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Choose your job title before you name your startup

The ability to quickly spin up a team and launch something is clearly the core of what makes startupland so special (and, candidly, fun to write about).

Threat intel startup SnapAttack lands $8M Series A following Booz Allen spinout

SnapAttack, a threat hunting startup that was this week spun out from IT consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, has secured $8 million in Series A funding. The startup, which claims to hold the “l

Rent the Runway co-founder Jenny Fleiss and Volition Capital’s Larry Cheng talk early-stage fundraising on TechCrunch Live

Rent the Runway is more than 10 years old now and has raised upwards of $500 million, recently filing to IPO at a valuation north of $1 billion. Jenny Fleiss is a co-founder at Rent the Runway and sit

Going after social commerce for sportspeople, Millions gets $10M

Millions.co, a social commerce platform geared toward professional and semi-professional athletes wanting help to monetize their fanbase by selling merch and/or on-demand video, has grabbed $10 millio

Creatio raises $68M as the low-code space keeps attracting huge checks

This morning Creatio, a Boston-based software company, announced that it has raised $68 million. Volition Capital, a growth-equity fund, led the round. The deal was a minority investment in the startu

Should SaaS founders be raising capital now?

Here are a few cases and best practices that software founders can use to help push a decision forward now if considering a capital raise in the current environment.

Top investors predict what’s ahead for Boston’s VC scene in Q1

Before the COVID-19 pandemic shook up the world and reshaped the economy, Boston was quietly setting records. According to new venture data compiled by TechCrunch, the region set what was at least a l

Burst adds a super high-tech dental floss to its dental care offerings

Burst, the subscription dental care service, with the pretty, pretty toothbrushes, has now added a sleek dental floss product to its monthly kits. The Los Angeles-based dental hygiene company, which h

Chewy founder Ryan Cohen on its fast-approaching IPO: ‘It’s like seeing my baby graduate’

Ask any venture capitalist about the most important ingredient to success in startups, and they’ll tell you it’s founders who can persuade not only investors to part with their capital but

Volition Capital has rounded up $250 million for its third fund

Volition Capital, a Boston-based¬†growth equity firm, just closed its third fund with¬†$250 million in capital commitments. It’s a sizable step up from the firm’s previous fund, which clos