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Venture Capital Trends — July 13-July 17, 2020

Kyle Ellicott
2 min readJul 21, 2020


Here’s a summary of the latest trends and insights from VCs, Angel Investors, and Family Offices. Each week I sit down daily as the host of VCTV and ask the tough questions to provide you as entrepreneurs and fellow investors with all knowledge needed to make the right decisions in global markets and technologies in our fast-paced 2020.

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🧑‍💻 WorkTech and RemoteTech

During this episode, following the panel Ivan Kikkhoo of Navigate Ventures gave an in-depth talk on “Raising Growth Capital.” Three things for both founders and investor to keep in mind from Ivan’s talk:

1. It’s about the Team. Why are you and the team you’ve assembled the right group to accomplish and succeed in your market? Furthermore, why is now the moment?

2. Do you have “Product-Market Fit?” Many forget this critical piece when growing their company beyond the MVP stage. Find it, own it, and know how to keep it no matter how things may shift in your industry.

3. Capital efficiency. Have you been capital efficient to this point? Are you thinking ahead on minimizing spend and maximizing value where possible?

We also had Rana Gujral, angel investor and CEO of Behavioral Signals speaking about “Using Behavioral Signals From Voice to Predict Impact.

📺 Artificial Intelligence / Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality:

🤖 Machine Learning and Data:

🏦 FinTech and Blockchain:

💸 Current State of Fundraising and Investments:

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Kyle Ellicott

Writing about #Blockchain, #DApps, #Digitization, and all things #Distributed. Host of Blockchain Today