Negotiating cross-border investments: Insights from a seasoned investor

For LatAm startups, investments from foreign VCs can bring in experienced advisers and contributors who can help the company expand to new markets.

VC Office Hours: Unlocking the Farmers’ Market with Black Farmer Fund

The fund is technically a nonprofit with a debt fund attached.

The most important metrics for SaaS funding in 2024

Today we're focusing on metrics and business environments that apply to most SaaS companies — not the unicorn outliers.

It’s time for a heat check on the subscription economy and its proposed value to customers

Companies employing subscription licensing have grown between three and four times faster than the S&P 500 over the past 12 years.

The search and discovery marketplace 

The benefits of a well-run marketplace are numerous: a far more valuable user experience for your customers, a differentiated product and new revenue streams.

What startup founders need to know about AI heading into 2024

We’re still in the early stages of AI, and TechCrunch+ can help you learn and adapt with every change and new best practice in the coming year.

Practical advice for B2B startups raising a Series A

In conditions today, completing even a Series A round is a powerful symbol of your fintech project's promise.

Ask Sophie: What’s the fastest green card if we are from India or China?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on X Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entreprene

A three-step process to launch and sustain your merged brand

When companies merge, there’s almost always significant trepidation, so your first job must be to offer your stakeholders peace of mind.

Consider three lenses when building your go-forward brand

Your business must ensure that internal and external targets understand what the merged company will deliver and how it will make it happen.

Generative AI is fueling the recovery of European SaaS

Generative AI has been the trend to watch. It's transforming the software paradigm and unleashing previously unimaginable opportunities.

VCs have a jargon problem and this is how to fix it

Venture capitalists have a role to make people feel welcome and included in what can otherwise be a cliquey and closed environment.

Securing generative AI across the technology stack

As organizations increasingly rely on generative AI capabilities, they will need AI security platforms to be successful.

Startups should consider hiring fractional AI officers

Raphael Ouzan Contributor Share on X Raphael Ouzan is the founder and CEO of A.Team, a future-of-work company pioneering the world’s first AI-enabled team formation platform. More posts by this cont

No, you can’t lie to your board of directors

If there’s anything I’ve learned from building companies, it’s that you’ve got to be straight and honest with your board.

Ask Sophie: I work at OpenAI on an H-1B. How can I explore immigration independence?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on X Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entreprene

Founders: Pay attention to what happened with OpenAI’s board

Though no one knows precisely what happened, a common theory is that Altman’s for-profit efforts became at odds with the mission-driven nonprofit board.

Best practices for developing a generative AI copilot for business

Chris Ackerson Contributor Share on X Chris Ackerson, formerly of IBM Watson, is currently the Vice President of Product at AlphaSense, a market intelligence and search platform, where he spearheads t

3 skills could make or break your cybersecurity career in the generative AI era

While many employers emphasize problem-solving skills in job descriptions, the ability to think outside the box is imperative in cybersecurity.

Strategizing your fintech exit in a turbulent market — top 3 questions to tackle

As more players seek to establish themselves, the competitive landscape grows that much fiercer. Meanwhile, the available funding is finite.
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