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Matthew Speiser
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Matthew Speiser is the Content Marketing Manager at AngelList, where he writes about startups, technology, and venture.
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The State of U.S. Early-Stage Venture & Startups: 3Q23
Early-stage venture performance provided cause for optimism in 3Q23.
Oct 19, 2023
The State of U.S. Early-Stage Venture & Startups: 2Q23
The worst quarter ever for startup dealmaking.
Jul 27, 2023
The State of AI Investing on AngelList
AI deal share has increased more than 200% on AngelList in the past year, even while the venture market is down 80% in 2023.
Jun 02, 2023
The State of U.S. Early-Stage Venture: 1Q23
Early-stage venture performance remained sluggish in 1Q23.
Apr 13, 2023
The State of U.S. Early-Stage Venture & Startups: 2022
Venture performance declined slowly, and then suddenly in 2022.
Jan 18, 2023
Company Announcements
AngelList Confidential 2022 Highlights
What happened at our 7th annual community event.
Nov 18, 2022
The State of U.S. Early-Stage Venture & Startups: 3Q22
3Q22 saw the lowest levels of venture performance ever in our dataset.
Oct 20, 2022
The State of U.S. Early-Stage Venture & Startups: 2Q22
2Q22 saw the largest quarterly decline in VC performance ever observed in our dataset.
Jul 19, 2022
Case Studies
A New Rolling Fund is Investing in Ukrainian Founders
“We believe the enormous pressure that Ukrainians are facing today will lead to great progress.”
Apr 28, 2022
The State of U.S. Early-Stage Venture & Startups: 1Q22
Early-stage VC performance remained elevated despite economic headwinds.
Apr 27, 2022
How Much is Your Unicorn Investment Worth?
Examining the median multiple for unicorn deals on AngelList.
Mar 24, 2022
Case Studies
Lolita Taub on Launching Her ‘Community-Driven’ Fund on AngelList
Ganas Ventures is the first 506(c) Traditional Fund on AngelList led by a Latina woman.
Mar 09, 2022
Best Practices
‘Solo’ GP No More: A New VC Business Model Emerges
“Joining up with a solo GP early could be like joining an early startup in terms of financial and career upside.”
Feb 17, 2022
The State of U.S. Early-Stage Venture and Startups: 2021
The best year ever for early-stage venture on AngelList.
Jan 31, 2022
Best Practices
How AngelList GPs Invest at YC Demo Day
Advice from GPs with the top-performing Demo Day funds.
Jan 07, 2022
Company Announcements
Introducing the AngelList Early Stage Quant Fund
AngelList launches a new data-driven fund with WorldQuant Ventures as lead investor.
Dec 22, 2021
How EFANI Raised $1.3M From Customers Using a RUV
“The RUV was the best solution for dealing with a lot of demand.”
Dec 10, 2021
Case Studies
Using Deal Partners to Build a ‘Decentralized VC Fund’
An interview with Julia Lipton of Awesome People Ventures.
Dec 01, 2021
Best Practices
Julian Shapiro’s Framework to Angel Investing
Insights from the founder and CEO of Demand Curve.
Nov 19, 2021
The State of U.S. Early-Stage Venture and Startups: 3Q21
How capital flowed into and out of startups in 3Q21.
Oct 28, 2021
Best Practices
The Rise of the Gen Z VC
“The barriers to entrepreneurship and investing have never been lower, and our generation is very aware of the opportunity we have.”
Oct 08, 2021
Case Studies
Sending ‘Health Moonshots’ Into Orbit With a Rolling Fund
“Having access to an ongoing, growing pool of capital is invaluable to supporting companies solving some of the biggest healthcare challenges of our time."
Sep 20, 2021
How Rootly’s Founders Used a Roll Up Vehicle to Add Strategic Angels to Their Seed Round
“It was nice to be able to provide a self-service way to do something that’s usually complicated.”
Aug 13, 2021
The State of U.S. Early Stage Venture: 2Q21
From worst to first in a single year.
Jul 29, 2021
How a Roll Up Vehicle Allowed Arrows’ Co-Founders to Build With Their “Friends”
”Most of our investors said the process was too easy.”
Jun 29, 2021
Case Studies
How Gaingels Gets Access to Great Deals by Promoting LGBT+ Leadership
"We’ve built a reputation of supporting companies that embrace LGBT+ leadership. Because of this, founders tell other founders about us."
Jun 25, 2021
Product News
Introducing the AngelList Venture Education Center
Everything you need to know about venture capital in one location.
Jun 03, 2021
How Secureframe Maximized the Value of Its Cap Table With a Roll Up Vehicle
“It felt like we were managing one check instead of 50.”
May 13, 2021
The State of U.S. Early-Stage Venture: 1Q21
Based on AngelList data, 1Q21 is the new “best quarter ever” for early-stage venture. Read our report to learn why.
Apr 30, 2021
Best Practices
How to Provide Great LP Updates
Strengthen your relationship with investors and secure more capital by sending LP updates.
Apr 07, 2021
Case Studies
Designing the Future of Food
Inside the foodtech revolution with Ryan Bethencourt, manager of the Sustainable Food Ventures Rolling Fund.
Mar 31, 2021
Inside the Venture Climate Tech Boom
VC investment in climate tech reached record highs in 2020. Here’s why.
Mar 24, 2021
Case Studies
Building Inclusion on the Blockchain
The GPs behind the A100x Rolling Fund believe they can create leverage for underrepresented groups by investing in emerging technologies.
Mar 17, 2021
Case Studies
Building the $1T Space Economy
How Lisa Rich & Hemisphere Ventures are helping take us to space.
Feb 26, 2021
Solo Capitalists Are Gaining on Traditional Venture Firms
Solo GPs increasingly have among the best markup rates on AngelList.
Nov 16, 2021
How Does a Founder's Alma Mater Impact Their Startup's Markup Rate?
Ranking colleges by the markup rate of their alumni’s startups.
Aug 11, 2021
What Percentage of AngelList Seed-Stage Startups Become Unicorns?
We analyzed over 2,600 seed-stage startup investments made on AngelList dating back to 2013 to determine the likelihood of any startup achieving unicorn status today.
Jul 16, 2021
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