Canada’s startup market booms alongside hot global VC investment – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes Continuing our global look into the torrid pace of venture capital investment in the second quarter, today we turn to Canada. While many markets have posted impressive results, like the United States setting the pace for new all-time records in dollars invested into startups, Canada’s numbers stand out. The country, now famous in the startup … Read more

The European VC market is so hot it may skip its summer holiday – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 7 minutes The startup market is having a moment around the world, but few regions can brag as much as Europe when it comes to venture capital investment. Yes, the United States is putting up impressive numbers and Indian startups are booming. But Europe is such a bright spot in the larger world of private startup investment that … Read more

In an increasingly hot biotech market, protecting IP is key – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 5 minutes More posts by this contributor 2021 should be a banner year for biotech startups that make smart choices early Kevin O’Connor Contributor Kevin A. O’Connor, Ph.D., is a partner in the Intellectual Property practice group at Neal Gerber Eisenberg. After a record year for biotech investment in 2020 — during which the industry saw $28.5 … Read more

How hot is too hot for the human body?

Reading Time: 6 minutes For a study published in Nature Climate Change in 2017, Mora and his team analyzed hundreds of extreme heat events around the world to determine what combinations of heat and humidity were most likely to be deadly, and where those conditions were likely to occur in the future. They found that while today around 30% … Read more

The Best Running Gear for Hot Summer Days

Reading Time: 3 minutes As the runner’s rule of thumb goes, you should always dress like it’s 20 degrees warmer than it is. That’s why you see racers in singlets and shorts when it’s 45 degrees out: Once your furnace gets going, winter turns to spring and spring turns to summer. But what do you do when it’s already … Read more

Welcome to hot due diligence summer  – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes Wow, that headline worked? A recent board fight at a digital health unicorn is a reminder to entrepreneurs that it’s important to set boundaries, even amid the dizzying volume and velocity of this summer’s deal frenzy. This week I published a scoop about how Bessemer Venture Partners replaced a board member at Hinge Health, after … Read more