A comprehensive list of 2023 & 2024 tech layoffs

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The tech-wide reckoning that began in 2022 and ran all through into 2023 has continued into this yr. And whereas 2024’s losses will not be at that scale, they’re nonetheless vital, pushed by massive names like Pixar, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla and TikTok. It stays to be seen if this yr’s layoff traits comply with final yr’s, through which layoffs slowed down in the summertime, earlier than cuts began ramping up yet again towards the winter.

Momentum for a tech sector rebound stays gradual to construct, outdoors of vibrant spots inside synthetic intelligence and adjoining corporations, leading to tech corporations persevering with to chop again on their workforces and pivot from a development mindset to 1 based mostly on effectivity within the face of cussed market situations.

However tracking these layoffs helps us to grasp the impression on innovation, which corporations are going through robust pressures and who is obtainable to rent for the companies fortunate to be rising proper now. Sadly, it additionally serves as a reminder of the deeply human impression of layoffs and how risk profiles could evolve from here

Beneath you’ll discover a complete checklist of all of the identified layoffs in tech that began final yr, to be up to date month-to-month. When you have a tip on a layoff, contact us here. If you happen to desire to stay nameless, you possibly can contact us here.

The ultimate complete of layoffs for 2023 ended up being 262,735, according to Layoffs.fyi. Tech layoffs performed in 2023 had been 59% increased than 2022’s complete, in keeping with the info within the tracker. And 2024 is off to a tough begin regardless of not reaching the height of final yr’s first quarter cutbacks.

Information visualization by Miranda Halpern, created with Flourish

March 2024

Synctera

Has made cuts to its employees, the company confirmed to TechCrunch. A report in Fintech Enterprise Weekly estimates that 17 folks, or about 15% of the corporate, had been impacted. 

ShopBack

Is chopping 195 roles in an effort to turn into extra sustainable, CEO Henry Chan wrote in a blog post. The layoffs impression practically 1 / 4 of its employees.

Airmeet

Reportedly eliminated 20% of its total workforce in its second restructuring effort previously yr.

Chipper Money

Carried out one other spherical of layoffs impacting 20 staff, CEO Ham Serunjogi announced in a blog post

Textio

Has reportedly cut 16% of its staff in a strategic transfer to assist its Textio Raise product. 

Stash

Is reportedly shedding around 25% of its workforce. In response to Axios, the cuts have an effect on roughly 80 folks.

Phantom Auto

Is shutting down after failing to secure new funding, TechCrunch has learned. The distant driving startup, which had minimize employees final yr, employed a bit of greater than 100 folks.

IBM

Is reportedly slashing its advertising and communications employees. The corporate beforehand introduced a technique to exchange upwards of 8,000 jobs with AI.

Inscribe.ai

Minimize just below 40% of its employees, equating to dozens of staff, the company confirmed to TechCrunch.

Turnitin

Laid off around 15 people earlier this year, following feedback from CEO Chris Caren that the corporate would be capable to cut back 20% of its headcount due to AI.

Sorare

Laid off 13% of its employees based mostly in its New York workplace because the web3 fantasy sports activities platform focuses on its Paris headquarters, a source familiar with the matter told TechCrunch.

Melio

Is eliminating roughly 7% of its workforce as a part of organizational restructuring. The fintech unicorn final performed layoffs in August 2022.

ONE

Is chopping about 13% of its workforce, affecting 40 staff. It’s the second round of layoffs for the battery startup in latest months.

Challenge Ronin

Is shutting down, resulting in a “permanent mass layoff” impacting round 150 staff.

February 2024

Fisker

Plans to put off 15% of its workforce and says it seemingly doesn’t have sufficient money available to outlive the subsequent 12 months.

EA

Minimize 5% of its workforce, impacting 670 staff, because it strikes away from the “development of future licensed IP.”

Bumble

Is letting go of about 350 staff, accounting for 30% of its workforce.

Apple

Is probably going cutting hundreds of employees who labored on the corporate’s autonomous electrical automobile venture now that the trouble has stopped, TechCrunch has discovered.

Sony

Is shedding 900 employees from its PlayStation unit, affecting 8% of the division’s workforce. Insomniac Video games, Naughty Canine, Guerrilla and Firesprite studios will also be impacted.

Expedia

Will reportedly cut 1,500 roles in 2024, primarily in its Product & Expertise division, accounting for greater than 8% of the corporate’s workforce.

Finder

Eradicated roughly 60 employees, or 17% of its workforce. It’s the monetary startup’s third main layoff spherical previously 12 months.

Rivian

Is shedding 10% of its salaried workforce in a bid to chop prices in an more and more robust marketplace for EVs.

Meati Meals

Will lay off 13% of its workforce as it really works to “construct a financially sustainable enterprise,” CEO Phil Graves told TechCrunch exclusively.

Cisco

Introduced it’ll eradicate 5% of its staff, impacting more than 4,000 people.

Toast

Will lay off about 550 workers in a transfer designed to advertise “working expense effectivity.”

Instacart

Introduced in an SEC submitting that it’ll lay off roughly 250 employees as a part of a restructuring effort.

Mozilla

Is scaling again its funding in quite a few merchandise, TechCrunch has discovered, leading to layoffs that will affect roughly 60 employees.

Grammarly

Is shedding 230 employees worldwide as a part of the corporate’s efforts to advance its give attention to “the AI-enabled workplace of the future.”

Getaround

Is chopping 30% of its North American workforce as a part of a restructuring.

Amazon

Is reportedly cutting jobs in its healthcare companies One Medical and Amazon Pharmacy. The variety of impacted roles is at present unknown.

DocuSign

Introduced plans to eradicate 6% of its workforce, largely impacting the corporate’s gross sales and advertising divisions.

