Daily Crunch: Google will unplug its IoT Core service in August 2023

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How should web3 companies approach fundraising during a downturn?

Jenny Q. Ta Contributor Share on Twitter Jenny Q. Ta is the CEO of GalaxE.io by HODL Assets. More posts by this contributor Can Emerging Nations Create Their Own Silicon Valleys? The financial market crash this year has had a unique effect on the web3 industry. Web3...

A new ‘Institutional Angel’ fund is an example of the UK’s continuing ability to innovate in venture

The UK’s Enterprise Investment Scheme has been a power-house for startups out of the UK because it allowed Angel investors to invest in a very tax-efficient manner. Launched in 1994, it was designed to encourage investments in small unquoted companies. As Wikipedia...

Looking for an investment from a CVC? Take these 3 tips to the negotiation table

Luisa Rubio Arribas Contributor Share on Twitter Luisa Rubio Arribas is the head of Wayra X, Telefónica’s digital innovation hub offering funding, connections and expertise to mass-market-ready B2C startups. More posts by this contributor The corporate venture...

How to check for founder-investor alignment before you start fundraising

Evan Kipperman Contributor Share on Twitter Evan Kipperman is a partner in the emerging companies and venture capital practice at Wiggin and Dana. He helps growth-stage companies, VC firms, family offices and high-net-worth individuals achieve their business goals....

TechCrunch+ roundup: Non-dilutive biotech capital, long-term angel investing, WayRay’s $80M pitch deck

As a veteran startup worker who has been laid off during economic downturns, it’s dissonant to hear investors say this is a good time to launch a software company. They’re not wrong, however. An analogy: In California, nearly 10,000 wildfires burned more...