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May 9, 2021
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How much product room will fintech giants leave for startups?

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I was going to wait until after Square reported its Q1 results today to dig into the world of fintech earnings and what they might mean for startups, but something got stuck in my ....

April 26, 2021
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Should you give an anchor investor a stake in your fund’s management company?

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David Teten Contributor Share on Twitter David Teten is founder of Versatile VC and writes periodically at teten.com and @dteten. More posts by this contribut....

March 30, 2021
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UK’s Cazoo will list on the NYSE by way of a SPAC, valuing it at $7B and raising $1.6B

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Cazoo, the UK used-car sales portal that has been on a major fundraising tear in the last year, will be next company to pursue more growth by way of a SPAC: the company today annou....

March 17, 2021
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The NFT market is just getting started, but where is it headed?

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Every once in a meme-ified blue moon, the wildly irrational cryptocurrency ecosystem gives birth to something that might outlive the hype. The crypto art hype may be silly and expe....

June 4, 2020
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Zoom and CrowdStrike hang onto 2020 gains despite huge earnings expectations

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Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Yesterday after the bell, Zoom and CrowdStrike reported earn....

May 23, 2020
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Why VCs say they’re open for business, even if they’re pausing new deals

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This week Alexia Bonatsos of Dream Machine and Niko Bonatsos of General Catalyst swung by Extra Crunch Live to discuss where they are investing today and what the future might look....

October 2, 2019
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Khatabook raises $25M to help small businesses in India record financial transactions digitally and accept online payments

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Even as tens of millions of Indians have come online for the first time in recent years, most businesses in the nation remain offline. They continue to rely on long notebooks to ke....

September 1, 2019
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Kaszek Ventures raises $600 million in two funds as Latin America’s startup market booms

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Kaszek Ventures, the investment firm that has been one of the primary architects of the recent boom in startup financing and growth in Latin America, has just raised $600 million a....

August 11, 2019
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Japan’s mobile payments app PayPay reaches 10 million users

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Paytm, India’s biggest mobile payments firm, now has 10 million customers in Japan, the company said as it pushes to expand its reach in international markets. Paytm entered Ja....