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While many start-ups grapple with the fallout from the pandemic, this San Francisco company raised more cash to survive. - SHARE ARTICLE

What COVID-19 is doing and will do to startup ecosystems--and how to respond. - SHARE ARTICLE

Analysis | The Technology 202: Start-ups struggling during coronavirus worry they won't qualify for new small business loansThe Washington Post - SHARE ARTICLE

The global startup community has suffered from the coronavirus, according to a new report by Startup Genome, which is tracking post-pandemic investments. - SHARE ARTICLE

Crypto venture fund Paradigm Capital reveals it purchased the majority of MKR tokens from MakerDAO’s debt auction. - SHARE ARTICLE

Dozens have laid off thousands, slashed costs and changed their businesses to try to survive the pandemic. All that may not work. - SHARE ARTICLE

Anagog, the pioneer of on-device artificial intelligence solutions, announced it raised an initial $10 million Series-C round of funding. - SHARE ARTICLE

In the second installment of the CambrianSV debate series, CoinGeek’s Charles Miller pitted two brains from the Bitcoin bootcamp in Lisbon against each other to argue their cases and share their views on the topic. - SHARE ARTICLE

During the fight against COVID-19, the message from venture capital investors to biotechnology companies is mixed. - SHARE ARTICLE

Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart perception solutions, today confirmed the close of - SHARE ARTICLE

Friedrich Graf von Westphalen hires three-partner team to launch in BerlinThe Global Legal Post - SHARE ARTICLE

There's been confusion about the eligibility of venture capital-backed startups for SBA Section 7(a) Loans under the CARES Act and Paycheck Protection Program. Early guidance indicated almost all VC-backed startups were shut out due to "affiliation&q - SHARE ARTICLE

The Los Angeles-based venture capital studio focused on blockchain and fintech startups which longtime venture investor Tim Draper now calls home has added a new venture partner to its team. Draper Goren Holm, the firm Draper manages alongside co-founders - SHARE ARTICLE

The layoffs, compiled by CNBC based on media reports, spanned more than 40 companies that have collectively raised nearly $15 billion. - SHARE ARTICLE

The $10 million Zane Venture Fund, which Shila Nieves Burney officially introduced to the world last October, targets early-stage, tech-enabled startups. - SHARE ARTICLE

As head of the state’s economic and employment department, Grove is now fielding a historic number of requests for unemployment insurance benefits. In a conversation earlier this year, he shared some thoughts on the state’s startup and innovation economy. - SHARE ARTICLE

As co-founder and New York–based partner of private-equity firm Greycroft, Ian Sigalow helps manage a $1.5 billion portfolio. Investments he has led include payment platform Braintree, acquired by eBay for $800 million; same-day delivery service Shipt, wh - SHARE ARTICLE

PLUS: Vital Capital creates emergency debt facility for Africa businesses, Cadent Foundation launches,Oddbox secures £3m for nationwide expansion, and Brazilian startup makes ‘sensational’ exit. - SHARE ARTICLE

COVID-19 Hasn’t Crippled PLM Business Everywhere: Investment Fund Bought One of Europe’s Major PTC - SHARE ARTICLE

Xerox pulls HP bid due to coronavirus fears. Apollo-backed retail chain Brighthouse goes into adminstration. We check in with dealmakers from Alvarez & Marsal, Riverside, M33 Growth and Paul Hastings about the potential impact on the mid market. - SHARE ARTICLE

German gov't announces to support start-ups with 2.2 bln USD - Xinhua | - SHARE ARTICLE

In a dramatic time for equity markets, private markets such as private equity and venture capital could be set to outperform, according to attendees at Big Path Capital’s virtual Impact Capitalism Summit. - SHARE ARTICLE

Government should increase EIS tax relief to 80% to save the fast-growth tech employers of the future, argues Jasper Smith of Vala Capital - SHARE ARTICLE

New technology focused VCT completes successful fund raise Blackfinch Group has announced that the Blackfinch Spring VCT has raised over £3.3 million to - SHARE ARTICLE

Venture capital investing dropped to $130 million across startup companies in Louisiana in 2019, down from $191 million in 2018. - SHARE ARTICLE

