Software is a company’s third-largest expense, but because it’s spread across multiple departments, it’s the CFO’s responsibility to find places to cut.
It’s shaping up to be a very busy week, so we’ll be back on Friday, September 22 with a new TC+ Roundup.
Despite the surge of interest in AI, startups hoping to use it as a springboard to their next funding round should think twice.
August is one of the slowest months in venture capital, which is why now is such a good time for fundraising founders to ramp up their outreach.
About a year ago, I tore down a pitch deck by Mi Terro, founded by Robert Luo. Guess who’s back with another company? Luo has raised $1.5 million for Tanbii from a Hong Kong family office. In ge
Considering the ongoing debate about the existential dangers of AI, it was interesting to watch a three-hour historical epic about the dawn of the Atomic Age last night.
Growth rounds usually get a traction-forward pitch, but there are many ways to weave that narrative. Let's see how ANYbotics does it.
It’s clear that AI is driving the latest hype cycle, but how are early-stage investors sorting the wheat from the chaff these days?
Even with some details omitted, we get a great picture of the company's narrative structure.
A traction slide is your chance to show off and build investor confidence. But what if your startup doesn't have any wins to boast about?
Plastic in ocean bad. Plastic not in ocean good. That’s, in a nutshell, the pitch for CleanHub. The company has designed a whole business model and a track-and-trace model around that, so brands
My high school football team won a few state championships, but sportswriters never asked how much ground we lost to penalties.
GoodBuy Gear's deck is not without its challenges, but there's a lot to love, including some unusual choices that really worked out for the team.
Here's a peek under the hood of the pitch deck that Nokod Security used to raise its $8M seed round.
It's hard to choose from all the stuff that works in this deck because the Super.com team really knocked it out of the park.
Public SaaS companies reaching their highest valuations of 2023 reminds me of an old song: "I've been down so long, it looks like up to me."
Netmaker submitted its pitch deck to TechCrunch+, and today we're taking a close look at the deck the company used to raise its $2.3 million round.
Here's a deep dive into the slide deck that Oii.ai used to raise its $1.8 million seed round, highlighting what it got right and what it didn't.
To run 60-minute startup board meetings that create value, replace your 80-slide deck with a simple three-page memo.
ARR has always been a key metric, but with valuations down across the board and new money too tight to mention, it’s now a lodestar.