At last week’s Early Stage virtual event, founders and investors shared some of their best insights about startup building and what they’re looking for in their next investments. We’ve assembled a compilation of insights covering different elements of entrepreneurship from a handful of...

Sydney-based Canva, the design platform for non-designers, has today announced the close of a $60 million funding round, bringing its valuation to $6 billion, according to the company. The startup has raised a total of more than $300 million, including this latest round of financing, from...

Beam, a Singapore-headquartered micromobility firm that offers shared e-scooters, has raised $26 million in a new financing round as it looks to expand its footprint in Korea, Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, and Taiwan. Sequoia India and Hana Ventures led the two-and-a-half-year-old startup’s...

The most notable fact about later stage funding rounds in May is that there are more funding announcements being made compared to the previous months. While we saw eight funding announcements in this stage in April, this month we saw 11 later stage funding announcements. One of the most notable...

The most notable fact about later stage funding rounds in May is that there are more funding announcements being made compared to the previous months. While we saw eight funding announcements in this stage in April, this month we saw 11 later stage funding announcements. One of the most notable...

The most notable fact about later stage funding rounds in May is that there are more funding announcements being made compared to the previous months. While we saw eight funding announcements in this stage in April, this month we saw 11 later stage funding announcements. One of the most notable...

The most notable fact about later stage funding rounds in May is that there are more funding announcements being made compared to the previous months. While we saw eight funding announcements in this stage in April, this month we saw 11 later stage funding announcements. One of the most notable...

Indonesia-based online beverage retail Kopi Kenangan announced that it has raised US$109 million of Series B funding led by existing investor Sequoia Capital. It also welcomes new investors including B Capital, Horizons Ventures, Verlinvest, Kunlun, and Sofina, as well as the company’s first...

During the waning days of the first dot-com boom, some of the biggest names in venture capital invested in marketplaces and directories whose sole function was to consolidate information and foster transparency in industries that had remained opaque for decades. The thesis was that thousands of...

Javier Saade Contributor Share on Twitter Javier Saade serves on several boards, is venture partner at Fenway Summer and is a senior advisor at FS Vector, Fenway Summer’s advisory affiliate. Previously, he was associate administrator and chief of...