“The corona shock will accelerate the future”

Roelof Botha The Sequoia partner continues to look to Europe. (Photo: PR) Roelof Botha is familiar with crises: The South African was appointed CFO at Paypal in September 2001 when the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center shook the markets. Half a year later he listed the company co-founded by Peter Thiel and Elon […]

US investors are turning away from Europe

San Francisco Sarah Cannon is having dinner in front of the laptop. Not because it’s overworked. The partner at the venture capitalist Index Ventures has dinner with founders to get to know each other and explore possible investments. What the 36-year-old used to fly around the world for is now done from her home in […]

A founder looking for investors in Silicon Valley

San Francisco, New York At the end of February, the founder of a Berlin start-up, who wants to remain anonymous, sits at the bar of an Irish pub in San Francisco and tells about his exciting day. The pub is half full and a few guests are playing billiards. On a TV on the wall […]