Tiger Global Management is going through a major management change. Per a message from founder Chase Coleman sent this afternoon to investors of the 22-year-old venture- and hedge-fund outfit and obta
LeapFrog Investments, a private equity firm that is keen on the financial and healthcare sectors, plans to raise $1 billion for a new fund targeting businesses in “global growth markets,” includin
African women-founders find it incredibly hard to raise capital from private markets, and even banks, a gap that “gender-lens” funds like Alitheia IDF exist to bridge. Alitheia IDF was co-founded
Private equity firm Trive Capital has acquired Hypergiant Industries in a deal that will furnish the Texas-based AI company with capital to “build even faster,” Hypergiant CEO Mike Betzer told Tec
SUSE, the German Linux vendor and acquirer of enterprise tools like Rancher and NeuVector, has had its fair share of owners since it was founded in 1992. There was Novell, which acquired it in 2003. T
It appears single-digit revenue multiples are all that's within reach of unprofitable tech companies with growth rates in the low double-digits.
AngelList, an organization that started out by teaming up founders with early-stage investors, is expanding into the private equity space. And it’s acquired a Y Combinator-backed fintech startup in
Big moves ahead for Kahoot, the Oslo startup that’s built a popular platform for users to create, share and play education-focused “games”, played by billions of students and adults
Corporate executives might be making a lot of noise about ESG, but when it comes to investors, sustainability concerns appear here to stay.
Signs point to robust PE buyout activity in 2023 supported by lower market volatility, falling valuations, a more stable interest rate environment and large pools of available capital.
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.