Alex Wilhelm

Alex Wilhelm is the editor-in-chief of Crunchbase News and co-host of Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast.

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In a crowded global market, Canadian AI startups’ fundraising results stand out

More dollars, rising deal sizes. What's going on in Canada?

Daily Crunch: India’s proposed cryptocurrency ban creates path for official digital currency

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

$10B is the new $1B, and we need a new framework for startup valuations

We need a new framework for us to use to sort private-market companies.

Daily Crunch: How a 6-month-old fintech startup sponsored Nigeria’s biggest reality show

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AutoCloud raises $4M to commercialize its OSS cloud visualization service

AutoCloud announced a $4 million seed round this morning. The cloud-focused startup’s investment was led by Animo Ventures, with participating checks from Uncorrelated Ventures, B Capital Group

What happened to Paytm’s IPO valuation?

Paytm's IPO price was simply too high compared to its recent financial results. Trailing results matter as well, and Paytm's were just too weak to support its IPO price.

Equity Monday: Paytm’s rocky debut gets rockier

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Happy Monday everyone, and welcome to a holiday week here in t

Get used to hearing about machine learning operations startups

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment.

Daily Crunch: Suburban drone-based delivery service Flytrex raises $40M Series C

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As crypto unicorns multiply, the US stands out as ground zero for blockchain winners

The market for crypto-focused investing is growing rapidly. News that Paradigm put together a $2.5 billion fund the other day is a reminder of the scale of funds now available to startups looking to b

As Sequoia changes its model, other permanent-capital VCs weigh in

To better understand Sequoia's new model, The Exchange reached out to a number of publicly listed venture capital groups from the United Kingdom.

Co-founder titles aren’t a formality, they’re a morality

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Good news, everyone: Mary Ann is back! Yes, after a short absen

Daily Crunch: UK-based subscription service Remojo coaches men to stop consuming pornography

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Party Round raises $7M to make the process of raising capital less awful

Party Round is building software that it hopes will make the process of raising early-stage corporate capital far simpler than it is today. And the company just used its own service to raise $7 millio

Investors bet that Sweetgreen will make sweet amounts of green

Getting a nearly 9x revenue multiple for running a food business is wildly good. That's what, 2015 software prices for salads? How can we call it anything but a win?

Doorvest raises $14M for its digital service that helps consumers buy rental properties

Doorvest this morning announced a $39 million funding event, including $14 million worth of equity financing and a $25 million credit facility. The latter makes sense given the startup’s busines

Daily Crunch: MacOS and iOS go DIY — Apple to roll out Self Service Repair in 2022

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Are rivals snacking on Instacart’s core grocery delivery market?

Instacart's growth rate is plateauing. What's going on?

The Anoma protocol raises $26M for its work to undefine money

One of the best parts of being a journalist is getting to pepper experts with whatever questions you have in mind, allowing you to learn lots, often quickly, about much. The downside to that upside is

Unicorns Braze and UserTesting begin public life in diverging ways

Braze priced above its IPO range, while UserTesting priced underneath its range. Why?
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