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TechCrunch+ roundup: Green card sponsorships, startup prenups, agtech VC survey
Nearly anything can tear a co-founder relationship asunder. I have observed partnerships go sour over funding disputes, product pipelines, and in one case, a bad experience at Burning Man.
The case for US venture capital outperformance
Despite all current and high-profile pressures, it is our view that the technology and innovation supercycle narrative remains unchanged.
The venture slowdown finally hit early-stage valuations, PitchBook data shows
According to PitchBook, the median valuation of early-stage U.S. startups that raised venture capital was lower last quarter than in Q1 2022.
Tracking venture capital data to pinpoint the next US startup hot spots
Taking a look at an M25 dataset ranking Midwest U.S. cities across datapoints including startup activity, venture activity and business climate.
Latin America’s slowing VC market hides local strength
To really understand what’s going on with Latin American venture capital funding, we have to go deeper than the regional perspective can afford us.
Did no one tell Europe the party is over?
Did no one tell European venture capitalists and startup founders that we’re supposed to be on the cusp of a global recession?
North American and European insurtechs are recalibrating after a blockbuster 2021
Let’s explore insurtech activity in both North America and Europe, compare recent results and look ahead to what could be coming.
Daily Crunch: B2B marketplace Sokowatch raises $125M Series B, rebrands as ‘Wasoko’
Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.
Will VC investment into Chinese startups slow as the country’s tech stocks shatter?
It does seem that the expected correction in investment into Chinese startups is here. It's just a few quarters late.
Did venture capitalists undervalue startups for decades?
It appears the market decided that startups are worth more than they once were, by a material multiple. So were startups dramatically undervalued in prior years and decades?
As public tech valuations fall, are startup investments evolving quickly enough?
The good times of the last few years appear to be in rapid decline, with many startups holding onto speculative valuations and revenues more nascent than impressive.
Female founders are making a buzzing, venture-backed comeback
We’ll have a clearer view of 2021 when all the data trickles in after the conclusion of Q4, but it’s clear that female-founded startups are having a better year than they did in 2020.
Atlanta’s sundry startups join in global VC funding boom
With around $3 billion invested in the first half of 2021, already around a 50% gain on 2020’s full-year figures, it’s clear Atlanta is seeing an unprecedented wave of venture investment.
Boston’s startup market is more than setting records in scorching start to year
Boston is benefiting from larger changes to the U.S. venture capital market, helping close historical gaps in its startup funding market and access funds that previously might have skipped the region.
When VCs turned to Zoom, Chicago startups were ready for their close-up
Chicago is an outlying benefactor from accelerating venture capital activity and the rise of remote investing.
VCs unfazed by Chinese regulatory shakeups (so far)
Slightly falling quarterly venture capital totals and a notable decline in unicorn formation does not a startup winter make. So let’s look at what's happened more recently.
Why Latin American venture capital is breaking records this year
The union of talent and money is what startup markets need to thrive. But there are other reasons why LatAm startups are often in the news: strong digital penetration and quick e-commerce growth.
Funding for mental health-focused startups rises in 2020
Turning away from the public markets, IPOs, SPACs and Palantir for a moment, would you like to talk about startups again? I would. This morning, I pored over venture capital funding patterns for welln
Investors buy The DiPP as accelerators go virtual
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had a choice of all sorts of news, but as we cut the sh
Green shoots for software companies
Looking for good news despite all the market gloom