Sunday, April 11, 2021

Financial institutions can support COVID-19 crowdfunding campaigns – TechCrunch

Scott Purcell Contributor Scott Purcell is the CEO and chief trust officer of Prime Trust, an innovative API-enabled B2B open-banking financial solutions provider. The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic adversely affected the...

Brighteye Ventures’ Alex Latsis talks European edtech funding in 2020 – TechCrunch

Brighteye Ventures, the European edtech venture capital firm, recently announced the $54 million first close of its second fund, bringing total assets under management above $112 million. Out of the...

Funding for female founders falls to 2017 levels as pandemic shakes up the VC...

Cautious investors are reverting to form So much for progress. New data out this week from PitchBook indicates that the number of rounds raised by female-founded and co-founded companies fell year-over-year, with...

Interswitch CEO Mitchell Elegbe to discuss African fintech at TechCrunch Disrupt – TechCrunch

The CEO of Pan-African fintech unicorn Interswitch, Mitchell Elegbe, is set to speak at TechCrunch Disrupt 2020 on September 16. He founded the company in Lagos in 2002 to...

How to raise your first VC fund – TechCrunch

Charles is a principal at Bling Capital and manages his own angel investment vehicle. Previously, he was an investor at TI Platform Management and Manhattan Venture Partners. He has quarterbacked...

Thoughts on ‘self-driving money,’ day trading and product development from Wealthfront’s Andy Rachleff –...

Andy Rachleff founded Wealthfront a decade ago to give investors a better and smarter way to manage their wealth, building on core academic research showing that a carefully balanced portfolio...

VC Garry Tan shares 3 ways founders screw up their startups – TechCrunch

There are many painful ways for a startup to fail — including founders who ultimately throw in the towel and turn off the lights. But assuming a founder intends to keeps...

Is your net worth too closely tied to your company’s success? – TechCrunch

Peyton Carr is a financial advisor to founders, entrepreneurs and their families, helping them with planning and investing. He is a managing director of Keystone Global Partners. More posts by this...

The complicated calculus of taking Facebook’s venture money – TechCrunch

Facebook is reportedly getting into the venture capital game, but for young entrepreneurs working in social media, ignoring or deleting that particular friend request could be the right call. According to...

How to get the most from your corporate VC after you get the check...

Scott runs operations at Kruze Consulting, a fast-growing startup CFO consulting firm. Kruze is based in San Francisco with clients in the Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York. More...

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