Venture Capital

VCs are failing diverse founders; Elizabeth Warren wants to step in

June 16, 2019 0

Elizabeth Warren, who earlier this year confirmed her intent to run for president in 2020, has an ambitious plan to advance entrepreneurs of color. In

Startups Weekly: #CodeCon, the ‘techlash’ and ill-prepared CEOs

June 16, 2019 0

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a newsletter published every Saturday that dives into the week’s noteworthy venture capital deals, funds and trends. Before

Lightspeed Venture Partners doubles its growth practice

June 14, 2019 0

Lightspeed Venture Partners, a firm behind the likes of BetterUp, Aurora, Goop and dozens of others, will allocate more capital to mature companies with the

Facebook backs social commerce startup Meesho in first India investment

June 13, 2019 0

As Facebook explores ways to generate revenue from WhatsApp, the company is now turning to a startup that already has a lead. The social juggernaut

India’s Jumbotail raises $12.7 million to digitize convenience stores with its wholesale marketplace

June 12, 2019 0

With most small grocery stores in India yet to get online, startups racing to digitize them continue to see promising backing from investors. Jumbotail, an

Startups Weekly: The Peloton IPO (bull vs. bear)

June 9, 2019 0

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a newsletter published every Saturday that dives into the week’s noteworthy venture capital deals, funds and trends. Before

Everyone loves pizza, including VCs

June 9, 2019 0

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Which public US universities graduate the most funded founders? Big revenues, huge valuations and major losses: charting

An insider’s look into venture with Andreessen Horowitz’s Scott Kupor

June 1, 2019 0

After a decade in the peculiar world of venture capital, Andreessen Horowitz managing director Scott Kupor has seen it all when it comes to the

Diving deep into Africa’s blossoming tech scene

June 1, 2019 0

Jumia may be the first startup you’ve heard of from Africa. But the e-commerce venture that recently listed on the NYSE is definitely not the

This longtime cannabis investor has funded Pax and Juul, among others; here’s her approach

May 31, 2019 0

If you’re a cannabis investor or a founder working on a cannabis-related startup, you’ve probably heard of Poseidon Asset Management. The San Francisco-based investment firm

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