10 08, 2019

How a Swedish saxophonist built Kobalt, the world’s next music unicorn – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-10T04:20:54+00:00 August 10th, 2019|APPLE, Balderton Capital, british airways, British-Telecom, copyright law, EC-1, Entertainment, Europe, Goldman Sachs, itunes music store, kobalt, kraftwerk, Matt Pincus, Media, Michael Dell, Music, music industry, Napster, NYU, record labels, Royalties, Sony, spotify, Startups, Uncategorized, venture capital, warner-music, Warner-Music-Group|

You may not have heard of Kobalt before, but you probably engage with the music it oversees every day, if not almost every [...]

29 07, 2019

SoftBank’s second act – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-29T04:12:35+00:00 July 29th, 2019|abu dhabi, advisors, alex wilhelm, Amazon Web Services, APPLE, Artificial Intelligence, ashton kutcher, Banking, board member, Brandless, carsharing, ceo, economy, editor, entrepreneurship, finance, Foxconn, Goldman Sachs, huffington, jonathan shieber, Matt Cohler, Microsoft, money, Private Equity, Raisin, ryan graves, Saudi Arabia, Sequoia, Softbank, SoftBank Group, spotify, Startups, Startups Weekly, stripe, taiwan, The Financial Times, thrive global, Uber, Uncategorized, unicorn, venture capital, Vision Fund, vodafone, web services, WeWork|

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I [...]

17 07, 2019

UK deep tech VC IQ Capital launches new $125M growth fund, closes third VC fund at $175M – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-17T04:00:42+00:00 July 17th, 2019|APPLE, Bristol, cambridge, economy, entrepreneurship, Europe, european union, Facebook, finance, Funderbeam, Funding, Google, IQ Capital Partners, London, National Grid Partners, oracle, Oxford, Paragraf, partech ventures, Private Equity, privitar, TC, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, venture capital|

IQ Capital, a U.K.-based deep tech fund that has invested in startups such as Paragraf, Senseye and Funderbeam, has launched a new $125 [...]

23 06, 2019

Slack’s IPO, the VCs behind Facebook Libra, founder salaries and trouble in scooter-land – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-23T03:42:17+00:00 June 23rd, 2019|Andreessen Horowitz, bird, breakthrough initiatives, direct listing, Equity podcast, Equity transcribed, Facebook, Funding, Fundings & Exits, initial public offering, IPO, Libra, lime, Lyft, Plaid, podcast transcript, revel, Ribbit Capital, Scooter, slack, Startups, TC, Thrive Capital, transcript, Uber, Uncategorized, Union Square Ventures, Venmo, venture capital, WeWork|

Welcome back to this week’s transcribed edition of Equity. This week, TechCrunch’s Danny Crichton filled in for co-host Alex Wilhelm – who was out [...]

21 04, 2019

From lab-grown meat to fermented fungus, here’s what corporate food VCs are serving up – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-21T02:54:06+00:00 April 21st, 2019|acre venture partners, Column, Cultured meat, eighteen94 capital, Food, food tech, Ginkgo Bioworks, meat, memphis meats, Spoiler Alert, Startups, synthetic biology, TC, Uncategorized, venture capital|

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor A record $2.5B went to US insurance startup deals last year, and big insurers are [...]

12 04, 2019

A deep dive into the Uber S-1 – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-12T02:46:09+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Benchmark, carsharing, chief executive officer, commuting, economy, Equity podcast, finance, initial public offering, Kate Clark, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Softbank Vision Fund, Startups, TC, TechCrunch, transport, Transportation, Travis Kalanick, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital|

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. It’s time for another Equity [...]

7 04, 2019

On balance, the cloud has been a huge boon to startups – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-07T14:42:08+00:00 April 7th, 2019|Amazon, Amazon Web Services, AWS, cloud, cloud applications, cloud computing, cloud services, cloud storage, Comcast, computing, Dropbox, engineer, Enterprise, Facebook, finance, Google, IBM, Microsoft, mobile phones, openstack, Pinterest, Rackspace, Salesforce, salesforce.com, smartphones, Startups, TC, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital, Walmart|

Today’s startups have a distinct advantage when it comes to launching a company because of the public cloud. You don’t have to build [...]

3 04, 2019

Andreessen Horowitz isn’t alone in leaving behind VC as we know it — and more company is coming – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-03T02:36:13+00:00 April 3rd, 2019|Andreessen Horowitz, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, venture capital|

This morning, Forbes wrote a lengthy profile of Andreessen Horowitz, the now 10-year-old venture firm that its rivals love to hate but nevertheless [...]

25 03, 2019

Flying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-25T02:30:23+00:00 March 25th, 2019|airbus, American-Airlines, BLADE, california, carsharing, ceo, commuting, Eric Schmidt, executive, Google, india, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Napa Valley, New York, new york city, palo alto, San Francisco, san jose, sebastian thrun, Startups, The Financial Times, transport, Transportation, Uber, udacity, Uncategorized, venture capital, Vice President, Warner-Music-Group|

One year after a $38 million Series B valued on-demand aviation startup Blade at $140 million, the company has begun taxiing the Bay [...]

16 03, 2019

What to watch for in a VC term sheet – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-16T02:22:01+00:00 March 16th, 2019|Column, Lawyers, startup lawyers, Startups, term sheets, Uncategorized, venture capital, Verified Experts|

The pre-money cap, the CEO-common director spot, drag-along provisions and liquidation preference Mital Makadia Contributor Mital is a partner at Grellas Shah, focusing [...]