Tech startups want to destigmatize sex – gpgmail

[ad_1] Sex, despite being one of the most fundamental human experiences, is still one of those businesses that some advertisers reject, banks are hesitant to financially support and some investors don’t want to fund. Given how sex is such a huge part of our lives, it’s no surprise founders are looking to capitalize on the […]

Despite Brexit, UK startups can compete with Silicon Valley to win tech talent – gpgmail

[ad_1] Mehul Patel is the CEO of Hired , the marketplace that matches tech talent with the world’s most innovative companies. Brexit has taken over discourse in the UK and beyond. In the UK alone, it is mentioned over 500 million times a day, in 92 million conversations — and for good reason. While the […]

Good Capital launches to close the funding gap for early-stage Indian startups – gpgmail

[ad_1] Rohan Malhotra and Arjun Malhotra left their jobs in London and Silicon Valley to explore opportunities in India in late 2013. A year later, the brothers launched Investopad to connect with local startup founders and product managers and built a community to exchange insight. Somewhere in the journey, they wrote early checks to social-commerce […]

Top VCs on the changing landscape for enterprise startups – gpgmail

[ad_1] Yesterday at gpgmail’s Enterprise event in San Francisco, we sat down with three venture capitalists who spend a lot of their time thinking about enterprise startups. We wanted to ask what trends they are seeing, what concerns they might have about the state of the market, and of course, how startups might persuade them […]

How early-stage startups can use data effectively – gpgmail

[ad_1] “If we have data, let’s look at data. If all we have are opinions, let’s go with mine.” – Jim Barksdale Koen Bok is the co-founder of Framer, a design software company focused on helping people express their most creative ideas. Previously, Koen founded Sofa, an Apple Design Award-winning agency that was eventually acquired […]

There’s an ocean of opportunity for startups targeting the seafood industry – gpgmail

[ad_1] Seafood has blown past its iceberg lettuce stage and entered trendy greens territory, with eaters loading up on oceanic superfoods and falling in love with previously unknown species as fast as daters swipe right. Even inland-dwelling locavores can easily satisfy their seafood cravings. What once was waste is now a premium snack, or maybe […]

Reefknot Investments launches $50 million fund to invest in logistics and supply chain startups – gpgmail

[ad_1] Reefknot Investments, a joint venture between Temasek, Singapore’s sovereign fund, and global logistics company Kuehne + Nagel, announced today the launch of a $50 million fund for logistics and supply chain startups. The firm is based in Singapore, but will look for companies around the world that are raising their Series A or B […]

Fitbit, Andela, AfricaTech, startups and Brexit, plus content moderation – gpgmail

[ad_1] Programming note: Happy Labor Day! To our U.S.-based readers, happy Labor Day weekend. Extra Crunch will be off on Monday and will resume publishing next Tuesday. Reminder: EC ticket discounts for Enterprise Sessions and Disrupt SF Next week, we will be hosting our Enterprise Sessions event at Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. It’s […]

Finance in startups with Duda CFO Stephanie Hsiung and Zeus Living’s Head of Finance Mark Kang – gpgmail

[ad_1] Tim Hsia & Neil Devani Contributor More posts by this contributor ‘The Operators’: Experts from Airbnb and Carta on building and managing your company’s customer support ‘The Operators’: Experts from WeWork and Brex talk marketing – Getting the most bang for your buck Welcome to this transcribed edition of The Operators. The Operators features […]

Presight Capital raises $80M fund to connect US startups with Europe – gpgmail

[ad_1] Presight Capital, the international venture arm of Aperion Investment Group, is announcing that it’s closed its first fund of $80 million. Aperion is the family office of German entrepreneur Christian Angermayer (pictured above), who previously co-founded pharmaceutical company Ribopharma. Angermayer told me he sees his investments as a way for him to continue building […]