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Surging Homegrown Talent, VC Spark Italy's Tech Renaissance

Italy's ecosystem for tech venture capital and startups has been in development for years and has made decent strides in the last decade. Will the coronavirus stymie their efforts?
Read by 71% of LPs November 06, 2020

2020's Unicorns Highlight Shift In VC Funding Trends

Healthcare, business productivity and fintech startups have dominated the unicorn class of 2020 as an exponential rise in demand for services in these sectors during the coronavirus pandemic has changed VC investing trends.
Read by 46% of LPs November 05, 2020

Logistics, Truck Rental Gian Joins Businesses Of Venture Capital

Ryder's push to create its own venture fund is part of a broader trend among corporations who have used the epidemic in the U.S. as an opportunity to start investing in startups -- even as a large portion of the population struggles to find work.
Read by 71% of LPs October 29, 2020

VCs Poured Capital Into European Startups In Q3

The global recovery in venture capital activity did not miss Europe. European venture capital activity rose in Q3 2020, putting the continent on pace to set a new yearly record for aggregate VC activity.
Read by 37% of LPs October 29, 2020

As Venture Capital Rebounds, What's Going On With Venture Debt?

As the pandemic accelerated plans to shift operations online, many startups wound up more popular than expected. Those tailwinds helped the venture capital world get back into its own game in a big way.
Read by 40% of LPs October 27, 2020

MIT Enlists Harvard To Launch Venture Fund Targeting Hard-Sell Startups

During a year when venture capital firms are chasing hyped software and artificial intelligence startups more than ever, Harvard University is joining MIT to invest in less-sexy -- and research heavy -- companies aiming to fix more existential problems.
Read by 53% of LPs October 22, 2020

VC Investor To Fund Startups Without Office Space

In a concerning turn for commercial landlords hoping that tech companies will fill office buildings, Bill Gurley of Benchmark said an office is no longer a criteria for the startups that his venture capital firm funds.
Read by 79% of LPs October 21, 2020

Late-Stage Deals Made Q3 2020 Standout For U.S. Startups

Remember back in March when the VC game was done for the year, checkbooks were snapping shut and startup layoffs led the headlines? So much for all that. Q3's venture capital numbers are in and they are anything but weak.
Read by 35% of LPs October 21, 2020

As Startups Accelerate In Record Q3, Europe And Asia Rack Up Huge VC Results

The two continents enjoyed more venture capital investment into their local startups than in some time, underscoring that strong VC results the U.S. saw in the third quarter were not a fluke, but part of a broader trend.
Read by 31% of LPs October 07, 2020

Helsinki Rides Slush Wave Toward A Booming Startup Future

<p>The scale of the project speaks to the confidence and ambition of the Helsinki startup ecosystem, which has grown immeasurably over the last 10-15 years.</p>
Read by 43% of LPs