Crunchbase reported that over 100 2021 unicorns reached the status by the B round. TechCrunch reported that Angel List has a fund that allocates capital using algorithms. Kyle Harrison says Venture Capital is becoming productized. Institutional Investor says that there is plenty of data on private companies. Is this is the golden age of data-driven decisions?
January has been all gloom for tech on Wall Street, but there is still a boom in Silicon Valley. What are the implications for Venture investors and founders of startups? Let’s dig into valuations and trends in tech investing.
Moxie Marlinspike ruffled feathers this week by suggesting that Web3 is, well, Web2 with marketing. Vitalik Buterin. did all but apologize and complain of lack of resources.Web3 is controversial and becoming more so.
Public tech stocks are in free fall. Private investing is booming. What is going on? Is it a bubble? Or are the markets disconnected?
A new year always triggers reflection on the past 12 months and speculation on the next 12 months. Let’s do it.
The Web 3 Wars broke out to the sound of loud cannon shots between Jack Dorsey, Marc Andreessen, and Elon Musk. Why do they care to disagree so much? We explain it all. Really
Will Protocols (Web3) or Big Tech (Web2) or Nation States (17th Century) own the future? Quite the debate raging in Foreign Affairs Magazine. We weigh in and explain.
This week we focus on Web 3.0 news. DAOs, Creator Coins, Square becoming Block, David Marcus leaving Meta and Mysten Labs raising a $36m first round. Nothing happening here ?
More Seed stage companies die than ever before. And more money is going into seed than ever before. And later stage investors are investing $20 for every $1 invested at the seed stage. Is it the best or worst of times for the seed stage investors and companies?
This week my new FinTech startup, SignalRank Corp, closed a $5m funding round. The company is focused on changing the rules of seed investing in favor of seed-stage companies and their seed investor. As more and more Decacorns are born, how do the early risk-takers secure their legacy?