Kai Kloepfer started biometric “smart” gun startup Biofire as a science fair project after the Aurora, Colorado, mass shooting in 2012 brought the U.S.’s gun violence problem close to ho
VCs have long supported fast-fashion companies but the controversies and lawsuits they draw makes them riskier investments.
Pitch competitions are a bright spot for underrepresented founders but not without burdens that regular funding doesn't have.
Reddit's feeling out its own IPO valuation is crucial, especially given that hightened regulatory scrutiny is restricting M&A as an exit avenue for unicorns.
Boomerang thinks so. It uses machine learning to match photos and descriptions of lost items to streamline the lost and found process.
If you're thinking about raising a Series A, you should probably start now.
Let's make one thing clear: Reddit going public in the first quarter is not going to throw the IPO window wide open for other private tech companies.
Most VCs think valuations are close to the bottom, if not already there, but few think there will be any relief in 2024.
As long as micro funds can be nimble enough to gain meaningful ownership, they shouldn't be too concerned about Countdown's fate.
M&A is expected to rise in 2024, but we won't likely see a lot of consolidation among startups that wouldn't make it on their own.
More than 100 companies are getting ready to go public on Nasdaq after filing confidentially with the SEC, Barron's quoted Nasdaq's CEO Adena Friedman as saying.
If a noticeable chunk of Carta startup and venture customers do leave, it would hurt the company's otherwise impressive revenue figures, but that seems unlikely to happen.
Is Carta a bad business without a secondary-market trading arm? Can it scale on its other revenue sources to the size it needs to take its large private-market valuation live?
When we consider Lawson's tenure, the bulk of the company's life so far is far more telling of the real story than the past few quarters.
The whole point of a startup is to build something enduring.
Some investors are more optimistic about M&A in 2024, while others think we will see a rebound in the IPO market.
VCs like to tout they bring value beyond their capital, but many startups say they've found the same benefits from crowdfunding investors.
Not much happened when it comes to legal cannabis markets in 2023, which won't help cannabis startups that are already facing a challenging funding environment.
A deep dive into the data from startup accounting firm Kruze Consulting shows that startups that can keep an eye on the fundamentals are in pretty decent shape.
While valuations have fallen quite a bit, some sectors are still too inflated for secondaries investors to find attractive.