A decency pledge, HR policy or safe spin out strategy referral are all lipstick on a pig when it comes to venture capital's gender and minority bias shortcomings. Fortunately, there are more objective, and enforceable, approaches for LPs.
There are several types of validation out there for startups--but only a couple move the needle for making you more investable. Here's what you need to know about idea validation, marketing validation and product validation.
The optimism behind "what's next" is driving record levels of investing, record VC fundraising, and stronger exits--like that 30% bump in the median exit size we had last year. The fact that private markets are outpaying public markets is another buy signal on the face value of innovation. Yet it's harder than ever to find...
Fortunes will be made, and lost, from early investors in artificial intelligence. A whole new tech infrastructure, from chips to code to customers is being restacked. The White House issued a formal position paper with 23 recommendations--here's the top 10 takeaways.