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Meatable sinks its teeth into $35M to accelerate launch of its cultivated pork products

Venture capital funding to the cultivated meat industry has largely followed other industries in fewer investments made this year; however, there’s still movement in this sector yet. Here in the United States, cultivated meat companies saw regulatory doors open widely after the Food and Drug Administration cleared Upside Foods and Good Meat in June to […]

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Walmart pays $1.4 billion to buy Tiger Global’s remaining Flipkart stake

Walmart paid $1.4 billion to buy out Tiger Global’s remaining holding of Flipkart shares as the retail giant further expands its stake in the Indian e-commerce startup. The transaction took place in recent days and Tiger Global, which has cashed most of its Flipkart shares earlier, overall made a return of $3.5 billion on an

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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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Can Europe’s cannabis market avoid the US’ mistakes? Investors chime in

When it comes to Europe’s cannabis market, the biggest piece of news this year is what didn’t happen. Contrary to what a lot of people expected, Germany isn’t on the way to legalizing recreational use of marijuana. Instead, the EU’s most populated country watered down its law reform plans after liaising with regulators. Is Germany’s

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Shark Tank India falls short on investment pledges

Over a year following the inaugural season of the Indian edition of Shark Tank, the seven esteemed investors made good on less than half of their investment pledges, according to a new analysis, the latest in a series of criticisms for the show. The “sharks” overall invested in only 27 of the 65 investment pledges

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Making sense of the latest climate tech funding trend stories

Last year, when venture capital’s fiery streak cooled, climate tech held strong with tens of billions in deals despite geopolitical instability, hiked-up interest rates and crypto chaos. Still, the state of the sprawling, tricky-to-define sector was never easy to pin down; that’s as true as ever today.   So, where do things stand? Depending on what

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Flexport’s Ryan Petersen joins venture firm Founders Fund as a partner

Flexport founder Ryan Petersen has joined venture capital firm Founders Fund as a partner, as reported by Forbes earlier today. Founders Fund confirmed the move to TechCrunch, providing the following statement from General Partner Trae Stephens: “We’ve always struggled to define the quintessential Founders Fund founder. Clearly, it’s Ryan. We’re thrilled to welcome him to

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Kindred Ventures foresees a ‘massive explosion of startups’ courtesy of AI

Last week, we talked with Kindred Ventures, a small, nine-year-old, San Francisco-based early-stage venture firm that, despite investing in a lot of nascent startups — more than 100 to date — takes a generalist approach, investing in AI, climate tech, consumer internet companies, crypto deals, fintech startups, health startups, mobility startups and the outfits developing

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Arkam Ventures targets $180 million to tap ‘middle India’ opportunity with second fund

Arkam Ventures is courting its second fund, aiming for $180 million, nearly doubling the size of its maiden fund, as the Indian venture capital firm gears up to double down on the expanding ‘middle India’ opportunity. The firm’s partners said in an interview that they are hopeful to retain support from high-profile international institutional investors

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