RSS Startups

  • Why you have to pay attention to the Indian startup scene October 24, 2020
    Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange. Data shows that India’s venture capital scene has grown sharply in recent years. Let's dig in.
    Alex Wilhelm
  • Was Quibi the good kind of startup failure? October 24, 2020
    Startup failure is easy to hold up as a type of martyrdom for progress, especially if the founders are starting out scrappy in the first place and trying to save the world. What about Quibi?
    Eric Eldon
  • Boston startups expand region’s venture capital footprint October 23, 2020
    This year has shaken up venture capital, turning a hot early start to 2020 into a glacial period permeated with fear during the early days of COVID-19. That ice quickly melted as venture capitalists discovered that demand for software and other services that startups provide was accelerating, pushing many young tech companies back into growth […]
    Natasha Mascarenhas

RSS Funding

  • Why you have to pay attention to the Indian startup scene October 24, 2020
    Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange. Data shows that India’s venture capital scene has grown sharply in recent years. Let's dig in.
    Alex Wilhelm
  • Boston startups expand region’s venture capital footprint October 23, 2020
    This year has shaken up venture capital, turning a hot early start to 2020 into a glacial period permeated with fear during the early days of COVID-19. That ice quickly melted as venture capitalists discovered that demand for software and other services that startups provide was accelerating, pushing many young tech companies back into growth […]
    Natasha Mascarenhas
  • Here’s how fast a few dozen startups grew in Q3 2020 October 23, 2020
    Earlier this week I asked startups to share their Q3 growth metrics and whether they were performing ahead or behind of their yearly goals. Lots of companies responded. More than I could have anticipated, frankly. Instead of merely giving me a few data points to learn from, The Exchange wound up collecting sheafs of interesting […]
    Alex Wilhelm

RSS AVC

  • Removing The CEO October 26, 2020
    In almost thirty five years of working on boards, the hardest decisions I have had to make involve removing the CEO. It is an important decision and one that must be made from time to time. I am not a fan of removing the CEO until and unless it is abundantly clear that it must […]
    Fred Wilson
  • Funding Friday: Hidemi Takagi: Stories October 23, 2020
    I like how Hidemi Takagi set up a free photo studio in her front yard in Bed-Stuy and took photos of her neighbors. For those on email, you can see the video here. I backed this creative project and a bunch of others this morning on Kickstarter.
    Fred Wilson
  • Extending And Improving Bluetooth On A Mac Mini October 22, 2020
    As I have written here a few times, I prefer to do video meetings from a couch (vs a desk). I find it allows me to stay present in the meeting and not get distracted by everything on my desk. I call these couch setups “Zoom Rooms” and I have been doing this long before […]
    Fred Wilson