Startup Cordio says it will launch a clinical trial at Rambam Hospital to test its AI solution that detects COVID-19 from speech patterns. - SHARE ARTICLE

Everything you need to need to know about the largest NYC startup funding rounds of March 2020; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more… - SHARE ARTICLE

The wheels and cogs of the global VC investment machine are still turning – albeit at a slower pace than they were prior to the pandemic – as Latin America blinks on investor radars. - SHARE ARTICLE

Cointelegraph spoke to the UC Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator’s director to find out what the blockchain incubator offers aspiring DLT startups. - SHARE ARTICLE

Managing corporate innovation through an economic downturn requires discipline. Here's how to interpret market signals, along with what to expect, how others may be thinking of your corporation, and what to do. - SHARE ARTICLE

Italy's CDP invests EUR 21 mln in "space economy" innovation fund PSFTelecompaper - SHARE ARTICLE

Coronavirus latest: EU to tap capital markets for €100bn short-term work scheme  Financial Times - SHARE ARTICLE

Pandion Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage, privately-held biotechnology company developing modular protein therapeutics for autoimmune disease - SHARE ARTICLE

NEW YORK, NY, Axonius has raised $58M in Series C funding, led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. - SHARE ARTICLE

CAMBRIDGE, MA, Pandion Therapeutics announced that it has closed an $80 million Series B financing led by Access Biotechnology and Boxer Capital. - SHARE ARTICLE

Fintech firm Currencycloud has reportedly secured $80 million via an investment round backed by payments giant Visa. - SHARE ARTICLE

Barnett hangs by a thread at Perpetual Income after private equity fiascoCitywire Financial Publishers - SHARE ARTICLE

Change is a coming Following an excellent year of performance during 2019 (an nav total return of 27.5%), Herald Investment Trust (HRI) has seen its discount widen and the value of its portfolio companies fall since the outbreak of covid-19. As authoriti - SHARE ARTICLE

ARIE Capital is launching its latest EIS investment fund for 2020. As advisers look to tax year end planning, many will be interested to see that - SHARE ARTICLE

VC Funding Update: 60 Boston Startups Raise Over $2 Billion in MarchAmerican Inno - SHARE ARTICLE

Even if the company is still a concept, venture capital investment can blossom it into reality. Here's a guide on VC investment and how to use it. - SHARE ARTICLE

A clutch of venture capital firms and entrepreneurs have come together to launch a Rs 100-crore grant to fund ideas to combat the Covid-19 outbreak. - SHARE ARTICLE

Agritech startup Ergos has raised INR 35 Cr in a Series A funding round from Aavishkaar Group’s equity investment arm Aavishkaar Capital. - SHARE ARTICLE

Once billed asNeil Woodford's protégé, MarkBarnetthas produced a sustained period of underperformance in recent years. - SHARE ARTICLE

In today's ExchangeWire news digest: publishers lose out as advertisers block coronavirus-related keywords; America sees a dramatic rise in e-commerce; - SHARE ARTICLE

Pandion Therapeutics Announces Close of $80 Million Series B FinancingBusiness Wire - SHARE ARTICLE

RA Capital, OrbiMed join autoimmune disorder biotech's $80M roundNew York Business Journal - SHARE ARTICLE

New investor Princeville Capital and existing backers Sistema Venture Capital and Baring Vostok Capital Partners have led a $150m financing round for, a Russian multi-category e-commerce platform., Expansion, CEE, Technology, Russia - SHARE ARTICLE

The first quarter is usually an active one for venture capital (VC) investments in the Middle East and with the top five closed before the... - SHARE ARTICLE

Baird Capital has celebrated 20 years of investing in venture capital by hauling in $215m for the final close of its fifth VC fund targeting the US, its biggest to date. - SHARE ARTICLE

When worlds collide: why, how and where energy companies should work with startups. - SHARE ARTICLE

TPA Capital has appointed Jonny Williams as investment associate., People, GPs, UK / Ireland, United Kingdom, people moves - SHARE ARTICLE

