Luko’s acquisition won’t make everyone happy, but the insurtech will live on

Allianz Direct, a digital-first German subsidiary of the insurance giant, has acquired the French home insurance business of ailing insurtech Luko for €4.3 million (around $4.65 million).

Even without Adobe, things don’t look too bad for Figma

Now that Adobe is no longer part of the picture, how Figma sailed through this period of uncertainty suggests it will come out of this saga relatively unscathed.

Signs of life in the technology M&A market

Today we’re looking at where deals are getting done from a geographic perspective.

Selling insurance is hard, but that’s not bad news for insurtechs

How is the economy affecting insurance purchase decisions? Will this make B2B companies more appealing to VCs than their B2C peers?

Will M&A bring relief to media startups amid a public-market hangover?

With public-market exits effectively off the table and M&A for media startups historically capped around 6x-8x, the upside in media deals isn’t very high compared to other investing opportunities.

M&A is coming for DeFi protocols as market conditions change

At the Permissionless conference in West Palm Beach this week, conversations around crypto M&A were heating up as market players discussed this trend growing at the protocol level for DeFi.

Will the corporate venture boom lead to an M&A frenzy?

Why recent CVC activity combined with the current climate for startups could result in a more active M&A market.

A conversation about tech M&A trends and Trump

Some very big brands outside the tech space have been stepping in to acquire technology companies as the pressure to keep up with consumer-powered digital trends touches more industries. Add in a dere