Joanna McFarland got the idea for HopSkipDrive in 2014 because she needed a solution to a problem that many working parents like herself face: How do you consistently get your kids where they need to
Let's take a look at the deck that Party Round used to raise $7 million.
The startup’s technology promises to significantly slash some of the the time and expense of mineral exploration while also allowing mining companies to be more targeted in their extraction efforts.
It's natural for founders to live and breathe for their customers and product, but the dirty little secret of fundraising is that your investors are extraordinarily unlikely to care about your product
LPs may not have as much cash on hand as before but they may have something more important — time.
By keeping the information you provide tightly coupled with the initial story that captured investor interest, you create momentum within the partnership.
Can Austrian startup Helu.io, which completed a €9.8 million round in July and focuses on financial planning and analysis, show the rest of us how a pitch deck should be done?
Founders should think of three primary documents as their holy trinity: the deck, the strategy memo and the forecast model to capture attention and ensure info is transmitted clearly.
Energy startup hopes to bring the financial and climate benefits of solar and storage to renters.
Rather than the main focus being on the next funding round, founders have the opportunity to reprioritize and rebuild. Funds can do that, too.
The first half of 2022 broke fundraising records at VC firms, but everyone we spoke to expected fundraising to slow by the end of the year. While it is slowing down, it's also getting weird.
This list is for fun, in no particular order -- just startups that stood out to TechCrunch reporters for one reason or another.
YC's smaller cohort had us curious about the second-order effects of admitting fewer companies: What would a smaller batch do to the geographic makeup of the companies at the accelerator?
The most important metric VCs want to see is non-linear organic growth of your product’s user base, including usage expansion within specific teams.
The startup's platform enables the planning, financing, building and operating of distributed renewable energy projects in developing economies.
TechCrunch is tuned in, as always, to YC's Demo Day, and in keeping with our historical coverage, we compiled a list of our favorites from the first day’s pitches.
It’s possible, given that some Black and Latinx founders may identify as multiracial, that the new category contributed to a drop in monoracial demographic categories.
Flair offers smart vents and thermostats that can balance heating and cooling across a home, potentially slashing energy use.
To mark down your portfolio or not mark down your portfolio? That is a question many venture capitalists are grappling with right now.
Some slides carry more weight than others -- and three of them are absolutely crucial.