ep. 167


Will Companies Survive the Funding Drought? | Roundup

In today’s episode of Empire, we discuss how crypto startups are running out of cash. Will more companies quietly shut down, and how will the survivors navigate the market? One group of people can strongly impact this outcome: Crypto VCs. We explore what decisions these VCs are facing, if they'll be able to raise funds from LPs, their hardest challenges and more! This is a short episode that's packed with insights.

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(00:00) Introduction

(00:57) Nike x Tiffany collab

(10:38) Celsius lacks leadership

(12:45) Private companies will quietly shut down

(15:53) How VCs operate

(22:12) Blockworks Research Ad

(27:45) Challenges of running a crypto VC fund

(32:55) Fundraising terms matter

(34:23) Lessons learned from past cycles

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