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All eyes are on the next liquidity event when it comes to space startups

January 30, 2020 0

At the FAA’s 23rd Annual Commercial Commercial Space Transportation Conference in Washington, DC on Wednesday, a panel dedicated to the topic of trends in VC

Kenyan logistics startup Sendy raises $20M round backed by Toyota

January 29, 2020 0

Africa’s logistics startup space has gained another multi-million dollar round with global backing. Kenyan company Sendy — with an on-demand platform that connects clients to

A founder’s guide to recession planning for startups

January 25, 2020 0

Schwark Satyavolu Contributor Schwark Satyavolu is a general partner at Trinity Ventures where he makes early-stage investments in fintech, security and AI. A serial entrepreneur,

Catalyst Fund gets $15M from JP Morgan, UK Aid to back 30 EM fintech startups

January 20, 2020 0

The Catalyst Fund has gained $15 million in new support from JP Morgan and UK Aid and will back 30 fintech startups in Africa, Asia,

Trucks VC general partner Reilly Brennan is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility

January 17, 2020 0

The future of transportation industry is bursting at the seams with startups aiming to bring everything from flying cars and autonomous vehicles to delivery bots

Visa is acquiring Plaid for $5.3 billion, 2x its final private valuation

January 14, 2020 0

Visa announced today that it is buying financial services API startup Plaid for $5.3 billion.  Plaid develops financial services APIs. It is akin to what

Startups Weekly: Oyo has issues + A farewell

January 5, 2020 0

Welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic,

In the shadow of Amazon and Microsoft, Seattle startups are having a moment

December 31, 2019 0

Venture capital investment exploded across a number of geographies in 2019 despite the constant threat of an economic downturn. San Francisco, of course, remains the

Brazil’s new fintech startup Cora raised $10 million on the strength of its founding team

December 5, 2019 0

It didn’t take much for the founders of Cora, Brazil’s newest startup to tackle some aspect of the broken financial services industry in the country,

An investor’s perspective on the current state of the global space startup industry

December 4, 2019 0

Investment in space startups is significant and growing, and the opportunities available to commercial players in space exploration, research and industrialization are multiplying. But for