Snap

Introduced plans to cut 10% of its workforce, impacting roughly 500-plus staff, in an effort to “cut back hierarchy.”

Polygon Labs

Has laid off 60 employees, or about 19% of its employees, CEO Marc Boiron introduced in a blog post.

Okta

Is laying off approximately 400 employees. The layoffs come nearly precisely a yr to the day after Okta introduced plans to chop about 300 staff.

January 2024

Thinx

Will lay off 95 workers in New York Metropolis, in keeping with a submitting with the New York Division of Labor.

Proofpoint

Is shedding about 6% of its global workforce, or 280 staff, the corporate confirmed to TechCrunch.

Wattpad

Carried out another round of layoffs earlier this month, amounting to roughly 15% of its workforce, a supply aware of the state of affairs advised TechCrunch. 

Block

Is reportedly laying off around 1,000 people within the Money App, foundational and Sq. arms of Block.

PayPal

Has reportedly begun company-wide layoffs. Whereas it’s unclear how many individuals can be affected, one supply advised TechCrunch it was anticipated to be within the “1000’s.”

Aurora Photo voltaic

Has laid off 20% of its staff of about 1,000 folks, TechCrunch completely discovered. The cuts to the software program startup come regardless of file development within the photo voltaic business final yr.

iRobot

Is laying off 350 people, or one-third of its headcount, after Amazon’s bid to amass the Roomba-maker shuttered. Longtime CEO Colin Angle has additionally stepped down.

Salesforce

Is reportedly laying off 700 workers, or round 1% of its employees. This comes after the corporate had a significant reduction of 10% of its workforce in 2023.

Flexport

Is reportedly planning to cut around 20% of its staff within the subsequent few weeks. The corporate introduced comparable cuts in October, when founder Ryan Petersen returned as CEO and slashed its workforce by 20%.

Microsoft

Is laying off 1,900 employees throughout its gaming divisions following its acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Blizzard president Mike Ybarra introduced he may even be stepping down.

Swiggy

Is cutting about 400 jobs, 7% of its workforce, because the meals supply startup seeks to carry additional enhancements to its funds forward of a deliberate IPO later this yr.

Aurora

Laid off dozens of workers, in keeping with sources aware of the choice. The autonomous automobile expertise firm has since confirmed that about 3% of its workforce has been laid off.

eBay

Will lay off 9% of the company’s workforce, affecting about 1,000 full-time staff. In a blog post, the corporate additionally plans to chop contract roles within the coming months.

SAP

Introduced it intends to supply voluntary buyouts or job changes to eight,000 staff amid restructuring.

Brex

Laid off 20% of its staff, affecting 282 employees. In a blog post, Co-CEO Pedro Franceschi stated that the corporate is prioritizing “long-term pondering and possession over short-term good points in our comp construction.”

TikTok

Eradicated around 60 jobs throughout the U.S. in Los Angeles, New York, and Austin along with layoffs in worldwide markets. The affected roles, in keeping with NPR’s preliminary reporting, are largely in gross sales and promoting.

Vroom

Is cutting 90% of its employees because it shuts down its on-line used automobile market and shifts sources into two enterprise items: one centered on auto financing and the opposite on AI-powered analytics.

Riot Video games

Is laying off 11% of its workforce, affecting about 530 staff, as the corporate focuses on “fewer, high-impact tasks.” The League of Legends maker can be sunsetting its five-year-old publishing group, Riot Forge.

Wayfair

Is eliminating 13% of its global workforce, affecting 1,650 staff, in a restructuring effort aimed toward chopping layers of administration.

YouTube

Will eliminate 100 employees, a spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch, as a part of a restructuring effort in its creator administration and operations groups.

Google

Is shedding “hundreds” of employees in its promoting gross sales group, in keeping with a leaked memo. The cuts come every week after the corporate did sweeping layoffs throughout its {hardware} groups. And extra layoffs will come all year long, as CEO Sundar Pichai told the company in a memo obtained by the Verge.

Misplaced Boys Interactive

Reportedly laid off a “sizable” number of employees January 12. The sport developer studio was acquired by Borderlands maker Gearbox in 2022.

Pixar

Goes to put off staff in 2024, TechCrunch exclusively learned, with the whole impacted staff doubtlessly reaching as excessive as 20% of the animation studio’s 1,300 individual workforce. The cutbacks come as Disney appears to be like to cut back the studio’s output because it struggles to attain profitability in streaming.

Audible

Is shedding 5% of its workforce, citing an “more and more difficult panorama,” in keeping with a leaked memo obtained by Enterprise Insider.

Discord

Is shedding 17% of its staff, impacting 170 folks. In an inner memo obtained by the Verge, Discord CEO Jason Citron blamed the cuts on the corporate rising too rapidly.

Google

Laid off hundreds of employees throughout its Google Assistant division and the group that manages Pixel, Nest and Fitbit {hardware}. The corporate confirmed to TechCrunch that Fitbit co-founders James Park and Eric Friedman are additionally exiting.

Amazon

Is shedding “several hundreds” of employees at Prime Video and MGM Studios, in keeping with a memo obtained by TechCrunch. The cuts come days after the 500 layoffs at Amazon’s Twitch.

Twitch

Is reportedly laying off 500 employees, 35% of its present employees, amid a continued battle to attain profitability within the face of rising prices and group backlash. The pending layoffs come after a whole lot extra staff had been laid off in 2023.

Treasure Monetary

Confirmed to TechCunch that layoffs, performed in December, had impacted 14 staff, accounting for 60% to 70% of the corporate, in keeping with a number of sources.

Duolingo

Confirmed it cut 10% of its contractor workforce on the finish of 2023 because it turns to AI to streamline content material manufacturing and translations beforehand dealt with by people.

