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Add event to calendar Tuesday May 17, 1:00PM EST Dear Startup Investor, Did you miss us? (Don’t answer that – I’m sensitive.) Well, we’ve literally been counting the minutes until the triumphant return of Unicorn Hunting this afternoon at 1…
Buck Jordan here. Across the world, investment in AI is booming, doubling from 2020 to 2021 to hit a mammoth $75 billion. The race is well and truly underway. And as Americans, we need to mobilize our talent, resources, and investment dollars to make sure we maintain our global lead in AI. Click here to find out how.
Dear Startup Investor, When it comes to technology corporations, few carry the same clout as IBM. It was perhaps the most well-known name in computers for quite some time. And, with a current valuation of $118 billion, it remains a…
Dear Startup Investor, The world of crowdfunding stood to attention last week when news broke of the $1.75 million fine the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, a.k.a. FINRA, levied against Wefunder and StartEngine. These are the two largest crowdfunding platforms in…
As public markets falter and people clam up at rising interest rates and inflation, the ripples are being felt throughout all levels of the financial world – including Silicon Valley.
In 2021, venture funding reached an all-time high of $669 billion. That’s almost twice as high as the 2020 figure. Much of this momentum was on account of the overwhelming optimism garnered by the tech sector.
Yet for some of these startups, this optimism belied reality.
Regardless of the present bottom line of these companies, money flowed freely into their pockets on the back of forward-looking projections.