Archive: public markets
By Vin Narayanan on June 7, 2022
The amount of venture capital flowing into startups dipped below $40 billion last month, according to a Crunchbase report. That’s the lowest monthly investment rate in more than a year and well below the $70 billion invested in November, according to Crunchbase data. The slowdown in investing reflects broader concerns with the economy. But it’s not the most interesting data point in the Crunchbase analysis. Crunchbase reports…
By Vin Narayanan on February 1, 2022
Last week I wrote about how some of the country’s biggest asset managers are investing in startups because they simply can’t find a better alternative (and they really want one!). As a result, they’re all trying to identify and invest in the best…
By Adam Sharp on January 5, 2021
We live in a remarkably disruptive time. New technologies are changing the way almost every industry operates. There’s a lot of opportunity for innovative companies to make a big impact. But we also live in a very unique time when it comes to finance and monetary…
By Andy Gordon on June 3, 2020
When it comes to investing, there’s no lack of choices. The trick is making the right one. And those choices look a lot different now than they did before COVID-19 hit. Stock investors, in particular, need to recalibrate their strategies. There are two basic options for…
By Early Investing on October 27, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team explains reasonable revenue growth numbers and underperforming IPOs.
By Adam Sharp on October 1, 2019
WeWork has been a disaster, especially for SoftBank. But fortunately for pre-IPO investors, it’s not really impacting the private startup markets.
By Andy Gordon on May 17, 2019
Successful startups aren’t always a welcome addition to the public markets. Sometimes the competition is bad news for everyone.