Hello and welcome back to our regular morning view of private companies, public markets and the gray areas in between.
So far, 2020 has been a year full of surprises and disappointments. Over the past month, companies like Toast have gone from huge new rounds with increased layoff ratings in just a few months. TripActions is another example. In fact, BounceX also went from layoffs to rebranding and announcing that it had reached ARR 1
TechCrunch has spoken to VCs, founders and all kinds of people to find out what they see in the EU market as we try to learn more about companies and startups in the COVID 19 era. To achieve this goal, we're going to conduct a poll this morning that examines sentiment and performance data provided by Preferred Return, NFX, a venture company, and 500 startups, a startup accelerator, and an investment group, were collected.  As a bit of a spoiler, there aren't too many smiles in front of us. But we have to march forward.
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