NFX’s James Currier: Where unicorn ideas come from and why founders ‘have to keep pivoting’
“This is really only talking about world-changing, big-ass businesses with a lot of impact that could be a billion dollars or more in value."
Why ‘generative AI’ is suddenly on everyone’s lips: It’s an ‘open field’
If you’ve been closely following the progress of Open AI, the company run by Sam Altman whose neural nets can now write original text and create original pictures with astonishing ease and speed
Six things venture capitalists are looking for in your pitch
Founders pitch venture capitalists at every available chance, which is why most of them quickly develop the skills required to identify whether someone is offering them an opportunity or wasting their
This venture firm is offering fast funding in a time of uncertainty
The early-stage venture firm NFX is launching a seed-funding initiative today that invites founders to apply for seed funding of $1 million to $2 million in exchange for 15% of their company. Why is t
James Currier, Sarah Nahm, Arun Mathew and Vlad Magdalin to speak at Early Stage SF
TC Early Stage SF goes down on April 28, and we are more excited than ever to introduce this brand new event to the community. The day-long event is meant to give early-stage founders the chance to pi
Deciding how much equity to give your key employees
Equity is your most valuable currency — here’s how to use it well for hiring.
Equity Dive: Poshmark’s origin story with co-founder & CEO Manish Chandra
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.
Manage your angel investors, or they’ll manage you
It's almost certain that an angel will play a role in your startup’s journey, but like everything else in a startup’s life, you need to watch out for potential problems. If you don’t manage them
Bodega, once dubbed ‘America’s most hated startup,’ has quietly raised millions
The startup — now Stockwell — is backed by GV, NEA and DCM Ventures.
The next service marketplace wave: Vertical market-networks
The last few decades have produced many successful marketplaces. But why haven't we seen many successful B2B service marketplaces?
Trulia founder Pete Flint is now a VC with NFX Guild
NFX Guild, a young mentorship-driven startup accelerator that was already managed by three powerhouse partners — James Currier, Gigi Levy-Weiss and Stan Chudnovsky — just added another imp
NFX Guild’s James Currier’s journey from baiting hooks to baiting big deals
Navin Chaddha Contributor Share on Twitter Navin Chaddha is managing partner at Mayfield, an inception and early-stage investor with more than 50 years of a people-first investing philosophy. More pos
Twenty-Year-Old Shahed Khan Has More Connections Than You Do
Shahed Khan is a kind of VC wunderkind at the moment. At age 20, while many of his peers are either attending college or living with their parents, he’s working as an entrepreneur-in-residenc