Jumpstart Issue 25 : The Investment Issue

The Investment Issue | In the startup world, conversations begin and end with valuation and fundraising, where numbers and mythical creatures act as parameters for success. This issue examines how startup investment has matured, including the surge of thematic funds, diversification of funding sources, and measuring social impact. Whether it’s microfinancing in Kenya or investing a billion dollars in an artificial intelligence-enabled future, capital return is only one element of what investing can achieve.