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Overly misjudged, Hagg and Kristen brings you The Kristen Wage Show today. In the meantime, mark the calendar for September 23 at 10:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM EDT when we bring you our Twitter private spaces, “Immigration Law for Startups‘, which includes Sophie Alcorn, Silicon Valley-based attorney and TechCrunch + columnist. Sophie will discuss issues related to immigration and answer questions relevant to startup founders and workers.
Top Tech Crunch 3
- No moonlight for you: Wipro, an IT services company, has fired 300 employees that it found were also working in other similar jobs, including competitors, Manly… masculine reports.
- Tape for phone plans: Gradient Ventures and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi backed Gigs with $20 million, pee Writes. The company enables other companies to become a mobile virtual network operator, which is a great way to say mobile subscription plans.
- Criticism after chaos: Private equity firm Vector Capital pumped $100m into Malwarebytes, a cybersecurity firm, ‘weeks after laying off 125 employees’ Carly Writes.
Startups and VC
Managing cap and equity schedules in high-growth companies can be complicated (and sometimes messy), a fact that founders and employees often discover too late, Ingrid reports. This has triggered a wave of companies building software to help, and today one of the leading European companies in this package is announcing some funding to support its growth. Ledgy designs ceiling schedule management software specifically for companies and their employees who work in multiple countries and has raised $22 million.
If you’ve experienced any form of harassment on Twitter in the past couple of years, you’ve probably heard of Block Party. And if you’re not, you’re in luck! The company behind the tool just raised $4.8 million in an initial round, according to reports Amanda.
Well, well, take it your way. A few:
Dear Sophie: My EB-2 priority date will be two years late! What should I do?
Today Sophie answered three questions about green cards in the EB-1A category for Exceptional Ability and Multinational Managers, EB-2 NIW and with PERM, as well as EB-3 Professional. This is the first:
I was very soon! My priority date for my EB-2 permanent resident registration application was only nine days from the date listed in the September 2022 visa bulletin, but now the date on the October 2022 visa bulletin is over two years old!
I’m a software engineer and I wanted to get my green card before I changed my job, but now I’m reconsidering my way. The only thing holding me back is that I’ve heard that employees will be fined if they leave their employer before they actually get a green card.
What is your advice?
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Big Tech Inc.
It was kind of a feature of Google today. Evan He wrote about the integration of Google Assistant and Calendar reminders with Google Tasks, in what he called “the latest move of the app cleanup engine.” then Sarah He had one about some new research tools for eco-conscious travelers. while, Brian I got news from the Framework, which is partnering with Google to create a user-fixable Chromebook.