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Andy McLoughlin of Uncork Capital on the firm’s new funds, succession, and why next year could be a bloodbath for many startups (sorry, startups)

A few weeks ago, Uncork Capital shared the news that it recently closed on $400 million in capital commitments across two new funds: $200 million for a seed-stage vehicle and another $200 million for an opportunity-style fund that mostly aims to support startups that are already part of its portfolio. The funds represent twice what […]

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Exclusive: Goodwater Capital snags $1B across two new funds, despite cooling interest in consumer tech

Goodwater, one of comparatively few firms to focus exclusively on consumer tech investments, has closed on $1 billion in capital commitments across its fifth early-stage fund and its third opportunity-style fund, TechCrunch is first to report. The bulk of the capital — 60% — will be invested in early- and seed-stage outfits. The Burlingame, California,

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Daily Crunch: Shopify lays off 20% of staff and sells its logistics arm to Flexport

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Why, hello, Crunchers! We’re excited to tell you that today is Thursday! How fabulously exciting. Over on TC+, Haje has been hard at work trying to create the Perfect Pitch Deck. Oh,

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In Europe, Accel banks on a turnaround over the next 6 to 9 months

It’s been almost five years since this editor sat down with longtime VC Harry Nelis and three other investors from Accel’s London office to talk about the trends rippling through the venture industry. At the time, our talk largely centered on Brexit and SoftBank’s feverish pace of investment, which was beginning to drive other late-stage

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Daily Crunch: Due to ‘growing concerns about security risks,’ Samsung bans workers from using generative AI

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Daily Crunch: First Republic Bank stock reaches record low as feds discuss rescue plan

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. On today’s episode of our Equity podcast, the team dives in to ponder whether First Republic’s share tumble is a victim of SVB’s collapse, or whether there’s something else in the water.

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Daily Crunch: Citing slow growth and desire to be ‘at the forefront of the AI era,’ Dropbox CEO lays off 500

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Thursday is here — how in the world did that happen? Those days, they just keep on coming. If you’re still on the fence about whether you want to come along to

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