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What the Future of Venture Capital Funding Could Look Like [Video]

Nora chats with Crunchbase CEO Jager McConnell about the increasingly difficult Venture Capital funding environment for late stage startups, and why some companies who raised at massive valuations last year are running into trouble. Jager also offers insight into the industries that are taking a beating in the startup world, and explains why biotech and cybersecurity are thriving.This episode’s sponsors — For more info on our presenting sponsor, check out https://realvision.com/businesscasual. To learn more about Wealthfront, check out wealthfront.com/casualTo learn more about Electric, check out http://electric.ai/businesscasualListen to Business Casual here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/business-casual/id1480059697Want more Business Casual? Binge it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90IHY4EujBU&list=PL9Un5sKEFR9FLCOLm7IkfGHeYE7oI4qX-Subscribe to Morning BrewSign up for free today: https://bit.ly/morningbrewytFollow The Brew!Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/morningbrew/Twitter – https://twitter.com/MorningBrewTik Tok – https://www.tiktok.com/@morningbrew00:00 Intro00:41 Intro to Jager McConnell and Crunchbase03:00 “Professional pet peeves” ice breaker04:59 What is Crunchbase?07:31 When Jager joined Crunchbase08:44 Wanting to be the Spotify of the enterprise world09:33 Use cases for Crunchbase12:14 Pattern of struggle for startups14:05 What entrepreneurs should focus on15:21 Diversity and investments17:32 Funding trends18:51 What’s working in the startup world?21:01 Analyzing trending industries22:06 Retail investors and Crunchbase23:25 Metrics investors are focused on24:15 Film moonshot25:20 Two truths and a lie26:22 Startup Jager missed investing in27:22 CreditsWhat the Future of Venture Capital Funding Could Look Like

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The Startup Tank Investor Pitch Show -Tierra Foods Ltd: Feeding the planet with superfood ingredient [Video]

Are you a climate startup looking for funding or a cleantech or impact investor looking for interesting companies to invest in?Either way, you’ve come to the right place.Welcome to The Startup Tank presented by 4WARD.VC, partnership with the Extantia Capital and Nomea VC, a special climate and sustainability-focused startup pitch competitive where founders building companies that move the world forward get to pitch their project to a panel of prospect impact and climate focused investorsthestartuptank.com/applyPresenting Startups:- Tierra-Foods Ltd: Feeding the planet with carbon-negative, under-utlitized plant superfood ingredientsToday’s Investor Panelists Include:- Kostas Valaris – Investor @ Extantia- Nadav Steinmetz – Investor @ Nomea–About 4WARD.VC’s Climate Investor Syndicate:4WARD.VC’s angel group invests in mission-driven pre seed and seed stage climate startups that move the world forward!For more information on 4WARD.VC and our angel syndicate: 4WARD.VC/syndicate–Sponsored by LEVA – Simplifying venture investments for everyoneLEVA is the next generation digital SPV, allowing anyone to set up and manage an SPV, issue digital shares, manage ownership, secondaries and follow-on, all through an intuitive digital interface to more efficiently and cost-effectively deploy capital – no cumbersome lawyers, legal fees or paperwork required.To discover the future of venture capital investing and syndicated deals and set up your low-cost, no minimum SPV today, visit:https://leva.pe–About The Startup Tank:YCombinator popularized the demo day. Shark Tank revolutionized the investor pitch. We take the best of both worlds combined with the Covid-fueled remote nature of everything to bring you The Startup Tank Demo Days presented by 4WARD.VC, the startup pitch fest where founders get to pitch to prospective investors, possible cofounders and the tech ecosystem as a whole.If you’ve ever wanted a chance to pitch your company or get in front of VCs and angel investors, now is your time to shine.Subscribe on Youtube