There was a brief, beautiful moment for a few months in 2021 when it felt like robotic investments might be immune from broader market forces. We all fundamentally and implicitly understood this to no
Many folks building or investing in blockchain-based assets and protocols have kept their chins up amid a series of crises. But what do the numbers tell us?
Siri, show me fintech companies, founded in the last two years, that haven’t raised over the past year but have grown headcount by 100% in the same time frame; and can it be founded by Stanford
Per Crunchbase data, the rate at which unicorns are being born has fallen nearly 80% from its peak, which was notably reached one year ago.
Getting a bunch of bananas and avocados from your favorite 15-minute grocery delivery company at 3 a.m. might be the greatest thing since sliced bread, but some of these companies are finding themselv
Is cybersecurity venture capital deal activity holding up better than other sectors this deep into Q3?
Provided that you have a memory longer than the average fish, there's nothing to be so scared about. Yet.
According to PitchBook, the median valuation of early-stage U.S. startups that raised venture capital was lower last quarter than in Q1 2022.
To really understand what’s going on with Latin American venture capital funding, we have to go deeper than the regional perspective can afford us.
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Alex, Natasha and Mary Ann got together with Grace once agai
“In an economic downturn, the customers will be less willing to be experimental, so they're thinking about cutting costs and then economics just becomes so much more important.”
In both down times and boom times, businesses across industries are faced with the challenge of building sales pipelines and closing revenue. “Account-based” intelligence — i.e., res
Climate tech winners in the second quarter spanned a range of businesses, from renewable energy developers to EV manufacturers and nuclear startups.
If Instacart, which was able to raise aggressively during the pandemic, is actually worth a fraction of what investors calculated last year, what about other unicorns?
A report from the Latin America-focused Sling Hub platform indicates that June was a record-low result for the value of venture capital fundraising. What does that mean for the region moving forward?
The global VC total in the second quarter was still above any quarter of 2020. It's a massive figure, in other words, indicative of a private capital market that is far from moribund.
Both startup and venture capital reached an activity zenith at some point in the last few quarters -- but when?
As founders bend over backward to get backing, legal due diligence can sometimes go overlooked.
Happy Monday. It’s Independence Day here in the United States, which means that much of TechCrunch is on holiday. But as last week came to a close, several important pieces of data dropped that
CIBC's Mark McQueen says the bank's non-dilutive capital can be "unicorn fuel" as startups wait for VC funding spigot to flow faster.