An exclusive look at the Techstars LA 2020 class of startups.
The notable startup fundings for the week ending 7/10/20 featuring funding details for Perfect Day, Taulia, Truepill, and much much more.
Mike Edelhart of Social Starts walks us through some observations on how COVID-19 has impacted trends from a VC’s perspective.
Some “rules of thumb” for establishing at least an advisory board well before you sign up investors or ship your first product.
If you are in need of a job or customers, every single one of these companies just raised hundreds of millions of dollars. Everything you need to need to know about the largest global startup funding rounds of Q2 2020; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more…
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 7/9/2020 featuring funding details for Kernel and much more.
The future work is changing and the freelance economy is thriving. Though for freelancers, getting paid is still a constant problem. Willa has built a payment platform specifically for freelancers that is more popular than Paypal, Quickbooks, or other invoicing platforms. CEO and Cofounder Kristofer Sommestad shares some on the state of the fintech market, how the needs of freelancers have not been addressed, and the company’s recent funding round led by EQT Ventures.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 7/8/2020 featuring funding details for Popshop Live and much more.
The world was moving towards direct-to-consumer anyway, COVID just accelerated it because people got forced into new behaviors. Now that people have had a taste, it’s going to be very hard to “wean them off” of the convenience, price power, and enjoyment of e-commerce buying. It doesn’t mean that people aren’t going to go to stores anymore, it just means that a lot of consumers have added e-commerce into the mix or that e-commerce is now a bigger percentage of their overall activity. Find out what you should be doing to capitalize on this shift.