Investor Surveys

A decade after the bubble burst, 5 climate tech investors explain why they’re all in

What’s a climate tech founder to do when faced with tight timelines and tighter funding rounds? We asked some of the leading investors in the space to share their perspectives.

Despite regulatory hurdles, these 4 US cannabis investors are planting seeds for tomorrow

Bear markets and high interest rates often cause investors to turn away from anything resembling a risky investment. Yet, now is a good time to take another look at the cannabis sector in the U.S.

5 construction tech investors analyze 2022 trends and opportunities

"It is difficult to find a project manager who is willing to take the risk to implement bleeding-edge tech on their project," said Heinrich Gröller, a partner at Speedinvest.

BNPL in 2022: 4 fintech investors discuss regulation, trends and how to stand out

To get a better picture of where the BNPL market is at right now, we spoke with four active investors about their expectations for the space, upcoming regulation, scalability, default risk and more.

Psychedelics startups are on a long journey to consumer markets, but these 5 VCs are taking the ride

Previously relegated to underground communities and raves, ketamine, MDMA and psilocybin are now being studied to develop therapies to treat everything from PTSD to cluster headaches.

8 cannabis investors share their outlook on the European market in H1 2022

We asked several active investors to analyze the European market, share advice for founders building recreational and medicinal startups, and talk about what opportunities they're looking for.

6 technologists discuss how no-code tools are changing software development

To get a more in-depth look at the technical aspects of the space, we spoke to some of the technologists ushering in the no-code/low-code revolution.

10 investors discuss the no-code and low-code landscape in Q1 2022

To get a better picture of the no-code/low-code market, we spoke to a group of investors about how the space has fared since 2020, the challenges ahead, and when they expect investments to pay off.

14 climate tech investors share their H1 2022 strategies

To examine the market forces and psychology driving climate tech, we surveyed 14 international investors to learn about how they evaluate new opportunities.

10 fintech investors discuss what they’re looking for and how to pitch them in Q1 2022

We interviewed fintech investors to shed some light on just what they're looking for and the best way to pitch them.

Blockchain gaming survey: 7 investors discuss regulation, opportunities and NFT hype

There’s still a haze of uncertainty surrounding blockchain games, so we reached out to several active investors in to get a clearer picture of where opportunities exist today and what they see on th

7 investors discuss web3’s present and peer into its future

We surveyed select investors in web3 to find out where web3 stands and what the future holds.

As Sequoia changes its model, other permanent-capital VCs weigh in

To better understand Sequoia's new model, The Exchange reached out to a number of publicly listed venture capital groups from the United Kingdom.

Growth marketing experts survey: How would you spend a $25,000 budget in Q1 2022?

If you run marketing for an early-stage startup, these growth experts have some advice for how you can get the most value out of your meager budget.

Investors share how infrastructure as code is taking over DevOps

Infrastructure as code (IaC) has been gaining wider adoption among DevOps teams in recent years, but the complexities of data center configuration and management continue to create problems — and op

Virtual events startups have high hopes for after the pandemic

Virtual events have been a temporary measure during the pandemic. But what will their value be as more of the world attempts to return to life before the pandemic?

5 investors discuss the future of RPA after UiPath’s IPO

We spoke to five investors to find out more about RPA. The general consensus? We're just getting started.

10 proptech investors see better era for residential and retail after pandemic

The pandemic made the internet a lifeline for shopping, earning a living and maintaining personal relationships. Now, as lockdowns start to lift, the real estate industry has to figure out what that m

10 investors predict MaaS, on-demand delivery and EVs will dominate mobility’s post-pandemic future

"Transportation is important to basically all people and is a real mess, so it will likely continue to be a hot topic and a source of investor interest for years to come."

9 investors discuss hurdles, opportunities and the impact of cloud vendors in enterprise data lakes

About a decade ago, I remember having a conversation with a friend about big data. At the time, we both agreed that it was the purview of large companies like Facebook, Yahoo and Google, and not somet
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