The fintech funding market just isn’t useless – TechCrunch


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Alex and Grace are again to cowl the most important, boldest and baddest know-how information. That is our Monday present, coming to you this week on a Tuesday as, hey, yesterday was a vacation for a lot of American staff, in honor of Juneteenth. So, we’re doing our weekly kickoff in the future later than typical. Right here’s what we bought into:

  • Shares are larger globally, whereas the crypto market is considerably quiet after a tumultuous few weeks.
  • We’re arising on the top of Q2 2022, which implies that we’re without delay heading into earnings season (woo!) and one other enterprise capital knowledge set to parse. Get excited.
  • Musk has been busy around the globe, serving to maintain Ukraine on-line, seeing his vehicles come beneath some censure in China and nonetheless speaking his manner by means of shopping for Twitter.
  • In startup land: LeadSquared raised an enormous spherical and is now a unicorn. Platform.sh raised an enormous spherical, however we aren’t positive what it’s value. And Stashfin additionally put an enormous quantity of capital and debt onto its personal books.
  • The fintech VC market remains to be alive, regardless of warning bells from, nicely, all over the place. Magic Eden simply raised for an NFT market, we word. (Although costs are, sure, coming down.)

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