Archive: TechCrunch Disrupt
Four States Gobble Up 80% of Venture Capital Dollars
By Vin Narayanan on October 28, 2019
Just four states receive 80% of all venture capital money. And 40% of all VC money raised goes to Facebook and Google ads. This is a stark reminder of just how broken the VC system is.
News Fix: Cannabis Companies Roll With the Changes
By Vin Narayanan on October 12, 2019
In the news this week: The MedMen-PharmaCann deal is called off, the IRS updates its crypto guidelines and Andreessen Horowitz gets its fourth female general partner.
Mailbag: Early Investors Don’t Need to Worry About WeWork
By Early Investing on October 6, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team addresses celebrity investors and the WeWork debacle’s impact on the startup investing world.
How Founders Get Funding and How Investors Ensure They Deserve It
By Vin Narayanan on October 5, 2019
When seeking funding, a startup founder needs to sell their vision to investors. And investors need to challenge that vision. Here are some specific points both parties need to talk about in order to succeed.