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Investment Panel titled "Startup Investment Trend from Seed to Series A" at SVCW Conference. ...
Investment Panel titled "Startup Investment Trend from Seed to Series A" at SVCW Conference.
2013 is a year of collaborative consumption and sharing economy. Ridesharing services Lyft ($60M Series C) and SideCar, owner car-sharing offers Getaround ($13.9M Series A) and RelayRides ($12.3M Series A), company owned car-sharing offers ZipCar (Acquired by Avis) represents a crowded space. Home-rental site AirBnB ($112M Series B), HomeAway (IPO) and CouchSurfing ($15M Series B), Labor marketplace TaskRabbit ($13M Series C), Thumbtack ($12.5M Series B) and Gigwalk ($6M Series A) reflects the extension of blooming sharing economy. Smart Car, In-Vehicle Technology along with wearable sensors, gesture-based sensors (MYO wristband & Leap Motion) and Smartwatch are following the growth of Smartphone devices iPhone and Android. Our panel from seed, angel and VC funds will discuss the exciting year.