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VC’s largest funds make big bets on vertical B2B marketplaces

May 7, 2020 0

During the waning days of the first dot-com boom, some of the biggest names in venture capital invested in marketplaces and directories whose sole function

ClearBrain launches analytics tools focused on connecting cause and effect

August 17, 2019 0

Businesses need to understand cause and effect: Someone did X and it increased sales, or they did Y and it hurt sales. That’s why many

Benchling’s software for managing biotech research nabs $34.5 million

July 24, 2019 0

In a field where the laboratory notebook is still considered the state of the art, it’s no wonder a company like Benchling, which provides software

Startups Weekly: Will the Seattle tech scene ever reach its full potential?

May 5, 2019 0

Greetings from Seattle, the land of Amazon, Microsoft, two of the world’s richest men and some startups. I’m always surprised the Seattle startup ecosystem hasn’t

Getting a piece of Uber

April 30, 2019 0

Menlo Ventures was founded in 1976 but it took 35 years for the venture capital firm to hit the jackpot. Since the dot-com boom, Menlo

Startups Weekly: Lessons from a failed founder

April 15, 2019 0

I sat down with Menlo Ventures partner Shawn Carolan this week to talk about his early investment in Uber. Menlo, if you remember, led Uber’s

Healthcare wearables level up with new moves from Apple and Alphabet

February 4, 2019 0

Announcements that Apple has partnered with Aetna health insurance on a new app leveraging data from its Apple Watch and reports that Verily — one of the

After raising $125M, Munchery fails to deliver

January 22, 2019 0

On-demand food delivery startup Munchery is ceasing operations effective immediately, the startup announced in an e-mail to customers on Monday. Founded in 2010, the San