Bubble

Cryptocurrencies have crashed 20% in two days

The cryptocurrency correction may have started. After months of unprecedented appreciation, almost every digital currency is seeing double digit losses over the last 48 hours. While a quick glance at

Five Tech Fixations In 2015

What was on the mind of the tech industry in 2015? Plenty of course, but judging by the emails flowing into the TC inbox a few topics recurred enough to rise to the top of the preoccupations list over

Fundraising Acceleration Is The New VC Investment Thesis

There was a quite a jolt on Friday from the news that Slack, a company whose eponymous enterprise communications platform was first publicly launched this year, raised $120 million in new venture fund

Are Tech Companies Overvalued? Top Investors Think So

Is Winter coming? It's already here, according to VCs like Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures and John Lilly of Greylock. We asked some of the world's most respected tech investors about "the bubble

The Secret Bubble

There are a couple of kinds of ‘bubbles’ that we talk about in tech. The most prominent is the ‘money bubble’, which posits that companies and investors are riding a wave of faux optimism when

The Social Web Will Help Protect Us From Another Dot-Com Fizzle

You’ve all heard stories about the infamous dot-com bubble burst of the early aughts. It wasn’t pretty, a lot of people lost a lot of money – and their livelihoods to boot. There wil

Double Hubble Bubble Trouble

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More Evidence There’s No Bubble: VC Investments Were Flat in Q2

Dow Jones VentureSource released its second quarter numbers for the venture industry today, and there's a reason they're not dominating the headlines. They're pretty boring: Overall investors put $8 b

The Endless Bubble Debate: Kedrosky Vs. Wadhwa

With valuations for tech companies going through the roof from Facebook on down to <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/07/12/dropbox-raising-massive-round-at-a-5b-plus-valuation/">Dropbox</a>, t

On Bubbles … And Why it Will All be Fine

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/bubble.jpg" /></a> <em><strong>Editor’s Note: </strong>This is a guest post by (<a href="http://twitter.com/#!/msuster">@msuster</

Is The World Crazy For Bitcoin, Or Has The Bitcoin World Gone Crazy?

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/tulip.jpg" />I <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/05/21/the-bitcoin-experiment/">last wrote about Bitcoin</a> less than a month

Benchmark Capital's Stand: We Will Never Do a Seed or Late Stage Fund

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Angel-Turned-VC Mike Maples: Yes, There’s a Bubble

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/77747v1-max-250x250.jpg" />The dreaded "B" word is on the tip of many tongues these days. Are we or aren't we in a bubble? Everybody has an op

A de-Lane Hartwell-ized Bubble video for your edification

So here’s the reworked version of the Richter Scales “Bubble” without an image by Lane Hartwell hidden cleverly inside. My opinion, if you care, is that she shouldn’t put her s