down rounds

TechCrunch+ roundup: AI ethics investor survey, B2B SaaS KPIs, don’t frown on down rounds

Because AI requires human input, it is inherently susceptible to bias. What are investors doing to hold founders accountable?

TechCrunch+ roundup: Normalizing down rounds, 2023 climate trends, term sheet basics

Everyone gets wet when it rains, but accepting a down round allows founders to keep building their businesses.

Worry not: Down rounds are still rare by historical standards

According to data from Cooley, down rounds, while up from near extinction last year, remain depressed compared to recent history.

Daily Crunch: Former Apple employee pleads guilty to stealing autonomous vehicle design details

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Should founders announce down rounds? This PR expert says you have nothing to hide

Down round news may not be a slam dunk that generates a tier one feature like a funding round that drove your valuation upward, but it’s still funding.

Antidilution: the other way VCs take more of your startup’s equity

Startup funding may seem like a cut-and-dry affair. Money goes into a startup in exchange for shares in the startup. Easy enough, right? Not so much. There are plenty of complex terms, clauses, provi

How Smart Founders Avoid The Risk Of A Down Round

Talking about down rounds in a bull market feels like shopping for an umbrella in this unprecedented California drought. You get some funny looks, but it pays to be prepared. When the current market s