AR/VR startups. The history of CVC. Kingdom of tech.
VCs and corporates pitch startups
We received a lot of emails from startups who wanted to be included on the FemTech Market Landscape we featured in yesterday’s newsletter. If you’re building a FemTech company and weren’t included, submit here to get in front of our research team.
Oh look, a 26 year old
There are a crizap-ton of 26-year-olds in the USA.
Is this a good thing? Should we be scared?
I’m so confused.
BTW, marketing folks are calling these people “echo boomers.” I’d kindly ask you to cut that isht out.
The contradictory evidence over whether startup investing actually works as a form of “outsourced R&D”
The difficulty in competing for the best deals
Despite all the talk
This trend is going in the wrong direction.
Kingdom of tech
We mapped out a network of 26 Saudi Arabian investors (public and private) as well as their private market investments between January 2012 and January 2017. Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV) is one of the most active Saudi investors, with a total of 20 investments since 2012.
The Industry Standard
CB Insights data is the most trusted by those in the industry and the media. A few recent hits.
Bloomberg. Saritha Rai (@saritharai) reports on Flipkart’s need for funding in order to fight off Amazon and Alibaba and references CB Insights data on Tiger Global’s investment into the company.