Category Archives: Ventures Capital

Low-Risk Participation Frameworks Democratize Venture Capital Markets, Bring Retail Investors Onboard

Low-Risk Participation Frameworks Democratize Venture Capital Markets, Bring Retail Investors Onboard Hatu Sheikh / 26 Aug 2022   The venture capital (VC) market is undoubtedly the backbone of the global startup ecosystem, helping thousands of entrepreneurs yearly. In 2021 alone, venture capitalists invested a record-breaking $ 621 billion in startups worldwide—a 111% increase from $ … Continue reading Low-Risk Participation Frameworks Democratize Venture Capital Markets, Bring Retail Investors Onboard

‘We still have a lot to prove’: VC-backed union startup responds to skepticism around its model

  By Clint Rainey August 24, 2022   Jamie Earl White grew up in a rural Texas town near Uvalde where there was a clear resources divide between “the ranching class and the non-ranching class.” As an MIT student, he took careful notes during Occupy Boston and helped lead the “Justice for Janitors” campaign—a lesson … Continue reading ‘We still have a lot to prove’: VC-backed union startup responds to skepticism around its model

After a brief streak, venture capital has ditched Black startups

By Nate Berg     June 17, 2022 Black-founded startups have seen record amounts of investment recently, with quarterly funding commitments nearing or even topping $1 billion. But according to new data from Crunchbase, VC funding has dropped significantly in the second quarter of 2022, down to just $324 million. Only 100 startups with a … Continue reading After a brief streak, venture capital has ditched Black startups

Imaginary Ventures is looking to Web3 for the next Glossier or Everlane

By Connie Lin   April 07, 2022 What does retail look like in Web3? That’s the question Imaginary Ventures–a four-year-old venture capital fund behind buzzy brands like Glossier, Everlane, Reformation, and Stripe–is trying to answer as it moves into the future of consumerism. Today, Imaginary is revealing its third fund raise, which totals $500 million … Continue reading Imaginary Ventures is looking to Web3 for the next Glossier or Everlane