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Learn how to raise your first euros at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

Learn how to raise your first euros at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

Thinking about sending a cold pitch? Curious how to connect with investors? Looking for fundraising tips for your first venture? Startup funding experts including Forward Partners managing partner Nic Brisbourne, Target Global partner Malin Holmberg and DocSend co-founder and chief executive officer Russ Heddleston will sit down together and dish out all their best pieces […]

Fabric raises $110 million Series B to expand its network of automated fulfillment centers in the U.S. – TechCrunch

Fabric raises $110 million Series B to expand its network of automated fulfillment centers in the U.S. – TechCrunch

Fabric, the startup that wants to make automated logistics available to retailers of all sizes, announced today it has raised $110 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Corner Ventures, with participation from Aleph, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), Innovation Endeavors, La Maison, Playground Ventures and Temasek. This brings the total […]

Startup founders share why they attend TechCrunch Disrupt – TechCrunch

Startup founders share why they attend TechCrunch Disrupt – TechCrunch

On 11-12 December, thousands of savvy startuppers will flock to Germany for Disrupt Berlin 2019. Disrupt events, the premiere technology conferences hosted by TechCrunch, are known the world over as the place to launch, network, invest in and collaborate with the international early-stage startup community. Disrupt offers plenty of startup action — world-class speakers, Startup […]

Venture capital firm Redpoint hires a ‘head of founder experience’ – TechCrunch

Venture capital firm Redpoint hires a ‘head of founder experience’ – TechCrunch

As access to top deals becomes more competitive, venture capital firms are creating new roles to attract top entrepreneurs. Now, in addition to recruiting top dealmakers, firms are bringing in culture experts and allocating roles to individuals who better understand and empathize with the founder journey. In keeping with this trend, Redpoint Ventures, a venture […]

Electric vehicle charging software EV Connect raises $12 million – TechCrunch

Electric vehicle charging software EV Connect raises $12 million – TechCrunch

EV Connect, the Los Angeles-based company that sells software to manage electric vehicle charging, has raised $12 million in a Series B round led by investors Mitsui & Co. and Ecosystem Integrity Fund. The company has raised $25 million to date. EV Connect’s cloud-based platform has an open standard architecture that is designed to be […]

Drift CEO shares insights from 20+ years of startup experience – TechCrunch

Drift CEO shares insights from 20+ years of startup experience – TechCrunch

Why do serial entrepreneurs keep jumping back in? What things might you learn the third, fourth, or fifth time around? To find out, Extra Crunch Managing Editor Eric Eldon spoke to Drift CEO and founder David Cancel at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco. Cancel has spent more than 20 years founding SaaS companies, with exits including […]

LabGenius raises $10M to use AI for protein drug discovery – TechCrunch

LabGenius raises $10M to use AI for protein drug discovery – TechCrunch

LabGenius, a London-based startup applying AI and “robotic automation” to protein drug discovery, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Lux Capital and Obvious Ventures, with participation from Felicis Ventures, Inovia Capital, Air Street Capital and existing investors. Also investing is Recursion Pharmaceuticals’ founder and CEO Chris Gibson, as […]

Obvious Ventures makes CBD sporty with beam, which sells cannabis products to the GNC set – TechCrunch

Obvious Ventures makes CBD sporty with beam, which sells cannabis products to the GNC set – TechCrunch

Athletes looking to take a break from all their worries over prescription painkillers and anyone who’s hankering to try out the new cannabinoid-based treatments for their conditions (without worrying about potentially getting dosed with some THC) can now turn to beam. The Boston-based company founded by two former athletes (who were friends at Boston College) […]

Sandbox VR raises millions more in celebrity party round – TechCrunch

Sandbox VR raises millions more in celebrity party round – TechCrunch

How funding rounds are classified these days has much more to do with positioning than any VC definitions, but it’s still true that nothing has quite the pizzazz as the “strategic investment” celebrity party round. Sandbox VR, a location-based virtual reality startup that capped off a huge $68 million Series A led by Andreessen Horowitz […]

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