The Latest from Anna Heim
Looking at the changing pace of CVC activity, geographic trends and more.
Welcome to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by the daily TechCrunch+ column where it gets its name. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here
What then can we learn from Mercado Libre’s earnings report and ensuing valuation decline?
To understand what's happening, but also what's coming if synthetic data does get more broadly adopted, we talked to various CEOs and VCs over the last few months.
Venture capital dollar volume, as tracked by Crunchbase News, peaked in November 2021. Since then, the value of venture investments has ticked lower, dropping another $5 billion from March to April.
Why recent CVC activity combined with the current climate for startups could result in a more active M&A market.
Previously relegated to underground communities and raves, ketamine, MDMA and psilocybin are now being studied to develop therapies to treat everything from PTSD to cluster headaches.
Why do investors want deal-flow newsletters? And what's in it for newsletter creators and the startups they feature? Let's explore.
Launching today, deal-flow newsletter PreSeed Now will present early-stage startups from around the U.K. to investors twice a week, with one in-depth profile per issue.
There are many reasons to stick it out at your startup, but if you're worried about your investors when faced with an exit, here's why you shouldn't be.
Amid a pandemic and unrest over gasoline prices, investors are still pouring money into Latin America's logistics and shipping businesses.
Transportation startup DeltaX is accelerating its plans to digitize the trucking industry in its native Bolivia and beyond thanks to a recent $1 million seed funding round.
Riffing through CB Insights data regarding global VC investment into health tech, the word we came away with was "retreat."
Asia-based companies accounted for nine out of the top 10 IPOs in the first quarter of 2022, which raises the question: Is Asia a haven for public exits amid the current global slowdown?
As the global startup market digests a changing valuation environment and climate for VC investment, not every sector is taking the same level of damage. One is faring better than the rest: SaaS.
New data from Carta, a provider of shareholder management services to private companies, indicates that the slowdown in venture capital activity is not constrained to a single stage or sector.
A large initial public offering took GoTo public in Indonesia. Given the generally chilly global IPO climate, and the fact that GoTo managed to float without sinking, The Exchange got curious.
VC funding into Europe was up in the first quarter of 2022, CB Insights and Crunchbase data show. In other words, the region escaped the global quarter-on-quarter slowdown in startup investment.
African startups had a solid Q1 2022 in terms of VC investment, both in dollars and deal volume. This is news in itself, but even more so amid declines in venture funding to the U.S., Asia, and LatAm.
Latin America is an interesting place to dive into what might be coming for startups. Why? Because dollar funding has now fallen for three consecutive quarters in the region.