Some of functionality may not work while you disabled JavaScript. Enable JavaScript for better User Exprience. October 26, 2022

Tech Unicorn Startups Valued At $1B Now Rare In Silicon Valley

A billion dollars may seem to be a big bet, but unicorn status for years has helped young companies attract employees and media attention, as well as offer founders runway to pursue new ideas and cachet with potential partners.
Read by 80% of LPs October 12, 2022

Crypto Startup Funding Q3 Plunges Alongside Bitcoin

Crypto startups are suffering from this year’s mass selloff of digital currencies. Venture capital investment in the industry sank to its lowest level in more than a year during the third quarter, according to data from research firm PitchBook.
Read by 34% of LPs October 11, 2022

Indian Startups In Focus As Tiger Global Eyes $6B Venture Fund

India has emerged as a major highlight in Tiger Global’s plans, even as the New York-based investment firm targets a corpus of $6 billion for its new venture capital fund, according to a letter sent to its limited partners.
Read by 52% of LPs August 31, 2022

Investors Detail Their Red (and Green) Flags For Startups Seeking Venture Dollars

The past few months have hit the startup community where it hurts — the balance sheet. With inflation rates at record highs, a recession on the horizon and threats of a long winter by venture capital giants like SoftBank, VC money is becoming harder to come by.
Read by 63% of LPs August 05, 2022

'Downrounds' See An Upturn In 2022

The firehose of VC dollars that flooded startups with cash in 2021 has been replaced with an ordinary garden hose in 2022. And that may cause challenges for startups that need to raise money in coming months.
Read by 67% of LPs July 26, 2022

VC Funding For Crypto Strong Despite Bear Market

Venture capital firms are poised to break last year’s record of investments into crypto and blockchain startups in the face of a severe crypto winter that has sent numerous cryptocurrencies to multi-year lows.
Read by 55% of LPs July 08, 2022

Pension Riches Are No Panacea For Japan’s Startups

Japan’s small-but-growing startup scene has seen some deep-pocketed new entrants in recent years, from Sequoia Capital to SoftBank Group Corp. Now, here comes the entrant with the deepest pockets of them all: GPIF, the world’s biggest pension pool.
Read by 65% of LPs June 16, 2022

Tech Layoffs At Private Companies Are Putting Employee Equity In Limbo

More than 8,000 startup employees have been cut this month, according to recent data. Let that sink in: In 15 days—in 11 working days—more than 8,000 people have lost their source of income.
Read by 72% of LPs June 13, 2022

Investors Show Latin American Fintech Startups The Money

The global funding boom in 2021 was unlike anything most of us have ever seen before. While countries all over the world saw surges in venture capital investments, Latin America in particular saw a massive bump in dollars invested.
Read by 65% of LPs June 01, 2022

European VCs Urge Tech Startups To Slash Costs

Following a bumper 2021 that was full of IPOs and mega funding rounds, some of the most valuable start-ups in Europe are now laying off significant numbers of staff and drastically scaling back their expansion plans.
Read by 64% of LPs