Funds can no longer just be a source of capital

Matt Cohen Contributor Share on Twitter Matt Cohen, founder and managing partner of Ripple Ventures, was the founding investor of Turnstyle Solutions, which was acquired by Yelp in 2017. More posts by this contributor How to strategically manage your startup...

4 principles private capital firms should follow to win the talent race

Richard Change Contributor Richard Change is the co-founder and managing partner of PFA Solutions. Successful private capital firms long ago ditched their spreadsheets and moved to digital tools for accounting and other middle-office tasks as part of a larger trend...

Ron DeSantis’ proposed ban on ESG investments would be another blow for diverse fund managers

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is taking aim at ESG investing as part of his ongoing war on things he considers “woke.” While the Florida executive is popular with his base, his work to discredit ESG investing could prove detrimental to the startup...

As a startup founder, you really need to understand how venture capital works

Before you raise money as a cash-strapped fledgling startup, it can feel like every problem you are experiencing would go away if you just had some money in the bank. At TechCrunch, it often seems as if every other startup story is about yet another fun company...