Inside | Real news, curated by real humans
Inside Venture Capital

Inside Venture Capital (Dec 7th, 2018)

  1. A Small Change Seed Funds Can Make To Their Websites To Help Founders (and Themselves): Homebrew’s Hunter Walk (Angellist, Shyp, Lever) discusses the portfolio page.
  2. The VC Myth: There’s Only One Way To Start A Startup: Writer Jon Westenberg discusses the people not covered by the VC mythm.
  3. Who wants a highly-engaged VC?: Founder Collective claims that all founders should.
  4. This week’s funding came in at $4,087,750,000.
  5. Looker (Santa Cruz, CA), workflow data analysis for decision insights: $103M E led by Premji Invest, participation from Cross Creek Advisors, et al.
  6. Cross River Bank (Fort Lee, NJ), banking services for fintech companies: $100M led by KKR, participation from CreditEase, Lion Tree, Battery, Andreessen Horowitz, Ribbit.
  7. OYO (India), budget hotel network: $100M from Grab. Follows $1B E led by SoftBank in September.
  8. This week’s top funding round came from Hong Kong-based Lufax for $1.3B from Qatar Investment Authority, All-Stars Investment, SBI Holdings, JP Morgan, Macquarie Group, UBS, UOB, Goldman Sachs.
  9. Today’s top funding category was Enterprise for $206,300,000 raised over 10 deals.
  10. To unlock the content below (three more VC Reads, the complete Funding by Week, 37 more rounds, and the funding breakdown) upgrade to Inside Premium.
  • Email gray
  • Permalink gray

Today's VC Reads topics included ways to improve seed funds' websites, the virtues of engages VCs, two reported massive rounds, and more.

Content for premium users only

Perform Better, Sleep Well, Recover Faster – with Teeter® Inversion

Teeter Inversion Tables are popular with top performers who keep their body and mind in optimal condition. Inverting for just a few minutes a day decompresses the spine and joints to keep your back and body feeling great, increases blood flow to the brain and releases tension and stress to promote better sleep.

Learn why performance gurus and athletes use Teeter >

Funded companies included a risk assessment platform for construction projects, a budget hotel network, a platform for knowledge workers to continue learning, and more.

Content for premium users only

This week's funding, $4,087,750,000.00, came in $250M above the year's average and $700M above the year's median.

Content for premium users only

Hiring can be a numbers game—when considering salary, how much should you offer top tech talent?

Vettery aims to make the recruiting process more transparent for job-seekers and hiring managers, across the board. And we noticed there's one thing people can't stop talking about: salary. We believe that when all parties are on equal footing, everyone is poised to have a better hiring experience.

Download Vettery’s 2018 Tech Salary Report

Today's funding total was divided into 16 categories.

Content for premium users only

Inside VC's writer/curator Stephen currently lives in Berlin and is pursuing a Master's degree in philosophy. He otherwise enjoys cooking Indian/Southeast Asian cuisine, received his Bachelors in NYC, and lived almost two years in Bucharest.

Editing team: Lon Harris (editor-in-chief at Inside.com, game-master at Screen Junkies), Krystle Vermes (Breaking news editor at Inside, B2B marketing news reporter, host of the "All Day Paranormal" podcast), and Susmita Baral (editor at Inside, recent bylines in NatGeo, Teen Vogue, and Quartz. Runs the biggest mac and cheese account on Instagram).

  • Email gray
  • Permalink gray

Embrace the future of digital technology when you study with Oxford Saïd

 

Subscribe to Inside Venture Capital

MORE NEWSLETTERS

Digging into the Trump Presidency, issue by issue

Inside Trump

Digging into the Trump Presidency, issue by issue

DAILY
Digging into the Trump Presidency, issue by issue

Inside Trump

DAILY

SUBSCRIBED!

Share via

Rob May's roundup of stories and commentary on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Neurotechnology

Inside AI

Rob May's roundup of stories and commentary on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Neurotechnology

DAILY
Rob May's roundup of stories and commentary on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Neurotechnology

Inside AI

DAILY

SUBSCRIBED!

Share via

Fascinating, curious and amazing journalism, all in one link.

ReadThisThing

Fascinating, curious and amazing journalism, all in one link.

DAILY
Fascinating, curious and amazing journalism, all in one link.

ReadThisThing

DAILY

SUBSCRIBED!

Share via

Drone news for hobbyists, professionals, and investors

Inside Drones

Drone news for hobbyists, professionals, and investors

DAILY
Drone news for hobbyists, professionals, and investors

Inside Drones

DAILY

SUBSCRIBED!

Share via