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The highest flying consumer tech stocks have lost $1 trillion – TechCrunch

The highest flying consumer tech stocks have lost $1 trillion – TechCrunch Another day, another stock market setback for once high-flying technology companies, which have lost roughly $1 trillion in the latest stock market slide. Shares of the core group of consumer technology companies including Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, and Netflix …

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Cities that didn’t win HQ2 shouldn’t be counted out – TechCrunch

Cities that didn’t win HQ2 shouldn’t be counted out – TechCrunch Brooks Rainwater Contributor More posts by this contributor As tasks wane, skills rise Blockchain technology could be the great equalizer for American cities Scott Andes is the program director for the National League of Cities City Innovation Ecosystem program. …

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In venture capital, it’s still the age of the unicorn – TechCrunch

In venture capital, it’s still the age of the unicorn – TechCrunch Howie Xu is the vice president of artificial intelligence and machine learning at Zscaler. He previously co-founded TrustPath and served as an entrepreneur in residence at Greylock. This month marks the 5-year anniversary of Aileen Lee’s landmark article, …

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The top 10 cities for $100M VC rounds in 2018 so far – TechCrunch

The top 10 cities for $100M VC rounds in 2018 so far – TechCrunch Crunchbase News recently profiled a selection of U.S. companies’ largest VC raised in 2018, and no surprise here: the 10 largest rounds all topped out well north of $100 million. A major driver of global venture dollar …

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Mexican venture firm ALL VP has a $73 million first close on its latest fund – TechCrunch

Mexican venture firm ALL VP has a $73 million first close on its latest fund – TechCrunch Buoyed by international attention from U.S. and Chinese investors and technology companies, new financing keeps flowing into the coffers of Latin American venture capital firms. One day after the Brazilian-based pan-Latin American announced …

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Monashees raises $150 million for its eighth Brazilian fund – TechCrunch

Monashees raises $150 million for its eighth Brazilian fund – TechCrunch As technology investment and exits continue to rise across Brazil, early stage venture capital firm monashees today announced that it has closed on $150 million for its eighth investment fund. Commitments came from Temasek, the sovereign wealth fund affiliated …

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Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies – TechCrunch

Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor Tarform debuted new e-motorcycles but is there a U.S. market? Marieme Diop and Shikoh Gitau to speak at Startup Battlefield Africa Africa’s VC landscape is becoming more African with an increasing number of …

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Uber investor Hillhouse goes after food and beverage startups with $100M fund – TechCrunch

Uber investor Hillhouse goes after food and beverage startups with $100M fund – TechCrunch The food and beverage market is having a moment as venture capital money sloshes around looking for its high-potential startups. Hillhouse Capital, the China-based investment fund that counts Airbnb, Uber, Baidu, and Tencent and several other …

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Silicon Valley’s sovereign wealth problem – TechCrunch

Silicon Valley’s sovereign wealth problem – TechCrunch It’s time to bring the conversation about where Silicon Valley gets its money from out into the open. Following recent revelations into Saudi Arabia’s extensive reach and influence in the US technology sector, the willful ignorance that has defined the relationship between venture …

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China & other markets trail the US – TechCrunch

China & other markets trail the US – TechCrunch Chinese startups rule the roost when it comes to total reported venture dollars raised so far in 2018. That is, mostly. In one key category at least — software-as-a-service, better known as SaaS — they do not. Ant Financial raised the largest-ever …

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