Even with an expected decline in Q1 2020 venture round and venture dollar results due to lag, the most recent venture data looks grim.
After suffering its third outage in two weeks, Robinhood’s founders may need to take a deeper dive into the technology stack that powers their business. That’s because the outage the mobil
The $71 million in financing that quantum computing technology developer Rigetti Computing recently raised came at a significant cut to the company’s valuation, according to several sources with
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Let's explore China's Q4 2019 venture capital results and pull in fresh data from 2020 to get a handle on what's happening in the country today.
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re exploring some fascinating data from Silicon Valley Bank marke
VC firm TLcom Capital has closed its Tide Africa Fund at $71 million with plans to make up to 12 startup investments over the next 18 months. The group — with offices in London, Lagos, and Nairobi
Toronto-based Top Hat, a company that makes a number of software tools for teachers in higher education, today announced that it has raised a $55 million Series D funding round co-ed by Georgian Partn
Are January layoffs just a few post-WeWork jitters? TechCrunch has found itself writing about layoffs at a few notable tech companies this week — and not just SoftBank-backed ones. The focus is very
How much is too much too early? What amount of capital raise is typical for comparable peers? How capital-efficient are the best-in-class companies?
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re taking a quick glance at the venture-backed insurance space. On
Funding for tech startups has been on an inevitable upswing for years, a result of a virtuous circle where wildly successful tech companies on the public markets whet the appetites of investors and in
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the grey space in between. Today, we’re weighing a standard bit of startup wisdom that recently reemer
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VCs tout themselves as frontier technology investors, but most are using the same tools we've used for the past 20+ years — Excel and recent college grads searching Google.
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Venture capital is just one of many options to finance your business, typically the most expensive. The broader question is: what type of capital should you raise, and from whom?
36Kr, a Chinese news and data website that tracks startups, fell 10% in its Nasdaq debut on Friday. The disappointing debut followed 36Kr’s decision to slash the size of its offering from 3.6 mi
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