oscar Health’s CEO believes the U.S. has a moral obligation to provide healthcare to its citizens

 Health insurance in the US is broken. That much seems to be regarded as a universal truth. Oscar Health co-founder and CEO Mario Schlosser acknowledged that the system is need of some major fixes this afternoon during a panel at Disrupt New York. And the country, he added, certainly has a ways to go in order to address those key shortcomings. Asked whether the United States has a moral… Read More