Howdy! Welcome to Midas Touch. I’m Becca Szkutak and I’m joined by senior editor Alex Konrad and senior reporter Kenrick Cai.
This edition looks at potential Securities and Exchange Commission-led changes governing financial disclosures by large private companies and what VCs think about it. I chat with 186 Ventures about its debut fund and the ways its founders hope to use their backgrounds to help their portfolio companies. We dive into how the amount of capital deployed in Series B rounds doubled from 2020 to 2021 and how a startup in Edmonton, Alberta looks to help make the personal injury claim process less painful. Let’s dive in.