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darkreading.com - Dark Reading Staff - New Venture Capital Fund Focuses on Emerging Cybersecurity Tech
New Venture Capital Fund Focuses on Emerging Cybersecurity Tech
Dark Reading

A new venture capital firm, Ballistic Ventures, is making investments in cybersecurity innovation, with an initial fund predicted to reach $300 million, the group said. Ballistic has already begun investing in startup cybersecurity companies…

u.today - Gamza Khanzadaev - Venture Capital Giant a16z Does Not Consider Cardano Competitor of Ethereum
Venture Capital Giant a16z Does Not Consider Cardano Competitor of Ethereum
U.Today

One of the largest and most prominent crypto venture capital funds published its own extensive study of the crypto world as of 2022. The study boiled down to highlighting five key points that define the crypto world. Some of the theses seem…

cnbc.com - CNBC.com staff - The 2022 CNBC Disruptor 50 list: Meet the next generation of Silicon Valley
The 2022 CNBC Disruptor 50 list: Meet the next generation of Silicon Valley
CNBC

In the tenth annual Disruptor 50 list, CNBC highlights private companies that grew through the ups and downs of the pandemic and are poised to meet increasing economic and consumer challenges. All told, these firms have raised a half-trillion…

techcrunch.com - Kyle Wiggers - Tractian, which uses AI to monitor industrial equipment, raises $15M
Tractian, which uses AI to monitor industrial equipment, raises $15M
TechCrunch

Image Credits: ipopba / Getty Images Tractian, a startup developing a product to monitor the status of machines and electrical infrastructure, today announced that it closed a $15 million Series A funding round led by Next47 with participation from…

cnbc.com - Brian Schwartz - Crypto industry wields its influence in Washington after pouring over $30 million into campaigns
Crypto industry wields its influence in Washington after pouring over $30 million into campaigns
CNBC

U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres saw two fundraising events organized by crypto-heavy investors after writing an industry friendly op-ed. Over $30 million has been invested into campaigns by crypto executives since the start of the 2020 election cycle.

calgaryherald.com - Josh Aldrich - Calgary sets quarterly venture capital investment record
Calgary sets quarterly venture capital investment record
Calgary Herald

Calgary is on pace to shatter all previous venture capital investment records in the city and the province. Alberta attracted $466 million worth of investment in the first quarter of 2022, $433 million of which was in Calgary alone, according to…

forbes.com - Igor Bosilkovski - Tax Software Company Column Tax Raises A $21.7 Million Series A
Tax Software Company Column Tax Raises A $21.7 Million Series A
Forbes

Tax software company Column Tax, which provides an API that enables mobile banking and fintech companies to offer tax products to their users, announced today that it has raised a $21.7 million series A. The round was led by Bain Capital Ventures…

washingtonpost.com - Shuli Ren | Bloomberg - Analysis | Tiger Cubs and the Danger of Hedge Funds Buying Too Many Unicorns
Analysis | Tiger Cubs and the Danger of Hedge Funds Buying Too Many Unicorns
Washington Post

Last year, when the tech sector was all the rage, hedge funds raced to private markets, writing million-dollar checks in minutes, to get exposure to the next-generation of unicorns before anyone else. As the Nasdaq selloff pummels their portfolios…

cnbc.com - CNBC.com staff - 2. Brex
2. Brex
CNBC

Founders: Henrique Dubugras, Pedro Franceschi (co-CEOs) Key technologies: Cloud computing, machine learning Previous appearances on Disruptor 50 List: 1 (No. 6 in 2021) Brex offers start-ups credit lines and software to manage their finances. While…

vice.com - Major Web3 Backer a16z Sees 'Winter,' 'Dark Days' Ahead for Crypto - VICE
Major Web3 Backer a16z Sees 'Winter,' 'Dark Days' Ahead for Crypto - VICE
Vice Media

There are few firms as central to financing crypto as venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), which over the past few years has raised billions of dollars to become a major backer of projects that make up 'web3.' On Tuesday, a16z released…

techcrunch.com - Alex Wilhelm - Only 1 in 6 unicorns are true IPO candidates today
Only 1 in 6 unicorns are true IPO candidates today
TechCrunch

There are more than 1,000 private companies with billion-dollar valuations backed by venture capital that need to go public. Fewer than one in six are IPO candidates, however. Data from Bessemer Venture Partners' State of the Cloud 2022 report…

techcrunch.com - Christine Hall - Yo! Egg cracks into U.S. restaurants with plant-based sunny-side-up, poached eggs
Yo! Egg cracks into U.S. restaurants with plant-based sunny-side-up, poached eggs
TechCrunch

Plant-based food options are increasingly becoming more of a fixture in the grocery aisles and restaurants, and Yo! Egg is getting in on the action, poised to launch in U.S. restaurants this year with what CEO Eran Groner says is “the…

nytimes.com - Erin Woo - In Uncertain Times, Start-Ups Flock to Co-Working Spaces
In Uncertain Times, Start-Ups Flock to Co-Working Spaces
The New York Times

When Melissa Pancoast moved her financial literacy start-up, The Beans, into a WeWork office in San Francisco's Salesforce Tower last May, most of the offices around her were rented out but unoccupied. As vaccination rates climbed and San Francisco…

theglobeandmail.com - Sean Silcoff - Toronto's Fable raises US$10.5-million to make online accessibility a reality for disabled users
Toronto's Fable raises US$10.5-million to make online accessibility a reality for disabled users
The Globe and Mail

Please log in to bookmark this story. Create Free Account Fable Tech Labs Inc., a fast-growing Toronto startup that helps companies make their digital products more usable by people with accessibility challenges, has raised US$10.5-million in…

techcrunch.com - Annie Njanja - CarePoint raises $10M to spread healthcare tech across Africa
CarePoint raises $10M to spread healthcare tech across Africa
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Sangu Delle, CarePoint founder and CEO / CarePoint CarePoint, a technology-driven healthcare startup, has raised $10 million bridge round to accelerate its growth across Africa, as it seeks to make healthcare accessible to the…

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