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Here are some news articles and tweets I have been reading the last week. I hope you find some relevant stories! If not, send me your links and ideas and learn more about our community her.
Disclaimer; My company, Berg Moe Media, is actively involved in Bsafe as advisers and personally I was a member of the funder team in New York four years ago.
Bsafe – the top of the best security solutions in the world? — bergmoe.com
We develop safety emergency security solutions that are now being prepared for integration in other companies’ platforms and ecosystems.
Techstars Launches ARM Labs Techstars Accelerator in Lagos — www.techstars.com
New Techstars accelerator in Lagos to provide 12 startups with funding, hands-on mentorship, and access to the Techstars worldwide network on an annual basis
How Investors Evaluate Startups For Investments — inc42.com
A lot has been said about what makes an investor acquire startup stocks but do you ever wonder how they scrutinise investment opportunities?
Deals of the Week 25 April to 29 April – a Growth Business round-up — www.growthbusiness.co.uk
Deals this week include a fish-selling platform, an employee benefits app and a cancer care device that monitors risk to sepsis
Deal of the week; Logik.io
Open joins unicorn club; BarRaiser, Twixor, Frendy and others raise capital — yourstory.com
YourStory presents daily funding roundup from the Indian startup ecosystem and beyond. Here’s the roundup for Monday, May 2, 2022.
Former NBA star launches $50m Israel VC fund – Globes — en.globes.co.il
Omri Casspi has launched the Sheva venture capital fund together with David Citron to invest in early stage startups.
New Zealand gets its first crypto, web3-focused VC fund – TechCrunch — techcrunch.com
New Zealand-based VC Global from Day 1 (GD1) launches $5 million web3/crypto fund, the country’s first dedicated fund in the crypto, blockchain and web3 space.
Crypto Is the Most Uncool Thing You Could Possibly Rap About — pitchfork.com
Plus more highs and lows from the world of rap this week, including a collection of underrated producer SenseiATL’s best beats and an outré new tape by GAWD that will make you feel like you’re being brainwashed.
This week’s tweets
Listen, these are growing 'pains'. The big picture is ... the domino effect of say 10,000 developers, PMs, designers, researchers etc earnings 'proper' global salaries = growth of our angel investor network + stronger startups from a better exposed pedigree of founders + mentors pic.twitter.com/ERjnCdxhYD— ₿ank·a·ble (@mbuguanjihia) April 21, 2022
If you want an angel investor who isn't going to ask "who else is in?" or say "tell me when you pull your round together", reach out. I've been the very first check in almost 20 deals and it's worked out very well so far. I love deals that other people don't understand.— Rob May (@robmay) April 13, 2022
Proud angel investor of the 100th unicorn of India! 😇 https://t.co/bVD7SPqw1p— Aprameya (@aprameya) May 2, 2022
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