For any European startup with unicorn ambitions, international expansion is essential. But there is a certain predictability to where European founders tend to focus when looking to go global.
In 2020, startups led by women received only 2.3% of venture capital funds, not only is it a short figure but as a result of the pandemic, this fell 0.5% compared to 2019.
The sweeping infrastructure package put forward by President Joe Biden comes with a price tag of roughly $2 trillion (and hefty tax hikes) but gives startups and the broader tech industry about $1 trillion worth of reasons to support it.
Europe has started deploying the largest venture capital fund ever created in the region, in its latest attempt to create health and deep-tech startups that will rival the U.S. and Asia.
Toyota Motor Corp's first venture capital fund is investing in startups that help the Japanese automaker refine everyday processes by bringing sharper supply-chain management and robotics to the factory floor.
If venture capital investors leave the Bay Area for other parts of the country, will startup founders follow them? That's a question to ponder from the results of two different reports with seemingly conflicting conclusions.
SPACs flipped the script for the multidecade development model for early-stage startups so that young companies with little or no income can enter public markets earlier.
While the amount of venture capital raised in 2020 by startups with female founders on the team is at an all-time high--$22.1 billion--the percentage of dollars is down from the record set in 2017.
2020 was a bumper year for agriculture capital raising, amid and despite the global social, health and economic disruptions of covid-19. Startups raised $26.1 billion across 2707 deals in 2020, a 15.5% year-over-year increase.
These days, extra enterprise capital companies are both forming their very own particular function acquisition corporations, or SPACs, or having inside conversations about doing so.