Howdy and welcome again to Fairness, a podcast in regards to the enterprise of startups the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. And have enjoyable!
This week our very personal Mary Ann was off — we ship her our greatest, as she is a residing saint — so Natasha and Alex and Grace and Chris bought collectively to compile our information roundup. And oh boy was there lots to corral.
Up prime this week, information from Indiegogo that the crowdfunding service is tightening up who will get to put up tasks on its platform. We view this as a basic good, and one that might show useful to the long-term viability of crowdfunding.
From the funding spherical rodeo, we riffed on the musical and doubtlessly thrilling Mictic (which raised $2.5 million), female-health targeted illumigyn and what it would do for care entry (it raised $33 million), and Martie, which desires to stop meals waste and maybe present low-cost foodstuffs to people in want ($3 million in recent capital).
After a decline in 2020, funding for female-founded corporations is making a venture-backed comeback.
VSC desires to craft the tales of startups, after which spend money on them too. We spoke about PR companies stepping into the portfolio sport, and what challenges may come up.
After which we chatted for a minute on different investing. Particularly what Aqua is constructing, and why Alex is writing columns on NFTs.
Hugs and love from the staff; we are going to chat with you vivid and early Monday morning!
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