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BrewBike Conservation Labs and more – weekly deal roundup

From Crunchbase News Nov 17 2019: BrewBike Espresso, cold brew, regular ol’ drip—the Crunchbase News team are equal opportunity coffee consumers. Although the coffee maker in the corner of the office brews a mean cup, there’s still something special about going to a coffee shop. But what if the coffee shop came to you? For[…]

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Fintech Unicorn Bill.com Files For $100M IPO

From Crunchbase News, November 2019: Payment software company Bill.com is aiming to raise $100 million in an initial public offering, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Founded in 2006 by René Lacerte, Bill.com is known for its cloud-based business payments and software platform focused on the SMB market. Customers include accounting firms and a number of[…]

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Venture Capital news – food waste, ghost, hempster

From Crunchbase News October 25, 2019: Hello and welcome back to Last Week In Venture, the weekly rundown of deals which may have flown under your radar. There are plenty of companies operating outside the unicorn and public company spotlight, but their stories are worth sharing. In them, we find current trends and get a glimpse[…]

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SoftBank CEO Admits “Embarrassed, Flustered” By Track Record After WeWork Implosion

From Zero Hedge 10/7/2019: SoftBank Group CEO Masayoshi Son says he is “embarrassed and flustered” by his track record after the valuations of WeWork and Uber plunge, in an interview with Nikkei Business magazine on Monday morning. “The results still have a long way to go and that makes me embarrassed and impatient,” said Son.[…]

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This year’s disappointing IPO class is causing a ‘reckoning’ among private investors

From CNBC: KEY POINTS The disappointing IPO season has led some to question the lofty valuations of late-stage private companies ahead of their public debuts. Fred Wilson, a VC at Union Square Ventures in New York, wrote a blog post over the weekend that said even though many of these companies use tech, they don’t[…]

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We Work Fraud Exposed

(PreIPOSwap — 9/26/2019) New York, NY —  We get asked often about fraud in Private Equity as it’s an Over the Counter (OTC) market and not exchange traded.  Our answer is the classic answer – the majority of the risk lies in the underlying asset, i.e. the stock you’re buying, not the secondary market counterparty. […]

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Where Do Startups Live The Longest?

From Crunchbase News, September 13, 2019: A startup’s job is to move fast and make things. If it takes outside investment from venture capitalists, it’s also under the mandate to grow quickly and eventually find an exit. After all, they have investors to answer to. For VCs, eventual liquidity arrives through one of several routes.[…]

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Meal Delivery the next disruption in Pre IPO

Pre IPO Swap 9/18/2019 – www.preiposwap.com — Meal delivery is a simple service that has been garnering a lot of attention from startups including but not limited to Home Chef, GrubHub, Swiggy, Uber Eats, DoorDash, Sun Basket, HelloFresh, and others.  Uber Eats will actually bring McDonalds to your door.  The world is changing so fast[…]

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Private Equity and Venture Capital Cybersecurity startups in last 2 years analysis

Pre IPO Swap New York, NY 9/12/2019 — Pre IPO Swap is launching a Series A for Blackwatch Digital so we are researching the Cybersecurity space in order to see what the trends have been.  Using Crunchbase data, we did an export using filters and found 532 firms were founded since 2017, with a total[…]

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Drone Bubble Implodes, Wipes Out Startups And Hammers VC Firms

From Zero Hedge, September 8, 2019: It’s not surprising whatsoever that the commercial drone bubble has imploded, wiping out startups, and punishing venture capital firms along the way, reported Bloomberg. Since 2012, venture capital firms poured billions of dollars into drone startups that promised to revolutionize transportation or some other activity that would have tremendous economic impacts,[…]

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