Inside the chaos at Synapse, where questionable management tactics by CEO Sankaet Pathak have left the company with its future in jeopardy. - SHARE ARTICLE

Despite the Coronavirus lockdown, Conviction Investment Partnersis pressing ahead with plans to launch a new investment fund. - SHARE ARTICLE

China Structural Reform Fund Leads $134M Series A Round In Industrial Internet Platform COSMOPlatChina Money Network - SHARE ARTICLE

Detroit and Southeast Michigan's entrepreneurial startup community remains strong, but the cloud of COVID-19 makes it anyone's guess how that may look in the coming months. That's the key message of a new report released Wednesday by EntryP - SHARE ARTICLE

Mobiz will use the investment to fund expansion as it looks to grow its footprint in the US and Europe. - SHARE ARTICLE

Investment group cutsunlisted holdings in its UK equity funds by60%, including funds run by Neil Woodford’s protégé Mark Barnett - SHARE ARTICLE

Nigerian Ekechi Nwokah, the CEO of US-based fintech startup Migo is one of 7 entrepreneurs to join Endeavor, following first virtual ISP. - SHARE ARTICLE

The Series A funding round is expected to mop up Rs 100 crore with an Aavishkaar Capital partner and a technology venture capital fund also set to join the round. - SHARE ARTICLE

Rising from the depths of the financial crisis, the US venture capital industry steadily evolved throughout the 2010s, culminating in recent record-breaking years. Now, as the coronavirus pandemic... - SHARE ARTICLE

Despite the Coronavirus lockdown, Conviction Investment Partners, which was co-founded by well-known Newcastle businessman Jeremy Middleton CBE, is going ahead… | Entrepreneurship | North East | Technology | Enterprise | - SHARE ARTICLE

SA biotech start-up AzarGen announced yesterday that is developing a drug that has the potential to help patients suffering from one of the life-threating... - SHARE ARTICLE

Blackfinch Groupannounces that the Blackfinch Spring VCT has raised over £3.3 million to invest in a portfolio of technology and - SHARE ARTICLE

/CNW/ - SpeakEasy Cannabis Club Ltd. (CSE: EASY) (Frankfurt: 39H) (the "Company" or "SpeakEasy"), a holder of a federal licence to cultivate, process and sell... - SHARE ARTICLE

Entrepreneur Souzana Theodoridou explains how a funding deal for travel experience platform Grekaddict fell apart due to the coronavirus pandemic. - SHARE ARTICLE

A Southern California venture capitalist who contributed $900,000 to President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee agreed to plead guilty to making almost $1 million in illegal campaign contributions from 2012 to 2016. - SHARE ARTICLE

Private equity and venture capital investment in Tamil Nadu is over $300 million in quarter ending March 2020The Hindu - SHARE ARTICLE

Just three months after capping what was the best year for Indian startups, having raised a record $14.5 billion in 2019, they are beginning to struggle to raise new capital as prominent investors urge them to “prepare for the worst”, cut spending a - SHARE ARTICLE

The Action Covid Team Grants, which is possibly a first-of-its-kind initiative globally, has already received about 40% of its target corpus. - SHARE ARTICLE

In December, I wrote a Forbes column posing the question: Are we prepared for a slowdown in the private FinTech market? - SHARE ARTICLE

Read more about PE-VC companies invest $5.9 billion across 164 deals in the Q4FY20 on Business Standard. The latest quarter witnessed 14 PE-VC investments worth $100 million or more, down from the 20 such transactions in the same period last year - SHARE ARTICLE

In Silicon Valley’s classic model, startups are laser focused. They work on one piece of the value chain and solve a customer’s problem using an innovative product or solution. Yet for most of the world, this model is impractical. They have to build the - SHARE ARTICLE

When three scientists won the Nobel Peace Prize last year for their work on lithium-ion batteries, The New York Times was one of many outlets that drew the connection between improved energy storage and the - SHARE ARTICLE

Reading the biographical novel of nuclear physicist Lee Whi-so made his heart beat. "I, too, want to be a creator of something that will change the world," he - SHARE ARTICLE

