Murmur gets a loud ask: reinvent closed door decisions

The conversation in startupland has shifted from building in public to, hey, maybe let’s just figure things out internally before we scream to the masses. At least that’s what I’m gleaning from the growth story of Murmur, a startup that wants to make decision-making easier for private companies. Built by entrepreneur Aaron Dignan, Murmur launched […]

Why the SPAC route makes sense for Getaround

The SPAC route to listing on public markets was incredibly popular in 2020 and 2021, but many companies that took this avenue didn’t exactly fare well after going public. So why did consumer car rental marketplace Getaround decide to list by merging with a blank-check company? To answer that question, we need to take a […]

Healthcare Marketing & Advertising Expert Roundup: Best of 2022

Before we launch into a new year filled with new goals, ambitions, and marketing trends, I’d like to pause and reflect on the most helpful expert advice of 2022. I’ve compiled some of our most significant posts here, so you can easily reference them as you move into 2023. All Consuming Consumerism: Major Shifts & […]

SmartHelio raises $5M to fix solar panels before they break

It’s commonly held that solar panels need as much sun as they can get. That’s true, but only up to a point, as heat and other hazards can become a serious problem beyond that point, and solar panels can degrade pretty quickly. SmartHelio wants to help prevent that from happening. The startup uses AI tech […]

The Book Fair is from December 15-19 at Delhi Haat, Pitampura

New Delhi, December 14: A five-day book fair has been organised in the city by Kitab Lovers, a Delhi-based startup specialising in selling books at affordable costs. The book fair begins on Thursday (December 15) at Delhi Haat, Pitampura and will conclude on December 19. The five-day event will feature over 10 lakh new and […]

Dear Sophie: When can I register my employee for the H-1B lottery?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Dear Sophie: How […]

LexCheck raises $17M to automate common contracting processes

VCs continue to bet big on legal tech. According to Crunchbase, firms have invested over $1 billion in legal tech companies, an uptick from the $512 million invested last year. Contract management vendors have benefitted in particular as contracting workloads increase; contracting teams at large organizations now manage an average of 19,000 contracts a year […]

The impact of hype with Clubhouse’s Paul Davison

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single topic, think about a question and unpack the rest. This week, Natasha is bringing one of her favorite panels from Disrupt to […]