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July 21, 2017
Y Combinator is in the process of raising up to $1 billion for its newest VC fund. The massive vehicle represents YC’s expanded investment thesis.
July 20, 2017
An industry vertical (also called a vertical market) is more specific, identifying companies that offer niche products or fit into multiple industries.
Ecommerce company Dote has raised $7.2 million for its mobile shopping app. The startup is betting it will be able to compete with Amazon, as have other fashion-focused companies.
July 17, 2017
Thirty-three companies have hit the $1 billion valuation mark this year and become unicorns. Watch this page as we track every company that achieves unicorn status in 2017.
July 14, 2017
US venture industry sees smooth skies heading into the second half of 2017.
July 13, 2017
DraftKings and FanDuel have called off their merger, announced in November 2016, after the US Federal Trade Commission moved to block the deal late last month.
July 11, 2017
Machine-learning cybersecurity startup Darktrace has raised a $75 million Series D, the latest example of European investors' growing interest in cybersecurity.
July 10, 2017
From angels to zombie funds—we explained some of the most common terms used in the private markets to help you learn more about the industry.
July 07, 2017
The demise of consumer electronics company Jawbone, once valued at $3.2 billion, has put a renewed spotlight on the wearables industry.
July 01, 2017
Forget the Forbes Midas List. We've ranked the 20 most impactful VC teams in terms of driving value for their portfolio companies.
June 28, 2017
Set to begin trading Thursday, Blue Apron has priced its public offering at $10 per share—the bottom of its revised range—in what's the first major consumer IPO since Snap debuted in March.
July 19, 2017
The SoftBank-led $200 million investment in indoor farming startup Plenty puts the agtech industry on pace to procure a record amount of capital this year.
The once-heralded music-streaming service is reportedly on the brink. How did this happen?
The US ridesharing giant's decision marks another shift away from its historically aggressive foreign market tactics.
July 12, 2017
It’s not exactly a secret that VC investment in the transportation industry is heating up. Autotech Ventures is making a $120M bet that the space will continue to spawn valuable startups.
WeWork’s latest round, a massive $760 million funding reported earlier this week, has valued the company at $21 billion. Here's a list of the five most valuable US-based startups.
While the number of new VC funds raised in Europe is on pace to decline for the fifth straight year, the amount of capital consolidated in those vehicles continues to climb.
July 05, 2017
To keep track of the crowded food-delivery space, we've ranked the top 10 companies in the US and Europe by valuation. Plus, a selection of the biggest VC rounds so far this year.
June 29, 2017
In the past, a solid business development strategy involved tapping your personal network and reaching out to a basic list of leads.
June 27, 2017
As customers become even more inundated with marketing materialsand get better at tuning outits harder than ever to win their attention.
August 10, 2017
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