Archive: startup funding
By Allison Brickell on December 28, 2022
We’re just a few days away from the start of a new year. So I’m reflecting on all the things that have happened in 2022… and all the things that may happen in 2023. 2022 was a rough year for the stock, startup and crypto markets. Inflation has been brutal, which has dampened investor spirits. Many institutional and retail investors have pulled back, leaving many startups struggling for funding. Crypto plunged into a bear market and…
By Early Investing on October 18, 2022
African startups are on fire right now. According to the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, venture capital deals on the continent reached $3.5 billion from January through June this year. That’s more than double the amount in the same period in 2021. If the…
By Early Investing on August 23, 2022
SoftBank is worried. Earlier this month, SoftBank founder and chief executive Masayoshi Son said unicorn founders are refusing to accept lower valuations in fresh funding rounds. As a result, “startup winter” — or the funding crunch startups are currently facing in…
By Early Investing on September 23, 2018
The Early Investing team explains how convertible notes work and the differences between Regulation Crowdfunding and Regulation A+ raises.
By Allison Brickell on September 17, 2018
The Australian government has decided to address its lack of startup creation by giving its startups more access to capital in the form of equity crowdfunding.