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Mom-focused content startup Motherly raises $5.4M as it expands into commerce

April 8, 2020 0

Motherly CEO Jill Koziol admits that it was a tough pitch when she and her co-founder Liz Tenety first tried to get investors on-board in

Emergent BioSolutions gets $14.5M in federal funding to expedite COVID-19 plasma therapy development

April 3, 2020 0

Last week, we spoke to the head of Emergent BioSolutions’ Therapeutics Business Unit Dr. Laura Saward about her company’s work developing plasma-based potential treatments for

Insight closes $9.5B fund to help support portfolio companies through the pandemic crunch

April 3, 2020 0

We’re now several weeks into what has become a very big dip for the global economy due to the coronavirus pandemic, but amidst that, we

Venture debt’s new reality: ‘The last thing we want is management walking away from a company’

April 1, 2020 0

Maurice Werdegar is the longtime CEO of venture debt shop Western Technology Investment, one of the most active venture debt lenders in the U.S. It’s

General Catalyst just announced $2.3 billion in new capital commitments across three funds

March 31, 2020 0

General Catalyst, the 20-year-old venture firm that has been bulking up in recent years, announced this morning that it has secured $2.3 billion in capital

Now might be the perfect time to rethink your fundraising approach

March 27, 2020 0

Russ Heddleston Contributor Russ is the co-founder and CEO of DocSend. He was previously a product manager at Facebook, where he arrived via the acquisition

It looks like Brandon Middaugh is heading up the $1B Microsoft climate fund

March 27, 2020 0

Earlier this year, Microsoft made waves in the corporate community by coming out with one of the most ambitious and wide-ranging strategies to reduce carbon

Leading VCs discuss how COVID-19 is impacting real estate & proptech

March 26, 2020 0

Several months ago, we surveyed more than 20 leading real estate VCs to learn about what was exciting them most in the real estate tech

Female-led Robin Games raises $7M to combine lifestyle content with fantasy gaming

March 19, 2020 0

As a former Jam City executive, Jill Wilson led teams behind some of the top-grossing gaming franchises, like Cookie Jam and Panda Pop. Now she’s

Female-led Robin Games raises $7M to combine lifestyle content with fantasy gaming

March 19, 2020 0

As a former Jam City executive, Jill Wilson led teams behind some of the top-grossing gaming franchises, like Cookie Jam and Panda Pop. Now she’s

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