Weekly Update #12

Data from the Week πŸ“Š

Last week, 60 early-stage startups raised capital totalling USD 641.02m. The median amount raised was USD 6m.

A full list of early-stage deals can be found here

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Read πŸ“•

  • I’d love to hear any anecdotes about non-technical and/or solo-founders who got into YC. Has this always been the case with YC or are they expanding their mandate?

  • This thread by D’Arcy Coolian, Investment Partners at Andreessen Horowitz, on starting something that sounds familiar to other people.

  • Why Series As are Much Easier to Raise in 2018 than the Past 5 Years by Tomasz Tunguz

β€œβ€¦round sizes have increased and though some startups may make more progress or invest in deep technology to create a moat, the prevailing dynamic in the fundraising market is an overwhelmingly supportive fundraising environment, aka an oversupply of capital.”

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Job List: Show Me the Equity πŸ’°

Your time is important. You should pick the right startup to work for. Below are all the early-stage startups that raised capital last week that have job postings on AngelList with a minimum equity amount offered of 0.001%. 

Senior Software Engineer at Xometry - Bethesda, Durham * 0.0% – 1.0%

Software Engineer in Test at Xometry - Bethesda, Durham * 0.0% – 0.005%

Head of Growth and Demand Generation at productboard - San Francisco * 0.01% – 0.5%

Content Writer at productboard - San Francisco * 0.01% – 0.1%

Account Executive at productboard - San Francisco * 0.01% – 0.5%

DevOps Engineer at Eventbase Technology - Vancouver, Canada * 0.3% – 0.5%

Senior Backend Developer at Eventbase Technology - Vancouver, Canada * 0.3% – 0.5%

Solutions Architect - Delivery Team at Eventbase Technology - Vancouver, Canada * 0.1% – 0.5%

Frontend Software Developer (React) - Foundation Team at Eventbase Technology - Vancouver, Canada * 0.1% – 0.5%

IT Executive at Worq - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia *0.0% – 0.15%

Chief Marketing Officer at Worq - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia *0.15% – 0.61%

Outlet Manager at Worq - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia *0.15% – 0.61%

Personal Assistant at Worq - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia *0.0% – 0.15%

Head of Sales at Worq - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia *0.9% – 1.5%

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If you’re a startup and you’re raising capital and would like to be featured in next week’s newsletter, reach out by emailing: chris@pdreporter.com

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