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TaxDown banks ~$3M for tech that helps people get their taxes done

Madrid-based TaxDown, which automates income tax filing by calculating regional deductions due to users so they don’t have to navigate complex tax rules themselves, has raised €2.4 million (~$3M) in seed funding. US-based FJ Labs has joined TaxDown’s investment board as it closes the seed round. It says all its previous investors participated in the…

Marco Rubio says he ‘stands with’ Amazon warehouse workers

Workers at Amazon’s Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse have already received public support from Democratic politicians ranging from Bernie Sanders to Joe Biden, the latter of whom promised to be “the most pro-union president you’ve ever seen,” late last year. Now, as many look to unionize, the team is getting some political backing from a more unexpected…

Can you beat Google with Google’s brains?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Natasha and Danny and Alex and Grace were all here to chat through the week’s biggest tech happenings. Like every week, we had to leave a lot of great stuff on the cutting-room floor. But, we did get to touch on a bunch of…

WisdomTree’s Bitcoin ETF filing joins hopefuls vying for approval By Cointelegraph

WisdomTree’s Bitcoin ETF filing joins hopefuls vying for approval New York-based asset manager WisdomTree has filed for a exchange-traded fund, or ETF, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm submitted its filing on March 11. It states the WisdomTree Bitcoin Trust would trade on Chicago Board Options Exchange’s BZX platform under the ticker…

Justin Sun postponed a $4.6 million lunch with Warren Buffett, plowed $10 million into GameStop stock, and lost out on a $69 million NFT. Here’s a look at the crypto whiz kid.

Summary List Placement Crypto whiz kid Justin Sun postponed a $4.6 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett. The Tron boss invested $10 million in GameStop and lost out on a $69 million NFT. Here are eight things to know about the 30-year-old tech entrepreneur. See more stories on Insider's business page. Crypto whiz kid Justin…