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A beginner’s guide to finding investors

A beginner’s guide to finding investors

Choosing the right investors can make or break your company. In this beginner’s guide, we overview the different types of investors by company stage, how to prepare your pitch, as well as where and how to find investors.

Amazon picks NYC and Arlington for new HQs

Amazon has chosen Arlington, Virginia and New York’s Long Island City neighborhood as locations for its new headquarters. The online retail giant said it plans to invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new sites. The company also announced plans to open an operations center in Nashville.

SAP and Qualtrics fired up over $8B tie-up

Qualtrics stunned the technology world this weekend by selling itself to German software giant SAP for $8 billion. Crunchbase News spoke with Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith and SAP CEO Bill McDermott about why they’re so amped up about the deal.

WeWork raises $3B, UCommune snags $200M

There’s a lot of fundraising news in the co-working space today. WeWork, the largest player in the industry, has raised $3 billion through a new financing arrangement with repeat backer SoftBank. Meanwhile, UCommune, a China-based rival, has raised $200 million to fuel international growth

WalkMe adds $10M to Series F

WalkMe, a service that embeds walk-throughs and tooltips into software product interfaces, has added another $10 million to its Series F round from Singapore’s EDBI. The new financing brings the round total to $50 million.

Roundup of VC Firms focused on veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, Crunchbase News took a look at which VC firms are focused on investing in veteran-founded businesses.

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