Series A Round

The A To Z On Series A: Part One

At Sapphire, as a matter of good investment discipline (and our personal love for geeking out over venture data), we routinely set aside time to …

Venture Capital

E-Commerce delivery platform WOW Express to raise $12 million in Series A funding | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Technology-enabled e-commerce delivery platform WOW Express is looking to raise $12 million in a Series A round of funding. The company has already …

Startups

Ironscales Scores $6.5 Million In Series A Funding

Ironscales, the Israel-based provider of an automated anti-phishing solution, has secured $6.5 million in Series A funding, for a total of $8 million …

Advertising Industry

Citi Warrants - An Unusual Case

Both Series of Citi Warrants which were sold as part of the TARP program have worked out poorly for investors.<p>This is one of the few cases where TARP …

Business

Northwest Bio completes $12M financing; shares down 9%

Northwest Biotherapeutics (NWBO -8.8%) finalizes the sale of Series A convertible preferred stock and warrants raising $12M to fund operations.<p>Each …

Business

OptionPlan

Index Ventures OptionPlan beta<p>Entrepreneurs know how important stock options are for hiring and retaining the best talent. But to create an effective …

Recruitment

UK video analytics company Voxpopme raises seven-figure Series A round

Voxpopme, a video analytics firm, has raised a seven-figure Series A round from Mercia Fund Managers. No specific figures were disclosed.The UK …

Analytics

Female founded companies that have raised a Series A in the last year

Unlock the complete Crunchbase platform<p>Crunchbase Pro users can access the extensive Crunchbase dataset with deeper, powerful searches to find the …

Startups

You should raise your seed round exclusively from seed investors and angels

The benefit of raising from larger funds doesn’t outweigh the risk<p>I’ll make this quick and opinionated. If you’re raising a seed round, raise it from …

Venture Capital

How Much Traction Do You Really Need to Raise a Seed or Series A Round?

Here are concrete benchmarks to aim for.<p>The landscape for early-stage investing looks entirely different today than it did just a few years …

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Term Sheet -- Thursday, November 16

THE HOTTEST CEO IN SILICON VALLEY<p>Good morning, Term Sheet readers.<p>Let’s start the day off with what <i>Fortune’s</i> 20 hottest CEOs have in common — they …

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Term Sheet -- Wednesday, November 15

5 Qs WITH A DEALMAKER<p>Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya decided to shake up the VC world in 2017.<p>In September, he raised $600 million in an IPO …

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India's top 10 highly funded startups this month

Share1<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>+1<p>Shares 1<p>For India’s growing startup ecosystem, while on one hand there is a lot of untapped money sloshing around to find its …

Startups

Term Sheet -- Tuesday, November 14

THREE THINGS<p>Good morning, Term Sheet readers.<p><b>TROUBLE AT DFJ:</b> DFJ founding partner Steve Jurvetson has stepped down from his position at the firm as a …

Venture Capital

Dynamic Ticket Pricing Startup Broker Genius Raises $15 Million

Broker Genius, a New York startup that helps secondary ticket sellers automate their pricing strategy, has secured a $15 million Series A round of …

Startups

NVXL Technology Announces US$20 Million Series A Round with Alibaba as Lead Investor

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- NVXL Technology, Inc., a disaggregated compute acceleration startup, announced today a $20 Million Series A round with Alibaba Group as a lead investor.<p>In conjunction with the investment, the companies have entered into a collaboration agreement to …

Alibaba Group

Retail platform Trouva raises $10 million in Series A round

Trouva, an online marketplace for small retailers, has raised $10 million led by BGF Ventures with participation from Octopus Investments, …

Startups

The Term Sheet | Newsletters

November 9, 2017<p>CAN TECH STARTUPS SAVE PRINT?<p>Good morning, Term Sheet readers.<p>I came into the office this morning to find a package from Casper on my …

Venture Capital

How much should each share be listed at when selling shares for a series A funding?

One way to think about it is what investors are expecting:<p>Angel investors generally are expecting you raise “more” money, usually substantially more …

SaaS

Helios and Matheson Stock Erupts on News of $100 Million PIPE

The new financing involves $5 million in 10% Series A bridge notes and $95 million in new Series B bridge notes bearing interest of 5.25% on …

Stocks

Oyster Point Pharma clamming up for now as $22M series A funds corneal surface bid

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China Funding Daily, Nov. 7 and 8: Electric car, online leading platform and outbound tour operator

<b>New fundings in China on Nov. 8, 2017</b><p>NextEV (蔚来汽车), a 3-year-old, Shanghai-based electric car startup, has raised US$1 billion in Series D funding …

News (China)

Optibus raises $12 million for its public transport operating system

Israel’s Optibus, an operating system for public transport systems, has raised $12 million in a Series A round led by Pitango with participation from …

European News

Australian fintech Credit Clear wants a $10 million series A round to go overseas

Credit Clear screenshot. (Source: Credit Clear)<p>Australian startup Credit Clear has opened a series A capital raising round with a goal to bring in …

Startups

Mass. Ranks No. 1 in New Economy Report | Autodesk-Backed Startup Raises More $$

In The Know<p>The Inno stories you need to read today.<p>Making Moves<p>Inside the people, companies and organizations making moves in Boston.<p><b>Lucy:</b> Two moves …

Boston

DivvyCloud plans hiring after $6M Series A

Rosslyn, Va.–based cloud management firm <b>DivvyCloud</b> recently closed on $6 million in series A funding, bringing its total raised to $9 million since …

Startups

Spirit Realty Capital: New 6.0% Preferred Shares Look Like A Good Deal

Spirit Realty Capital has a new preferred stock outstanding.<p>The Series A is an attractive alternative to the common shares for investors that worry …

Investing

Just How Disruptive Are ICOs to the Classic VC Model?

Initial Coin Offerings, a fundraising mechanism for companies using cryptocurrencies as a mechanism to buy their service, seem to be upending the …

Venture Capital

Term Sheet -- Friday, November 3

FINALLY FRIDAY<p>Happy Friday, Term Sheet readers.<p><i>I’m thinking of compiling list of 2017 book recommendations for dealmakers & I need your help. What’s</i> …

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Term Sheet -- Thursday, November 2

VENTURE DEALS<p>• <b>SouChe</b>, a China-based retail and finance platform for the automotive industry, raised $333 million in Series E funding. <b>Alibaba</b> led the …

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