Hire the Runway

Will minimize about 10% of corporate roles because it goes by means of a restructuring plan following Anushka Salinas’ deliberate resignation as working chief and president on the finish of January.

Unity

Is reducing its workforce by about 25%, or 1,800 folks. The online game engine maker went by means of three rounds of layoffs in 2023.

Pitch

Laid off two-thirds of its staff because the German startup, which constructed collaborative presentation software program, appears to be like to pursue a “utterly totally different path.” CEO and co-founder Christian Reber additionally stepped down.

BenchSci

The AI and biomedical startup reportedly minimize 17% of its workforce January 8, citing “shifts in the economic environment,” in a LinkedIn submit saying the layoffs. 

Flexe

Eradicated 38% of its staff January 8 as the web retail logistics firm follows up after conducting layoffs in September 2023.

NuScale

Introduced January 8 it’s shedding 28% of its staff, or 154 employees, because the small modular nuclear reactor firm shifts its focus to “key strategic areas.”

Trigo

Is reportedly shedding 15% of its workforce centered on pc imaginative and prescient for retailers.

InVision

Is shutting down on the finish of 2024 after a 12 yr run. The design collaboration startup was as soon as valued at nearly $2B.

VideoAmp

Is shedding nearly 20% of its workforce because it tries to keep up its battle with Nielsen over media measurement. CEO Ross McCray stepped down from the corporate.

Orca Safety

Is shedding roughly 15% of its staff, totaling 60 staff. The Israel-based unicorn reportedly plans to maneuver some impacted staff into different positions on the firm.

Frontdesk

Laid off its complete 200-person workforce January 2 after makes an attempt to lift extra capital failed, TechCrunch exclusively learned. The mass layoff comes simply seven months after the startup acquired rival Zencity

Information visualization by Miranda Halpern, created with Flourish

December 2023

ShareChat

Is chopping 15% of its workforce in a “strategic restructuring” effort for 2024.

Insightec

Is reportedly shedding 100 employees, with 60 from the corporate’s Israel headquarters.

Udaan

Reportedly laid off up to 150 employees in a restructuring effort. This month, the business-to-business e-commerce startup scored $340 million in new funding.

Enphase

Is decreasing their workforce by around 10%, impacting roughly 350 contractors and staff, president and CEO Badri Kothandaraman wrote in a weblog submit December 18.

Arm Holdings PLC

Reportedly laid off more than 70 software engineers in China and can relocate some roles.

Supply Hero

Is shutting down operations in Taiwan and Turkey and plans to eradicate roles at its Berlin headquarters, the corporate stated December 18.

eBay

Is reportedly eliminating nearly 10% of its workforce in Israel. It’s the corporate’s second spherical of layoffs this yr.

Intel

Will minimize 235 employees at its Folsom workplace campus on the finish of the yr, the corporate reported to state employment officers December 15.

Superpedestrian

Is shutting down its U.S.-based shared scooter operation and exploring a sale of its European enterprise, TechCrunch has exclusively learned

Bolt

Confirmed it laid off 29% of its staff December 15. The e-commerce firm identified for its one-click checkout expertise was at one time the topic of a federal probe.

Cruise

In an announcement obtained exclusively by TechCrunch, the embattled self-driving automobile firm is chopping 900 employees, or 24% of its workforce, per a December 14 e-mail from new president and CTO Mo Elshenawy.

Etsy

Is shedding 11% of its workforce. In a letter to staff December 13, CEO Josh Silverman cited a “very difficult macro and aggressive atmosphere.”

Chipper Money

Has reportedly laid off 15 people throughout numerous departments. It will be the fintech unicorn’s fourth spherical of layoffs this yr.

SmileDirectClub

Has shut down three months after submitting for Chapter 11 chapter, citing $900 million of debt. 

Sunfolding

Is reportedly winding down its operations. On its web site, Y Combinator categorizes Sunfolding as an “inactive” firm.

Zulily

Will lay off more than 500 employees after closing success facilities in Ohio and Nevada in February 2024.

D2iQ

Is shutting down its operations and promoting its belongings to Nutanix.

Environment

Has reportedly eliminated a big a part of its workforce. The business-focused streaming TV service raised $100 million in 2022.

Tidal

Is shedding more than 10% of its staff, the corporate confirmed to TechCrunch December 7. 

ZestMoney

Is shutting down operations. The Goldman Sachs-backed “purchase now, pay later” startup was as soon as valued at $450 million. 

Navan

Is cutting about 145 roles because the journey startup beforehand referred to as TripActions plans to turn into public.

Incredibuild

Is shedding 20% of its workforce. The software program improvement startup beforehand raised $35 million in a Collection B funding in 2022.

Invoice

Will minimize round 15% of its workforce, the corporate introduced December 5, and shut its Sydney workplace to extend profitability.

CourseHero

Introduced December 5 it eliminated 23 employees throughout engineering, operations and improvement. 

Pivo

Shut down operations December 5. The Nigerian fintech startup beforehand raised $2 million in a seed spherical.

Twilio

Introduced hundreds of job cuts December 4, amounting to five% of the corporate’s workforce.

Spotify

Is eliminating about 1,500 jobs, the corporate introduced December 4. This marks Spotify’s third spherical of layoffs this yr.

Bending Spoons

Has laid off the entire staff of Filmic, the group behind widespread video and photo-editing apps that Bending Spoons acquired in July.

November 2023

Zepz

Minimize 30 roles November 30 after the fintech unicorn eradicated 26% of its workforce earlier this yr. 

Domo

Made reductions to 7% of employees, along with reductions in its contract workforce, CEO Joshua G. James introduced within the firm’s Q3 earnings call November 30.

Mojo

Is shedding 20% of its staff, the corporate introduced to employees November 30. The A-Rod and Marc Lore-founded sports activities betting startup beforehand raised $100 million.

