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Urban Innovation Fund, VMG Catalyst among female-led firms raising new funds

Venture capital firms continue to raise new funds, at what seems like lightning speed, and two firms stuck out in recent days.

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There’s always another nightmarish crypto hack around the corner

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we looked at the near-term future for crypto gaming as VCs zero in on where to place consumer bets. This...

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Twitter denies Musk’s countersuit claims with a lot of snark

Twitter has filed a legal response denying Elon Musk’s counterclaims about the company he’s supposed to acquire — a deal he’s...

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Mudafy raises $10M in Founders Fund-led Series A to fix LatAm’s ‘broken’ real estate process

Mudafy, which operates in Argentina and Mexico, has raised $10M for its fast-growing digital real estate brokerage.

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Arena raises money from Peter Thiel and David Petraeus for its decision-making AI

Arena, a company developing an AI-powered platform designed to help company leaders make business decisions, has raised $35 million in venture...

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Tesla, SpaceX alums stalk energy sector’s white whale with $2 million seed round

Hgen hopes its "whole widget" approach to hydrogen production can decarbonize heavy industry and long-haul shipping.

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Neon nabs $30M to build a scalable cloud service for Postgres databases

Neon, a startup developing a managed service for Postgres, has raised $30 million in a fresh injection of venture funding.

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Founders Fund backs Pulley as it helps companies make better decisions about equity

The new funding comes as Pulley launches a free plan, called Pulley Seed, for new customers that have fewer than 25 stakeholders.

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Traba raises $20M to match contractors with events and warehouse work

Traba, a startup building a jobs marketplace specifically for events, warehouse, and fulfillment work, has raised $20 million in fresh venture...

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Sequoia Capital India and Founders Fund back UAE-based proptech startup Huspy in its $37M round

Founders Fund has made its first investment in the Middle East by backing UAE-based proptech startup Huspy. The $37 million Series A round, one of...

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Filing: Anduril is raising up to $1.2B, sources say at a $7B pre-money valuation, for its defense tech

Technology built to improve state resilience — be it in the form of cybersecurity, energy independence, national defense or something else...

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Tactic wants to reinvent accounting software for the web3 age

Tactic, a startup that helps businesses manage -- and simplify -- cryptocurrency finances, is emerging from stealth today with $2.6 million in seed...

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Amazon aggregator Thrasio begins layoffs, names new CEO

The layoffs and new CEO appointment are the latest developments in a series of ups and downs for Thrasio.

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Exafunction aims to reduce AI dev costs by abstracting away hardware

Exafunction, which is developing a platform to abstract away AI hardware infrastructure, has raised $25M in a venture funding round led by Greenoaks.

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Ondo’s decentralized investment bank matches crypto companies with capital providers

Ex-Goldman Sachs crypto employees' startup helps investors manage DeFi risks

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Inventa poised to enter Mexico, Colombia with its supplier marketplace

Its technology connects retailers with suppliers for inventory discovery and product recommendation.

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DJ and crypto startup founder 3LAU explains the value behind music NFTs

Crypto's music man 3LAU on how NFTs for music royalties can help artists and fans alike

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A look at six new funds begs the question: is a slowdown really coming?

If that slowdown comes, however, it could happen slowly, given that our inboxes are filled with news about newly raised venture funds.

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Vontive wants to be the Palantir of real estate investing

Ex-Palantir engineers launch mortgage tech platform for investment real estate with backing from 8VC, Founders Fund, and others

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Daily Crunch: ‘Strategic finance platform’ Mosaic raises $25M Series B

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

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Palantir alums raise $25M from Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund and other VCs for their finance startup, Mosaic

Mosaic, which aims to change the way CFOs of high-growth companies operate, has raised $25 million in a Series B round of funding led by Founders...

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Data obscures positive trends in VC dollars reaching women-founded startups

There’s work to be done, but pretending aggregate deal value is the metric that matters is malpractice.

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Ramp confirms new $8.1B valuation after ‘a nearly 10x’ YoY increase in revenue

Corporate spend management startup Ramp secures $750 million at a $8.1 billion valuation

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Is the AR and VR market only for trillion dollar companies?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Every...

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A peek inside Founders Fund, as it closes on $5 billion across two new funds

Founders Fund has garnered a lot of money from investors; it has also returned quite a bit of capital. A lot of the action on both fronts has...

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Daily Crunch: Meta fires executive after ‘predator catchers’ interview video goes viral

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

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Portuguese VC Shilling tops up its Founders Fund, hitting $59M in capital to deploy

Further evidence of the booming Portuguese tech ecosystem is emerging today with the news that venture capital firm Shilling is topping up its...

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Withco closes on $32M to help SMBs become property owners with a lease-to-own model

Growing up, Kevin Song witnessed his Korean immigrant parents build and grow a grocery store business in Brooklyn, New York. To the family, he...

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