Typically, a VC fund's management fee is 2% of AUM, but new data from Carta shows that the 2% figure isn't as universal as you might think.
While funding to pre-seed startups has picked up pace, most of the deals being closed are more in favor of investors than the founders.
Don't worry, the answer here is not just "build an AI startup."
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More capital went to AI startups in Q1 2023 than in the sequentially preceding quarter. In contrast, non-AI startups saw their capital inflows constrict over the same timeframe.
As the pendulum of power swings back toward VCs, down rounds have become more common than the venture community has seen in nearly half a decade.
Let's find out the current premium venture investors are paying for startup shares, and see if we can find anything new compared to 2022 data.
Let’s talk median fundraising round sizes and deal values for seed through Series C in the first quarter of 2023.
The firm uses an in-house data algorithm it hopes will help it find startups that have teams designed to scale — beyond just the founders.
Emily Kramer is well known in the marketing world, both for her professional expertise and her voice. The entrepreneur was Carta’s former VP of marketing and made headlines in 2020 when she filed a
Data from Carta seems to confirm that VC funds are opting to support portfolio companies over making new investments: The frequency of bridge rounds boomed during the last quarter of 2022.
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Carta, an equity management platform that was last privately valued at $7.4 billion, has cut 10% of its staff, confirming earlier rumors that a workforce reduction was going to happen. Judging by Link
Carta, the 11-year-old, San Francisco-based outfit whose core business is selling software to investors to track their portfolios, has sued its former CTO, Jerry Talton, who the company says was fired
More than 150 startups received a lower 409A valuation in Q3, which prompted them to re-price their employee stock grants.
How conservative are today's valuations when compared to the norms of recent years?
New data from Carta indicates that Series C is the current, and real, bottleneck in Venture Land, which means that this is the new crunch point for startups looking to raise their next tranche of cash
We talked with entrepreneur Nolan Church about the layoffs sweeping across the tech workforce -- and how to handle them better.
Canada's seed market is heading up and to the right, which is not something that can be said about the U.S.
It's still a founder's market. Especially for seed.