“Venture capital” is semantically equivalent to “dangerous money,” which is part of its mystique.
How angels invest shapes your cap table, how many investors you need to wrangle signatures from and how many headaches you have to deal with down the road.
There’s no end to digitizing the operations of small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the traditional retail sector across sub-Saharan Africa. In Nigeria alone, this industry, worth more than $200 bi
LongHash Ventures, a web3-focused investment firm and accelerator, has launched its second fund for $100 million, its CEO, Emma Cui, told TechCrunch.
As venture funding slows, founders are scrambling to extend their runways, regardless of how much cash they already have. But the startups that need the cash most are running into the most trouble.
If an early-stage startup is ready to raise money but its valuation hasn't been established yet, a convertible note can serve as a good fundraising option.
If you can envision a solution that solves a customer's problem, it helps to have technical skills if you want to bring it to market. But that's not a requirement.
Financial projections are essential for any business, but in the case of tech startups, a financial model is one of the most important and overlooked tools available to a founder.
For every story I hear about a huge round that came together in two weeks, I meet 20 great founders who hustle for months and can’t raise a penny.
Even after due diligence, it’s still hard to determine exactly which kinds of deals an investor is looking for at the moment.
Further evidence of the booming Portuguese tech ecosystem is emerging today with the news that venture capital firm Shilling is topping up its “Founders Fund” to €52 million ($59 million
Colombia is riding some tailwinds that have occurred over the past couple of years in Latin America as investment has poured into the region.
TechCrunch’s Alex Wilhelm, Natasha Mascarenhas and Mary Ann Azevedo, the trio behind the Equity podcast, dive into what's in store for startup due diligence.
Re:cap, a non-dilutive funding platform in a similar vein to Pipe.com and Capchase but based in Europe, has closed a Seed financing round of $111.5 million, in a mix of growth capital and liquidity fo
While not every fundraise is the same, founders can tap the experience of others who have been down this path to ensure their fundraising efforts are efficient and successful.
In a bull market, it's especially hard to understand people and their value systems. The pandemic does not help us engage, understand culture nor help build a human connection.
Even with the rampant enthusiasm for pouring bigger equity checks into startups, founders are now in a unique place in time where they can think differently about how to capitalize their companies.
Most Series A investors today look for around $2 million in annual recurring revenues (ARR) before they lean in, but getting to that figure is a very long and thorny path.
Commit, a Vancouver, Canada-based startup that has a unique approach to matching up engineers looking for a new job to early-stage startups that want to hire them, today announced that it has raised a
A U.S./Israeli startup, Sorbet — which is tackling what companies do with the financial risks as employees accrue paid time off (PTO) — has raised $6 million in a seed funding round led by Viola V