How to leverage usage-based billing – TechCrunch

Sanjay Manchanda Contributor Sanjay Manchanda is CMO of Chargebee. He has helped build a multibillion dollar SaaS business, scale new product businesses and delivered go-to-market and demand-gen strategies at Box and Microsoft. Challenging times for The tech and consumer industries have created a lot of buzz around “subscription fatigue.” The very model that business and … Read more

Disney+ soars to 152.1 million subscribers after adding 14.4 million in Q3 – TechCrunch

The Walt Disney Company reported on Wednesday that total Disney+ subscriptions rose to 152.1 million during the company’s third-quarter, posting better-than-expected results. The streaming service added 14.4 million subscribers in the quarter, beating expectations of 10 million. The company also announced that it has lowered its 2024 forecast for Disney+ to 215 million to 245 … Read more

‘Winter may be longer’ because unicorns won’t accept down rounds, says SoftBank leader – TechCrunch

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 pm PDT, subscribe here. Hey guys! A quick word on pitching. If you are starting your fundraising journey, apply to be part of the 2-minute life pitch practice on our TechCrunch Live series. If you’ve already … Read more

Less than 1% of Netflix’s subscribers want to play its mobile games – TechCrunch

As Netflix struggles to keep consumers subscribed to its streaming service, its mobile games venture is looking like a flop. CNBC reported that according to Apptopia, Netflix games have been downloaded 23.3 million times in total, and on average, there are 1.7 million daily users. This means that less than 1% of the streaming giant’s … Read more

Why an Atlanta-based Black influencer collective swapped their collab house for a studio – TechCrunch

From Los Angeles to Silicon Valley, a trend emerged among social media influencers and startup founders alike: move into a mansion with ten or so collaborators, work day and night together to build fame and wealth, and hope that your new roommates do their dishes. But across the country in Atlanta, a fast-growing tech hub, … Read more

Netflix’s lawsuit against the ‘Bridgerton Musical’ could change online fandom – TechCrunch

Netflix filed a lawsuit this weekend against two TikTok stars in their early twenties, Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear, alleging that their Grammy-winning “Unofficial Bridgerton Musical” project infringed on the copyright of Netflix’s original series “Bridgerton.” Early last year, the songwriting duo started penning impressive ballads about the popular Netflix show for fun, posting them … Read more