Crypto exits remain low but investors remain unfazed

New PitchBook data makes it clear that if the larger startup market is suffering from an exit-drought, crypto startups are possibly even more parched.

Varsity is a new early-stage VC fund based in Paris

It’s not every day that a new VC firm comes out of stealth. This time, Varsity is announcing its first fund. Founded by a former Société Générale executive and two VC investors who worked at Ser

Speedinvest closes fourth fund at $380M to back early-stage startups in Europe

1RoundTable bets on ‘long-term, less volatile’ strategy with new growth-stage crypto fund

The past couple of years have been challenging, and sometimes deadly, for many crypto and web3 startups, but Dan Tapiero, CEO, CIO and managing partner of 10T Holdings and 1RoundTable Partners, is not

Top Tier Capital lands $1.05B to invest in funds and startups

Despite the mixed recent news on inflation, capital’s still flowing healthily into Silicon Valley. Case in point, Top Tier Capital, the San Francisco-based VC and private equity firm, today anno

Crypto valuations ‘came back to earth’ in 2023, but VCs expect them to rise again in 2024

A recent spike of interest in crypto is rebuilding momentum, and many think that next year could be promising for crypto startups’ valuations.

Paris-based VC firm Singular raises $435 million for its second fund

For a VC firm, the second fund is a make-or-break moment. With the initial fund, you raise money based on an investment thesis because you don’t have any track record, any return on investment to pr

OpenAI Startup Fund launches second Converge startup cohort

Palace intrigue might be dominating the news cycle around OpenAI, but the AI startup — and its co-branded accelerator programs — are chugging along uninterrupted, so the PR team tells me.

Andalusia Labs raises $48M Series A to improve digital asset risk infrastructure

Alongside the fresh capital raise, Andalusia Labs opened its global headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

US emerging managers started their fundraising rebound in 2023

Fundraising is down across the board, but emerging managers were able to raise the same percentage of that funding total as in former years.

After six quarters of falling venture interest, crypto investors see recent price gains as positive signal

Investors are getting back in the groove of investing in web3, crypto and blockchain technology.

Faction launches $285M early-stage crypto fund

As the crypto market continues to slog through a fundraising winter, Faction Ventures, a blockchain-focused venture capital firm, is betting big on the space. The firm has launched its inaugural $285

Robotics funding saw another dip in 2023

In 2021, robotics startups were flying high. Unlike other categories that had buckled under the strains of a global pandemic, interest in automation was at an all-time high, as companies attempted to

Yellow, a new VC firm from Glovo founders and Atomico investor, is betting on Southern Europe

It’s always interesting when a new VC firm with a fresh team of partners emerges. And with Yellow, it’s interesting in multiple ways. Founded by Oscar Pierre and Sacha Michaud, the founders of Glo

Garuda Ventures’ debut fund will invest in B2B-focused software companies

Garuda Capital invests in pre-seed and seed-stage startups focused on business-to-business in the areas of cloud, climate, apps and commerce.

Greylock secures $1B for its 17th fund amid launch of early-stage founders program

Greylock 17 will target pre-seed, seed and Series A founders in the areas of enterprise and consumer software.

HCVC is back with a new $75 million deep tech fund

Paris-based VC firm HCVC just announced the final closing of its second fund, simply called “Fund II.” And the team has managed to raise $75 million (€69 million) so that it can back pre-seed an

VC firm Fuse closes $250M fund to invest in Pacific Northwest startups

Funding for startups in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) fell precipitously early this year. From January to March, PNW financing dipped 80% to $246 million, down from $1.2 billion during the same period i

Former DCG, Blockchain Capital investors launch $20M early-stage fund at crypto advisory firm Reverie

After a couple years of dabbling in angel investments, crypto advisory firm Reverie is now bringing a bigger checkbook to bear. The firm is launching a flagship $20 million fund to invest in pre-seed

500 Global closes $143M fund for Southeast Asia startups

500 Global, the venture firm and seed accelerator, has closed $143 million in financing for what it claims is its largest Southeast Asia early-stage fund to date. The new tranche, 500 Southeast Asia I
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