Investor Surveys

8 investors discuss what’s ahead for reproductive health startups in a post-Roe world

How is venture tackling women's health challenges after the overturning of Roe? We surveyed eight investors to find out.

3 investors explain why earned wage access startups are set to cash more checks

It always feels good to get paid, so it’s no surprise that a payroll model like earned wage access (EWA), which lets employees withdraw their accrued wages at any time, has exploded in popularity.

5 investors explain why longevity tech is a long-term play

It’s becoming clear that longevity as a theme has resonated with investors, though it appears it will be some time before more generalist investors take interest.

7 investors discuss why edtech startups must go back to basics to survive

Investors are preparing for a time of going heads down, helping their portfolio companies that want to prioritize growth instead of raising more capital, and rethinking their metrics of success.

The cybersecurity funding bubble hasn’t burst — but it’s starting to deflate

Despite a slowdown in financing and an apparent over-investment in certain cybersecurity subsectors, investors don’t expect doom and gloom for the cybersecurity market going forward.

7 first-time fund managers detail how they’re preparing to thrive during the downturn

Who will fare better in the current venture downturn? Will it be legacy investors with years of experience and sizable portfolios to worry about or emerging managers starting with a clean slate?

8 fintech VCs discuss the shifting investing landscape and how to pitch them in Q3 2022

To give TechCrunch+ readers specific knowledge about what fintech investors are looking for right now, we interviewed eight active venture capitalists in the sector over the last couple of weeks.

5 investors explain why Latin America is poised to weather the crypto winter

From high poverty rates to low financial inclusion, there are common threads throughout LatAm that explain why trends such as play-to-earn crypto gaming have seen widespread adoption.

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.
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