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Looking for a better exit? Get out of the game early

Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor Looking for a better exit? Get out of the game early In Canada’

Q1 2018 global diversity investment report: Investing trends in female founders

In this report, we look at venture and seed investment trends in female-founded startups over the last five quarters.

What did VCs study in college?

Although some colleges may offer a major program in business or entrepreneurship, there isn’t exactly a major in venture capital or angel investment.

Late-blooming startups can still thrive

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Shared housing startups are taking off These schools graduate the most funded startup CEOs It seems like startup news is full of overnight suc

US & Canada VCs favor late-stage giants over upstarts in Q4

Startup investors in the U.S. and Canada have been putting a little less money to work across a lot fewer deals in recent months. After three quarters of rising investment at early through growth stag

Investors are pouring money into Frank, a TurboTax for student loan applications

Venture capitalists have been trying to make money from the higher education market for years. It's a rich target for the clutch of investors that pride themselves (in their better moments) on invest

Ryan Hoover’s $3M Angel Fund is going by the name Weekend Fund

An SEC filing turned up this morning showing that Product Hunt's Ryan Hoover is investing out of a $3 million AngelList Angel Fund going by the name Weekend Fund. We previously reported that Hoover

Funding for real estate challenger Spruce shows New York’s startup scene is thriving

Spruce, a new startup looking to speed up the mortgage-closing process, has raised $4.5 million in its Series A financing from Bessemer Venture Partners, Omidyar Network and Third Prime Capital, along

10 most unlikely startup investments made by NBA legends

As the tech industry has heated up in recent years, athletes with an interest in startups have been jumping on deals. Most have stuck to what they know and supported sports-tech companies like CoachU

Why angel money is better than institutional money

Harry Stebbings Contributor Harry Stebbings is the founder and host of The Twenty Minute VC , an independent podcast focused on venture capital. More posts by this contributor The four key responsibil

Agrilyst raises $1M seed round for its indoor agriculture analytics service

Agrilyst, the winner of our Disrupt SF 2015 Battlefield competition, today announced it has raised a $1 million seed round for its indoor agriculture analytics service. The round was led by Brooklyn

As 500 Startups Eyes Aggressive Expansion In 2016, Diversity Tops The Agenda

The acclaimed accelerator 500 Startups is eyeing an aggressive global expansion plan in 2016, with 10 new micro-funds planned globally and as the investment firm plots its next course founder and mana

In The Middle East, Increasing Startup Opportunities Bring Hope

The presence of the investors – in large numbers from both the region and beyond, including Silicon Valley – at a recent RiseUp event in Cairo indicated that entrepreneurship in the Middle East is

What If The Angels Go Back To Heaven?

“The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.” That’s how Ralph Waldo Emerson described his distrust of a certain type of “private adventurer.” I think of that whenev

Chris Sacca: The Train Has Left The Station On Early Stage Valuations

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/sacca-wired.jpg"> Super angel investor <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/chris-sacca">Chris Sacca</a> doesn't like all the new compet

The Greatest Elevator Pitch You've Ever Seen

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/screen-shot-2010-10-07-at-1-35-35-am.png">We think the person/social media strategist behind <a href="http://Bajillionhits.biz">Bajillionhits.