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techcrunch.com - Christine Hall - Allocate banks $5M to open up venture capital fund access
Allocate banks $5M to open up venture capital fund access
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Allocate co-founders Hana Yang and Samir Kaji/Allocate The world of venture capital investing is a relatively small one, and relationship-based to boot. Family offices and accredited investors are eager to get involved in…

techcrunch.com - Natasha Mascarenhas - All Raise launches virtual bootcamp for women and nonbinary founders
All Raise launches virtual bootcamp for women and nonbinary founders
TechCrunch

Image Credits: PM Images / Getty Images More doesn't necessarily mean better — and that's a lesson for life and for tech. To focus on the latter, the startup ecosystem is experiencing a boggling influx of capital right now. However, the…

venturebeat.com - Kyle Wiggers - AI startup funding remained strong in Q2, report finds
AI startup funding remained strong in Q2, report finds
VentureBeat

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. The pandemic spurred investments in AI across nearly every industry. That's according to CB Insights' AI in the Numbers Q2 2021 report, which found that AI startups…

thecentersquare.com - David Beasley | The Center Square contributor - Nebraska continues to attract venture capital for startups, even during pandemic
Nebraska continues to attract venture capital for startups, even during pandemic
The Center Square

(The Center Square) – Since 2011, the state of Nebraska has been providing funding to help launch startup companies. Those companies have continued to sprout, even during the COVID-19 pandemic, Daniel Hoffman, CEO of Invest Nebraska, told…

techcrunch.com - Alex Wilhelm - Daily Crunch: Today's widespread internet outage 'not a result of a cyberattack,' says Akamai
Daily Crunch: Today's widespread internet outage 'not a result of a cyberattack,' says Akamai
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Devenorr / Getty Images To get a roundup of TechCrunch's biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for July 22, 2021. Today we have a lot of…

businessinsider.com - Aaron Holmes - TOP DEVELOPERS: Meet the 20 power players quietly changing the technology industry from the inside
TOP DEVELOPERS: Meet the 20 power players quietly changing the technology industry from the inside
Business Insider

Erin Bond Erin Bond took an unorthodox path to the software engineering field. A former elementary school teacher, Bond learned to code five years ago through a one-year course at the Ada Developers Academy. Now, as an engineer at Code.org, Bond is…

businessinsider.com - April Joyner - Kleiner Perkins' latest class of 102 startup fellows includes a founder who sold his company to Lyft and a Y Combinator alum
Kleiner Perkins' latest class of 102 startup fellows includes a founder who sold his company to Lyft and a Y Combinator alum
Business Insider

Since 2012, Kleiner Perkins has run a fellows program to scout talent for its portfolio companies. It's gone on to fund several past fellows, including Dylan Field of Figma, now worth $10 billion. This year's fellows include a Y Combinator alum and…

economist.com - Can foreign venture capitalists make good money from Indian tech?
Can foreign venture capitalists make good money from Indian tech?
The Economist

IN FINANCE there are numbers people and stories people. Quants are archetypal numbers people: they only buy securities that fit statistical criteria. Venture capitalists are stories people. They have to be. They provide finance to technology…

theglobeandmail.com - Unknown - Five TSX dividend growth stocks still trading at reasonable prices. Plus, what the market's most reliable indicator of future returns is signalling now
Five TSX dividend growth stocks still trading at reasonable prices. Plus, what the market's most reliable indicator of future returns is signalling now
The Globe and Mail

Interested in some reasonably priced inflation protection for your portfolio? Dividend growth stocks are worth a look. Despite huge gains for stocks in the past 12 months, there are some blue-chip dividend payers trading in mid-July at levels that…

techcrunch.com - Natasha Mascarenhas - Index Ventures' trio of new funds leads to $3 billion, and more TikTok
Index Ventures' trio of new funds leads to $3 billion, and more TikTok
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Bryce Durbin / TechCrunch Index Ventures has closed a trio of new funds: a $900 million early-stage fund, a $2 billion growth-stage fund and a previously announced $200 million seed-stage fund. The close gives Index $3 billion in new…

businessinsider.com - Yeji Jesse Lee - Top VCs in psychedelics say Big Pharma is knocking at the door - and it could fuel a wave of deals
Top VCs in psychedelics say Big Pharma is knocking at the door - and it could fuel a wave of deals
Business Insider

Insider talked to 11 top VCs in the psychedelics space and asked for their predictions. Three of them said that pharmaceutical companies are eyeing the space and looking for a way in. Several pharma firms have already entered the industry. Big…

americanentrepreneurship.com - Staff - $75 Million Diversity Fund Closes, Aperture Venture Capital Puts Focus on Minority and Women Entrepreneurs
$75 Million Diversity Fund Closes, Aperture Venture Capital Puts Focus on Minority and Women Entrepreneurs
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Seeking to make a difference in the funding gap faced by minority and women entrepreneurs, Aperture Venture Capital, a seed-stage venture firm, announced the first close of its $75 million fund that will invest in Black, Latin and female founders.

crunchbase.com - Guest Author - Why Training And Education Are Key For LatAm's Emerging Startup Market To Thrive
Why Training And Education Are Key For LatAm's Emerging Startup Market To Thrive
Crunchbase

Colombia is best known for its amazing coffee, emeralds, and roses. Many people know about them from movies and TV shows that highlight these wonderful aspects of the country. Others know Colombia thanks to Gabriel García Márquez and…

crunchbase.com - Chris Metinko - Star-Gazing Investors Launch More Money Into Space Tech
Star-Gazing Investors Launch More Money Into Space Tech
Crunchbase

Although Jeff Bezos ‘ and Richard Branson ‘s brief space jaunts have generated massive media interest in space travel for the last week, investors have been over the moon about space tech for at least two years now. Subscribe to the…

siliconrepublic.com - Jack Kennedy - Draper Esprit to list on main markets in London and Dublin
Draper Esprit to list on main markets in London and Dublin
Silicon Republic

The move is set to place the £1.4bn-valued VC in the FTSE 250. Venture capital firm Draper Esprit is set to move its listings to the main markets of the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Dublin. The company is currently listed on London's…

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