It's true that the actual numbers remain scant: Just 3 percent of venture capitalists are Black, according to a recent estimate. That's up, at least, from CB Insights' estimate of 1 percent in 2010. But over the last year or so, there's been a steady accrual of Black investors' visibility, influence, and most important, financial impact helping [...] The post Here's Where And How Black Investors Are Placing Their Bets appeared first on Moguldom.
Fuse has secured Series A funding from EV Growth while MyCash has raised undisclosed funding from 500 Startups. The post SEA Dealbook: Indonesian insurtech startup Fuse, Malaysia's MyCash raise capital appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
India Assist, a mobile app that aids foreign tourists in the country, has raised $1 million in a seed funding round from an undisclosed Silicon Valley based angel investor. "We will use the funds to enhance the user experience through tech innovations and also add new product offerings, marketing and promotion through digital and partner mediums," India Assist founder Harish Khatri told TechCircle, while declining to disclose the identity of the investor.
British artificial intelligence startup Healx has just raised a $56 million Series B led by one of Europe's biggest investors, Atomico. "Originally we weren't planning on doing a Series B this year but Atomico approached us and we were aligned in terms of our vision to scale quickly into Europe," CEO Dr Tim Guilliams told Business Insider. The Cambridge-based company only raised its Series A last year and is looking to expand rapidly with its rare disease treatment programmes in a market worth an estimated $220 billion.
On Foundersuite's podcast, "How I Raised It," we take an open-source approach to sharing knowledge about the wild ride of funding a startup. We asked both veteran and emerging founders to spill their secrets on everything from finding your dream VC to knowing when to make the ask -- and how to slay your pitch. Regardless [...] The post I Interviewed 25 Startup Founders Who Raised Capital. Here's Their Advice appeared first on Moguldom.
A brush with gun violence sent "bold and badass"Atlanta event host Shila Nieves Burney on a new trajectory helping tech and tech-enabled companies raise, grow and scale. On Oct. 10 at Google Midtown Atlanta, Burney announced a new $10-million dollar investment fund for Black and minority founders. The Zane Venture Fund is led by Burney [...] The post 'Bold And Badass' Founder Launches $10M Zane Venture Fund Named For Daughter, A Victim Of Gun Violence appeared first on Moguldom.
The Twenty Minute Vc: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch: 20vc: Worklife Ventures' Brianne Kimmel On Why More Operators Should Start Their Own Fund, How To Structure Your Round For The Highest Signal Round & What The Multi-stage Funds Playing At Seed Means For The Rest Of The Asset Class
Brianne Kimmel is the Founder and Managing Partner @ Work Life Ventures, a very new firm focused on the future of work backed by some of the best in the valley including Marc Andreesen, Chris Dixon, Zoom's Eric Yuan, InVision's Clark Valberg and then dear friends of the show, Alexis Ohanian, Garry Tan and Matt Mazzeo. To date, Brianne has invested in the likes of Webflow, Tandem, Lunchclub and Girlboss to name a few. Prior to starting Work Life, Brianne spent 2 years at Zendesk on their GTM strategy; building Zendesk for startups, ultimately representing 3,000 startups and 250 accelerators.
Day One Ventures, The Early-stage Vc Firm That Leads Communications For Its Portfolio Companies, Closed Nearly $20M For Its First Fund
Day One Ventures, The Early-Stage VC Firm That Leads Communications For Its Portfolio Companies, Closed Nearly $20M For Its First Fund SAN FRANCISCO, October 12, 2019-- Day One Ventures, the early-stage venture capital firm specializing in spearheading communications for its portfolio companies, has closed its first fund at nearly $20M. The firm is led by Masha Drokova, an investor, entrepreneur, communications executive, and a Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree. Day One Ventures publicly launched in January 2018 and since then: * Has invested in a few dozen companies, with more than 30% of them completing follow-on funding rounds.
San Francisco and New York City-based Day One Ventures, an early-stage venture firm focused on leading communications for its portfolio companies, has closed its debut fund at nearly $20 million. Launched in [...]