DeepTech startups struggle to progress through meaningful funding milestones and don’t experience the same growth in round size as the broader ecosystem.
Compared to the broader ecosystem, DeepTech startups more frequently secure follow-on VC funding — but they sometimes wait as many as 5 years just to get their first round.
From universities to government agencies to venture capital, LPs, corporates and beyond — DeepTech entrepreneurs are surrounded by a complex solar system of support and capital. This article both visualizes and explores the components of the DeepTech startup ecosystem.
As venture capital’s ultimate source of capital, LPs are driving the industry’s lack of diversity — and they’re missing out on returns because of it.
Anticipating the long-term effects of COVID-19 on venture capital performance: geographically distributed teams might be better positioned to capitalize on trends accelerated by the pandemic.
Flight to the ‘Known’: COVID-19 Pushes Venture Capital Fundraising to Concentrate in Established Firms
How the coronavirus pandemic is affecting venture capital fundraising and LP allocations: analysis finds that emerging managers, women-led firms, and micro VC funds likely to bear the burden.
A new report on the state of DeepTech investing and the capital gaps faced by scientific entrepreneurs — the innovators who build technologies that may help us avoid the next global crisis.
Venture Capital Investing Platform DifferentFunds Releases DeepTech Investing Report; Reveals Alarming Consequences of Underinvestment in Sector
Report comes as the U.S. grapples with COVID-19 pandemic, pressing for investments toward scientific entrepreneurs
Different, with support from Schmidt Futures, announces new effort to increase capital for scientific entrepreneurs
Project to research and design strategy to expand working capital available to science-based innovators
With over 8,700 Opportunity Zones across the U.S, navigating and prioritizing zones can be difficult. This article highlights 11 zones (with maps) with interesting context — from billionaire ownership to nearby employers to new real estate projects.