TechCrunch+ roundup: Due diligence roadmap, employment law basics, YC’s Michael Seibel

Last week, we ran an article by Gaetano Crupi, a partner at VC firm Prime Movers Lab, identifying three pillars required to support a Series B data room: a strategy memo, a pitch deck and a forecast model. In a follow-up, he explains the next step: packaging this...

Allocations just got valued at $150M to help private equity funds lure smaller investors

Interest in alternative investments such as private equity, real estate and crypto continues to surge, and Miami-based fintech startup Allocations is riding the wave. Less than three years after its founding, the company, which provides APIs to help private fund...

TechCrunch+ roundup: Dotcom crash history lessons, post-M&A strategies, climate tech heats up

What can today’s founders learn from the 2000 dotcom bubble burst? Image Credits: Chris Hondros (opens in a new window) / Getty Images The late 1990s were a fascinating time to work in startups and live in San Francisco. I didn’t need to be an economist to...

Hebbia raises $30M to launch an AI-powered document search tool

Hebbia, a startup developing AI-infused search tools, today announced that it raised $30 million in a Series A round led by Index Ventures with participation from Radical Ventures. Of note, among the investors was Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang (full disclosure: Yahoo!...