SVB 2023 crash
5 investors discuss what’s in store for venture debt following SVB’s collapse
VCs don't think venture debt is going away anytime soon, but five investors said getting it now will look different than before.
Despite a rocky start, climate tech is in a good position to tackle the rest of 2023
There are plenty of possible reasons why climate tech’s sudden stumble in Q1 2023 was merely a misstep and not the beginning of a downward spiral.
First Republic’s results are proof that the SVB meltdown was brutal for smaller banks
First Republic reported revenue and profit above analysts' expectations, but for investors, other concerns outweighed the good results.
Founders shouldn’t have to choose between mental health and grit
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How a fintech company handled a fintech crisis
Spend management company Airbase found itself trying to access its own funds while also helping customers make payments through Silicon Valley Bank during the bank's collapse.
There’s trouble in Startup Nation
For Israeli entrepreneurs, the prospect of rising pressure on the country's credit rating made banking diversification a more pressing issue.
SVB collapse spared an already muted venture deal market
The past year has been tough for startups and investors, but at least Silicon Valley Bank's downfall isn't likely to make it materially tougher.
First Citizens is acquiring $72B in deposits and loans from Silicon Valley Bridge Bank
First Citizens has agreed to buy Silicon Valley Bank, the California lender whose collapse sent shockwaves through the financial sector.
Now is the time to invest in Black-owned banks
It's essential to consider this moment as an opportunity to start banking with some of the few Black-owned banks.
Emerging managers hope the new SVB offers the same support to new VCs
When it came to emerging managers, SVB went beyond just banking resources. These young VCs hope that support isn't lost.
Silicon Valley Bank’s crash is providing valuable lessons all over the world
This week, some of my colleagues took a deep dive into the effects on consumers, businesses, banks, investors, etc. — all over the world — showing just how connected the startup ecosystem really i
Founders, don’t put all your cash in one basket
Whether you are an individual or a company, it makes sense to have more than one bank. Yet, many startups don't.
A $500 million term sheet in 12 hours: How Rippling struck a deal as SVB was melting down
As a serial entrepreneur who has famously endured some ups and downs, Parker Conrad thought he’d seen it all. Still, he never imagined that there would be a run on Silicon Valley Bank that would
TechCrunch+ roundup: 7 VCs who are taking pitches, AI best practices, zero-based budgeting
With SVB’s contagion contained, the VC community seems open to writing smallish checks for pre-revenue startups.
Banking isn’t the only ‘single point of failure’ entrepreneurs should be rethinking
Silicon Valley Bank's collapse reminds us of the entrepreneurial art of balancing ambitious risk and necessary caution.
Don’t use Sam Altman and AI hype in the same sentence
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SVB Financial files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection, says it has $2.2B in liquidity
One week after trading was halted for SVB Financial and regulators took control of the holding company for Silicon Valley Bank and other subsidiaries, SVB Financial has taken the next inevitable step:
‘BRB, storing my money in gold’: Founders scramble to figure out which banks are safe
While diversifying assets feels obvious in retrospect, actually following that bit of advice is harder than it seems.
First Republic Bank could see $30B in rescue deposits coming, report says
First Republic Bank was caught in the wake of Silicon Valley Bank's collapse over the weekend and saw its shares plunge earlier this week. Shares were rebounding as this new development emerged.
Top crypto app downloads rise over 15% following SVB collapse
Following a shakeup in the U.S. banking system over the past week, crypto exchanges and wallets gained momentum as some look for bankless alternatives. The top 10 crypto applications for exchanges and