European startups have always suffered from the perennial startup problem: how to exit? However, in Europe the problem has always been particularly acute. How many large European industrial or corpora
It's critical for due diligence providers to analyze a company's business segments and product lines to identify the range of its exposure to potential issues.
It was a funny year in enterprise tech M&A, one in which the majority of activity came from private equity firms: As tech stock values plunged throughout the year, these companies went bargain hun
Given that private equity has been rich for some time, and tech valuations didn't collapse overnight, why haven't we seen more Coupa-esque deals in recent quarters? Because capitulation takes time.
There has been widespread speculation that investors are sitting on substantial amounts of money for investing in startups and for acquisitions, depending on the firm’s goals. Today, private equ
Coupa's investors worry that its current value doesn’t reflect a possible lucrative future. Are they right?
Thoma Bravo knows what it likes, and apparently it likes identity access management — a lot. Today the firm announced its intention to acquire ForgeRock for $2.3 billion, the third company it has pu
With public stock valuations way down, it's surprising we aren't seeing more aggressive M&A activity from acquisitive companies and private equity alike.
As fintechs become more efficient, so too do fraudsters. “Faster instant payments mean faster fraud,” Sardine CEO and co-founder Soups Ranjan told TechCrunch. That’s the thesis behin
A significant number of companies are following popular advice to try and break even, but the sad truth is that this is probably the worst possible advice for most startups right now.
It's natural for founders to live and breathe for their customers and product, but the dirty little secret of fundraising is that your investors are extraordinarily unlikely to care about your product
The investors I’ve spoken to recently are still open to good ideas, but when they come from founders who are already working toward product-market fit, it boosts their confidence.
News that Adobe will buy upstart design software unicorn Figma for $20 billion was the single largest event in startup land this week, a surprise upset over the Ethereum Merge coming to fruition.
Interest in alternative investments such as private equity, real estate and crypto continues to surge, and Miami-based fintech startup Allocations is riding the wave. Less than three years after its f
Just as traditional alternatives are becoming a consistent part of the modern portfolio, a new era of alternative assets is emerging, fueling a broader and more fragmented landscape for investing.
KKR & Co. is tokenizing a part of one of its private equity funds — a step that may provide institutional private market strategies to more individual investors.
Despite well-known volatility in the crypto market, crypto startups building infrastructure to support the industry’s long-term growth have seemed to fare better than their peers. This is especi
The transaction is complete. The keys have passed to the new owner. This is what you, your team and investors were aiming for, and your bank accounts have become a lot larger.
Northzone and Salkantay Ventures join other venture capital firms in raising their largest funds to date.
A new report from PitchBook shows that VC activity in the AI sector declined precipitously over the past few months.