seed stage startups
Are rising seed-stage valuations a poisoned gift for startups?
If seed valuations continue to rise while later-stage prices dip, how long will it be until the climb from seed to Series A sees startups losing value?
VC funds still rolling as Northzone announces largest fund, while Salkantay is largest Peru fund
Northzone and Salkantay Ventures join other venture capital firms in raising their largest funds to date.
SOSV, SBK Tech Ventures and Miaki start a new accelerator in Bangladesh
SOSV, the venture capital firm known for its vertical-focused accelerators like HAX, is expanding its footprint to Bangladesh. SOSV’s Asia-focused accelerator called MOX, SBK Tech Ventures (an e
Student labor marketplace Pangea closes $2M seed round
The startup runs a marketplace that links college-age talent to companies in need of their services. Social media and web developer work are popular on the Pangea platform.
Extra Crunch roundup: B2B marketplaces, edtech M&A, breaking into the $1M ARR club
I’ve worked at TechCrunch for a little over a year, but this was one of the hardest weeks on the job so far. Like many people, I’ve been distracted in recent days. As I write this, I have
European VC firm Pale Blue Dot plans to fund 40 ‘planet-positive’ startups
Pale Blue Dot, a newly outed European venture capital firm focused on climate tech, announced this week the first closing of its debut fund at €53 million. Targeting pre-seed and seed stage startups
Bearish VCs, bullish founders and changing investing trends
No matter what happened, the data this far into the pandemic just isn't as bad as many expected it to be. That's good news.
Meet the latest cohort of Acceleprise startups, and the apps they built to make work easier
Acceleprise, a San Francisco-based accelerator for enterprise tech and software-as-a-service startups, held a Demo Day for its third cohort of companies today. The accelerator invests $50,000 into eac