Startup Billionaires Nearly $100 Billion Poorer Than A Year Ago

Startup Billionaires Nearly 0 Billion Poorer Than A Year Ago

These 44 founders have lost half their wealth and are nearly $100 billion poorer than a year ago. Twelve are no longer billionaires. By Matt Durot Las of January, credit card startup Brex raised $300 million from a string of A-list investors, nearly doubling the company’s valuation to $12.3 billion and making its Brazilian cofounders– … Read more

4 investors discuss the next big wave for alternative seafood startups • TechCrunch

4 investors discuss the next big wave for alternative seafood startups • TechCrunch

Thought investment in food technology has slowed in line with the rest of the venture capital world, the industry recently achieved some milestones that suggest the sector and the government are moving into alignment. In fact, some investors feel that 2023 will be the year when alternative seafood companies and products make notable strides. More … Read more

Agritech Funding: Agritech startups trim teams, rework business models in funding winter

Agritech Funding: Agritech startups trim teams, rework business models in funding winter

Agri-tech startups have joined the growing list of companies which are downsizing their teams amid business model challenges and an overall squeeze in financing for privately held technology companies, industry executives and investors told ET. While Temasek-backed agriculture marketplace DeHaat fired about 5% of its employees last year, other venture capital-backed firms like Bijak, Captain … Read more

The Year Ahead: What a Fashion Company Looks Like in 2023

The Year Ahead: What a Fashion Company Looks Like in 2023

In 2023, fashion leaders have an opportunity to review their talent rosters and team structures. Despite the many challenges on the horizon, as inflation dampens consumer sentiments and costs spike for many companies, fashion leaders cannot put off the difficult work of reinventing their organizations. As fashion companies chase growth in the unpredictable year ahead, … Read more

A challenging year ahead for an entrepreneur

A challenging year ahead for an entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs may face a variety of challenges in 2023; some outside their industry and some intrinsic ones. As an entrepreneur with experiences from various industries, from trading to manufacturing, I can expect some of these challenges beforehand. Let us have a look at them from a Bangladeshi entrepreneur’s perspective. The biggest challenges, from the beginning … Read more

‘Success isn’t owned, it’s rented. And rent is due every day’

‘Success isn’t owned, it’s rented.  And rent is due every day’

Monique Rodriquez holds many titles: mother, wife, friend, sister, and self-made millionaire. The 39-year-old founded Mielle Organics, a natural hair care brand, in 2014 after a devastating loss reshaped life as she knew it. “It took something pretty traumatic to happen for me to realize what my true purpose and ultimate calling was,” Rodriquez tells … Read more

Vic.ai raises $52M, shows that automating accounting processes can be profitable • TechCrunch

Vic.ai raises M, shows that automating accounting processes can be profitable • TechCrunch

AI is an imperfect technology, but one task at which it excels is identifying patterns in vast amounts of data. That’s perhaps why a number of startups have sprung up in recent years offering AI-powered products aimed at automating accounting tasks, like redacting sensitive info in paperwork and filing forms across different departments. Simply put, … Read more