Loco

Is chopping its workforce by about 36%, co-founders Anirudh Pandita and Ashwin Suresh introduced at a November 30 city corridor.

Unity

Is shedding 265 workers November 29 after eliminating its Wētā Digital division, which it acquired in 2021.

Tier Mobility

Is chopping roughly 22% of its staff, CEO and co-founder Lawrence Leuschner introduced November 28.

Dataminr

Is shedding about 20% of its staff beginning November 28, citing “the latest speedy developments of our AI platform,” in keeping with a memo from founder and CEO Ted Bailey.

Multiverse

Will lay off practically a third of their U.S. staff. It’s the second spherical of layoffs on the U.Ok.-based unicorn firm in simply over a month.

ONE

Is chopping its workforce by around 25% November 27, citing “market situations” affecting the EV battery startup.

ByteDance

Began mass layoffs November 27 in its gaming division, Nuverse, after two years of tepid efficiency. The variety of affected staff is unknown.

Veev

Is closing up shop, in keeping with a number of studies, after reaching unicorn status in 2022.

Tulip

Laid off 25 staff, CEO Ali Asaria announced November 24.

Anar

Is shutting down operations and returning capital to traders, CEO Nishank Jain announced November 23.

Alerzo

Minimize 100 workers November 21, reportedly attributable to will increase in automation. The latest layoffs come after Alzero minimize 15% of its workforce earlier this yr and 5% in 2022.

C3.ai

Reportedly cut jobs throughout departments November 20, citing a necessity to cut back prices. Folks aware of the matter advised Bloomberg that a number of impacted staff obtained only one month of severance.

Jodo

Reportedly minimize around 100 roles throughout engineering, buyer success, information and gross sales November 20.

Amazon

Is reportedly shedding “several hundred” staff of their Alexa division and its freshly launched Synthetic Common Intelligence group.

FreshBooks

Laid off 6% of their workforce November 17 as the corporate shuts down operations in Raleigh, North Carolina. President Mark Girvan and CEO Don Epperson are additionally leaving the corporate.

Beamery 

Is reportedly cutting 25% of its workforce amid a bigger restructuring and cost-cutting effort.

Paystack

Laid off 33 employees in Europe and Dubai November 16 as the corporate cuts down on operations outdoors of Africa.

Sega

Is reportedly planning to “phase out” 80 temporary workers by 2024. The corporate is now going through an unfair labor observe criticism, with employees alleging the layoffs are retaliation for unionizing.

Chewy

Laid off more than 200 employees November 14. The cuts impression roles in HR, recruiting, information, enterprise intelligence, plus administrators and better managers.

Amazon

Is chopping “simply over 180” roles in its gaming division, VP Christoph Hartmann wrote in an email to staff November 13.

Carta

Is reportedly cutting more of its workforce. The variety of positions affected are unknown, however it could be the unicorn startup’s third layoff spherical this yr.

Pico

Is chopping a “few hundred” roles, an individual aware of the matter advised TechCrunch November 9. ByteDance’s Oculus challenger held an inner assembly saying it’s halting its growth this week.

Cruise

Began laying off contingent workers who supported driverless operations November 9. These layoffs got here after the corporate recalled 950 robotaxis and lost key commercial permits to function in California.

Snap

Laid off fewer than 20 project managers November 8. CNBC reported that Snap’s vice chairman of engineering, ​​Nima Khajehnouri, may even be leaving.

Amazon

Began cutting workers in its music streaming division in Latin America, North America and Europe, the corporate confirmed November 8.

Google

Confirmed November 8 it eliminated “a small number of roles” in its client assist employees, Google Customers & Merchandise.

Virgin Galactic

Stated in a memo to employees November 8 it’s cutting costs and reducing staff. The variety of staff impacted is at present unknown.

Ubisoft Montreal

Confirmed November 7 it’ll cut 98 roles in enterprise administration and IT. Ubisoft stated 124 positions can be eradicated total throughout Canada, together with reductions in its international IT group and its VFX studio, Hybride.

Nextdoor

Revealed in its Q3 earnings that it’s decreasing its workforce by 25%.

Past Meat

Introduced cuts November 6 affecting around 19% of its non-production staff. The plant-based meat firm says it’ll additionally overview its complete international operations for cost-cutting alternatives. 

Ava Labs

Is chopping 12% of its workforce, CEO Emin Gün Sirer confirmed November 6.

OpenSea

Laid off about 50% of its staff, the corporate confirmed November 3. CEO Devin Finzer posted a statement on X saying the NFT market is now centered on “OpenSea 2.0.”

Starz

Is shedding more than 10% of its staff forward of the corporate spinning out from Lionsgate, CEO Jeffrey Hirsch introduced November 3. The community and streaming app may even exit Australia and the U.Ok.

Faire 

Laid off about 250 people November 3 as a part of restructuring. The wholesale market raised a $416 million extension at a $12.6 billion valuation final yr.

Niu

Confirmed to TechCrunch November 3 that it’s issuing a spherical of layoffs affecting about 10% of their workforce, citing “fierce competitors.”

100 Thieves

Is decreasing its workforce by 20%, CEO John Robinson announced November 2. The esports model is spinning out its recreation studio in addition to its power drink model, Juvee.

OpenSpace

Carried out a spherical of layoffs, CEO Jeevan Kalanithi announced November 2. The variety of staff impacted by the layoffs has but to be reported.

Informatica

Is shedding 10% of its global workforce, the cloud information administration firm introduced in its Q3 outcomes November 1.

Splunk

Is ready to chop around 500 employees CEO Gary Steele stated in a message to staff November 1 forward of its deliberate acquisition by Cisco.

