Tag Archive: Series A Crunch

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    by Jessica Stillman

    The Crunch Only Extends to Series A, Says New Report

    Fresh numbers show that while things may be tough for those looking for Series A funding, earlier and later-stage startups are doing just fine.

    By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)

    If you follow the news from startup land at all, you no doubt know that things are rough out there at the moment for founders looking to raise Series A funding, a phenomenon dubbed ‘the Series A crunch.‘ But according to a recently released report the gloom is highly concentrated – overall investment is at its highest since the dot-com days and the volume of funding flowing to earlier and later-stage startups is up.

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    by Jessica Stillman

    Exitround: Demystifying Acquisitions For Founders

    Is your startup almost out of money? Exitround aims to match startups open to being acquired with willing buyers. 

    By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)

    If your startup is almost out of money and more funding doesn’t seem to be just over the horizon, what are your options? You can keep grinding away at raising another round (despite the widely discussed crunch), cut the burn and bootstrap, close up shop or get acquired. But exactly how do you go about pursuing this last option?

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    by Angie Chang

    The Series A Crunch: Should Female Founders Worry?

    The startup world is chattering about the increasingly narrow path from angel to VC funding. How will the crunch affect women-led companies?

    By Jessica Stillman (Contributing Writer, Women 2.0)

    Whether you respond to them with concerned hand-wringing or something like Darwinian glee, here are the facts.

    # Deals 2009 2010 2011 2012 YTD
    Seed/Angel 472 770 1,064 1,747
    Series A 418 515 703 688