Funding Fridays No. 10

Happy Friday!

Welcome to Funding Fridays – a briefing on startup funding.

Bracing for a Change

2021 was a great time to launch startups and raise money because: (1) Labor markets have tightened up coming out of the pandemic. This increases labor costs for startups, but it seems to be pushing people to launch new startups as new business formations have jumped in the last six months. (2) Record breaking amounts of venture capital has been invested, due in part to the fact that the deal size at each stage has increased. (3) Deals have become more founder-friendly. There has been a decrease in

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