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Startups, if your CEO isn’t running your fundraising, you’re doing it wrong

In my past as an investor and in my present as a pitch coach, I have come across a surprising number of companies where someone who’s not part...

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Pitch Deck Teardown: Glambook’s $2.5 million seed deck

Glambook recently raised $2.5 million at a $12 million valuation, and I managed to talk it into letting me share its full pitch deck with you to see...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: SaaS burn multiples, 8 fintech VCs spill the tea, all my apes gone

If Andy Warhol were alive today, would he be minting NFTs of Campbell's Soup cans?

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Clearco cuts 25% of staff, considers ‘strategic options’ for international operations

Clearco, a Toronto-based fintech capital provider for online companies, tells TechCrunch that it has laid off 125 people, or 25% of its entire staff....

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Fundraising in turbulent markets: Why we moved up our Series B

While it is important to get input from trusted sources, you must ultimately decide when to raise capital based on available data and your instincts...

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New York City’s Interplay is raising $10M for new blockchain fund

The venture firm participated in Coinbase's Series A and is looking to make a dedicated push into crypto investing

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Early-stage fundraising revisited, fractional hiring, HR tech boom

Right now, it will take longer to raise less money that will value your company lower than you hoped. But if you’re launching a startup aiming to...

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Daily Crunch: VW Group changes drivers — CEO Scott Keogh shifts to launch Scout EV brand

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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Are convertible notes the right way to fund your startup?

If an early-stage startup is ready to raise money but its valuation hasn't been established yet, a convertible note can serve as a good...

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Yes, it’s become harder for startups to raise funding

To better understand where the venture market stands today, we’ve pulled in a dataset from DocSend, a software service that helps founders create...

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5 investors explain why Latin America is poised to weather the crypto winter

From high poverty rates to low financial inclusion, there are common threads throughout LatAm that explain why trends such as play-to-earn crypto...

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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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Venture capital slowed in Q2 (but it’s evolving)

As expected, global venture totals fell last quarter. According to CB Insights data, some $108.5 billion was raised by startups across 7,651 deals in...

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M13’s Karl Alomar: 6 strategies for leading startups through a downturn

"It's actually significantly more difficult to produce the right type of company that's going to get an active round of investment...

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Conscience VC raises oversubscribed fund for consumer companies rooted in science

Conscience is looking for companies that benefit consumers but have technical defensibility. This thesis encompasses a broad base of industries.

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Your fundraising pitch deck needs appendices. Here’s why

From the sample decks in my pitch deck teardown series, you'd conclude that appendices are rare. That would be inaccurate; I'd estimate...

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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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What’s the right order for the slides in your pitch deck?

Using a pitch deck template as-is works for some, but for others, it gives you a story that doesn't flow, at best, or doesn't work, at...

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The delivery market is coming down from its pandemic highs

Delivery startups, from small companies to publicly-traded entities, are experiencing the headwinds of a cooling market.

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Athleisure icon Ty Haney raises $9.8M in fresh funding for her blockchain rewards startup

The Outdoor Voices founder's latest venture, Try Your Best, helps consumer brands engage customers through crypto-based perks

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Cannabis, sex tech and psychedelics startups deserve more than stigma

Cannabis, sex tech and psychedelics are often lumped under the "vice" category — a characterization that prevents many VCs from investing...

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Your investor has an investment thesis. Here’s why you should care

A lot of the time, it doesn't matter how good your company is. What matters is whether it matches up with your investor's investment thesis.

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Republic’s venture arm reportedly raising $700 million for crypto-focused funds

New York-based investment platform Republic is in talks to raise two new crypto-focused funds

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BNPL in 2022: 4 fintech investors discuss regulation, trends and how to stand out

To get a better picture of where the BNPL market is at right now, we spoke with four active investors about their expectations for the space,...

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A founder’s guide to calculating CAC and LTV the right way

There’s one metric that companies must get right in order to demonstrate their potential for growth and attract investors: their LTV/CAC ratio.

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Fundraise on confidence, Front CEO Mathilde Collin says

Startups need capital and often fundraise from investors. Front CEO and co-founder Mathilde Collin knows about fundraising.

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Need advice on navigating a tough startup market? Start here

The market for startup investment has changed. From the hottest year in startup VC history to a period of pessimism, how did we get here? This digest...

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The venture slowdown isn’t coming – it’s here

Venture capital dollar volume, as tracked by Crunchbase News, peaked in November 2021. Since then, the value of venture investments has ticked lower,...

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