Rebecca Szkutak

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A second wave of consumer BNPL startups is taking the model to new markets

While these services could help consumers access pricey necessities — in the case of health or childcare — is it really a good idea for consumers to start paying off even more in installments?

Deal terms look different in a downturn. Here’s what to watch out for

The last decade has been pretty friendly to startup founders at the deal table. Who needs dilution protection when the market is steadily going up and to the right?

Venture funding in Europe is declining faster than in the US — but causing much less panic

The U.S. has seen monthly funding drop 36.7% through the end of May, while Europe saw a decline of 50% in the same period. But it doesn't feel like the European market is in nearly as much of a panic.

DX exits stealth mode looking to help developer teams be more productive

DX is now emerging from stealth with 5,000 developer teams from companies including Chime and Upwork on board.

Dcode Capital raising $50M fund to build bridge between startups and federal government

While startups could serve as a lifeline of innovation, the process to get a government contract is thorny and long. Dcode wants to help.

Women are leaving VC firms and creating a new class of emerging investors

Over the past year, numerous notable women investors have left their roles at established firms to launch funds of their own.

Sarah Guo joins the wave of women leaving venture jobs to launch their own funds

Sarah Guo is the latest woman to depart their position at a venture capital firm with plans to launch one of their own. On Tuesday, Guo announced on Twitter and LinkedIn that she is stepping down from

Startups are on track to acquire more VC-backed companies than ever in 2022. Here’s why

Startups acquiring other VC-backed companies is nothing new. But up until the last few years, these transactions were mainly large and infrequent. Now, they are getting smaller and more frequent.

Pro-rata is easier to get than ever today, but investors are thinking twice

Whenever pro-rata rights are involved, you can always smell some drama.