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Bullpen Closes its Third Fund at $75 Million to Back Post-Seed Stage Startups

Bullpen Closes its Third Fund at $75 Million to Back Post-Seed Stage Startups

Bullpen Capital, a venture firm that specializes in post-seed stage deals, has closed its third fund at $75 million. The firm invests in companies that previously closed a seed round of investment and showed solid signs of traction, but have been dubbed too early for traditional VCs...

Biases: The Biggest Force Holding Back Startup Investors

Biases: The Biggest Force Holding Back Startup Investors

Hundreds of investors reviewed pitches from Airbnb, Instacart, and Uber when these companies were nascent startups and chose, ignominiously, to pass. But even great investors can miss big opportunities. It’s part of the profession. Investors can misread the market, misjudge the founders or simply believe an opportunity is overpriced...