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I remember the dread I felt as a startup worker during downturns when I read about mass layoffs at tech firms that had previously been considered ascendant.

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Most startups were overvalued before 2021, and now it’s causing problems

In a normalizing market like this one, once-inflated valuations can become a big problem, particularly for founders, employees and early investors.

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Sequoia Capital reportedly raising two funds, and despite slower VC environment, it’s not alone

This news comes out just over a month after the venture capital giant warned founders to expect a longer economic recovery.

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What to look for when hiring a growth marketing agency

The rapid expansion of the growth marketing industry has created a significant problem for startups looking to hire.

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As the global venture capital market slows, Africa charts its own course

Experts say that most recent deals were finalized months before macroeconomic challenges hit the global VC landscape. This means there’s a lag in what’s reported as the current state of VC in Africa.

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A look into the British DFI’s plan to invest in African economies, venture funds and tech startups

On April 4, the U.K.’s development finance institution, Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) Group, formally changed its name to British International Investment. As part of the name change, the development finance institution (DFI) announced that it surpassed its pledge to invest £2 billion …

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Cybersecurity startups, once the VC darling, hammered by layoffs

Thousands have been laid off, despite startups raising huge amounts of cash and VC investments increasing year-over-year.

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When it comes to sanctions, PE firms must proceed with great caution

In order to effectively mitigate sanction risks, PEs are doing due diligence on their LPs and investing in the management of compliance programs and policies at their portfolio companies.

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TechCrunch+ roundup: CEO pregnancy checklist, decision-tree planning, reassessing valuations

It sounds counterintuitive, but in this environment, a lower valuation might help you retain and hire talented employees.

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YC makes a Product Hunt, Product Hunt makes an a16z, a16z makes a YC

Tech innovation is a cycle, especially in the main character-driven world of early-stage venture capital and copycat nature of startups.

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When do layoffs matter? Trick question — always

Equity is the TechCrunch podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.

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