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How Pilot convinced Index Ventures to think long-term about margins

On a recently recorded (and soon-to-be published) episode of the Found podcast, an entrepreneur told my co-host and me that he sees a broad swath of the venture capitalists out […]




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Inside the rapid rise of usage-based pricing

Kyle Poyar Contributor More posts by this contributor Freemium isn’t a trend — it’s the future of SaaS How to overcome the challenges of switching to usage-based pricing It’s not […]




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What open source-based startups can learn from Confluent’s success story

It’s common these days to launch an enterprise startup based on an open source project, often where one the founders was deeply involved in creating it. The beauty of this […]







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A wave of LatAm fintechs are laying down new global commerce rails

João Del Valle Contributor João Del Valle is the co-founder and CEO of EBANX, a Brazilian fintech unicorn that serves as the gateway to Latin America through its payments platform […]




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Foody cooks up marketplace for culinary creators

Husband-and-wife co-founders Daniel and Brenna Stitzel are developing a way for foodies to monetize their culinary creations and closed on a round of $1.5 million in pre-seed funding to officially […]




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E-commerce logistics startup Hive buzzes following $34M investment

Berlin-based Hive announced $34 million in new investment Wednesday as it continues developing its technology that provides direct-to-consumer brands an alternative way to manage operations. The company was founded by […]




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Daily grabs another $40M so developers can add video, audio features to any product

We’ve all embraced video calls, whether it is with our work colleague or our physician, but for developers, it remains a challenge to build both real-time audio and video features […]




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VCs are racing to pay more to get smaller pieces of less profitable companies

It’s data season, with groups like Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), CB Insights, PitchBook and Crunchbase News putting out data sets that we’re having fun exploring. This morning, we’re adding one […]




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Housing startup QuintoAndar to open first technology hub outside Brazil in Portugal

QuintoAndar is taking its first steps out of Brazil to open a technology hub in Lisbon, Portugal aimed at attracting technology talent across the pond. Co-founder and CEO Gabriel Braga made […]