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OK, don’t fear: the long shots are still getting venture funding

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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Protagonist launches $100M fund to make early-stage crypto companies the main character

Protagonist, a fairly new crypto fund and incubation lab, has launched its first $100 million fund to focus on early-stage crypto companies. The firm...

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Crypto is altering the investing landscape for even the most disciplined VCs

Is it hype, is it crypto, or is it both at the same time?

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Fintech Roundup: Will financial technology startups dodge the venture slowdown?

A look at fintech and venture funding in the space

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Fintech Roundup: More female founders in fintech? Yes, please

Welcome to my new weekly fintech focused column. I’ll be publishing this every Sunday, so in between posts, be sure to listen to the Equity podcast...

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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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Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian’s 776 closes new $500M venture fund

Seven Seven Six, better known as 776, announced today that it has closed on $500 million across two vehicles for its second fund. The raise was...

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Bain Capital Ventures taps ex-Affirm exec as its newest partner to focus on early-stage fintech and commerce

Bain Capital Ventures has named Christina Melas-Kyriazi, a former Affirm executive and angel investor, as its newest partner. Melas-Kyriazi will be...

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QED Investors closes on $1.05B across two funds to invest in fintech companies globally

QED Investors announced the closing of two new funds totaling $1.05 billion, capital that it will be using to back early-stage startups, as well as...

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Coral Capital closes third fund with $128M for startups in Japan

Coral Capital, a Tokyo-based venture capital firm, announced today that it has closed its third fund, Coral Capital III, raising $128 million (14...

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Accel closes on $3B across three funds as it ramps up global investing

Accel announced Tuesday the close of three new funds totaling $3.05 billion, money that it will be using to back early-stage startups, as well as...

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