Recently hired Redpoint eventures Operating Partner Carolina Strobel discusses what Latin America needs to build a venture ecosystem. A lot goes on behind-the-scenes before a unicorn is born.
With the sector on pace for continued growth, cybersecurity investor Robert R. Ackerman notes what areas are saturated and what specialties his firm is looking at.
European
There was more than €32bn invested across the European VC landscape across 5,017 deals during 2019.
Nearly $2bn was invested into the sector in Q4 and more than $6.35bn was invested in 2019.
Last year's VC-baked M&A deal share increased amid interest from strategic buyers to 'buy instead of build' their tech capabilities.
KKR invested in the company out of its newly raised Next Generation Technology Fund II, which closed in January on $2.2bn.
healthtech
More than $14.7bn was invested in healthtech during 2019 across 1,301 deals.
Co-founder Steven Dring says the start-up expects to reach its target 'pretty soon' and is working on building out a new cohort of hydroponic farms with partners.
By Tom Stein, VCJ Correspondent Children are often told to finish their plates because there are so many starving kids around the world. But what many people forget is that food waste is also terrible for the planet and a chief contributor to climate change.  Every year, the world produces about 4 billion tons of […]
A banker tells me direct listings may be hot to talk about, but don't expect many this year.
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