What seed-stage dilution tells us about changing...
Round sizes are up. Valuations are up. There are more investors than ever hunting unicorns around the globe. But for...
China startup deals shrink as fundraising for...
Chinese startups continue to weather tough times as private investors, caught in a cash crunch, are concentrating money...
WPP sells 60% of market research giant Kantar to...
Some M&A is afoot in the world of market research and analysis: WPP today announced that it would sell 60% of...
From seed to Series A: Scaling a startup in Latin...
It’s not easy to raise growth-stage capital in Latin America, but it’s getting easier. As startups begin to...
Demo your startup at TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019
Every year hundreds of startups launch with dreams of becoming the next enterprise software unicorn. And it’s no...
When is the right time to pitch VCs for funding?
 A compelling pitch deck that quickly and clearly presents your startup as an exceptional investment opportunity...
Africa Roundup: Yamaha backs MAX, Founders...
Competition in Africa’s two-wheel ride-hail market is accelerating. Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng...
Warburg Pincus announces new $4.25 billion fund...
Warburg Pincus, the private equity fund with over $60 billion under management, is doubling down on Asia after it...
South African SME finance startup Lulalend raises...
South African digital lender Lulalend has raised a $6.5 million Series A round co-led by IFC and Quona Capital. The...
The changing nature of venture capital
The venture industry is likely to consolidate significantly in the next decade as funding confers greater advantage to...
How to negotiate term sheets with strategic...
Three years ago, I met with a founder who had raised a massive seed round at a valuation that was at least five times...
Connected bike and treadmill-maker Peloton files...
Exercise tech darling and service provider Peloton has filed for IPO with a confidential draft submission of its S-1...
Where are all the biotech startups raising?
Where are all the biotechnology companies raising these days? We crunched some numbers to arrive at an answer.
Startups Weekly: Will the real unicorns please...
In this week's newsletter: CrowdStrike readies its IPO, Brex eyes a $2B valuation and SoFi lands a whopping $500M.
Fintech and clean tech? An odd couple or a...
The Valley’s rocky history with clean tech investing has been well-documented. Startups focused on non-emitting...
Seedlegals closes $4M Series A, led by Index...
When SeedLegals launched in 2017 in the UK, I’d say many of us thought “why has that not been done...
Which public US universities graduate the most...
When it comes to public universities, the old adage “you get what you pay for” clearly does not apply....
Startups Weekly: VCs are drunk on beverage...
In this week's newsletter: Y Combinator has a new president, DoorDash raises $600M and startups go on acquisition...
Startups Weekly: There’s an alternative to...
In this week's newsletter: Amazon takes a bite of Deliveroo and Away packs on $100M
Madrona Venture Labs raises $11M to build...
The startup studio model is taking off.