Entrepreneurship

3 things to remember when diversifying your startup’s cap table – TechCrunch

Oriana Papin-Zoghbi Contributor Oriana Papin-Zoghbi is the CEO and co-founder of AOA Dx, which is developing a non-invasive ovarian cancer diagnostic biopsy test. Making purposeful decisions on diversity and inclusion in the workplace goes beyond simply building your team. As a minority female entrepreneur and co-founder of a women’s health startup, ensuring diversity within our …

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Sisters Launch Puja Flower Subscription Startup, Earn Rs 8 Crore/Year

It was just a simple complaint by her mother – about the dearth of puja flowers in their area – that first made Yeshoda Karuturi, a resident of Bengaluru, think about starting Hoovu (‘flowers’ in Kannada) and flower subscription. With her sister Rhea, the 27-year-old sat down to explore a massive market gap in the …

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Upwork Freelancer Earned $ 1.6 Million Creating Pitch Decks

Evan Fisher is a freelancer on Upwork who creates pitch decks for startups. He’s earned more than $ 1.6 million since joining the work platform. Fisher shared his tips on starting a freelance business. Behind almost every million-dollar startup, there’s a cleverly crafted pitch deck that convinced venture capitalists to bet on a founder’s idea. …

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Zim blockchain startups! This challenge could fast track you to the Seedstars International Ventures Fund

FT x Cardano Blockchain Challenge in association with Project Catalyst, Seedstars, and FT Talent by Financial Times has a mission to source ventures interested in leveraging the Cardano Blockchain platform & community and engage with ventures interested in building on Cardano. Throughout the program, the selected startups will get a chance to participate in a …

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Glean Garners $ 100M Series C Led By Sequoia To Hit Unicorn Status

Nearly every employee everywhere struggles at one time or another to find the document or information they need to do their job. Sequoia Capital clearly sees that problem too, as the VC giant led a $ 100 million Series C for Palo Alto, California-based work assistant Glean — just eight months after the startup came …

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Kolkata Chai’s next cup includes a taste of venture funding – TechCrunch

Co-founded by brothers Ani and Ayan Sanyal, Kolkata Chai wants to be “the place to get good chai” in the United States. It’s a big market. The Sanyal brothers estimate the national tea market represents a $ 12.7 billion business per year. To chase after it, the duo tells TechCrunch that Kolkata is about to …

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Blackbird, Square Peg team up on first seed deal since Canva, backing digital business card start-up Blinq

“It’s fundamentally solving a problem that hasn’t been solved yet on the internet – identity fragmentation,” he tells The Australian Financial Review. “People go to an event, meet someone, and they can swipe and scan their QR code, and it comes up in their contact details. Then, if I update my information, it will update …

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[Weekly Funding Roundup] Venture investments into Indian startups declines to $ 344M

The second week of May has been rather tumultuous for the Indian startup ecosystem with stock markets declining and the growing talks about a slowdown in the funding momentum. This week, Indian startups reported total funding of $ 344 million across 34 deals — a 35 percent decline from $ 532 million in the previous …

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Start up solo, or bring on a co-founder? 4 factors to consider – TechCrunch

Russ Heddleston Contributor Russ Heddleston is Head of Commercial, DocSend at Dropbox. More posts by this contributor Essential steps to thriving and surviving while fundraising Pre-seed round funding is under scrutiny: Is VC pandemic posturing here to stay? Every journey to entrepreneurship is unique. I find the world of startups fascinating because the desire to …

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