October 2023

Bungie

Is shedding about 100 staff, CEO Pete Parsons announced 10/30. The Sony-owned recreation studio can be delaying two of its upcoming titles in consequence.

Karat

Reportedly minimize an estimated 10% of its workforce October 27 after the monetary startup for creators raised a $70 million Collection B spherical earlier this yr.

Hippo

Plans to eliminate 120 roles, the corporate stated in an SEC submitting October 30.

Liberty Mutual

Plans to chop 850 members of its staff, the insurance coverage firm confirmed October 27.

Salsify

Minimize 110 jobs and are shifting some roles overseas, CEO and co-founder Jason Purcell introduced October 25.

Slync

Is shutting down, months after its former CEO Chris Kirchner was arrested on fraud expenses and sued the corporate to pay for his authorized payments.

Shipt

Introduced October 24 in an organization assertion that it laid off 3.5% of their workforce and can shut many open roles.

Pebble

The X alternative beforehand referred to as T2 introduced October 24 that it’s shutting down its operations.

Nokia

Introduced October 19 that it’ll minimize up to 14,000 jobs, or 16% of its workforce, following a large dip in Q3.

Roblox China

Cut 15 roles on October 24, two years after the joint effort with Tencent abruptly paused its service.

Tropic

Eradicated 26 roles, CEO David Campbell confirmed in a LinkedIn post October 21.

Convoy

Is halting operations attributable to a “huge freight recession,” CEO Dan Lewis announced in a memo October 19, every week after shedding 20% of its workforce.

LegalZoom

Plans to put off more than 100 workers in its gross sales division, the corporate disclosed in a Employee Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act letter.

Plume

Laid off more than two dozen workers, TechCrunch discovered October 18, a few yr after the trans healthcare startup raised a $24 million Collection B. 

Google

Eradicated at least 40 roles in its information division, Google confirmed October 18.

Expedia Group

Minimize round 100 jobs, Skift reports, in its second spherical of layoffs in latest months. The cuts reportedly impacted staff throughout information and AI.

Stack Overflow

Laid off 28% of its staff, greater than seemingly impacting 100 folks, the Prosus-owned firm introduced October 16.

Bandcamp

Eradicated 50% of its staff on October 16 after possession modified from online game firm Epic to music licensing platform Songtradr. 

LinkedIn

Confirmed October 16 that it’ll minimize 668 more jobs, bringing the whole to almost 1,400 this yr, with the majority of the newest cuts impacting these with R&D roles.

Flexport

On October 13 started shedding 20% of its workers, about 600 folks, because it prepares for restructuring, and continues a cost-cutting marketing campaign that started with rescinding provides and dealing to lease workplace house.

Qualcomm

Is chopping 1,258 jobs in two of its California workplaces. In response to a filing with the California Employment Development Department, the semiconductor firm plans to make the reductions in December.

Blue Origin

Laid off 40 folks October 10, together with software program engineers and program managers, in keeping with The Information.

Sew Repair

Will lay off 558 employees after the private styling subscription service closes a distribution middle in Dallas.

Synapse

Confirmed October 6 that it had laid off 86 people, about 40% of the a16z-backed fintech firm. Earlier within the yr, Synapse laid off 18% of its staff after its development slowed.

Chicken

Issued a new round of layoffs after buying Spin, in keeping with an e-mail interim CEO Michael Washinushi despatched to the corporate. The layoffs got here one week after the company was delisted from the New York Stock Exchange, and the precise quantity stays unknown. 

Qualtrics

Introduced on October 4 that 780 roles are being eliminated and that “a number of hundred” roles are altering or shifting places in 2024. 

Hopper

Is decreasing its full-time employees by 30%, amounting to 250 job cuts, the corporate announced October 3.

Chainalysis

Introduced October 2 that it’s shedding around 15% of its workforce, affecting roughly 150 staff.

September 2023

IronNet

In a regulatory submitting revealed September 29, the cybersecurity startup has ceased all business activities because it prepares for Chapter 7 chapter and has laid off its remaining employees. 

Naughty Canine

Is reportedly chopping at the least 25 contract builders, two sources aware of the state of affairs advised Kotaku.

Epic Video games

Introduced on September 28 that the Fortnite maker is laying off 16% of its workforce, amounting to 870 folks.

Talkdesk

An impacted worker confirmed on September 27 that at the least 140 folks, if no more, had been affected by Talkdesk’s third round of layoffs in lower than 14 months.

Byju’s

Introduced on September 26, the corporate plans to cut 5,000 jobs attributable to restructuring efforts. The startup has eradicated greater than 10,000 positions previously two years.

Roblox

Confirmed to TechCrunch on September 21, Roblox let go of 30 employees in its expertise acquisition group. No different groups are impacted.

Divvy Houses

Introduced on September 11 that it’s laying off 94 employees.

Sensor Tower

Introduced on September 8 that it laid off approximately 40 people out of the 270+ on the firm, together with C-suite executives.

Roku

Introduced September 6 that it plans to lay off approximately 10% of its workforce, representing over 300 staff.

August 2023

Malwarebytes

Introduced on August 31 that it laid off 100 employees, primarily impacting company staff.

Twiga

Introduced on August 21 that it’s laying off 283 employees, or 33% of its workforce.

SecureWorks

Introduced on August 14 that it’ll let go of 15% of its workforce, impacting about 300 employees. That is the corporate’s second spherical of layoffs this yr.

CoinDesk

Introduced on August 14 that it is cutting 16% of staff.

NCC Group

Confirmed on August 10 that it is making more layoffs, its second spherical of layoffs in simply six months. The corporate declined to say what number of staff are affected by this spherical of cuts. NCC Group minimize 125 staff in February.

Rapid7

Introduced on August 9 that it plans to lay off 18% of its workforce, affecting more than 400 employees globally.

