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As the global venture capital market slows, Africa charts its own course

Experts say that most recent deals were finalized months before macroeconomic challenges hit the global VC landscape. This means there’s a lag in...

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When it comes to sanctions, PE firms must proceed with great caution

In order to effectively mitigate sanction risks, PEs are doing due diligence on their LPs and investing in the management of compliance programs and...

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Austin-based True Wealth Ventures raises second fund to back women-led startups

80% of the fund's investors are women, many of whom haven't invested in a venture fund before, partners Sara Brand and Kerry Rupp said

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Late-stage tech companies must do right by their employees: Reassess your 409A valuations

Though it may seem counterintuitive, a lowered valuation could reap benefits for your employees and your company’s recruitment efforts.

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It’s time for LPs to take more responsibility in the fight for economic equality

It's ironic that LPs retreat to familiar networks because most capital goes to white men and most VCs are not profitable in risk-adjusted terms....

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Kiko Ventures joins the ClimateTech investment stampede with a $450m Evergreen fund

Given the dire predictions about the impending (and basically already here) Climate Crisis, the world can’t get enough ClimateTech funds right to...

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3 tips for biotech startups seeking non-dilutive capital to survive the downturn

In a downturn, non-dilutive grants or contracts from the government should be seen as more appealing than ever because they provide runway without...

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Long term angel investing: Understanding capital requirements and how to find quality investments

There are three primary benefits to angel investing if you work in the technology industry: financial, educational and professional.

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Deal terms look different in a downturn. Here’s what to watch out for

The last decade has been pretty friendly to startup founders at the deal table. Who needs dilution protection when the market is steadily going up...

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LocalGlobe becomes Phoenix Court Group, hits $500M first close for new funds, adds an Impact twist

Saul Klein is a busy man. As co-founder, with his father Robin, of LocalGlobe, one of the longest-running VCs in Europe, he has overseen a wide range...

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Black founders are seeing a decrease in funding amid economic downturn

Not shockingly, Black founders are seeing a decrease in funding this year.

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Black Gen Z VCs are here and swinging for the fences

Black Gen Zers are already starting their paths toward becoming top industry leaders — and creating opportunities to help sustain their success.

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Could this ‘quiet company’ kick open the IPO window?

TextNow went to market with a product that customers wanted, focused on its unit economics, and did not grow ahead of its ability to generate gross...

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Venture funding in Europe is declining faster than in the US — but causing much less panic

The U.S. has seen monthly funding drop 36.7% through the end of May, while Europe saw a decline of 50% in the same period. But it doesn't feel...

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Fearless Fund’s Arian Simone on why a downturn is business as usual for minority founders

"Women of color are the most founded, entrepreneurial demographic. They are just the least funded."

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Why software valuations could drop more if things don’t change soon

If you feel cloud and software stocks should not trade for less than their historical average, then you have cause to cheer. But is that a valid...

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Project A Ventures closes its fourth fund, hitting $375M, the largest to date

Project A Ventures launched 10 years ago in Berlin when a handful of a ex-Rocket Internet players decided they’d try their own hand at this startup...

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8 steps for building a financial model to calculate your fundraising needs

The basics of a financial model are relatively straightforward, but, much like managing personal finances, people struggle with anxiety and...

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A 7-step method for running effective pitch meetings

A founder with two exits shares his seven-step method for managing investor meetings, including tips for following up on promising leads.

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Women are leaving VC firms and creating a new class of emerging investors

Over the past year, numerous notable women investors have left their roles at established firms to launch funds of their own.

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Crypto startup Ledger teams up with Cathay Innovation to launch $110M sector fund

French VC Cathay Innovation is hoping to secure its bag alongside Ledger, a startup that secures cryptocurrencies

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Black Founders Matter presses VCs to pledge commitment to diversity

Black Founders Matter announced today the formation of the 25 by 25 Pledge, which encourages venture capitalists to commit to investing a quarter of...

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What connects the stock market contraction to startup valuations?

This is the most critical impact of downturns: Venture capital funds will have a more challenging time raising money to invest, which translates into...

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Pro-rata is easier to get than ever today, but investors are thinking twice

Whenever pro-rata rights are involved, you can always smell some drama.

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VC funding for crypto projects fell in May, but many investors remain bullish

The year-over-year trend line for crypto funding remains "very positive."

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Revenue-based financing platform Bloom secures $377M Series A led by Credo and Fortress

While the likes of Pipe are reaching multi-billion valuations, European revenue-based financing is experiencing as much of a boom as it is in the US....

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Can recurring revenue financing drive growth in a turbulent market?

As the saying goes, “Everyone is selling something.” Sometimes, we forget that when it comes to fundraising. The trick is to sell something...

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Columbus startups: Pitch at TechCrunch Live’s Columbus event!

TechCrunch Live is hosting a special event centered around Columbus, Ohio, and we’re looking for startups to compete for a spot in the...

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