• How are VCs handling diligence in a world where deals open and close in days, not months?

    24 days ago - By TechCrunch

    The global venture capital market had a cracking start to the year. Coming off a 2020 high, VC totals in the United States , in Europe, and among competitive verticals like insurtech and AI are on pace to set new records in 2021.
    The rapid-fire dealmaking and trend of larger venture checks at higher valuations that The Exchange has tracked for some time require private-market investors to make decisions faster than ever. For venture capitalists, the timeline for reaching conviction around a startup's thesis and executing due diligence has become compressed.
    Some venture capitalists are...
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