Cell Premier League

Introduced on August 8 that it’s laying off approximately 50% of its employees or 350 folks.

Astra

Introduced on August 4 that it has laid off 25% of its workforce for the reason that starting of the quarter.

Discord

Announced on August 3 that it has let go of practically 40 staff or 4% of its workforce.

HackerOne

Introduced on August 2 that it’s shedding 12% of its workforce, approximately 50 employees.

Tekion

Introduced on August 2 by Inc42, the startup laid off around 300 employees or 10% of its workforce. Of the 300 staff being let go, about 200 had been from Tekion’s India workplace.

Planet

Introduced on August 1 that it’s shedding 117 employees, or 10% of staff.

July 2023

Dunzo

Introduced July 19 that it’s suspending worker salaries for a month and plans a brand new wave of layoffs as soon as July 20. Dunzo executives knowledgeable staff that they are going to seemingly be chopping over 200 jobs, in what can be its third layoff this yr. The corporate has eradicated about 400 jobs this yr to date.

Cameo

Introduced on July 18 that it intends to lay off 80 workers.

Talent-Lync

Introduced on July 13 that the Indian startup has laid off 20% of its workforce, round 225 staff.

Crunchbase

Introduced on LinkedIn on July 9 that the corporate is laying off 52 employees.

Microsoft

Introduced July 10 that the corporate is eliminating additional jobs a week after the start of its 2023 fiscal year. These layoffs are along with the 10,000 layoffs announced in January.

ClickUp

Introduced on July 4 that it has laid off 10% of its workforce, about 90 folks.

June 2023

Niantic

Introduced June 29 that it laid of 230 employeesone year after it laid off round 90 staff.

Plex

Introduced June 29 that it laid off approximately 20% of its staff, or 37 staff.

Seize

Introduced the week of June 23 that it laid off more than a thousand people, or 11% of its employees.

Olx Group

Introduced on June 20 that it has cut around 800 jobs globally. The information comes as the corporate began to shut operations of its automotive enterprise nit Olx Autos in some markets.

Mojocare

Introduced on June 18 that the company will be laying off some 150 employees, a majority of the workforce.

Tada

Operated by Korean ride-sharing firm Socar’s subsidiary VCNC introduced on June 15 that it plans to let go of at least 50% of its staff or about 45 people at Tada.

Higher.com

Introduced on June 7 that it laid off its real estate team, it’s not clear how many individuals had been impacted.

Ursa Main

Not less than 14 people have been laid off from the rocket engine startup, introduced on June 7. Ursa Main didn’t reply to TechCrunch’s inquiry into the layoffs, or the variety of folks affected. In response to LinkedIn, 292 persons are listed as at present working at Ursa.

Spotify

Introduced June 5 that it’ll cut 200 jobs in its podcast unit, resulting in a workforce discount of two%. This comes just some months after the corporate introduced a significant wave of layoffs.

Could 2023

Taxfix

Introduced on Could 30 that it has laid off 20% of staff—120 employees.

Meta

Introduced Could 24 that it’s laying off about 6,000 people. In complete, about 21,000 folks have misplaced their jobs at Meta since November.

JioMart

Reliance Retail’s on-line buying platform laid off over 1,000 employees on May 22, and plans to chop as many as 9,900 extra roles over the approaching weeks.

Krebs Stamos Group

Introduced Could 18 that the consulting firm laid off six people. In April, the agency had 18 staff together with the founders. On Could 18, the location reveals solely 14 group members.

TuSimple

Introduced Could 18 that it’s laying off about 30% of employees.

Previous to the layoff, TuSimple had about 550 staff within the U.S. and submit discount in pressure the corporate may have about 220, in keeping with the corporate.

Nuro

Introduced Could 12 that it will lay off 30%, or about 340 employees throughout the corporate.

LinkedIn

Introduced Could 8 that it’s cutting 716 jobs, or about 3.6% of total employees, and can section out its native jobs app in China. Regardless of decreasing some roles, LinkedIn additionally plans to open about 250 new jobs on Could 15.

Speedy

Introduced Could 5 that Speedy (beforehand referred to as RapidAPI) has laid off another 70 employees lower than two weeks after letting go of 50% of its employees. Simply 42 folks stay on the firm, down from 230 in April, dropping a complete of 82% in headcount.

Meesho

Introduced Could 4 that it has cut 15% of its workforce, or 251 roles. This comes after its first spherical of layoffs, which eradicated 150 roles a few yr in the past.

Shopify

Introduced Could 4 that it’s laying off 20% of its workforce, impacting more than 2,000 people. It’s additionally promoting its logistics enterprise to Flexport for roughly 13% in inventory.

Bishop Fox

Introduced Could 3 that it laid off around 50 employees — or 13% of its workforce — on Could 2.

Neato Robotics

Introduced Could 1 that Vorwerk-owned Neato Robotics is shutting down, with nearly 100 employees impacted by the transfer.

April 2023

Clubhouse

Introduced April 27 that it has laid off more than 50% of staff. A spokesperson for Clubhouse declined to touch upon the variety of folks impacted by right now’s workforce discount or the variety of staff who stay on the firm. Final October, Davison told TechCrunch that Clubhouse had near 100 staff.

Dropbox

Introduced April 27 that it would be laying off 500 employees or 16% of staff.

Amazon

Introduced on April 26 that it’s shutting down its Halo Health division, effective July 31, among other divisions. The layoffs are a part of the 9,000 employees announced in March. Together with the 18,000-person layoffs announced in January, this brings the whole to 27,000 job cuts or 8% of Amazon’s company workforce this yr.

Speedy

Introduced on April 25, Speedy, beforehand referred to as RapidAPI, lays off 50% of its staff. The layoffs are believed to have impacted 115 folks.

