The $1.4 billion price tag for the UBS-Wealthfront deal matters because it could impact exit values for not only other startups but also hundreds of millions of dollars of invested venture capital.
A Twitter thread from Bolt CEO Ryan Breslow was good fun, and useful in bringing a bit of necessary combat back to tech.
The question under consideration this week: How should founders prepare for an eventual retreat in startup valuations and investor interest?
Investors love a good EPS number. But for a company that is working to rebound, having a tight set of goals is hardly a sin.
We spoke with David Chaum about why web3 and blockchain are the future, and why we should be worried about the NSA reading our messages.
Amid this long-lasting startup era, 2021 may go down as the peak venture capital year, especially in Europe.
For the last decade, private company executives have all asked us the same question: “Do public market investors prefer profitability or growth?”
Talk of NFTs may be filling board rooms and news feeds, but their complex and new nature makes it hard for investors to determine which projects show promise, and which don't.
Even though DeFi, cryptocurrencies, blockchains, NFTs and a slew of other products came online in 2021, only about 1% of the world’s population has a unique crypto wallet.
The pandemic trade is coming apart, and Netflix is the latest company to suffer.
Many climate unicorns are on the way, but current VC levels are dwarfed by the mind-boggling funding amounts that are needed to give humanity a fighting chance.
Record public exit activity is good news for founders and investors, but what about the employees who were granted stock options in those companies?
Losing Chinese corporate venture capitalists entirely, and overnight -- which will not happen, mind -- would be sharply contractionary but not lethal.
Wth a market cap just over $2 trillion, Microsoft has vast resources to invest in the most logical parts of its business.
It appears that what is true for the venture capital market is also true for the fintech market, but in a more exaggerated form. Fintech is like most venture, but simply more extreme.
After incredible growth in the past two year, all signs point to a continued abundance of opportunities for startup founders and investors in the year ahead.
Despite all the buzz, quantum investments are still not mainstream: there were about 90 quantum investments in 2021.
In a country where many people are still unbanked, and queuing to pay bills is part of daily life, the impact of being able to pay anyone instantly can't be understated.
Let's talk about incentives and governance tokens to parse out what's up with LooksRare and the larger future of the financialization of everything.