🤑 Capchase raises Series A amid alternative financing heat. We spoke to the Spanish-US startup, which received backing by Klarna investor QED Investors, on its more unconventional model for alternative financing.
🌐 Northzone and Web 3.0. This Slush podcast is worth a listen and features two partners from VC firm Northzone. They discuss what Web 3.0 is, why digital decentralisation is important and why Europe’s role in this sector is crucial.
💡 Preemptive funding offers: a guide. Founders, what should you do when an investor delivers a term sheet to you without jumping through the usual hoops, or you're told an offer exists without the actual offer being stated? Y Combinator’s guide offers help here.
💁♀️ Female founder advice: raising seed funding. Celine Halioua, founder of pet biotech moonshot Loyal, shares her experiences of raising $11m in seed funding. How did she do it? What mistakes did she make that you shouldn’t? Find out here.