Category Archives: starbucks

This coffee butter-chugging startup just pulled in $19 million more in funding

 Dave Asprey, the man famous for encouraging Silicon Valley execs to put butter in his special blend of coffee, has raised another $19 million to keep on doing just that. His company and lifestyle brand Bulletproof 360 claims to make coffee free of something called mycotoxins, which is, basically, mold and can make you very ill if ingested. Asprey says about 75 percent of other brands are full… Read More

Some Starbucks are suffering from a payment outage and giving out free coffee

 This morning the TechCrunch staff woke up at our Disrupt NY hotel to find out that the Starbucks in the lobby couldn’t accept any payments – meaning they couldn’t give us coffee. A quick Twitter check showed that we weren’t the only ones – people around the country were complaining that their local Starbucks’ payment system was down this… Read More