Some investors turn to cutting fully remote checks while sheltering in place – TechCrunch

[ad_1] By March 16, founder Janine Yancey was tired of playing the waiting game. After watching the stock market take yet another unprecedented nosedive due to coronavirus, she called up a potential investor. “If this isn’t going to happen, let’s call it now,” Yancey said, referring to the close of her Series A round, the…

Your coronavirus scenario planning should be more conservative – TechCrunch

[ad_1] The tech industry (and the world at large) is not experiencing temporary anxiety — the uncertainty we’re all coping with is the new normal. Sudden shifts in behavior have made some startups targeting slow-moving, old-school industries more relevant than they could have imagined, such as those in telehealth, distance learning and remote work. Most,…

Join Precursor’s Charles Hudson for a Q&A this Thursday – TechCrunch

[ad_1] The new Extra Crunch Live series is taking flight this week. Later today we’re talking to Cowboy Ventures’ Aileen Lee and Ted Wang. This Friday we’re keeping the parade of well-known investors coming, when Charles Hudson will join Natasha Mascarenhas and I for a deep-dive into all things pre-seed and seed. Extra Crunch Live…