Startups Weekly: All these startups are raising big rounds

TechCrunch’s Connie Loizos published some interesting stats on seed and Series A financings the coming week, kindnes of data collected by Wing Venture Capital. In short-lived, seed is the new Series A and Series A is the new Series B….

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WTF are ISAs and can they transform education and spark a startup wave?

Soaring college tuition and are over 90 days delinquent. incentivized to be unaffordableis $90,000Income share agreements (ISAs) have been developed as a financing model that could reshape the way education programs operate by aligning interests while expanding access to those…

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Lyfts IPO is hot, YC Demo Day, two new unicorns and whats Boy Brow?

There are an integral part edit issues in the initial publishing of this week’s Equity episode that ought to have redressed. The player below will represent the corrected escapade . Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast,…

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Startups Weekly: Whats up with YC? Plus, mobility layoffs and Airbnbs grand plans

Where to begin … Netflix darling Marie Kondo is hitting up Sand Hill Road in search of $40 million to fund an ecommerce pulpit, Y Combinator is returning $150,000 to a startup constructing a $380,000 flying motorcycle( because why not)…

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Pioneer Square Labs is invigorating Seattles startup ecosystem

Three miles from Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood — better known as Amazonia to regionals — sits Pioneer Square. The original centre of the city, the region has managed to hold on to its decades-old allure as other parts of…

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How to prepare for an investment apocalypse

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How students are founding, funding and joining startups

Shawn Xu Young founders who want to start corporations while still in school have an increasing number of resources to sound into that is available just for them. Students that want to learn how to build companies can apply to…

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Lightspeed announces new $560 million fund for China

Global investor Lightspeed is starting 2019 with its largest-ever fund for China, where it has backed a number of brand-new internet challengers. The firm announced the coming week that its fourth China fund has shut with a total fund commitment…

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The highest-flying consumer tech stocks have lost $1 trillion

Another day, another stock market setback for once high-flying engineering fellowships, which have lost approximately$ 1 trillion in the most recent stock exchange slide. Shares of the core group of customer technology business, including Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet and Netflix,…

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Female founders have brought in just 2.2% of US VC this year (yes, again)

Despite efforts to level the playing field for female entrepreneurs, U.S. female-founded startups have raised just 2.2 percent of venture capital investment in 2018. That statistic may sound familiar; it’s the exact same portion of capital startups founded by a solo…

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