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Edtech isn’t special anymore, and that’s a good thing

Edtech is facing a reality check in the form of discipline. Investors explained that while the whole startup ecosystem is slower this year, edtech...

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7 first-time funds see an advantage in entering a downturn without a large portfolio

Last year saw a record 270 first-time funds close, which means there are almost 300 new managers who raised their fund in a bull market and are now...

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7 first-time fund managers detail how they’re preparing to thrive during the downturn

Who will fare better in the current venture downturn? Will it be legacy investors with years of experience and sizable portfolios to worry about or...

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6 first-time fund managers detail how they’re preparing to thrive during the downturn

Who will fare better in the current venture downturn? Will it be legacy investors with years of experience and sizable portfolios to worry about or...

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6 first-time funds see an advantage in entering a downturn without a large portfolio

Last year saw a record 270 first-time funds close, which means there are almost 300 new managers who raised their fund in a bull market and are now...

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Crypto and securities, back of the postcard version

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

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5 investors discuss Latin America’s symbiotic relationship with crypto

To understand how Latin American startups are preparing to weather the crypto winter, we talked to five investors who have bet on companies that are...

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4 investors discuss the US cannabis market’s prospects in Q3 2022

To understand where the cannabis market is going, we talked to four investors who have been quite active in backing cannabis-related startups in the...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Construction tech survey, founder-CEO friction, diversify your cap table

As you may have heard, tech companies are having a bit of a whoopsie.

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Investors discuss how labor shortage is shaking up the construction tech stack

The pandemic wasn’t the only challenge to hit the construction industry. The rising cost of raw materials coupled with labor shortage has left the...

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8 cannabis investors share their outlook on the European market in H1 2022

We asked several active investors to analyze the European market, share advice for founders building recreational and medicinal startups, and talk...

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10 investors discuss the no-code and low-code landscape in Q1 2022

To get a better picture of the no-code/low-code market, we spoke to a group of investors about how the space has fared since 2020, the challenges...

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10 fintech investors discuss what they’re looking for and how to pitch them in Q1 2022

We interviewed fintech investors to shed some light on just what they're looking for and the best way to pitch them.

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7 investors discuss web3’s present and peer into its future

We surveyed select investors in web3 to find out where web3 stands and what the future holds.

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Sequoia provides founders with key insights on launching, building and fundraising

Sequoia hosted a private, sponsored AMA for founders in Startup Battlefield and Startup Alley at the virtual Disrupt SF last month. Stephanie Zhan,...

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Calling MENA! Put your city on the TC map by joining TechCrunch’s Cities Survey 2021

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey founders and investors in cities across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Over the next few...

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Locals share why Vilnius, Lithuania is becoming an international startup hub

There are plenty of reasons why Vilnius, Lithuania's capital city, has an increasingly visible startup sector.

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6 investors and founders forecast hockey-stick growth for Edinburgh’s startup scene

Scotland's capital Edinburgh boasts a beautiful, hilly landscape, a robust education system and good access to grant funding, public and private...

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8 investors and founders highlight Valencia’s potential as a fintech and cybersecurity hub

While Madrid and Barcelona tend to attract the buzz when it comes to tech startups in Spain, Valencia is slowly and surely making a name for itself...

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TechCrunch Survey of Scottish Tech Hubs: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the larger European capitals. Over the...

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5 investors discuss the future of RPA after UiPath’s IPO

We spoke to five investors to find out more about RPA. The general consensus? We're just getting started.

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The TechCrunch Survey of Dutch tech hubs: Calling Delft, Eindhoven, Rotterdam, Utrecht

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the larger European capitals. Over the...

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The TechCrunch Germany Survey — Calling Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Bielefeld, Mainz, Frankfurt

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the larger European capitals. Over the...

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8 investors, founders and execs predict cybersecurity, fintech will take Belfast by storm

Belfast is among one of the U.K.'s fastest growing tech hubs, so we reached out to investors, founders and executives for an inside look at the...

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The TechCrunch Survey of tech startup hubs in England and Wales

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the major European capitals. Over the next...

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8 Czech VCs on green shoots, pandemic impacts and 2021 opportunities

The Czech Republic may be better known for beer, hockey and the sights of Prague, but its entrepreneurial community is as ambitious as any.

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6 Oslo VCs discuss 2021 trends, deal flow and regional opportunities

"Oslo is a city with a strong foundation and an exciting momentum in tech. There’s too few local VCs, though, and that creates a funding gap...

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Boldstart Ventures gets bigger thanks to Kustomer and other early bets on technical founders

Boldstart Ventures, a New York-based firm that started with a $1 million proof-of-concept fund in 2010, has just closed on $155 million in capital...

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