These Startup Exits Delivered The Biggest Bang For The Buck
When it comes to delivering significant returns on invested capital, it’s often lower-profile companies that come out on top.
Startup Fundraising And Exits Look Bullish For Bio And Health
After nearly a year, venture capitalists nabbed their first U.S. acquisition for over a billion dollars. And it wasn’t a tech startup. Nor was it a company on the list of known unicorns. And it had nothing to do with blockchain. No, the award for the first big exit in a really long time goes to Impact Biomedicines, a developer of cancer therapeutics.
US & Canada VCs Favor Late-Stage Giants Over Upstarts In Q4
After three quarters of rising investment at early through growth stage, VCs have cut back in the fourth quarter of 2017. They participated in fewer deals and invested less capital compared to both the prior quarter and year-ago periods, according to Crunchbase projected data.
2018 May Bring The Rise Of The Anti-Tech Portfolio
Just as the processed food glory days of the 1970s and 80s bequeathed us Whole Foods and $4 organic mangoes, today’s digital habits are leading to a push for a healthier alternatives.
Looking Back At Softbank’s Big Year
In an effort to pinpoint the startups spaces that are see the greatest impact from SoftBank’s largess, Crunchbase drilled into the activities of the firm’s $100 billion Vision Fund and affiliated investment vehicles. We look at total investment, stage focus, and geographic dispersion. We then take a stab at what it all means.
Apple Has A History Of Choosing Cash Over Startups
Apple has more cash than any other technology company on the planet. Yet, to date, that hasn’t translated into spending on acquisitions.
How Tax Changes May Impact US Startups
In an effort to envision how the pending tax bill might affect U.S. startups and their investors, Crunchbase News reached out to tech industry taxation experts. We touched on topics including the M&A climate, tax treatment of interest expenses, and whether rising costs of living in high-tax states will prompt an exodus to cheaper locales. Combined with our own analysis, here are some thoughts on the potential impacts.