The seventh annual ranking of Poets&Quants' top 100 MBA Startups shows that Stanford's Graduate School of Business is the best business school in the world to launch a new venture and get plenty of funding for it - SHARE ARTICLE

SINGAPORE - Venture capital (VC) firms across South-east Asia have launched a 'community-led' initiative to help start-up employees laid off due to the economic impact of coronavirus outbreak to find new opportunities.. Read more at straitstimes - SHARE ARTICLE

A champion for women entrepreneurs, Jesse Draper says all founders need to do these five things to raise money successfully - SHARE ARTICLE

Olive AI, a startup that uses AI to automate error-prone administrative tasks, raised $51 million in funding. The company has experienced a recent growth spurt, expanding to more than 500 hospitals across the U.S. - SHARE ARTICLE

General Catalyst, the 20-year-old venture firm that has been bulking up in recent years, announced this morning that it has secured $2.3 billion in capital commitments across three funds: a $600 million early-stage fund, a $1 billion growth fund for compa - SHARE ARTICLE

Harbor Custom Development, a real estate developer in the Puget Sound region of Washington, filed on Tuesday with the SEC to raise up to $15 million in an initial public offering. The Gig Harbor, WA-based company was founded in 2014 and booked $31 million - SHARE ARTICLE

At a time when raising money may be even more complex, can brands drive epic velocity and value without venture capital investment? - SHARE ARTICLE

Capital Constellation Receives Increased Commitments Bringing Total Funding to $1.2BCitybizlist Real Estate - SHARE ARTICLE

Over the past two weeks, a series of emergency acts have increased the availability of loans to small business owners during the coronavirus crisis. But some growing food and beverage companies are concerned that they will be left out of a new set of loan - SHARE ARTICLE

The talk of the satellite industry over the last few days has been OneWeb’s announcement that it was going into Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and cutting down its workforce in the process. OneWeb has been one of the biggest names in the Low-Earth Orbit - SHARE ARTICLE

On behalf ofData Boiler Technologies, I am pleased to provide the FED, SEC, CFTC, FDIC, and OCC (collectively, the “Agencies”) with comments and thanks for acknowledging our prior - SHARE ARTICLE

Silicon Valley Bank has launched a debt relief initiative to its clients in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. - SHARE ARTICLE

TORONTO, March 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Savanna Capital Corp. (“Savanna” or the “Company”), a capital pool company as defined under Policy 2.4 –... - SHARE ARTICLE

/CNW/ - TIMIA Capital Corporation ("TIMIA" or the "Company") (TSX-V:TCA) today announced the results of its 2020 Special Shareholder Meeting ("Special... - SHARE ARTICLE

Although VCs are still offering term sheets and closing deals with smaller startups, swirling uncertainty over the future has caused most to pause. - SHARE ARTICLE

PlanetScale announced the public launch of its database-as-a-service, which runs on Kubernetes and is designed to help companies rapidly scale operations. - SHARE ARTICLE

It’s hard to call it quits on a business venture, but entrepreneurs can wind down a struggling startup while keeping their reputations and sanity intact. - SHARE ARTICLE

Advocates for the city's technology industry say a provision in the $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package could exclude struggling startups, and they are pushing the federal government for clarity. A letter Monday from the National Vent - SHARE ARTICLE

Pelosi and Silicon Valley Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna are concerned about a rule that would bar start-ups from relief designated for small businesses. - SHARE ARTICLE

Advocates for the city's technology industry say a provision in the $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package could exclude struggling startups, and they are pushing the federal government for clarity. A letter Monday from the National Vent - SHARE ARTICLE

General Catalyst, the 20-year-old venture firm that has been bulking up in recent years, announced this morning that it has secured $2.3 billion in capital commitments across three funds: a $600 million early-stage fund, a $1 billion growth fund for compa - SHARE ARTICLE

The matching program would apply to companies that can raise capital from a qualified venture capital fund - SHARE ARTICLE

Partnership will see better products & solutions in more cost efficient manner for customers Need to breakdown walls, think out of the box on how to leverage innovation and create Vynn Capital announces collaboration with insurance brokerage firm, BIB Ins - SHARE ARTICLE

