HiddenLayer emerges from stealth to protect AI models from attacks

As AI-powered services like OpenAI’s GPT-3 grow in popularity, they become an increasingly attractive attack vector. Even shielded behind an API, hackers can attempt to reverse-engineer the models underpinning these services or use “adversarial” data...

The rise of API-first companies, in fintech and beyond

Welcome to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by the daily TechCrunch+ column where it gets its name. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here. API-first companies aren’t a new thing, but I have been paying...

How Plaid’s CTO grew his engineering team 17.5x in 4 years

When you first launch a startup, you’re just trying to build a product and get it to market. The first group of engineers has an “all hands on deck” mentality, and they’ll do whatever needs to be done to make the product happen. But as your...