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The Distribution Of Series A Deal Size In The US

From Crunchbase News February, 2020: You wouldn’t be wrong for believing that venture capital is just a big bowl of alphabet soup. GPs invest the money of LPs. Performance is measured by metrics like TVPI, DPI and IRR. In pitches, founders and their funders may talk up low CACs and high LTVs. And with the[…]

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Will The Coronavirus Impact Investment In Startups And Tech?

From CB Insights 2/4/2020: To get a sense of how coronavirus could impact startup financing in Asia, we analyzed how virus outbreaks have impacted private market funding in the past. Yesterday, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the new coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. Although the virus, which originated in[…]

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Surviving The Unicorn ‘Winter’

Authored by Mark Jeftovic via Guerilla-Capitalism.com, The theme for today’s post is from Scott Galloway’s (@profgalloway on Twitter) “Casper Should Not Go Public” post on Medium, which he wrote in response to the news that Casper, a mattress company I had never heard of, had filed to go public, having lost $73.4 million on $250.9 million revenues in[…]

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Beyond Meat Barfs After Burger King Cuts Impossible Whopper Price On Slowing Sales

From Zero Hedge: Beyond Meat hit a session low of $119, last down about 7% in the last hour of the session, after CNBC reported Burger King slashed the price of the Impossible Whopper following declining sales. Shares of Beyond Meat have surged more than 80% since the start of the year, news of declining fake meat[…]

Fintech’s next decade will look radically different

From Tech Crunch December, 2019: The birth and growth of financial technology developed mostly over the last ten years. So as we look ahead, what does the next decade have in store? I believe we’re starting to see early signs: in the next ten years, fintech will become portable and ubiquitous as it moves to[…]

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How well do you know your founder?

12/1/2019 – (PreIPOSwap.com) – New York, NY — The WeWork fraud has given us all a moment to reconsider our policies on how to spot a fraud.  Obviously, it wasn’t only Softbank that was tricked into thinking that WeWork was a strong, serious company.  Industry professionals are not only beholden to rules, they are required[…]

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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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