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How investors can still get strong returns from late-stage tech startups

For investors, now is a good time to start seeing the opportunities while also protecting themselves against potential risks down the line.

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What does the SEC’s warning shot at crypto mean?

"Speculation of a broader crackdown on digital assets as an industry has been coming for years. The truth is, if the Feds wanted this industry...

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Snap stock is getting obliterated

Investors in social media company Snap are reeling this afternoon as the stock has endured a bit of a meltdown following its release of Q2 earnings...

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Here’s how to protect your equity if you get laid off

Investing a small amount of time to figure out what you want to do can potentially lead to a life-changing sum of money.

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London fails to retain Atlassian as it heads Stateside in search of a ‘broader set’ of investors

Despite multiple overtures by the British government to woo tech companies and keep the largest ones from defecting to the US, the latest example of...

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4 negotiation points startup founders must focus on in a down market

As founders bend over backward to get backing, legal due diligence can sometimes go overlooked.

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Robinhood almost imploded during the Gamestop meme stock chaos

The House Committee on Financial Services released a report late last week offering a harrowing glimpse inside Robinhood during the frenzy around...

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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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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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The stock-market impact of Apple’s WWDC keynote

You might think that the substance of what Apple announces matters to folks buying and selling its shares on any given day, but it mostly...

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Robinhood to let users lend out their shares in its attempt to diversify revenue

Trading platform Robinhood aims to boost its margin lending revenue stream with the new offering.

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Amazon stock plunges to two-year low following first quarter loss

Amazon stock plunged to a two-year low as shares slid as much as 12% on Friday morning after the company reported its first-quarter results...

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Robinhood to lay off 9% of full-time employees

Robinhood’s layoff announcement comes days before the company is expected to report its Q1 2022 financial performance.

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Cram downs are a character test for VCs and founders

For common shareholders (employees, advisers and previous investors), a cram-down round is a big middle finger, as it comes with reverse split.

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Survival tips for startup founders living through their first market correction

For founders, the gyrations of the stock market, the resulting correction in public market tech stocks, and the inevitable impact on private company...

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How quickly do enterprise tech firms need to grow to satisfy today’s investors?

A half-dozen enterprise stocks reported earnings, but with the world in turmoil this week, the stock market gave them kind of a rough reception.

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3 keys that unlock data-driven fundraising

For founders and startup teams looking to become more data-driven in their approach to fundraising, the following steps are a good place to start.

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Egyptian investment app Thndr nabs $20M from Tiger Global, Prosus Ventures and others

The MENA region has about 400 million people with $500 billion in annual savings. But as a relatively young population, most of them have minimal...

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Tiger Global and Greycroft back Nigerian investment app Bamboo in $15M round

To buy a share in Amazon, you’d have to fork out almost $3,000. It’s a luxury very few can afford and despite the prospects of the...

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Founders Fund backs Vest, a startup out to give Latin Americans a bridge to investing in the US stock market

Latin Americans seeking the ability to invest in companies trading on the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange now have a new option in Vest, a startup...

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Is today’s market sad or sane?

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

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For the first time in 4 years, profitability beats growth

For the last decade, private company executives have all asked us the same question: “Do public market investors prefer profitability or growth?”

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Is the party over?

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

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Startup fundraising again sets records as public markets slash tech valuations

The public and private markets have traded the Most Bullish baton back and forth in recent years, but today's situation feels riskier than ever.

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Software stocks get punched in the face (again)

It's not been a great start to 2022 for your local venture capitalist's near-term liquidity chances.

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Apple wows tech crowd with new chips, Wall Street yawns

Hello again, and welcome back to TechCrunch’s running series of posts discussing how the public markets rarely give even half of a spare fuck...

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Masterworks raises $110M to sell fractional shares of physical art — not NFTs

As investors look to diversify their holding amid exceptionally top-heavy traditional asset markets, more tech-enabled platforms are popping up to...

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Apple sheds value during iPhone event

The TechCrunch crew is hard at work writing up the latest from Apple’s iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch event. They have good notes on the...

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