fundraising

YC just published a 70-page Series A guide so founders don’t tank their own prospects

This morning, Y Combinator is publishing a 70-page Series A guide based on its work with 190 YC companies over the last couple of years. It’s part of an initiative launched in 2018 to help these alums

Revolut Bank Valued at $5.5B in $500M Funding Round

Revolut raised $500 million, but did not specify if any of the funding will go toward improving its cryptocurrency offering.

Fast-growing fintech Revolut valued at $5.5 billion in first funding round in almost 2 years

The $500 million round makes it one of Europe’s most valuable fintech startups despite still being loss-making.

How to make a deal with a VC at a tech conference

Which one should you attend? How do you get in? And above all, what is it that you want to get out of this schmooze session?
Remember when the media left Warren's candidacy for dead? Yeah, not so much

Remember when the media left Warren's candidacy for dead? Yeah, not so much

When Elizabeth Warren sent out a plea to supporters last week for critically needed funds as her campaign geared up for Super Tuesday, she set a goal of raising $7 million before the Nevada caucuses.
Exclusive: Kimberly Guilfoyle Launches 'Grass Roots Bundling' for Trump

Exclusive: Kimberly Guilfoyle Launches 'Grass Roots Bundling' for Trump

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- Kimberly Guilfoyle, who chairs the Trump Victory fundraising committee, told Breitbart News on Wednesday morning that the president will "revolutionize" campaign bundling by
RNC and Trump Campaign Raise over $60M in January: 'Campaign Is Going to Be Unstoppable'

RNC and Trump Campaign Raise over $60M in January: 'Campaign Is Going to Be Unstoppable'

The Republican National Committee (RNC) and Trump campaign have raised more than $60 million in January -- more than double the amount former President Barack Obama and Democrats raised in the same
Tesla cashes in on surging stock price with $2 billion stock offering

Tesla cashes in on surging stock price with $2 billion stock offering

Tesla's stock price has tripled since Tesla's last fundraising round last May.
RNC: Trump Campaign, GOP Raised Record $1M Daily in Last 10 Days of Impeachment Trial

RNC: Trump Campaign, GOP Raised Record $1M Daily in Last 10 Days of Impeachment Trial

Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel announced on Monday that the GOP and Trump campaign broke an online record in the final days of President Trump's impeachment trial,

What to expect when pitching European VCs

Fundraising is the single most important thing you can do for your business, but I know very few founders who enjoy the process.
Bernie Sanders Raises $25 Million in January -- More than Buttigieg from September-December

Bernie Sanders Raises $25 Million in January -- More than Buttigieg from September-December

Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) campaign raised $25 million in January, more than former Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) raised in the final quarter of 2019, his campaign announced on Thursday.
From 25 Cents to $25,000 and Beyond: How 15 African-American Entrepreneurs Funded Their Businesses

From 25 Cents to $25,000 and Beyond: How 15 African-American Entrepreneurs Funded Their Businesses

It's Black History Month. Here are 15 African-American founders who turned small investments into big businesses.
From 25 Cents to $25,000 and Beyond: How 15 African-American Entrepreneurs Funded Their Businesses

From 25 Cents to $25,000 and Beyond: How 15 African-American Entrepreneurs Funded Their Businesses

It's Black History Month. Here are 15 African-American founders who turned small investments into big businesses.
Bernie Sanders outpaces every candidate—including Trump—in donations from active-duty troops

Bernie Sanders outpaces every candidate—including Trump—in donations from active-duty troops

Of all the people running for president, Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 election campaign is receiving the most donations from active military service members. According to Seth Harp at Rolling Stone
RNC Sees Record Fundraising Numbers for Non-Presidential Election Year

RNC Sees Record Fundraising Numbers for Non-Presidential Election Year

The Republican National Committee (RNC) closed out 2019 with a record $26.5 million raised in December, bringing it to $241.1 million raised throughout the entire year -- a record for a
Outside Groups for House Republicans Raise Off-Year Record of $68 Million

Outside Groups for House Republicans Raise Off-Year Record of $68 Million

Republicans' Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF) and American Action Network (AAN) raised $68 million combined in 2019 -- a record for an off-year.
Gravyty raises $21 million for AI fundraising platform

Gravyty raises $21 million for AI fundraising platform

Gravyty, an AI fundraising campaign management platform, has raised $21 million in venture capital, bringing its total raised to roughly $23 million.
Private equity firms are sitting on $1.5 trillion in unspent cash, and looking to raise more

Private equity firms are sitting on $1.5 trillion in unspent cash, and looking to raise more

Analysts predict private equity fundraising will top $200 billion in 2020, off slightly from its peak hit last year.
Telltale Signs That You Shouldn't Be Raising Venture Capital

Telltale Signs That You Shouldn't Be Raising Venture Capital

Most entrepreneurs think they need VC funds to start a business, but the reverse is often true.
Telltale Signs That You Shouldn't Be Raising Venture Capital

Telltale Signs That You Shouldn't Be Raising Venture Capital

Most entrepreneurs think they need VC funds to start a business, but the reverse is often true.