When I first wrote Mastering the VC Game, Satoshi Nakamoto had just issued his seminal Bitcoin white paper. At the time, no one could have…
Jeff BussgangThere are a series of best practices now emerging for fundraising in a post blockchain world, blending traditional venture capital, crowdsourcing and the new field of crypto token economics for a new hybrid approach
Jeff BussgangEthereum is not a security and thus meets the definition of a utility token, declares the SEC. A historic moment in mainstream adoption of crypto. I updated my blog post on fundraising best practices in a blockchain world accordingly
The nine female investors at XFactor Venture -- all active operators themselves -- have backed 18 female co-founded startups in just a few months. Now they plan to triple their size for their second fund.
Jeff BussgangThis initiative has been a huge success - now to scale it further: Led By Female Founders For Female Founders, VC Fund XFactor Ventures Has Big Plans To Triple In Size via @forbes
A fundamental shift has occurred in the way startups are financed. Much of the progress companies used to make with Series A capital is now being accomplished in their seed phase. Meanwhile, Series A investors are applying investment criteria...
In this report, we look at venture and seed investment trends in female-founded startups over the last five quarters. For this time period, we look at more than 9,119 venture deals and 6,802 seed deals for companies with founders associated.