Atlanta venture capital firm makes changes to leadership teamNew York Business Journal - SHARE ARTICLE

Atlanta venture capital firm makes changes to leadership teamAtlanta Business Chronicle - SHARE ARTICLE

SIDBI’sGrowth Capital and Equity Assistance Scheme for MSMEs (GEMs) provides capital investment credit to MSMEs. In return, aiding to invest in - SHARE ARTICLE

In our continued coverage of the coronavirus’ impact on technology startups, we look back at 2008 to understand which investor groups pulled back the most when the crisis hit. - SHARE ARTICLE

A limited partners advocacy group is seeking to ensure portfolio companies can access loans to keep workers employed. - SHARE ARTICLE

Beauty service companies and beauty PR firms reported lay offs and furloughs as cost cutting measures last week, and those same tactics were now trickling to bigger retailers like Macy's and Neiman Marcus. Beauty and wellness brands, of all sizes, now are - SHARE ARTICLE

As we saw the coronavirus situation unfolding in China and then snowballing throughout Southeast Asia, we knew from experience as investors and former - SHARE ARTICLE

Railways Pension Scheme manager RPMI has made a follow-on commitment of $100 million to joint venture Capital Constellation. - SHARE ARTICLE

The key is finding a large company that needs your best talent to boost its growth - SHARE ARTICLE

Anagog, the pioneer of on-device artificial intelligence solutions, today announced that it has raised an initial $10M in Series-C - SHARE ARTICLE

Japanese FinTech Kyash Notches $45M Despite - SHARE ARTICLE

Mobiz, a SA SMS marketing engagement platform, has raised $1-million fromSA venture capital firm Kalon Venture Partners. More investment has been promised. - SHARE ARTICLE

The British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA) has responded to government on its financial packages and commented on additional measures that it believes will support businesses at this time. - SHARE ARTICLE

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/31/2020 featuring funding details for Via, Listory, and much more. - SHARE ARTICLE

BorgWarner issues warning to Delphi about the latter drawing from its credit facility, as fears of the coronavirus spreads. The two companies are working towards closing a deal. On the middle market side, we check in with dealmakers from Alvarez & Mar - SHARE ARTICLE

Why do women in the startup and entrepreneurial communities struggle for venture capital funding despite starting businesses at twice the rate of their male counterparts? - SHARE ARTICLE

In an online conference by Entrepreneur India, six individuals in the venture capital space share their thoughts on what this outbreak and subsequent lockdown could mean for start-ups and small businesses, and share tips on wading through the crisis. - SHARE ARTICLE

Coworking giant WeWork sold social network Meetup — which provides a platform for people to organize in-person events — to venture capital firm AlleyGroup and a group of private investors, the comp… - SHARE ARTICLE

The animal to emulate today may be the Galápagos tortoise — thick-shelled, long-lived, and able to survive for six months without venture capital — err, water. - SHARE ARTICLE

A new fund and accelerator programme has been launched in the UK to support food and beverage brands who are targeting a reduction in childhood obesity linked to inequality. - SHARE ARTICLE

Reinventing the Direct-to-Consumer Business ModelHarvard Business Review - SHARE ARTICLE

Therapeutics company Celularity is awaiting permission from the FDA to test whether a new cell therapy that boosts immunity could be effective against COVID-19. It has been used for cancer treatments. - SHARE ARTICLE

Durable Capital Partners is run by former T Rowe Price investment manager Henry Ellenbogen. "In chaotic times, he understands our long-term commitments," Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman said. - SHARE ARTICLE

The UK Government's response to the unfolding Covid-19 crisis was of course prominent in Chancellor Rishi Sunak's maiden Budget speech on 11 March. But there was also considerable excitement about his promises relating to UK research and development (R&D) - SHARE ARTICLE

StartEngine Crowdfunding, the leading equity crowdfunding platform, announces it is partnering with renowned businessman and investor Kevin O’Leary. O - SHARE ARTICLE

Toronto/Vancouver based Zucara Therapeutics secured US $21M Series A funding from Perceptive Xontogeny Venture Fund. Chris Garabedian and Fred Callori joined Zucara board. - SHARE ARTICLE

