Yo, I ain't that old
Sometimes, I'm talking to someone on the CB Insights team, and they'll say, without a bit of sarcasm in their voice, "my dad says the same thing."
I just wanted to say that there is nothing I love more than when this happens.
But I digress.
You come at the king...
I believe this is what the youngsters once called "throwing shade."
In the mood for food
To visualize the breadth and depth of the food tech landscape, we created a periodic table of 119 food tech startups and investors. The table covers startups targeting 11 food tech categories, including next-gen foods, restaurant delivery, and meal kits, as well as top exits and investors in the space.
Tech is the new investment banking
Below is a graph of Google vs Goldman Sachs mentions in New York Times wedding announcements.
Finding a cure
We analyze exit activity in cancer therapeutics since 2011. As deals to private cancer therapeutics companies reached a new high in Q1’16, the year has also seen 4 IPOs through mid-May.
The public transport power law
When it comes to public transport systems, NYC obliterates everyone else.
Investing for real
We take a look at where smart money VCs are investing in real estate tech. Our real estate technology category encompasses the software tools and platforms used by different participants in the real estate industry.
The Industry Standard
CB Insights data is the most trusted by those in the industry and the media. A few recent hits.
Silicon Valley Business Journal. The Zoox funding shows auto tech M&A is just getting revved up, writes Cromwell Schubarth (@SVBizCrom). He cites CB Insights research on the variety of startups active in the space and funding they’ve raised. (BTW — sign up for our new auto tech newsletter).
Forbes. Grocery delivery startups took the lead in funding raised by food sector startups for the first time, says Jordyn Dahl (@jordyn_dahl), referring to CB Insights funding data.
Livemint. Sundeep Khanna (@livemint) refers to CB Insights research on unicorns’ capital efficiency in this opinion piece about the state of e-commerce startups in India.
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