TechCrunch+ roundup: eVTOL takes off, pivoting with agility, when to hire a lawyer

“Where’s my flying car?” is a staple of Gen X humor, since it reaffirms the cynical viewpoint that technology frequently fails to deliver on its lofty promises. Until recently, electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles were largely consigned to...

Daily Crunch: $8.5B Amazon-MGM merger will bring thousands of titles to Prime Video

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PT, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for Thursday, March 17, 2022! We have an absolute mountain of news to climb today, so we’re going to...

Tortoise co-founder Dmitry Shevelenko: ‘You can’t do too many things at the same time’

For a company named after a slow reptile, Silicon Valley startup Tortoise has made some quick pivots into new business models over the past year. Co-founded in 2019 by ex-Uber executive Dmitry Shevelenko, the company began with a mission of being the operating system...