Tag "Venture Capital"

This VC just closed on $60M to fund ‘technical risk,’ saying other VCs mostly do not

July 9, 2020 0

Ashmeet Sidana, a longtime VC who struck out on his own in 2015 to form Engineering Capital, just closed his third and newest fund with

Victress Capital, a fund founded by women to back women founders, just closed its second fund

July 7, 2020 0

Women start 40 percent of the businesses in the U.S., but they receive just 3% of venture funding. It doesn’t take a math whiz to

US plans to rollback special status may erode Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem

July 4, 2020 0

For two months, the people of Hong Kong waited in suspense after China’s legislature approved a new national security law. The legislation’s details were finally

When life gives you lemons, print money with Lemonade

July 4, 2020 0

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Before we dive in, don’t forget that the

GGV’s Jeff Richards: ‘There is a level of resiliency in Silicon Valley that we did not have 10 years ago’

July 4, 2020 0

Earlier this week, GGV Capital’s Jeff Richards and Hans Tung joined TechCrunch for an Extra Crunch Live session. During our hour-long chat, we touched on

Let’s stop COVID-19 from undoing diversity gains

July 3, 2020 0

Rachel Sheppard Contributor Any disaster will have its harshest repercussions on people who were already marginalized. It’s unsurprising, then, that when it comes to jobs

What 👁👄👁.fm means for Silicon Valley

July 1, 2020 0

Ravi Mehta Contributor Ravi is a consumer tech leader who was most recently Chief Product Officer at Tinder. Previously, he was a product leader at

From napkin notes to term sheets: A chat with Inspired Capital’s Alexa von Tobel

June 30, 2020 0

The next iteration of fintech is upon us, according to Inspired Capital’s Alexa von Tobel. “Fintech 1.0 was very much, ‘Let’s take what already exists

The virtual state of corporate venture capital today

June 30, 2020 0

BIll Taranto Contributor GHI Fund President Bill Taranto has spent more than two decades in the healthcare industry and has 15 years of experience in

With DOJ charges, former VC Mike Rothenberg could now be facing serious jail time

June 29, 2020 0

While many in Silicon Valley might prefer to forget about investor Mike Rothenberg roughly four years after his young venture firm began to implode, his

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