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medium.com - Gil Dibner - Three Methods of Venture Capital
Three Methods of Venture Capital
Medium

Last week, we announced our $80M Fund II and the addition of David Peterson as a full Partner in Angular Ventures. As we set out on a new chapter in our journey as a fund, I thought it might make sense to reflect a bit on how we see the world of…

rappler.com - Rappler.com - Filipino-led Wavemaker Partners bags two venture capital awards in Singapore
Filipino-led Wavemaker Partners bags two venture capital awards in Singapore
Rappler

Venture capital firm Wavemaker Partners won two awards at the 29th Annual Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SVCA) Awards last October 20. Wavemaker won “VC Exit of the Year” with TradeGecko, which was acquired…

techcrunch.com - Christine Hall - Asymmetric Capital Partners hits ground running with $105M debut fund targeting B2B startups
Asymmetric Capital Partners hits ground running with $105M debut fund targeting B2B startups
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Salmak Photography / The Asymmetric Capital Partners founding team, from left: Principal Nancy Chou, Managing Partner Rob Biederman, Partner and Chief Operating Officer Sarah Unger Biggs and Partner Sam Clayman. New venture capital…

techcrunch.com - Mary Ann Azevedo - Selfbook raises $25M at a $125M valuation to simplify the hotel booking experience
Selfbook raises $25M at a $125M valuation to simplify the hotel booking experience
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Founder and CEO Khalid Meniri / Selfbook Selfbook, a hotel payment software startup, announced today that it has raised $25 million in a Series A round of funding led by Tiger Global Management. Valia Ventures, Fin Venture Capital…

cnbc.com - Taylor Locke - What are DAOs? Here's what to know about the 'next big trend' in crypto
What are DAOs? Here's what to know about the 'next big trend' in crypto
CNBC

Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images Over the summer, a group of 'crypto fans' pooled their money in order to collectively make a seven-figure investment: The group secretly bought the sole existing copy of the album 'Once Upon a Time in…

medium.com - Change Ventures - More capital available for Baltic founders and a growing team at Change Ventures
More capital available for Baltic founders and a growing team at Change Ventures
Medium

We are delighted to announce another increase in the size of Change Ventures Fund II, to almost €43M in commitments, meaning more capital for more ambitious Baltic founders to scale their businesses across the globe. This fund growth comes…

cnbc.com - Ryan Browne - Uber jumps into Europe's rapid grocery delivery market with 15-minute service in Paris
Uber jumps into Europe's rapid grocery delivery market with 15-minute service in Paris
CNBC

Uber said it has expanded a partnership with French retailer Carrefour to debut a 15-minute grocery delivery service in Paris. The service, Carrefour Sprint, relies on so-called dark stores — small warehouses — operated by French…

techcrunch.com - Christine Hall - Bild takes in funding to share, collaborate on hardware designs in the cloud
Bild takes in funding to share, collaborate on hardware designs in the cloud
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Andrey Suslov / Getty Images When Pradyut Paul was a hardware engineering program manager at Apple, he saw firsthand the challenges of building and sharing hardware products using antiquated tools like email and spreadsheets. It was…

techcrunch.com - Tage Kene-Okafor - Vendease gets $3.2M to help hotels and restaurants buy food supplies in Africa
Vendease gets $3.2M to help hotels and restaurants buy food supplies in Africa
TechCrunch

Vendease, an online marketplace that allows restaurants and other food businesses to buy supplies straight from manufacturers and farms, has raised a seed round of $3.2 million, the company confirmed to TechCrunch. The news is coming seven months…

ft.com - Gideon Rachman - Israel breaks out of its global isolation
Israel breaks out of its global isolation
Financial Times

For decades it has suited both Israel and its enemies to portray the Jewish state as endangered and embattled. Israel's bitterest foes have predicted that the “Zionist entity” will be swept away. Its liberal critics have insisted that…

techcrunch.com - Mike Butcher - World Fund is a new €350M climate VC fund incubated by Green search engine Ecosia
World Fund is a new €350M climate VC fund incubated by Green search engine Ecosia
TechCrunch

You might have previously thought that Ecosia was a nice-to-have search engine that planted trees when you punched-in a search term. Lovely. How nice. But no. Ecosia's founders and the network around it are far more serious about climate change…

bloomberg.com - Ruth David,Adam Blenford - The World's Top Business Cities Are Still Failing Women
The World's Top Business Cities Are Still Failing Women
Bloomberg

For the millions of working women in the world's leading cities for doing business, daily life is often shaped by what they cannot do and how they're excluded. A Bloomberg Businessweek analysis of how 15 global cities rank for career women shows…

businessinsider.com - Ben Bergman - Tiger Global is one of the largest shareholders in SoftBank, and the two are doing more mega VC deals together, an insider says
Tiger Global is one of the largest shareholders in SoftBank, and the two are doing more mega VC deals together, an insider says
Business Insider

Tiger and SoftBank have jointly invested in 37 VC rounds so far this year, up from 12 in 2020. Tiger is also one of SoftBank's biggest shareholders, someone familiar with the matter told Insider. But the bigger reason the two are collaborating more…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - Nvidia's GTC will draw 200K researchers for online event including metaverse session
Nvidia's GTC will draw 200K researchers for online event including metaverse session
VentureBeat

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. The metaverse may be the stuff of science fiction, but it's going to make an appearance at a pretty serious tech event: Nvidia's…

theglobeandmail.com - Why the end of bootstrapping can be life or death for a startup
Why the end of bootstrapping can be life or death for a startup
The Globe and Mail

Images are unavailable offline. Rich Emrich successfully avoided selling any equity in his EQ-assessment company, Altus Assessments Inc., for seven years. Instead, the Toronto-based company took advantage of a range of government grant programs…

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