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The Top VCs Investing in BioTech (plus the metrics they want to see)

Raise capital, update investors and engage your team from a single platform. Try Visible free for 14 days. Quick Navigation Set up Your Biotech Company for Success Biotech Metrics to Include in Investor Updates The Future of Biotechnology VCs Main Focus Areas in Biotech VCs Investing in Biotech Companies Start Your Next Round with Visible The biotech industry has always been an attractive sector for VCs to invest in, and 2023 is no different. With high potential for returns, a rapidly growing industry, and advances in technology, biotech is a favorable investment for VCs. One of the main reasons for this is the high potential for returns. Biotech companies that successfully develop and commercialize new therapies and medical devices can generate significant returns for investors. This is particularly true for…

The Cloud Computing Wave of Growth and VCs Investing in its Expansion

Raise capital, update investors and engage your team from a single platform. Try Visible free for 14 days. Quick Navigation What Makes Cloud Computing Interesting for Investors Metrics Specific to Cloud Companies That Startups Should Be Tracking Future of Cloud Computing Resources for Cloud Startups VCs Investing in the Cloud Computing Space The cloud computing industry is a rapidly-growing and innovative space attracting significant investment from venture capital firms worldwide. VCs are often attracted to cloud computing startups due to their potential for high returns, driven by factors such as the growing demand for cloud computing services and the scalability and innovation of the industry.  Accel estimates, “there is around $770 billion available to buy cloud companies, with $440 billion of cash on the balance sheets of strategic investors and…

The Top VCs Investing in Community Driven Companies

Raise capital, update investors and engage your team from a single platform. Try Visible free for 14 days. Quick Navigation What is a Community-driven Company? What Makes a Community-driven Company Valuable and Successful? What’s a Community-Led Company’s Secret Sauce? What Might the Future of Communities Look Like? What is the Difference Between a Web2 and Web3 Community-driven Company? Additional Resources and Tools for Startups VCs Investing in Community-Driven Companies Looking for Funding? We can help What is a Community-driven Company? A community-driven business is a company that puts community at its core. This can be a case where the community is the product (e g. Reddit) or where the community is central to the business’s identity and success (e.g. Peloton). A community-driven company is one whose value is its members…

How AI Can Support Startups & Investors + VCs Investing in AI

The image above was created by using DALL E 2. Raise capital, update investors and engage your team from a single platform. Try Visible free for 14 days. Quick Navigation An Interview with OpenAI AI Solutions to Help Startups Scale Operations, Grow, and Run Their Business A Glance At Some AI Solutions That Companies Are Using The Future AI Plays in How VCs Invest Resources Concerns Surrounding OpenAI and Machine Learning VCs Investing in AI Startups “94% of business leaders surveyed say AI is critical to success” Deloitte AI has been making even more of a splash lately with everyone talking about (and with) OpenAI’s newest innovation, ChatGPT-3. So I thought what better way to learn more about it than by interviewing OpenAI directly through its chat function!  OpenAI shared…

NFT Use Cases and The VCs Investing In It

NFTs are tokens that we can use to represent ownership of unique items. They let us tokenize things like art, collectibles, even real estate. They can only have one official owner at a time and they’re secured by the Ethereum blockchain – no one can modify the record of ownership or copy/paste a new NFT into existence. – ethereum.org NFT 101 To make it easier to understand what an NFT (non-fungible token) is it’s better to first explain each element. If something is non- fungible it means that the item can’t be replicated and has qualities that are unique and specific to it. Crypto tokens are a type of cryptocurrency that represents an asset.  Even though NFTs are digital tokens and held in a crypto wallet they can’t be used…

Top VCs Investing in the $100 Billion Creator Economy

“Creators are the new founders” “What is the creator economy? It’s defined as the class of businesses built by over 50 million independent content creators, curators, and community builders including social media influencers, bloggers, and videographers, plus the software and finance tools designed to help them with growth and monetization.” Signal Fire What is the creator economy? Prepandemic the creator economy was not a space that many investors were paying attention to, two years later there are barely any that aren’t. A lot has changed during this time, one of the driving forces being how Millennials and GenZ see their working futures. Even though remote work gave people a new sense of freedom and much-needed work-life balance, it also inspired many to rethink work completely. The verdict for many was…

Emerging Fund Managers You Want on Your Cap Table

What is an Emerging Manager “Rolling funds, the rise of solo capitalists, crowd syndicates and team-based seed funds all scream one thing in unison: venture capital is growing and getting unbundled at the same time.” TechCrunch Emerging Managers are Venture Capital Fund Managers whose assets under management (AUM) range from $25 – $100M and have typically raised less than three funds. These types of managers are playing an important role in the ‘growing and unbundling’ of the Venture Capital landscape as they oftentimes focus on previously overlooked founders and markets. Emerging managers bring unique perspectives and experiences to the world of Venture Capital which is why startups should have a solid understanding of this type of investor as they start their fundraising journey.  How are Emerging Managers Different Than More…

The 12 Best VC Funds You Should Know About

What is a VC Fund? A venture fund is capital that is ready to be deployed by the venture capital firm (or the management company). It’s a funding option that allows VC funds to buy equity in a startup. In turn, a startup gives up a percentage of their ownership with the hopes of growing their valuation and creating a successful exit for everyone on the cap table.  The Structure of a VC Fund  Capital for a venture fund comes from limited partners, which are generally much larger funds, and are looking to diversity their investing via venture capital funds.  Limited partners tend to be either university endowments, sovereign funds, family offices, pension funds, or insurance companies.  Then there’s a management company which is responsible for prospecting investments, collecting fees…

Impact Investors and Fund Managers to Know

Impact investments can be made across many different sectors and asset classes but target startups whose mission is to produce environmental or social benefits. These industries can include electric cars, renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, or affordable and accessible housing, healthcare, and education. Impact investing aims to target areas that are often missed by sustainability-themed approaches in an effort to tackle global problems as well as go after the underserved in the global economy. For each investment target, an SDG might invest in a range of companies that support that. For example, if the target is climate change their investments might go after green buildings and renewable energy. There is a growing focus of funds understanding the importance of embedding ESG practices into their investment thesis. Robeco defines ESG funds as…

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