Subscribe here to receive TechCrunch's top stories and the roundup delivered straight to your inbox each day at 3:00 PDT.Welcome to Daily Crunch June 30, 2021. It's the end of the quarter. It is the end of the first half year. This is the halfway point for your New Year's resolutions. We are now entering Q3 and another earnings season. A number of companies, including Didi and SentinelOne, went public to close out the second quarter. TechCrunch's take is that we were seeing interesting pricing differences between companies in the United States and those from China. AlexTechCrunch Top 3Robinhood is fined before IPO: As we count down to Robinhood's IPO filing (long anticipated after a strong quarter), the company was today hit with $70million in fines. This was due to what the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, (FINRA) called widespread and significant customer harm.We are counting down to Robinhoods IPO filing. This was long anticipated after a strong quarter. However, Hinge Health in SF fired a board member for investing in a company it considered a competitor. This news is remarkable in its own right, but it also highlights how founder-friendly today's market is.Natasha Mascarenhas, TechCrunchs, reported that Hinge Health in SF fired a board member for investing in a company they considered a competitor. This news is remarkable by itself but also highlights how founder-friendly today's market is. Byjus leaked student dаta: Salesken.ai, a startup, is the victim of today's data breach. This server was exposed, as well as Byjus user information. Byjus, an Indian edtech firm, is highly valued. TechCrunch calls Salesken customer relationship technology. This helps to explain why Salesken might have had data from the other company. There is no excuse.Startups/VCLet's get started with our startup coverage by sharing three stories that are space-related:Next, the creator economy.Pietra raises $15M for creators to build product lines. It appears that there are still restrictions on creators selling and making their own products. This makes sense when you consider that the creator economy is still young and has plenty of potential for growth.It appears that there are still restrictions on creators selling and making their own products. This makes sense when you consider that the creator economy is still young and has plenty of potential for growth. While this is a common view, the passion economy, or whatever you want to call it, does not guarantee instant success. Today's episode of the Equity podcast featured the sector with Alexis Gay along for the ride.This was not all. More from today's crucial startup coverage:$5M for a LGBTQ+ Neobank: Although many neobanks target the entire population, some are more focused. Daylight wants to offer banking services to the LGBTQ+ community. Daylight joins Fair and other startups in offering a niche approach to the popular fintech model.Many neobanks target the entire population, but others take a more targeted approach. Daylight is a neobank that aims to offer banking services to the queer community. Fair and other startups have joined Daylight in adopting a niche approach to the popular fintech model. $250M for drone logistics: Do you remember the startup that used drones to transport medical supplies to Africa? Zipline was its name. It has expanded its technology and capital base since then.Did you know that a startup was using drones for medical supplies delivery in Africa? Zipline was its name. It has expanded its technology and capital base, as well as its goals. Gusto announced that its HR-tech unicorn was releasing pieces of its core technology to allow other companies to embed payroll services and such. This is great, but we want a Gusto S-1.Demand Curve: 7 ad type types that increase click through ratesStartups have a perennial problem: Since no one on the founding team is a marketer, growth-related efforts are pro forma. It is unlikely that they will make a difference.Everybody wants to see more click-throughs. But creating ads that stand out from the crowd is risky, especially if you don't know what you are doing. Demand Curve has shared seven strategies to increase CTR in a guest post. These strategies can be copied and used within your startup.One: Reach out to customers who are talking about your company online to see if they would be willing to add a screenshot from their reviews to your marketing. Retargeting ads can be a great way to use testimonials as a form social proof.We published another blog post earlier this week about optimizing email marketing to early-stage startups. We will soon have more growth tips from experts, so keep checking back.(Extra Crunch) Our membership program that helps founders and startups get ahead. Sign up hereBig Tech Inc.We have three stories from the top tech companies today. Let's go down in market capitalization order, shall we?Amazon doesn't want to be controlled: It may even be anxious. This is our conclusion from the news that Amazon wants to remove the FTC chair. We are now able to read the demands and complaints of the company.It may even be concerned. This is our conclusion from the news that the company wants to remove the FTC chair. We were shocked to read the demands and complaints made by the company. Instagram wants to join the paid following. Following Big Tweets' footsteps, Instagram is creating its own version Twitters Super Follow that allows online creators to post exclusive content to their Instagram Stories. It's quite interesting. Another service does a similar job. Twitter also allows adult content. Instagram doesn't. Hmm.In the footsteps of Big Tweets, Instagram is creating its own version Twitters Super Follow. This feature would allow online creators and publishers to post exclusive content to their Instagram Stories. It's quite interesting. Another service does a similar job. Twitter also allows adult content. Instagram doesn't. Hmm. Twitter makes NFTs because why not? Want to find out when something leaps the sharks? It's when a major social media network purchases in. Major social networks are the boomers in the technology industry. To extend the analogy, Oracle represents a ghost that haunts your attic. This means that they are not cool. Twitter now has NFTs. Or something.TechCrunch experts in growth marketingTechCrunch invites you to recommend growth marketers who are experts in SEO, social media, content writing, and other areas. This survey is for growth marketers. We want to know why your clients love working with you.Miranda Halpern interviewed Kathleen Estreich, Emily Kramer and Emily Kramer to find out how surveys shape our coverage. MKT1: Developer Marketing is the future of startup marketing.