So, which was it? Was this a “deal” or a “life mission”? The answer depends on your perspective. Now, more than ever, it is incredibly important to understand the difference between the mindsets of the entrepreneur and the investor. - SHARE ARTICLE

Q1 VC data is not great, and it's hard to imagine that Q2's results are going to look much better. - SHARE ARTICLE

Seegrid, a company that builds autonomous industrial vehicles for transporting materials, has raised $25 million in a round of equity funding. - SHARE ARTICLE

/PRNewswire/ -- BIP Capital, one of the most active venture capital firms in the southeastern United States, announced today the expansion of its leadership... - SHARE ARTICLE

Mutable, a pioneer in Public Edge Cloud technology, today announced completion of a $1.5 million seed round led by Lunar Ventures and Fly Ventures wit - SHARE ARTICLE

The Action Covid Team Grants, which is possibly a first-of-its-kind initiative globally, has already received about 40% of its target corpus - SHARE ARTICLE

The venture and startup world is facing a two-tiered threat. First, there is the novel coronavirus and the attendant shutdowns and difficulties of suddenly becoming a remote operation overnight. Then there is the second threat of the financial markets shu - SHARE ARTICLE

New investment will bolster global sales and delivery capabilities; accelerate product innovation for mobile-first hyper-personalized brand experiences. - SHARE ARTICLE

NEW YORK, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Constellation , a provider of catalytic investment capital to next-generation alternative investment managers, announced today that two of its... - SHARE ARTICLE

Orion Labs Raises $29M Series B to Deliver the Future of Work for Over 2.5B Deskless Workers; Names Gregory P. Taylor as CEOOdessa American - SHARE ARTICLE

AristaMD, a digital health company that provides a proprietary eConsult solution to connect primary care providers (PCPs) with timely, documented spec - SHARE ARTICLE

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Orion Labs, the leading SaaS communication and automation platform for the deskless and frontline workforce, announced today a $29 million Series B funding round. - SHARE ARTICLE

PITTSBURGH, PA, Seegrid today announced that it has closed a $25 million growth equity investment. - SHARE ARTICLE

LOS ANGELES, CA, Food pre-ordering service Allset today announced it has raised $8.25 million in Series B funding round. - SHARE ARTICLE

FREMONT, CA, Enovix has secured $45 million in new funds to produce and commercialize its 3D Silicon Lithium-ion Battery. - SHARE ARTICLE

SAN DIEGO, CA, AristaMD has raised $18 million in Series B funding. - SHARE ARTICLE

LIVERMORE, CA, Vericool announced today that it has closed $19.1 million in Series A Preferred Stock financing. - SHARE ARTICLE

/PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Capital Partners ("Legacy"), based in Cleveland, OH, began the new year and the company's 16th year in business with robust disposition... - SHARE ARTICLE

NEW YORK, NY, Via announces today that it has raised a Series E financing led by EXOR. - SHARE ARTICLE

WALTHAM, MA, Affinia Therapeutics today announced it has closed an oversubscribed $60 million Series A financing. - SHARE ARTICLE

The Action Covid Team Grants, which is possibly a first-of-its-kind initiative globally, has already received about 40% of its target corpus - SHARE ARTICLE

Ladder Capital has provided $71.5 million in debt to a joint venture between HFZ Capital Group and White Plains, N.Y.-based industrial investor Reich Brothers for a massive industrial campus in Mon… - SHARE ARTICLE

ModelOp Raises $6 Million in Series A Funding from Valley Capital Partners to Meet Increasing Demand for Foundational ModelOps Capabilities for Enterprise - SHARE ARTICLE

Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) April 01, 2020 -- Kyash has raised $45 million in a Series C Funding round co-led by Greenspring Associates and Goodwater Capital, a - SHARE ARTICLE

It's the biggest among several Chicago venturefirms that have reloaded. Others are moving toward the finish line as fundraising gets tougher. - SHARE ARTICLE

DiMuto, a trade tech solutions platform that provides end-to-end supply chain visibility for global agri-food businesses, has raised capital from venture capital studio Latin Leap. The… - SHARE ARTICLE