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techcrunch.com - Haje Jan Kamps - What's going on in the Dutch startup scene?
What's going on in the Dutch startup scene?
TechCrunch

I find something very intriguing about members of a royal family working to further the startup scene for a particular country. In a magnificently frank conversation, I spoke with HRH Prince Constantijn, fourth in line to the throne of the…

forbes.com - Matt Durot - Fallen Unicorns: Startup Billionaires Nearly $100 Billion Poorer Than A Year Ago
Fallen Unicorns: Startup Billionaires Nearly $100 Billion Poorer Than A Year Ago
Forbes

Last January, credit card startup Brex raised $300 million from a string of A-list investors, nearly doubling the company's valuation to $12.3 billion and making its Brazilian cofounders– 26-year-old Pedro Franceschi and 27-year-old Henrique…

techcrunch.com - Tage Kene-Okafor - How African startups raised venture capital in 2022
How African startups raised venture capital in 2022
TechCrunch

Image Credits: PM Images / Getty Images Earlier this month, we reported that investors' sentiments surrounding venture capital activity going into this were more reserved than upbeat. Investors believe the market correction, which caught up with…

techcrunch.com - Sarah Perez - Twitter co-founder Biz Stone joins board of audiovisual startup Chroma
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone joins board of audiovisual startup Chroma
TechCrunch

Image Credits: TechCrunch / Flickr under a CC BY 2.0 license. (Image has been modified) Chroma, a startup working to build a new type of audiovisual entertainment specifically for mobile devices, is now adding a Twitter co-founder to its board. The…

sfexaminer.com - Owen Thomas | Examiner columnist | - For a glimpse of SoMa's future, look to its funky startup past
For a glimpse of SoMa's future, look to its funky startup past
San Francisco Examiner

I chuckle when I think about the latest screed about San Francisco being a failed city. It's typically when I'm pushing my way onto a crowded N-Judah, lining up at a BART escalator or struggling from stall to stall at the Ferry Building. Maybe it's…

medium.com - Christoph Janz - Quick thoughts on ChatGPT and why it matters for SaaS startups
Quick thoughts on ChatGPT and why it matters for SaaS startups
Medium

Yesterday I published a brief LinkedIn post with a few thoughts on ChatGPT and the implications for SaaS companies. The posting prompted (no pun intended) many interesting comments, so I wanted to re-post a (slightly polished and extended) version…

venturebeat.com - Sharon Goldman - Top AI startup news of the week: generative AI is blowing up
Top AI startup news of the week: generative AI is blowing up
VentureBeat

Check out all the on-demand sessions from the Intelligent Security Summit here. From ChatGPT “alternatives” to the power of large language models for everything from protein design to note-taking, AI startup news around generative AI…

geekwire.com - {'@id':'https:////www.geekwire.com//#//schema//person//a11f868eefa37201e8cc5dec78a42493'} - Tech layoffs at big companies could be a boon for startups and entrepreneurship
Tech layoffs at big companies could be a boon for startups and entrepreneurship
GeekWire

The wave of layoffs at tech companies is flooding the job market with fresh talent. The trend is sparking questions about whether startups will take advantage, and whether there be a rush of new companies launched by Big Tech alum. The answer is…

entrepreneur.com - Sonia Taylor - 4 Smart Crowdfunding Solutions for Your Green Startup
4 Smart Crowdfunding Solutions for Your Green Startup
Entrepreneur

From energy-saving cookware and smart bikes to home energy storage systems and efficient composting, many green startups are increasingly looking for capital to launch their business. But with the forecast for global venture funding continuing to…

theglobeandmail.com - Women-led startups in Canada fear falling behind amid downturn in tech sector
Women-led startups in Canada fear falling behind amid downturn in tech sector
The Globe and Mail

Images are unavailable offline. Members of Canada's tech community say they are worried the sector's recent downturn will weigh even heavier on women founders, who have long trailed their male counterparts when fundraising. Their fears come as the…

forbes.com - Conor Murray - Ritalin Drug Shortage Explained: Low Supplies Of Adderall And Prescription Startups Fueled Crisis
Ritalin Drug Shortage Explained: Low Supplies Of Adderall And Prescription Startups Fueled Crisis
Forbes

Ritalin is the latest attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medication in short supply—after a months-long Adderall shortage—leaving patients who rely on these drugs to manage daily symptoms without proper treatment.

theinformation.com - Ann Gehan - Coatue-Backed 'AI' Shopping Startup Nate Has Slashed Most Staff and Disabled Key Features of its App
Coatue-Backed 'AI' Shopping Startup Nate Has Slashed Most Staff and Disabled Key Features of its App
The Information

Nate, the shopping app that drew attention last year for overstating its use of artificial intelligence technology to power its transactions, has stopped processing payments on its app and has cut most of its workforce, according to three people…

siliconcanals.com - Dutch startups raised €600M in Q4, lack of large Dutch funds concerning: Quarterly Startup Report
Dutch startups raised €600M in Q4, lack of large Dutch funds concerning: Quarterly Startup Report
Silicon Canals

The Quarterly Startup Report for Q4 2022 is out! This quarter, Dutch startups have raised €600M in venture capital, 25 per cent more than in Q3, reveals the quarterly data analysis. The Quarterly Startup report was published in collaboration…

businessinsider.com - Paige Hagy - The future of due diligence in the wake of FTX and Frank
The future of due diligence in the wake of FTX and Frank
Business Insider

Recent fraud allegations on Wall Street have put M&A due-diligence teams under a microscope. After years of breakneck M&A, experts say deals will be put through more scrutiny. Insider spoke with 13 bankers, analysts, and fintech execs about the…

techcrunch.com - Anna Heim - What does selling to platform engineering teams mean for developer relations?
What does selling to platform engineering teams mean for developer relations?
TechCrunch

Startups selling dev tools over the last few years have seen the pendulum swing. On one hand, developers rarely need anyone's permission to start using their tools, which resulted in teams within the same organization using wildly different tech…

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