Author: Alex Wilhelm

How to value a startup in a downturn

This post is curated by Keith Teare. It was written by Alex Wilhelm. The original is [linked here] The value of technology companies has fallen […]

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How to value a startup in a downturn

The value of technology companies has fallen as the broader public markets have repriced themselves in light of COVID-19-related market and economic disruptions. And as […]

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Venture capital isn’t escaping the downward spiral of the global economy

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. This morning we’re looking at […]

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Equity Monday: Three funding rounds and a downturn

Good morning friends, and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a short-form audio hit to kickstart your week. If you missed Friday’s main episode, it was […]

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Stripe leads $20M Series A into Fast, which is building a universal checkout service for e-commerce

Early this morning, Fast, a startup building platform-agnostic login and checkout services, announced that Stripe has led a $20 million investment into its business. Prior […]

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Monday.com surpassed $130M ARR before the remote-work boom

As efforts to flatten the spread of COVID-19 pushes employees from their offices, remote work is undergoing a surge in popularity. Well-known remote-work friendly companies […]

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Public optimism doesn’t convert to checks, founders report

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. How quickly our world has […]

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Looking back at Zoom’s ascent a year after it filed to go public

Zoom, a video chat service then popular with corporations, filed to go public on March 22, 2019. Best known in venture and corporate circles, Zoom […]

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Startup valuations drop as exits are delayed and the stock market reprices tech

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. The public markets are in […]

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$100M rounds are down but not out in 2020

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. This morning we’re taking a look […]

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Coterie raises $8.5M to build ‘commercial insurance as a service’

Ohio-based Coterie, a startup working on in the commercial insurance space, has announced today it has raised $8.5 million Series A. The company had previously […]

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For Uber and Lyft, this week has been a wild ride

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Uber and Lyft have been […]

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Venture investment in esports looks light as Q1 races to a close

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re taking a look […]

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Why is Blue Apron’s stock skyrocketing?

Back in 2017, a formerly hot, formerly profitable company called Blue Apron went public. It didn’t go well. Today as the global stock market continues […]

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As Uber and Lyft continue to melt, the 2019 unicorn class loses its shine

You’d be excused for feeling that mid-2019 was in a different decade as far as venture-backed IPOs go. Last year saw a number of successful […]

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With the travel market in tatters, when can Airbnb go public in 2020?

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. This morning we’re tracking Airbnb’s […]

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Deepgram raises $12M for enterprise speech recognition

Deepgram, a startup focused on high-quality, real-time speech recognition, announced a $12 million Series A this morning. The startup, founded a half decade ago, according […]

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Join TC tomorrow at 9 am PT for a chat about the latest YC startup batch

Hello TechCrunch friends and family, tomorrow morning at 9 am Pacific Time we’re gathering on Zoom for an in-depth chat about our favorite startups from […]

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When this growth investor expects startups will be able to raise again

This post is curated by Keith Teare. It was written by Alex Wilhelm. The original is [linked here] Earlier today, TechCrunch caught up with Chris […]

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When this growth investor expects startups will be able to raise again

Earlier today, TechCrunch caught up with Chris Sugden, a managing partner at Edison Partners, to talk about the current fundraising market, what’s next for SaaS […]

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