There’s a game that, as Startup/VC lawyers, we’ve seen played out across many ecosystems. We’ll call it “own the lawyers,” and because it benefits repeat players (professional investors, service providers) at the expense of first-time founders – and the former are usually the people controlling the microphones – it rarely gets discussed publicly.
A detailed look at the US startups that raised the largest venture capital startup funding rounds in 2018.
It’s helpful when pitching venture capital firms to understand the mechanics of how the venture fund itself works. This will often give you an inside glimpse as to the motivations of the partners as well as how to understand the goals of venture capital firms overall.
Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and seed funding during the month of August nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the aggregate statistics for all funding deals by stage of funding (Seed, Series A, Series B, and Series C+) including mention of notable rounds. 30 Second […]
We recently had our mid-year internal review of our funds. In going through our many investments, one factor that emerged was that we have three fundamental “flavors” of investments. We found that we actually use slightly different language when we discuss each of these investment flavors, because our perspective and expectations of the companies are distinctly different.
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the9 US startup largest rounds during the third quarter of 2017. I have included some additional information as well such as industry, date of funding, and investors in the round, to further the analysis. For the purposes of this analysis to maintain a focus on tech-enabled startups, […]
By make money, I mean money-over-over, they got back more than they put in. Seriously ask any of your friends who invest if they actually know someone and they’ll most likely have to think about it and get back to you. So why am I saying thing about the industry I’m in and have devoted […]
Today, I take a look at the 20 companies that have raised the largest startup funding rounds in the US in 2017 using some data from our friends at Crunchbase. In addition to dollar amount, I have included industry, round, brief description of the company, founding, date, date of funding and total equity funding raised to further […]