Issue 22 - The End of VC as We Know It
The End of VC as We Know ItThe End of VC as We Know It The nature of VC is evolving - to gain a competitive advantage and de-risk their investments, forward-looking and innovative firms are recognizing the trends and adapting by: Embracing portfolio value-add strategies and de-risking practices, from building ecosystems to sales channel development and adding diversity/inclusion initiatives Adjusting their geographic perspective and focus Recognizing valuations for early-stage (Series A) companies have exploded as the amount of capital flowing into the ecosystem has increased significantly The top VCs are taking more and more share of the LP investment pie where 12% of VCs in the US accounted for 66% of the total raised in 2018 (Crunchbase).
European Venture Reaches All-Time High In The First Quarter Of 2021European Venture Reaches All-Time High In The First Quarter Of 2021 [Crunchbase] 2021 is shaping up to be a stellar year for startups in Europe. Investment in Europe startups tracked at $21.4 billion in the first quarter, more than double funding amounts year over year and close to double over the last quarter of 2020.
Why the Smart Money Is Headed to EuropeWhy the Smart Money Is Headed to Europe (THE INFORMATION) For years, Europe has run a distant second to the U.S. when it comes to creating and supporting tech startups. Not anymore. Over the last year, the startup scene in Europe has exploded. In 2021 alone, the European tech ecosystem has created unicorns at a rate of at least one a week, with more money invested in the first three months of this year than in the first six months of 2020—which was itself a record year.
Issue 21 - The End of VC as We Know It
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