Entrepreneurship

AngelList Venture wants to make cap table management cheaper – TechCrunch

AngelList Venture wants to make cap table management cheaper – TechCrunch

AngelList Venture is launching Stack Equity Management, a way for startups to organize and manage their cap tables natively within the platform. Stack Equity is a suite of products that companies use to set up, update and purchase founder, employee and investor equity. It is available, starting today, to US-based C Corporations. It may sound …

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Traba raises $20M to match contractors with events and warehouse work – TechCrunch

Traba raises $20M to match contractors with events and warehouse work – TechCrunch

Traba, a jobs board designed to help entry-level workers find available shifts at fulfillment centers and event venues, today announced that it raised $20 million in a Series A round. Khosla led the financing with participation from Founders Fund, General Catalyst, SciFi VC and Atomic, valuing Traba at $120 million post-money. CEO Mike Shebat says …

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UCT: Supporting start-ups (Picture: Gallo images/ Getty images)

UCT’s Genesis Project Expo to showcase student start-up businesses

UCT: Supporting start-ups (Picture: Gallo images/ Getty images) The UCT Genesis Project will highlight businesses that focus on innovation. Genesis promises to give students a taste and introduction to the world of entrepreneurship. More than 550 students were introduced to the entrepreneurs, and more than 80 student start-ups have been launched. Top business leaders, angel …

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Headline VC closes $950M spread across three funds for startups in US, Europe, LatAm and Asia – TechCrunch

Headline VC closes $950M spread across three funds for startups in US, Europe, LatAm and Asia – TechCrunch

Venture capital fund Headline has been investing in tech startups since — get this — 1999, which might tempt headline writers, perhaps unfairly, to apply the word “dinosaur,” if the fund hadn’t continued to remain so active since then. Suffice it to say, it’s been plenty busy since that “cretaceous era,” with 11 $1 billion+ …

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The era of the 'Millennial lifestyle subsidy' is ending

The era of the ‘Millennial lifestyle subsidy’ is ending

If the Millennial lifestyle subsidy is to return, it could take years. Derek Thompson, a staff writer at US magazine The Atlantic observed last month that “for the foreseeable future, metro residents will have to go about living the old-fashioned way: by paying what things actually cost.” David Rohrsheim lived the early years of the …

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Before Starting Your Entrepreneurial Journey, Ask Yourself These 10 Questions

Before Starting Your Entrepreneurial Journey, Ask Yourself These 10 Questions

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Younger generations are increasingly looking for meaning in their work. Aside from a promising big exit at the end of the road, entrepreneurship is attracting young talent in search of purpose and fulfillment. These young leaders want to become independent but also want to have a positive …

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Axilor Ventures announces $100M early stage fund

Axilor Ventures announces $100M early stage fund

Axilor Ventures has announced the launch of its second fund with a corpus of $100 million (Rs 770 crore). The Category-I Axilor Technology Fund II (ATF-II) will continue to back early stage startups across enterprise SaaS (Software-as-a-Service), Business-to-Business (B2B) commerce, agritech, consumer tech, fintech, and healthtech. The fund, which has registered with the SEBI, will …

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Venture Capitalists Say the Era of Recklessly Burning Cash Is Over

Venture Capitalists Say the Era of Recklessly Burning Cash Is Over

Venture capitalists are singing a different tune amid a widespread market meltdown. Blitzscaling, lighting cash on fire, and delusions of grandeur are out; capital efficiency, solid unit economics, and otherwise boring businesses are in. The effects of rising interest rates and recessionary fears have snuck their way into the technology industry, where venture capitalists are …

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