New Pick: Automation That Brings 3PLs Into the 21st Century
By Andy Gordon on November 17, 2022
Note: This recommendation was co-authored by KingsCrowd Investment Research Analyst Teddy Lyons. My colleague Teddy Lyons recently moved into a new apartment. Once he unpacked, he realized that there were a dozen additional items that he needed to order online. One of those items was a shower curtain. When he received the package, it came in a massively oversized box. The shower curtain package was the size…
Startup Eyes Cannabis Industry’s Growing Software Problem
By Andy Gordon on June 17, 2021
Cannabis use has been exploding across the country. But it’s a disjointed market. Cannabis operators rely on software programs for their team communications, distribution, compliance documentation and more. And these programs are a tangled mess with no cross-communication. Operators typically spend $5,000-to-$7,000 a month…
San Francisco Startup Valuations Continue to Balloon
By Adam Sharp on March 16, 2021
I’ve been writing about rising valuations for a while now. But this week, I saw a deal that was so crazily priced, I just have to write about it again. This young San Francisco-based startup had about $700k in annual recurring…
New Pick: The Startup That’s Revolutionizing Visual Marketing
By Andy Gordon on December 14, 2020
DEAL DETAILS Startup: Cortex Security type: Preferred Stock Round size: Up to $1.07 million Valuation: $8.42 million Minimum investment: $250 Investment portal: Wefunder Deadline: February 15, 2021…
The Hottest Sector in Venture Capital
By Adam Sharp on September 22, 2020
Generally speaking, I don’t believe that online startup investors should have a set-in-stone investment thesis. Since deals come to us, we have to invest in the most attractive ones that come along. If we stick to a certain industry or category, we screen out potentially good…
Take Advantage of AngelList Funds
By Adam Sharp on January 28, 2020
There are unique fund opportunities on AngelList that can give you exposure to more than 200 top startups with a single investment. Here’s how to take advantage.
Lendsnap Has Shut Down; Here’s What You Need to Know
By Andy Gordon on January 16, 2020
First Stage Investor portfolio company Lendsnap has shut down. Here’s what investors need to know.
What to Look for in a Software as a Service Company
By Adam Sharp on August 13, 2019
Software as a service companies are some of the hottest investments around. Here’s how to find standout companies in the sector.