While the startup world listened for better news in the aftermath of a volatile 2022, a new salvo of bad news emerged: global venture capital funding declined about 49% within the first six months of 2023 alone. Worsening inflation and rising interest rates are putting pressure on startups across all stages of venture funding to reframe their tech stacks or business models along the tech-scape’s collapsing edges.
Code Story is a podcast that invites tech leaders to reflect on their journeys, the products they’ve created, their successes, and their mistakes. Our CEO Matthew O’Riordan recently spoke with host Noah Labhart to share more about Ably’s story and the lessons he’s learned along the way. You can listen to the full episode here, but we’ve pulled out a few highlights below.
The Titans of Tech report analyzed more than 100 European startups for scale, velocity and sentiment, and surveyed their GP. Bullhound network of more than 120 VC and growth investors to rank the top 50 companies with the most potential to become billion-dollar companies in the next two years and Bitrise has made that list!