Three climate technologies every investor should have in their portfolio
There’s no way to create a definitive list of climate technologies to invest in, but here are three areas that deserve a closer look.
PitchBook’s new tool uses AI to predict which startups will successfully exit
PitchBook is launching a new tool that uses historical data and AI to attempt to predict which startups will successfully exit.
Pitch Deck Teardown: Gable’s $12M Series A deck
There’s a lot to celebrate in Gable’s deck, and it does a good job walking through the company's challenges. But it isn't perfect.
FTX and Alameda’s massive investments will take a long time to unwind from crypto industry
FTX and Alameda Research had their hands in a bunch of different startups. The depth of its roster of investments wasn’t very transparent until now.
Framework Ventures co-founder says DeFi gives hope following FTX collapse
FTX’s downfall will heighten the need for regulation but also pique the interest of VCs looking to invest in DeFi, according to Framework Ventures' Michael Anderson.
A brief history of activist investors in tech and the role they play
With news of activist investors closing in on Salesforce, TechCrunch+ took a look at how activists have influenced companies' trajectories in recent years.
Staax thinks peer-to-peer payments can onboard a new generation of stock investors
For better or for worse, Robinhood helped inspire a new generation of investors to enter the stock market. Now that investing is cool again, upstarts like Staax, which pitched today at TechCrunch Disr
Real estate investing app Fintor raises $6.2M at $80M valuation
Fintor, a fintech startup making it easier for non-accredited investors to invest in real estate properties, has just launched its mobile app for both iOS and Android. It also just raised a $6.2 milli
Investing app Stash adds crypto offering, passes $125M in annual revenue
Investing app Stash, which last raised $125 million from investors in a Series G round last year, is adding crypto to the set of products it offers its 2 million users. The startup sees itself as diff
John Curtius is leaving Tiger Global to start his own venture fund
John Curtius, the prolific Tiger Global senior partner who has been at the center of some of the firm’s biggest deals in the last several years, is leaving the firm, TechCrunch has learned. He w
Trading app Public.com debuts alternative asset offering with Birkins, Banksy and CryptoPunks
Investment app Public.com (Public), a Robinhood competitor that pivoted away from the contentious payment-for-order-flow (PFOF) revenue model, is expanding its offerings in a big way. The three-year-o
This new app is helping Gen Z invest in cars, food, video games and other ‘themes’
Michael Haddix Jr. is a former college basketball player who was pre-med until he discovered investing after finishing his undergrad studies. After being exposed to it, Haddix says he got “really ex
Meltem Demirors on why society isn’t ready for a crypto-driven revolution yet
Meltem Demirors hasn’t just been working in crypto for seven years — she’s been shaping its trajectory. Demirors, chief strategy officer at publicly traded European digital asset man
What Minneapolis investors are looking for (hint: It’s not just Minnesota startups)
For this week’s City Spotlight: Minneapolis, I had the honor of interviewing Mary Grove, managing partner of Bread & Butter Ventures, and Justin Kaufenberg, managing director of Rally Ventur
Kim Kardashian becomes a private equity dealmaker in collab with ex-Carlyle partner
America’s favorite reality star is leveling up her repertoire and levering up businesses. Kim Kardashian, who passed the “baby bar” exam in preparation to become a lawyer last year,
Trans founders to VCs: ‘Cut me a check’
This is a pressing time to support trans founders and their products as the community faces continuous targeted persecution from state legislation and federal court decisions.
Investment clubs are cool again, and maybe community is, too
The rise of group investing is just as much about culture as it is about cash.
Farther, a wealth tech firm, banks $15M Series A as valuation hits $50M
Farther provides two sets of tools, one for advisors to expand their businesses and one for clients to invest in ways that align with their goals.
Austin-based True Wealth Ventures raises second fund to back women-led startups
Sara Brand and Kerry Rupp of Austin, Texas-based True Wealth Ventures defy many trends in the venture capital world. The investors, who raised $19.1 million for their first fund in 2018, have just clo
Hedge funds plan to buy more crypto amid a down market and potential regulatory clarity
The crypto hedge fund market is evolving as traditional players want to get a slice of the digital asset pool.