The Latest from Anna Heim
With all eyes on Taiwan and worries mounting around semiconductor supply, the U.S. CHIPS Act is timely. But it is not unique: Other countries also aspire to reduce their reliance on imported chips.
Veteran cannabis tech company WM Technology is rebranding and expanding its SaaS offering to move upstream beyond its existing Weedmaps marketplace. Previously known as WM Business, this B2B subscript
Taking a look at an M25 dataset ranking Midwest U.S. cities across datapoints including startup activity, venture activity and business climate.
Many Big Tech companies are notoriously hard to get a hold of when running into any sort of problem. Yet, consumer-facing startups excel at customer support with far fewer resources.
A strong dollar makes deals in Europe potentially cheaper for American investors and could make selling abroad more attractive to euro-denominated startups.
Several startups want to make it easier and friendlier for individuals to buy stocks. But isn't pandemic-era stock picking just a bad habit that'd better be left behind?
How are consumers doing? Today we’re taking a look inside Big Tech results to try to answer that particular question, which relates directly to startups hoping to serve the same consumer demands.
To really understand what’s going on with Latin American venture capital funding, we have to go deeper than the regional perspective can afford us.
One year after Clocktower Technology Ventures (CTV) launched a fund to invest in Latin American fintechs, we discussed the fund's latest thoughts on the region with partner Ben Savage.
Cashless transactions are on the rise, but cash payments are still a reality for American cannabis dispensaries and emerging countries – and they come at a cost. Are we ready for the end of cash?
Did no one tell European venture capitalists and startup founders that we’re supposed to be on the cusp of a global recession?
Dutchie Pay is a payment solution designed for the very specific requirements of the legal cannabis market in the U.S. but also indicative of the wider problems faced by cash-based businesses.
Health tech right now benefits not only from the rise of open data, but also from the democratization of data analytics and privacy-preserving synthetic data.
To better understand where the venture market stands today, we’ve pulled in a dataset from DocSend, a software service that helps founders create and share their pitch decks with investors.
To understand how Latin American startups are preparing to weather the crypto winter, we talked to five investors who have bet on companies that are going a step further than traditional finance.
From high poverty rates to low financial inclusion, there are common threads throughout LatAm that explain why trends such as play-to-earn crypto gaming have seen widespread adoption.
As expected, global venture totals fell last quarter. According to CB Insights data, some $108.5 billion was raised by startups across 7,651 deals in Q2.
The information on term sheet provisions may have been forgotten during the last cycle, but at least it's available, which is less the case for university spinouts and M&As.
A report from the Latin America-focused Sling Hub platform indicates that June was a record-low result for the value of venture capital fundraising. What does that mean for the region moving forward?
Let’s chat through the results of the Deezer deal, how quickly the IPO market has changed more generally, and then drill into the European SPAC market in the wake of Deezer’s demonstrative debut.