Shelley Tang
Contributing Writer, The Hustle

Tyltgo: the white label version of DoorDash

Meet Tyltgo, the same-day, white label delivery company. It’s making deliveries, and making moves.

Shelley Tang • April 26, 2021

A video-first dating app made for Gen Z

Snack, a video-first dating app, is changing how younger generations date. Less pressure, more casual flirtation.

Shelley Tang • April 19, 2021

Some serious newsletter drama is brewing at Substack

Substack -- the popular newsletter platform -- is getting massive backlash for the sponsored writers it pays big paychecks to use the platform.

Shelley Tang • March 25, 2021

Starbucks CEO’s $50m pay bump publicly rejected by shareholders

In a rare move, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson’s $50m pay raise just got vetoed by its shareholders.

Shelley Tang • March 23, 2021

Invstr raised $20m to make investing more social

Invstr -- which raised a $20m Series A -- is quickly becoming a Robinhood rival. It prioritizes financial and trading literacy above all.

Shelley Tang • March 19, 2021

Meet Cosi, a short-term stay rental startup that just raised €20m

Cosi -- which provides furnished, short-term apartment rentals -- is thriving in the era of post-pandemic travel, collecting a €20m Series A investment.

Shelley Tang • March 11, 2021

Coinbase’s $100B+ public debut, explained

Coinbase is about to have a huge $100B+ public listing. Here’s the S-1 breakdown.

Shelley Tang • March 4, 2021

AI-powered wearable tech has found its way to babies

Nanit -- an AI-powered wearable company that monitors babies’ sleep and growth -- just raised $25m.

Shelley Tang • February 24, 2021

Meet Pex: the internet’s content guardian

Pex just raised $57m from Tencent and other investors to continue its business of regulating and licensing original content online.

Shelley Tang • February 19, 2021

goPuff: The US delivery titan eyes the UK

In the business of speed 30-minute delivery, GoPuff is in talks to finalize an acquisition of UK-based Fancy.

Shelley Tang • February 17, 2021

College Cash: tackling America’s $1.7T student debt problem

College is not cheap in the US. In total, Americans owe $1.7T in debt. College Cash is trying to change that.

Shelley Tang • February 15, 2021

How’s Rihanna’s fashion empire going?

Rihanna’s Fenty clothing line (in collab with LVMH) is shuttering. The rest of her Fenty lines are going strong.

Shelley Tang • February 12, 2021

A hot Chinese social app is a new entry point for foreign brands

RED is China’s go-to app for reviews. Now, foreign brands are flocking to it.

Shelley Tang • February 11, 2021

Bumble: An IPO to swipe right on?

Bumble is about to IPO. Will the markets give it credit for its growth and mission to empower women in dating?

Shelley Tang • February 8, 2021

Where English learning meets AI

ELSA -- which just raised a $15M round -- is using AI to power its English-learning app

Shelley Tang • February 4, 2021

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