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Startup Mantra: F&B startups keep the orders coming

Hindustan Times 27 Feb 2021
We are also in talks with some investors for a first round of $1 million funding for scaling ... •Secured ₹10 crore funding from Maharashtra State Social Venture Fund (MSSVF) managed by SIDBI VC in January 2021. Raised ₹5 crore in pre-Series A funding round led by RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group ... A self-funded company, now planning to go international.
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Israel should use its innovation to become the world’s problem solver

The Jerusalem Post 27 Feb 2021
The competition between the US and China will play an important part in shaping the future of the international order in coming years ... And still, the Israeli food- and agri-tech ecosystem continues to develop and grow – especially in academia, Incubators and accelerators, VC funds, and government ... cnxps.cmd.push(function () { cnxps({ playerId ... .
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This Week in Apps: Twitter targets creators, Clubhouse security, Spotify’s plans for paid podcasts

Crunch 27 Feb 2021
The Washington Post reports conservative backer Rebekah Mercer, whose family also funds Breitbart, now controls two of the three board seats at right-wing Twitter alternative, Parler ... Funding and M&A ... Snack, where TikTok meets dating, gets $3.5 million in funding ... The funding was led by Korelya Capital, a French VC fund backed by Korea’s Naver.
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Broaden your view of ‘best’ to make smarter, more inclusive investments Share on Twitter

Crunch 26 Feb 2021
More posts by this contributor 15 steps to fundraising a new VC or private equity fund 12 ‘flexible VCs’ who operate where equity meets revenue share ... “For funds with an overall return of 3-5x, which is what VC funds aim for, the overall return was 4.6x but the return of the deals that did better than 10x was actually 26.7x.
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Bessemer Venture Partners closes on $3.3 billion across two funds

Crunch 26 Feb 2021
Early-stage VC firm Bessemer Venture Partners announced Thursday the close of two new funds totaling $3.3 billion that it will be using to back early-stage startups as well as growth rounds for more mature companies ... In October 2018, the firm brought in $1.85 billion for its tenth flagship VC fund.
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WATCH: Next-Gen founders talk racial equity in tech, and share insight on navigating the industry

Business Insider 26 Feb 2021
In the United States, still only about 1% of Black entrepreneurs receive funding for their businesses. In 2018, TechCrunch reported over 80% of VC firms don't have one Black investor, and though about 13% of the US population is Black, only about 4% of the VC ...
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TechCrunch Early Stage is the startup bootcamp you’ve always needed

Crunch 26 Feb 2021
Wondering how to nail that virtual pitch meeting and raise VC funding? Or how to build a high-octane sales team? What about recruiting early team members that will fuel future growth? Managing the finances of a new company while also wondering about your own personal finances as a founder? Legal? Marketing? PR? Being a great leader?.
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Rethink Education to Invest $5mm in Seed Stage, Underrepresented Founders Improving Learning Outcomes and Economic Mobility

The Marshall News Messenger 26 Feb 2021
Many Black and brown founders lack the disposable income individually and among family and friends to bootstrap their companies to the viability needed to warrant VC funding ... Prior to this, Ebony was Education Director for the Social Venture Fund ... Anna Marx,info@rethink.vc.
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Hiro Capital Leads $15 Million of Games VC Investment Into Snowprint Studios, Double Loop Games ...

The Marshall News Messenger 26 Feb 2021
The third investment is Happy Volcano, a new studio from Belgium that secured funding after attending Hiro Capital’s Dark Star™ VC investment summit for early stage Games studios ... “Attending the Dark Star event in 2020 made it clear to us that Hiro brings a lot of value besides just funding.
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Hiro Capital invests in Snowprint, Happy Volcano, and Double Loop

Games Industry 26 Feb 2021
VC fund leads $15 million in support for the Legend of Solgard studio, The Almost Gone studio, and Emily Greer / Shelby Moledina start-up ... .
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10 Things in Tech You Need to Know Today

Business Insider 26 Feb 2021
Coinbase Founder and CEO Brian Armstrong attends Consensus 2019 at the Hilton Midtown on May 15, 2019 in New York City. Steven Ferdman/Getty Images. Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech ... Here's what you need to know today. 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... Torch's rapid growth in 2020 led the VC to fast-track the leadership development platform's second round of funding.
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Berlin’s MorphAIs hopes its AI algorithms will put its early-stage VC fund ahead of the pack

Crunch 25 Feb 2021
MorphAIs is a new VC out of Berlin, aiming to leverage AI algorithms to boost its investment decisions in early-stage startups ... it hasn’t raised a fund yet ... She points out that over 80% of early-stage VC funds don’t deliver the minimum expected return rate to their investors ... And every other VC in Europe does something similar, more or less.
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Barcelona Striker Antoine Greizmann, Reddit Cofounder Join $50 Million Sorare Raise

Crypto Briefing 25 Feb 2021
Benchmark is a San Francisco-based Venture Capital (VC) firm that has previously funded technology giants like Twitter, Uber, Snapchat, and more. Accel is a Palo Alto-based VC firm that has previously funded technology behemoths like Facebook, Slack, Dropbox, and many more.
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