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Here's why corporate venturing is to blame for the startup valuation bubble

Over the last couple of years, corporates have increasingly started launching specialized startup investment funds, accelerators and other financial vehicles- competing directly with VCs to invest in the hottest startups and tech. 1,745 more words


The value of seed-stage startups just hit the highest point on record: $6.2 million

Early-stage startups have never been more valuable, at least on paper. Private-equity research firm Pitchbook reports that the value of venture-backed US startups has soared to new highs since their low point after the 2008 financial crisis. 351 more words

If you want venture investment in 2017, you should be big or successful already

Venture capitalists have gotten pickier even as they continue to pour billions of dollars into promising startups.

There were 279 funding deals in the Bay Area in the first three months of 2017, down 52% from a recent peak during the second quarter of 2015, and the lowest quarterly number since the end of 2010, … 114 more words

2017 is the year your startup gets funded

Nathan BeckordCrunch Network Contributor

Nathan Beckord is the CEO of Foundersuite, a venture-backed startup that makes the leading CRM and investor update tools for entrepreneurs who are raising capital. 1,980 more words

PitchBook brings company financial data to its mobile app

Finding financial data, particularly for private companies, is no small task. It usually requires a solid BS detector for researching online and a network of knowledgeable sources to bounce numbers off of — not something that can easily be done over coffee or in the middle of a meeting. 384 more words


2017 is the year your startup gets funded

The turn of the calendar is cathartic for entrepreneurs — there’s something about starting a new year that inspires folks to launch a new startup, build a new product or raise capital. 2,044 more words