Anthemis Group

Introduced on April 25 that it’ll lay off 16 people from its staff, or 28% of employees.

Lyft

Introduced on April 21 that employees will learn whether they have a job or not by way of an e-mail that can be despatched out April 27.

Lyft layoffs to affect 26% of workforce, or about 1,072 folks as promised on April 27.

Meta

Introduced April 18th that it’s anticipated to lay off 10,000 jobs in the coming months. That is on prime of the 11,000 jobs that were cut in November.

Redfin

Introduced April thirteenth that it has laid off 201 employees, about 4% of its workforce. That is the third time the Seattle-based actual property firm has decreased its workforce since June.

Apple

Bloomberg reported on April 3 that Apple is laying off a small number of roles on its company retail groups.

March 2023

Netflix

Introduced on March 31, Netflix confirms a “handful of layoffs,” which includes two longtime executives. The precise variety of layoffs is unclear. Netflix is scheduled to report Q1 2023 outcomes on April 18.

Roku

Introduced March 30 that it’s letting go of about 200 employees, or 6% of its workforce. The corporate had laid off 200 U.S. employees back in November.

Unacademy

Introduced March 30 that it has laid off more than 350 roles, or 12% of its workforce — simply over 4 months after chopping about 350 roles in November.

Shift Applied sciences

Introduced March 29 that it laid off 30% of its workforce in Q1 2023.

Lucid

Introduced March 28 that it’s laying off 1,300 employees, or 18% of its workforce, to be accomplished by the top of Q2 2023.

GitHub

Introduced on March 28 that it has eliminated over 100 jobs in the South Asian market, shedding nearly its complete engineering group in India. A GitHub spokesperson advised TechCrunch that the layoff is a part of the streamlining effort the agency had disclosed in February to chop roughly 10% of its workforce by finish of Q1 2023.

Disney

On March 27 in an inner memo to staff, Disney revealed there will be three rounds of layoffs, the primary starting this week. The job cuts will impression roughly 7,000 staff, which was announced in February.

Salesforce

On March 24, Bloomberg reported that more layoffs could be on the way at Salesforce, quoting chief working officer Brian Millham, who indicated that the corporate might be including to the ongoing job cutting on the CRM chief and in tech typically. If the layoffs occur, it could come on prime of the 10% cut in January.

Accenture

Introduced March 23 that it plans to cut 19,000 jobs, or 2.5% of its workforce.

Certainly

Introduced March 22 that it’ll lay off 2,200 employees, or 15% of its staff.

Roofstock

Introduced March 22 that it has laid off 27% of its staff, approximately 100 employees.

Twitch

Introduced March 20 that it’ll lay off 400 employees.

Amazon

Introduced March 20 another round of considerable layoffs, this time 9,000 people are set to lose their jobs. TechCrunch is listening to that round 10% of right now’s complete got here from AWS. As a part of the brand new spherical of layoffs, Amazon is shutting down DPReview.

Livespace

Introduced March 20 that it has laid off at least 100 employees, about 2% of the company’s workforce.

Course Hero

Introduced March 16 that it has cut 15% of staff, or 42 people.

Klaviyo

Introduced March 15 that it has laid off 140 of its staff across all teams.

Microsoft

As part of its recent announcement to layoff 10,000 folks, Microsoft laid off an entire team dedicated to guiding AI innovation that results in moral, accountable and sustainable outcomes. On March 27, Microsoft laid off 559 workers from its Bellevue and Redmond operations.

Meta

CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed rumors March 14 that the corporate can be cutting 10,000 people from its workforce and around 5,000 open roles that it had but to fill.

Y Combinator

Introduced March 13 that it’ll impact 20% of staff, or 17 team members.

Salesforce…continued

Salesforce first introduced that it was shedding 10% of the workforce in January, however some staff didn’t know till February. The week of March 10, more employees are just learning they have been laid off. Salesforce confirmed that these layoffs had been a part of the ten%.

Atlassian

Introduced on March 6, Atlassian is laying off about 500 employees, or 5% of its total workforce.

SiriusXM

Introduced on March 6, the company laid off 475 employees, or 8% of its total workforce.

Alerzo

The Nigerian B2B e-commerce platform had a headcount of greater than 2,000 earlier than a primary spherical of layoffs in September 2022. Alerzo has laid off 15% of its full-time workforce, the company confirmed on March 6, leaving about 800 staff on the startup.

Cerebral

Introduced March 1, the corporate is letting go 15% of it’s workforce — roughly 285 employees.

Waymo

Introduced March 1, Alphabet’s Waymo issued a second round of layoffs this year. Mixed with the initial cuts in January, the self-driving expertise firm has let go of 8%, or 209 staff, of its workforce.

Thoughtworks

Introduced on March 1, the company laid off about 4% of its global workforce — roughly 500 staff.

February 2023

Twitter

Introduced on February 26, the company laid off more than 200 employees, together with Esther Crawford, Haraldur Thorleifsson and Leah Culver. Since Musk took over Twitter in October final yr, the corporate’s headcount has fallen by more than 70%.

Poshmark

Introduced February 24, Poshmark confirmed with TechCrunch that less than 2% of its workforce was affected, primarily within the U.S. The corporate employs roughly 800+ staff.

Inexperienced Labs

We should not have an actual determine of what number of Inexperienced Labs plans to put off its employees. Green Labs confirmed to TechCrunch that it is conducting a round of layoffs that would impression at the least 50% of its workforce.

Chipper Money

Introduced on February 20, the African cross-border funds platform performed a second spherical of layoffs simply 10 weeks after it minimize roughly 12.5% of its workforce. Chipper Cash relieved almost one-third of its workforce, about 100 employees.

Evernote

On February 17 the company confirmed laying off 129 people.

