The Rounds raises $38 million Series A for sustainable ‘home restocking’ • TechCrunch

Online shopping and express delivery through services like Instacart and Amazon Prime are the pinnacle of modern convenience, but for many consumers who are concerned about sustainability and the impact of e-commerce on the environment, every box and plastic bag deposited on their doorstep is also accompanied by guilt. If there was a better way … Read more

Latin entrepreneurs develop their tech startups in Houston

In a pitch competition held by the Consulate General of Israel in the Southwest, three of these companies were selected as finalists and evaluated by a panel of Hispanic business leaders and entrepreneurs to win cash prizes and mentorship. From sustainable online shopping to tangible real-time power analytics, these entrepreneurs are disrupting industries with new … Read more

Egyptian venture capital firm Algebra Ventures reaches first close of $100m second fund • TechCrunch

Last April, the venture capital firm in Egypt and the Middle East and North Africa region Algebra projects about its launch $90 million second fund. It was a sequel for the first time: investing $54 million in 21 startups across Egypt and the Middle East. While Algebra Ventures expected it would reach its first close … Read more

Ex-Greylock GP Sarah Guo announces partners for Danah, its new AI fund

Conviction Capital, former general partner of Greylock, Sarah Jo, plans to incubate and invest in AI companies until the first round. Eric Millett Venture capital is prone to cycles of hype, like last year’s Web3 funding glut and artificial intelligence in late 2010. Now, AI is back in the zeitgeist, but venture capitalist Sarah Goo … Read more

Nine startups compete in the national final of the World Entrepreneurship Cup 2022 in the UAE – News

The winning startups will advance to the global competition and compete for a $1 million stake file photo Posted: Friday 30 September 2022, 11:56 pm Last updated: Saturday October 1, 2022, 3:29 pm The UAE Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) Final organized by Startupscale360 will be held at 5 TECH Dubai. The startups featured in the … Read more

“In most cases, a seed of $25 million is too high. It makes no sense.”

Some call it a crisis and some call it “organized restructuring”. Either way, it is undeniable that recent months have seen a correction in Israel’s high-tech ecosystem as companies have laid off dozens of employees and IPO listings have been scrapped at the last minute. 2021 saw record-breaking money invested in Startup Nation, and yesterday’s … Read more

Everstores, an OpenStore-style D2C Shopify aggregator outside Europe, comes out of stealth with €18m • TechCrunch

Waves of bundled Amazon Commerce startups, which have floated nearly $15 billion in funding, have flocked to the e-commerce market and rushed out of the e-commerce market in the past several years. Now, it looks like a new wave of new tides on the model is on the rise. Today, a startup in Berlin called … Read more

Greatest screenshots from the latest global 500 day trial • TechCrunch

It’s show day season. This morning marked the launch of 500 Global’s Fall 2022 Venture Capital Demo Day, which saw more than a dozen startups pitch their best offerings to potential investors — and clients. Participants ran the gamut from fintech and sustainability to development tools and education technology, and many of them stood out … Read more

Preparing your startup for the next wave of mergers and acquisitions

Although these troubling headlines sound all too familiar today, each of them originally started from 2007-2010: The Great Recession drastically slowed the raising of venture capital for many companies, just as recession fears are shrinking markets projects today. According to PitchBookAnd the Venture capital investment is down 30% in the second quarter of 2022 compared … Read more