Venture Capital (VC)

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Forbes  55 min ago  Comment 
Hackers/Founders' Jonathan Nelson recently launched Hack, a new venture capital fund on the blockchain. It's a risky bet for an investors, but an intriguing way for startups in emerging markets to access seed capital.
Financial Times  Dec 12  Comment 
Firms are using algorithms to uncover potential investments
Forbes  Dec 11  Comment 
Launched in 2009 and backed by $26 million in venture capital, Farmigo built a software platform where shoppers could place orders with local farms. Founder Benzi Ronen says supermarkets won't survive unless they offer online ordering and home...
Clusterstock  Dec 9  Comment 
Chamath Palihapitiya is trying to blow up the old-school, biased venture capital industry in every way he can think of. In the past few months he announced two new plans. One is a potentially industry-changing method of investing in startups all...
TechCrunch  Dec 8  Comment 
 A storm fueled by greater awareness about sexual assault and harassment has been gaining momentum in the U.S. ever since a former Uber engineer named Susan Fowler hit “publish” on a post about her jarring experience inside the high-flying...
TechCrunch  Dec 8  Comment 
 Welcome to Equity, our venture capital and tech business podcast. On the latest episode, we were joined by Nagraj Kashyap, who runs Microsoft Ventures. Topics this week included Lyft’s growing financials and its driverless cars. It looks...
FierceBiotech  Dec 8  Comment 
Orbimed is one of the biggest backers of life science companies in the world with $14 billion in asset management, but today its founder, Sam Isaly, has left the venture capital firm in the same week STAT undertook a damning investigation into his...
TechCrunch  Dec 8  Comment 
 MishiPay, a London startup that has built mobile self-checkout technology that promises to put an end to queuing to pay, has raised £1.65 million in seed funding. The round is led by European VC Nauta Capital and will be used to further grow...
TechCrunch  Dec 6  Comment 
 Viola, the Israel-based technology investment group, is launching new independent VC fund targeting fintech startups from anywhere in the world. Dubbed Viola FinTech, the “cross-stage venture fund” has an initial closing of $100 million but...




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