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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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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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Crypto-focused Multicoin Capital launches $430M venture fund

Crypto-native venture capital firm Multicoin Capital announced a new fund, its third and largest to date at $430 million. “As evidenced by our...

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Pix Moving brings robovans to Japan, eyes DAO-based EV making

A company from China is ready to capture Japan’s demand for autonomous service vehicles as robots play an increasingly important role to...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Downturn strategy, recycling startup boom, better board meetings

Because the stakes are so high, we’re only interested in posts offering actionable advice that are written by authors who have experience working...

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Can we trust capitalism to solve climate change?

At TC Sessions: Climate 2022, we tackled the age-old question: are corporations the root of all evil? 

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Register now for TechCrunch Live’s event in Columbus, Ohio!

TechCrunch Live is thrilled to shine the spotlight on Columbus, Ohio. On June 1, our crew is virtually heading to Columbus to explore the...

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North Korean hackers are targeting blockchain companies with malicious crypto-stealing apps

The trojanized crypto apps allow the hackers to steal private keys and make fraudulent blockchain transactions.

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New VC firm Baukunst spools up to invest in ‘creative technologists’

The sweet spot for Baukunst is founders building first-generation technologies and products that enable the exploration of new business models.

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Wale Ayeni, head of investments for IFC in Africa, Middle East and Central Asia, is leaving the firm

Wale Ayeni, the regional head of venture capital investments for the IFC in Africa, has left the International Finance Corporation (IFC), TechCrunch...

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Fast’s demise will teach us just how fragile newly built unicorns really are

Although there was still ample capital in the market and deal-making appeared strong at the start of this year, we're seeing stress cracks...

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Makers Fund closes third fund at $500M to back interactive entertainment companies

Makers Fund has raised its third fund of $500 million to invest in interactive entertainment startups. Founding partner Jayson Chi told TechCrunch...

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Looks like we’ll get to test the impact of rising interest rates on tech stocks

It's clear that we're entering a new monetary world here in the United States. Let's see what the impact is on tech.

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Receeve, a debt recovery and collection platform, takes total funding to $16M with ABN AMRO

Banking is undergoing a huge transformation, and how debt collections operations engage customers is becoming a big issue, especially with things...

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ESG and shareholder activism: A tsunami is coming to Silicon Valley

With the increase in attention on ESG issues over the past few years, it’s easy for companies to assume that we’ve reached the crest of the ESG...

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Goldman Sachs spinoff Juven to back African high-growth companies with large checks

Mauritius and U.K.-based investment company Juven went live today with plans to fund growth-stage technology and consumer companies in Africa. The...

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What could stop the startup boom?

Similar to how certain macroeconomic conditions have provided a long-term boost, a reversal of those conditions could do the opposite.

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5 innovative fundraising methods for emerging VCs and PEs

Approaching institutions to raise capital for your venture capital or private equity fund is relatively transparent, but what if you’re targeting...

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How VC and private equity funds can launch portfolio-acceleration platforms

Almost every private equity and venture capital investor now advertises that they have a platform to support their portfolio companies.

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Venture capital undermines human rights

VC firms' failure to carry out adequate due diligence means that a vast majority of them are failing in their responsibility to respect human...

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H Venture Partners closes $10M debut fund targeting science-based brands

H Venture Partners brought together more than 75 consumer and retail industry experts to invest in its first fund, raising $10 million aimed at...

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