january ventures

Seed funding: Everything founders should know about fundraising, seed rounds and more for 2024

To understand what’s happening with seed rounds in 2024, TechCrunch+ spoke with three seasoned investors who offered advice for founders looking to raise.

Early-stage founders are optimistic about raising again — but not all of them

A January Ventures survey found that the fundraising market is starting to turn back in founder's favors but not all founders are so sure.

Early-stage startups say no runway, no problem heading into 2023

Despite strong economic headwinds, many young startups don't think the current market will materially impact their runway or headcount.

How investors are playing offense right now (their words, our two cents)

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single to

January Ventures’ new fund will help young startups navigate this ‘Darwinian moment’

When Maren Bannon and Jennifer Neundorfer first launched their venture capital firm, Jane VC, they wanted to end the practice of “warm intros” in tech. The goal was to back female founders who wer

Inspirit launches to bring Minecraft creativity to biology class

Aditya Vishwanath, the founder of Inspirit, wants to bring the creativity associated with Minecraft to the day-to-day schoolwork of students around the world. “These students are coming from TikTok

Newly funded OfficeTogether looks to help employees return to work safely

Amy Yin doesn’t foresee startups resuming a five-day-a-week in-office work schedule, even after COVID-19 has been battled back. It’s probably a safe bet. Many companies have learned this y