Early-stage venture firm Base10 Partners has raised $250 million for its second fund. Founded by managing partners Adeyemi Ajao and TJ Nahigian, it’s the largest Black-led VC fund. Based in San Francisco, Base10 previously raised $137 million in 2018 for its debut fund. The firm focuses on automation for the real economy or tools and services that benefit the 99%. The firm has made eight...
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On Wednesday, we published a quarterly update to our Creator Economy Database. We’ve now tracked four consecutive quarterly decreases in investments in creator startups—a downbeat sign for founders who had become used to seemingly unlimited check-writing over the last two years. Here are some other takeaways: Investors’ enthusiasm in crypto has plummeted: Creator startups that incorporate...
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