5 VCs discuss what amazed them the most in 2020 888011000 110888 Hey there and invite back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast(now on Twitter!), where we unload the numbers behind the headings. Today is our vacation look-back at the year, bringing not just our own Danny and Natasha and Chris and Alex into the mix, but likewise 5venture capitalists who we got to leave us their notes as well. The goal for this episode was to assess a year that nobody might have ever predicted, but with a particular angle, as always, on venture capital and start-ups. We asked about the greatest surprise, non-portfolio business to watch, and patterns they got incorrect and right. There was also small talk on Zoom investing( Alex created Zesting, but we’re taking suggestions if anyone comes up with a better name)and start-uprates. Here’s who we asked to call into our extremely Fancy Equity Hotline: Thanks to them all for taking part, and naturally you, our dear Equity listeners, for a hit year for the podcast. Equity drops every Monday at 7:00 a.m. PST and Thursday afternoon as fast as we can get it out, so sign up for us on Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the casts.

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Today is our holiday look-back at the year, bringing not only our own Danny and Natasha and Chris and Alex into the mix, but also five venture capitalists who we got to leave us their […] …

Four keys to building your start-up

At last week’s Early Phase virtual occasion,&creators and financiers shared some of their best insights about start-up&structure and what they’re trying to find in their next financial investments. We’ve put together a collection of insights covering various components of entrepreneurship from a handful of vcs and creators: Jess Lee, partner at Sequoia Capital on recognizing your […]
, investors and creators shared some of their finest insights about start-up structure and what they’re looking for in their next investments. A more clinical method is thinking of your consumers as a cluster of data points. The personality that emerges is at the center of that cluster. What makes a great personality is somebody who feels useful for product style however also unforgettable….

VC Garry Tan shares 3 methods founders screw up their start-ups

VC Garry Tan shares 3 methods founders screw up their start-ups

There are numerous unpleasant methods for a startup to stop working– consisting of creators who eventually throw in the towel and switch off the lights. Assuming a creator intends to keeps moving forward, there are a couple of mistakes that Garry Tan has seen throughout his profession as a creator, Y Combinator partner and, lately, co-founder [ …]…

Extra Crunch Live: Sign up with Initialized’s Alexis Ohanian and Garry Tan for a live Q&A on Tuesday at 2pm EDT/11am PDT

Extra Crunch Live: Sign up with Initialized’s Alexis Ohanian and Garry Tan for a live Q&A on Tuesday at 2pm EDT/11am PDT

Extra Crunch Live is on fire, and the hits keep rolling! Next week, we’ll sit down with Initialized’s Alexis Ohanian and Garry Tan. You can capture the chat survive on Tuesday, June 2 at 2 p.m. EDT/11 a.m. PDT. Alexis Ohanian is the creator and former CEO of Reddit, and his investment portfolio includes Flexport, […]
Next week, we’ll sit down with Initialized’s Alexis Ohanian and Garry Tan. We’ll talk to Ohanian and Tan about how they’re recommending their portfolio companies through the pandemic. Extra Crunch members are encouraged to drop their concerns in the Q&A chat for Ohanian and Tan. Next week, we’ll sit down with Initialized’s Alexis Ohanian and Garry Tan. You can catch the chat live on Tuesday, June 2 at 2 p.m. EDT/11 a.m. PDT….

Curri rolls out nationwide delivery service for building products industry

Curri rolls out nationwide delivery service for building products industry

A little over a year after its graduation from Y Combinator’s demo day, the on-demand building and construction materials shipment service Curri is beginning to use its services in all 50 states. Co-founded by Matt Lafferty and Brian Gonzalez, Curri aims to fix one of the major difficulties for local construction suppliers who miss out on sales due to the fact that […] After finishing from Y Combinator in the summer of 2019, the company evaluated its services in the Southern California region.”Building has actually remained essential through this entire crisis,” said Lafferty. “Depending on how states were handling it there were various levels of what was seen as important building. The drivers are all gig employees, however Lafferty states they’re paid a premium to other shipment services because of the urgency of the company’s shipments….

Torch & Everwise merge into affordable exec coaching for all

Torch & Everwise merge into affordable exec coaching for all

While companies might pay for a CEO coach, lower level employees often get stuck with lame skill-building worksheets or no mentorship at all. Not only does that limit their potential productivity, but it also makes them feel stagnated and undervalued, leading them to jump ship. Therapy…err…executive coaching is finally becoming destigmatized as entrepreneurs and their […] …