How to fundraise a Series A
Beginning with the first company I co-founded 25 years ago and continuing through the second company I co-founded 15 years ago, I raised over $100M from top-tier VCs.
Breaking into healthcare with WELL Health and Freestyle on TechCrunch Live
Healthcare startups often face unique challenges — something Well Health founder Guillaume de Zwirek understands. Together with Freestyle Partner, Jenny Lefcourt, the two will speak on the strategie
TechCrunch podcasts this week: Layoffs, the crypto downturn, investor offense and Columbus, Ohio
TechCrunch is more than just a site with words. We’re also building a growing stable of podcasts focused on the most critical topics relating to the startup and venture capital worlds. To help y
Daily grabs another $40M so developers can add video, audio features to any product
The company saw an 18-month time period of rapid growth, which included seeing from 10 times to 30 times growth across all the metrics Daily tracks.
1 change that can fix the VC funding crisis for women founders
We need to increase the number of women investing partners who can write large seed checks.
Thatch using $3M round to put travel creators on the map
The mobile app provides tools for travel creators to build their own travel-based businesses in order to curate, share and soon sell interactive travel guides and planning services.
Extension rounds help some startups play offense during COVID-19
The venture capital world is constantly changing, and its evolution can sometimes flip pieces of conventional wisdom on their heads. For example, a recent flurry of extension rounds from Silicon Valle
6 VCs explain why seed investors now favor enterprise startups
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re digging into seed-stage companies, the vanguard of the venture
Developing rapid response services for real estate agents, Agentology bags $12 million
Startups like Zillow and Trulia have reshaped the real estate market by giving consumers their 24-hour covetable, clickable window into shoppable home sales — and the other players in the real e
Freestyle Capital raised a new $90 million fund and promoted Jenny Lefcourt to general partner
Freestyle Capital has raised its fourth fund to invest in early-stage startups. This time around the firm is increasing the fund size to $90 million and promoting Jenny Lefcourt to general partner.
WeddingChannel Co-Founder Jenny Lefcourt Joins Freestyle
It was 1998, and Stanford Business School student Jenny Lefcourt and her fellow female co-founder wanted to raise money for an e-commerce-meets-retail idea they had around weddings. They were thrilled