NYC Summit
With start-ups reassessing business strategy and how to stretch their capital for a longer runway, founders welcomed a chance to reaffirm community ties and develop new relationships at the NYC Summit.
Sharp declines in values of VC-backed companies now trading publicly give investors more leverage when negotiating with founders.
As economic troubles continue to roil the world’s biggest economies, VCs are thriving in a European market where $1bn-plus unicorns are making quite a splash.
fitness, sports
With backing from pro athletes, Proteus Motion has secured an $8.5m Series A, joining nine other fitness-related start-ups that raised capital in Q2.
A co-ordinated effort among VC funds, local healthcare-based LPs, economic development agencies and government programs is drawing more companies to central Ohio, and transforming the local economy.
Funds investing in climate technology are getting lots of attention as the US government has enacted a new law that will spend a record amount on efforts to curb CO2 emissions.
Asia-Pacific secondaries
Experts from Greenhill, NewQuest and LGT Capital Partners discuss what’s driving secondaries dealflow in Asia-Pacific this year.
value, valuation
In what may be the most surprising revelation of PitchBook’s new valuation report, the median pre-money valuation for late-stage deals increased from $105m in Q1 to $110m in Q2.
A number of seismic shifts are underway that are transforming the global economy and presenting vast opportunity for both entrepreneurs and investors, writes Ed Knight, president of Antler.
With a backdrop full of pressing issues facing the world today, the space for deep tech entrepreneurs to grow their companies into transformative solutions is perhaps greater than it's ever been, writes Karthee Madasamy of MFV Partners.

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