Startups formed during the pandemic are rewriting the rules for how new companies work

Aug 6, 2021
Startups without any office space used to be mostly unheard of. Now, they may be here to stay.
Among the stated advantages of remote work are a "culture of documentation" and improved management skills.
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Why is venture capital investment booming?

Jul 14, 2021
Venture capital deals and dollars-raised are on track for another record-breaking year, according to the National Venture Capital Association.
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Why investment in Black entrepreneurs is on the rise

Jun 15, 2021
Many large companies are interested in both the cause and the financial returns, says Melissa Bradley of 1863 Ventures.
Melissa Bradley of 1863 Ventures has observed a dramatic increase in Black and brown entrepreneurship over the past year, aided by venture capital and corporate investment.
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Inequities in venture capital hinder founders of color well beyond seed funding

Jun 3, 2020
They don’t just have a harder time getting initial funding. They also get less of it.
Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton (right) speaks on a panel. Backstage invests in founders of color, women and LGBTQ entrepreneurs.
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What happens when venture capital money runs out?

Feb 26, 2020
The available options for companies are pretty limited.
A woman holds up a sign as people protest outside Uber's corporate headquarters in San Francisco, California on May 8, 2019.
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Pet food makers look to tap the alternative meat market

Feb 25, 2020
From synthetic mouse meat to crickets, pet food makers want to capitalize on the trend.
Cans of dog food are seen on the shelf at a grocery store April 12, 2007 in San Francisco, California.
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Arlan Hamilton: Changing venture capitalism, diversifying business

Jan 8, 2020
"I feel like there is a great mission here and I won't stop until I am obsolete and I'm not needed."
Backstage capital founder, Arlan Hamilton.

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Is the startup world OK with motherhood yet?

Mar 15, 2019
Journalist Eliza Boyd says the “needle is moving” when it comes to pregnancy and venture capital.
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Food delivery startup Munchery folds, leaving small businesses on the hook

Feb 19, 2019
In 2018, U.S. venture capital investment surpassed the 2000 dot-com peak for the first time. According to the financial data company PitchBook, investors put some $130 billion into thousands of U.S. companies. Many of these businesses will not make it, and as some flame out, they’ll leave behind a trail of debt. This is exactly […]
Three Babes Bakeshop employees at a bake sale protest outside of Sherpa Capital, one of the VC firms that invested in Munchery. 
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There's tons of money in venture capital, as long as you're a big company

Jan 23, 2019
Do early-stage startups still have a chance at funding?
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