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Startups Weekly: US companies raised $30B in Q1 2019

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Let’s start this week’s newsletter with some data. Nationally, startups pulled in $30.8 billion in the first quarter of 2019, up 22 percent year-on-year, according
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Online catering marketplace ezCater gets another $150M at a $1.25B valuation

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In 2007, Stefania Mallett and Briscoe Rodgers conceived of ezCater, an online marketplace for business catering, and began building the company in Mallet’s Boston home,
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Startups Weekly: A much-needed unicorn IPO update

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As I’m sure everyone reading this knows, female-founded businesses receive just over 2 percent of venture capital on an annual basis. Most of those checks
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Equity Shot: Pinterest and Zoom file to go public

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Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. What a Friday. This afternoon (mere hours after
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To fund Y Combinator’s top startups, VCs scoop them before Demo Day

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Hundreds gathered this week at San Francisco’s Pier 48 to see the more than 200 companies in Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 cohort present their two-minute
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Startups Weekly: Uber’s headline-grabbing week and sextech at SXSW

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I spent the week at SXSW, Austin’s really, really huge technology, music, comedy and film festival. It’s my first year making the trek down here
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Airbnb, Automattic and Pinterest top rank of most acquisitive unicorns

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Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor Companies raising supergiant VC aren’t
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On-demand logistics startup Lalamove raises $300M for Asia growth and becomes a unicorn

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Lalamove, a Hong Kong-based on-demand logistics startup, has closed a $300 million Series D round as it seeks expansion across Asia. In doing so, the
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VCs give us their predictions for startups and tech in Southeast Asia in 2019

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The new year is well underway and, before January is out, we polled VCs in Southeast Asia to get their thoughts on what to expect