Jumia

Introduced February 16 that it cut 20% of its staff, or more than 900 positions across its 11 markets, in This fall of 2022.

Convoy

Introduced on February 16 that it’s shuttering its Atlanta office and laying off workers as part of restructuring. That is the third time in lower than a yr that the corporate has laid off employees.

Sprinklr

Introduced on February 15 that it’ll impact 4% of its global workforce — or more than 100 employees.

iRobot

Introduced on February 13 that it’ll lay off 7% of its workforce, roughly 85 employees.

Twilio

Introduced on February 13 that it’ll impact around 17% of its global workforce, about 1,400 people.

GitHub

Introduced February 9, 10% of its staff will be impacted by means of the top of the corporate’s fiscal yr. Earlier than this announcement, which was first reported by Fortune, GitHub had about 3,000 staff.

Yahoo

Introduced on February 9, 20% of its staff, impacting 1,600 employees in its adtech enterprise. Yahoo is the father or mother firm to TechCrunch.

GitLab

Introduced February 9 that it’s reducing its headcount by 7%. The spherical of redundancies will impression round 114 folks, although that particular determine relies on its precise headcount as of February 9.

Affirm

Introduced on February 8 that it’s reducing its staff by 19%, or about 500 employees, and shutting down its crypto unit.

Zoom

Introduced the cut of 15% of its staff, or 1,300 people on February 7.

VinFast

VinFast has not shared what number of staff have been minimize, however a LinkedIn post from a former worker stated “nearly 35 roles” were affected. Introduced on February 6.

Dell

Introduced February 6, impacting 6,650 people, or 5% of worldwide workforce.

Getaround

Introduced February 2, 10% of staff — about 42 employees.

Pinterest

Introduced February 2, 150 employees impacted. That is the second job-cutting move inside weeks of the primary spherical in December 2022.

Rivian

Introduced on February 1, cutting 6% of its workforce for the second time in lower than a yr.

January 2023

SoFi Applied sciences

Introduced on January 31, cutting 65 jobs, or about 5% of its 1,300-person workforce. First reported by The Wall Road Journal.

NetApp

Introduced on January 31, impacting 8% of its staff — about 960 people.

Groupon

Impacting another 500 staff introduced on January 31. The corporate stated this new set of layoffs will be spread across the first two quarters of 2023.

Inconceivable Meals

Reportedly affecting 20% of its staff, over 100 employeesBloomberg reported first.

PayPal

Introduced on January 30, about 2,000 full-time employees, or 7% of its workforce, had been affected.

Arrival

Introduced on January 30, with a newly appointed CEO, slashing 50% of its workforce — 800 employees globally.

Waymo

The self-driving expertise unit beneath Alphabet quietly laid off workers on January 24, in keeping with The Information and several other posts on LinkedIn and Blind. It’s not but clear what number of of Waymo’s employees can be affected.

Spotify

Introduced on January 23, impacting around 6% of its global workforce — around 600 employees.

Alphabet

Google’s father or mother firm introduced laying off 6% of its global workforce on January 21, equating to 12,000 staff. These cuts impression divisions equivalent to Area 120, the Google in-house incubator and Alphabet’s robotics division, Intrinsic.

Fandom

The leisure firm introduced an unspecified variety of staff impacted throughout a number of properties on January 20. In response to a report by Variety, the company employs around 500 people, and the layoffs have affected roughly 10% of its staff throughout totally different websites.

Swiggy

Introduced plans to lay off 380 jobs on January 20 and shut down its meat market.

Sophos

Introduced on January 18, 10% of its global workforce, about 450 people were let go.

Microsoft

As introduced on January 18, 10,000 employees will be impacted.

GoMechanic

Laid off 70% of its workforce on January 18.

Clearco

Introduced on January 17, impacting 30% of staff across all teams.

ShareChat

Introduced on January 15, ShareChat laid off 20% of its workforce — or over 400 staff — only a month after eliminating more than 100 roles.

SmartNews

Introduced on January 12 a 40% reduction of its U.S. and China workforce, or around 120 people.

Intrinsic

Alphabet’s robotic software program agency, Intrinsic, is laying off 40 employees TechCrunch confirmed on January 12. Amounting to round 20% of the headcount.

Greenlight

The fintech startup providing debit playing cards to children laid off 104 employees on January 12, or over 21% of its total headcount of 485 staff.

Profession Karma

Studying navigation platform Profession Karma laid off another 22 folks on January 12 across its global and domestic workforce.

DirectTV

Introduced on January 12 plans to lay off about 10% of its management staff on January 20.

Informatica

Reported on January 11 that it’ll lay off 7% of it’s workforce, or 450 staffers globally.

Carta

Introduced on January 11, the fairness administration platform cut 10% of its staff. Judging by LinkedIn information, the layoff might have impacted round 200 staff.

Citizen

Impacting 33 staff members on January 11.

Coinbase

To cut 950 jobs, or about 20% of its workforce, and shut down “a number of” tasks, introduced on January 10. That is the second round of major layoffs at the crypto exchange, which eradicated 18% of its workforce, or practically 1,100 jobs final June.

SuperRare

The NFT market is cutting 30% of its staff, announced on January 6.

Amazon

Introduced on January 5, eliminating more than 18,000 roles. This announcement extends a previously announced spherical of layoffs in November of 2022. On January 19, the corporate introduced it could finish AmazonSmile.

Salesforce

Introduced on January 4 that it’s cutting 10% of its workforce, impacting more than 7,000 employees. A month later, some Salesforce employees had simply came upon they had been additionally part of the ten% layoff announcement.

Vimeo

Introduced on January 4, cutting 11% of its workforce.

Editor’s observe: Natasha Mascarenhas has contributed to this compilation. 


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