4 principles for building an MVP even if you can’t write a single line of code

Magnus Grimeland Contributor Share on Twitter Magnus Grimeland is the founder and CEO of Antler, a global early-stage VC firm. Coding is the new literacy — for years, people have been calling programming the X-factor that guarantees future success. It’s no...

Anthemis, Airbase and Ramp will talk about balancing runway and growth in competitive sectors at Disrupt

How long is your startup’s runway? It’s an important question and an essential metric for every early-stage founder to know. But for startups wading into hot sectors with big markets — fintech alone includes corporate spend, lending, consumer services and more...

Alloy Automation, Fiveable and Parthean founders discuss raising first dollars at TC Disrupt

When you’re building a startup and thinking about what it’s going to take to raise your first dollars in a slowing capital market, perspective can be very helpful. In this case perspective, like any story worth telling, has two sides — founder and venture. Of...

AI Squared raises $6M to help companies integrate AI into existing applications

Integration platform AI Squared announced today the closing of a $6 million seed round led by NEA with participation from Ridgeline Partners. Launched in 2021, AI Squared helps companies adopt artificial intelligence by using a low-code platform to integrate it into...

Seeking product-market fit in a down market? Hire freelancers to manage your burn rate

Dean Glas Contributor Share on Twitter Dean Glas is co-founder and CEO of SellX, a modern sales platform connecting companies with an on-demand sales force to drive revenue. Winter is coming for the global economy: 8% inflation, China in lockdown, a war in Europe,...

a16z debuts new crypto research team led by Columbia, Stanford researchers

In the world of crypto, where vast amounts of investment are pouring into young and scrappy teams building uncharted technology, it’s increasingly the VC firms who are investing heavily in research to sweeten their sell to early teams with plenty of offers on...