How Lido raises the stakes for crypto and DeFi investors
The world’s most-used blockchain, Ethereum, is switching to a new validation system this summer called proof-of-stake (PoS). PoS, favored over its predecessor for its relative energy efficiency,
Float wants to provide liquidity to African SMBs in a way never done before
According to research, 85% of African SMBs have zero access to financing, and each day, African SMBs have billions locked up in receivables due to long payment cycles. This leads to cash flow problems
Carta’s startup liquidity service CartaX conducts first transactions on its own cap table
As startups have stayed private longer and liquidity has become harder to secure for early employees and investors, more and more shareholders have looked for ways to unload their shares to others. Al
No parties allowed at the Airbnb IPO
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. What happens when the entire podcast crew is a bi
Have hundreds of unicorns missed their exit window as Q1 IPOs grind to a halt?
As investors struggle to price the stock market as economic and political news continues to break, the private market is entering a rough period.
Bill.com’s IPO pricing is good news for unprofitable startups
Business-to-business payments company Bill.com priced its IPO today at an above-range $22 per share. The firm, selling 9.82 million shares in its offering, will raise around $216 million at a roughly
Founder’s guide to the pre-IPO secondary market
The increase in activity in the pre-IPO secondary market means that founders, early employees, and investors are receiving liquidity much sooner in a company’s lifecycle than ever before...
China’s secret startup advantage: liquidity
This year’s rush of IPOs from Chinese tech companies has dominated headlines, but what’s more interesting is how quickly they got there. Traditionally, “going public” represented the gratifyin
Foursquare Founders Pull Out $4.6 Million For Themselves From Last $20 Million Round
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/crowleywiredking.jpg" /> <strong>Updated with Foursquare statement</strong> Dennis Crowley didn't get the big personal payday he would have