Gené Teare

Gené is the Research Leader at Crunchbase exploring trends within private company data. She is an experienced public speaker and moderator currently focused on venture markets, female founders, and women in venture.

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Global Venture Funding Through The Pandemic; Late-Stage Stays Strong

Editor’s note: this is an article from Crunchbase News written by research lead Gené Teare and syndicated with permission. To understand the impact of the pandemic on global venture funding, we took a look at comparative trends for the first four months of each year from 2016 through to 2020. The impact to technology companies […]

The Q1 2020 Global VC Report: Funding slowly impacted by coronavirus

(Editor’s note: this is an article from Crunchbase News syndicated with permission, and written by research lead Gené Teare and reporter Joanna Glasner) Chronologically, the first quarter of 2020 began just over three months ago. But psychologically, it feels like a lifetime ago. The New Year rolled in with bullish expectations for startup investment across […]

Lessons from 2008: How the downturn impacted funding two to four years out

(Editor’s note: this is a syndicated article from Crunchbase News, written by research lead Gené Teare) As we look at the current economic situation and try to navigate what’s ahead, an analysis of the 2008 downturn and how that impacted funding proves helpful. In an effort to help our readers put what’s happening today into […]