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Can investors invoke so-called force majeure clauses to get out of deals? Expect some to start trying

Event organizers were the first to be hit hard. As fear of the spread of COVID-19 began to sweep cities and countries around the world last month, one by one, large conferences with long uninterrupted histories —  Mobile World...

Tesla gets OK to produce long-range Model 3 at China factory

Tesla has received government approval to produce the long-range rear-wheel-drive version of its Model 3 vehicle at its Chinese factory, according to documents posted Friday on the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology website. Reuters was the first to...

Public markets fall yet again as venture deal counts appear to slip

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. All around, this has been a tough week. The coronavirus is spreading and worry is running high as infections mount....

Hustle Fund’s Elizabeth Yin discusses 2020’s fundraising landscape

On the heels of her conversation-driving Twitter thread on 2020’s venture fundraising climate, Hustle Fund’s Elizabeth Yin converted her thoughts into an op-ed for TechCrunch. In keeping with her expansive thread, we asked her to adapt her thread for...

VC firm Oxx says SaaS startups should avoid high-risk growth models

Oxx, a European venture capital firm co-founded by Richard Anton and Mikael Johnsson, this month announced the closing of its debut fund of $133 million to back “Europe’s most promising SaaS companies” at Series A and beyond. Launched in 2017...

As the venture market tightens, a debt lender sees big opportunities

David Spreng spent more than 20 years in venture capital before dipping his toe into the world of revenue-based financing and realizing there was a growing appetite for alternatives to venture capital. Indeed, since forming debt-lending company Runway Growth...

Lighter Capital secures $100M to grow its equity-free financing business

Lighter Capital announced today that it has secured access to $100 million to lend to growing startups. The firm is best-known for its work with revenue-based financing, in which expanding companies repay borrowed funds out of future receipts. Lighter...

Three takeaways from the 2019 venture capital market

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re digging into the Q4 venture capital market — specifically unpacking three pieces of data that stood out as we read...

Deep tech VCs on what they view as some of the most impactful young startups right now

During this week’s Democratic debate, there was a lot of talk, unsurprisingly, about ensuring the future of this country’s children and grandchildren. Climate change was of particular interest to billionaire Tom Steyer, who said repeatedly that addressing it would...

What we know (and don’t) about Goldman Sachs’ Africa VC investing

Goldman Sachs is investing in African tech companies. The venerable American investment bank and financial services firm has backed startups from Kenya to Nigeria and taken a significant stake in e-commerce venture Jumia, which listed on the NYSE in...
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Elizabeth II addresses the British to ask for "unity" in the face of the pandemic

Elizabeth II addresses the British to ask for "unity" in the face of the pandemic <img src = "https://intallaght.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1586121773.jpg" alt="Queen...

Closed movie theaters and productions stopped by coronavirus: measures for the audiovisual sector

With the aim of mitigating the financial impact on the sector, ProimAGES Colombia announces different measures that Colombian filmmakers can take advantage of, such...

America prepares for its "toughest week039; quot;

America prepares for its "toughest week039; quot; <img src = "https://intallaght.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1586117871.jpg" alt="Donald Trump, during a press conference at the White...

Soccer in literature: ten books to quarantine

Throughout the history of literature there has always been a gap for stories in which the ball has had relevance. From wars, murders and...