Wednesday, December 11, 2019
- Advertisement -
Speed up your site performance today, Free site transfer, same renewal price
Rocinante crew ventures into worlds beyond the Ring in The Expanse S4 trailer

Rocinante crew ventures into worlds beyond the Ring in The Expanse S4 trailer

Battle lines have been drawn — "I opened those gates, so I'm responsible for anything that comes through." Jennifer Ouellette - Nov 18, 2019 8:00 pm UTC When SyFy unexpectedly canceled its award-winning science-fiction drama The Expanse, Amazon Prime snapped it up.Fans of sci-fi series The Expanse have been patiently awaiting the much-anticipated fourth season.…
MMC Ventures outs new £100M ‘Scale Up’ fund to double-down on its portfolio at the later-stage

MMC Ventures outs new £100M ‘Scale Up’ fund to double-down on its portfolio at...

MMC Ventures, the London-based VC that typically invested at Seed and Series A via the various funds it manages, has launched a new £100 million “Scale Up” fund to provide expansion capital to its later-stage portfolio companies. This is a move we are seeing a number of early-stage European VCs make, such as LocalGlobe with…
Angular Ventures outs $41M seed fund for European and Israeli enterprise and ‘deep tech’ startups

Angular Ventures outs $41M seed fund for European and Israeli enterprise and ‘deep tech’...

Angular Ventures, the early-stage enterprise and “deep tech”-focused VC firm founded by former DFJ Esprit partner Gil Dibner, is announcing the closing of its debut fund at $41 million. Targeting startups in Europe and Israel, Angular Ventures has been operating in so-called “stealth mode” for almost two years, seeing its portfolio grow to 12 companies.…
Salesforce Ventures invested $300M in Automattic while Salesforce was building a CMS

Salesforce Ventures invested $300M in Automattic while Salesforce was building a CMS

In September, Salesforce Ventures, the venture of arm of Salesforce, announced a hefty $300 million investment in Automattic, the company behind WordPress, the ubiquitous content management system (CMS). At the same time, the company was putting the finishing touches on Salesforce CMS, an in-house project it released last week. The question is, why did it…
Forerunner Ventures’ newest bet is Curated, a marketplace that matches pros with people buying high-ticket items

Forerunner Ventures’ newest bet is Curated, a marketplace that matches pros with people buying...

If you’ve ever tried buying a bike online, or ski equipment, or any number of expensive goods where it would be useful to know a lot more than you do, you might check out Curated, a two-year-old San Francisco-based startup that wants to help busy shoppers who know generally what they want but don’t necessarily…
Prosus Ventures leads $40M investment in Indian logistics startup ElasticRun

Prosus Ventures leads $40M investment in Indian logistics startup ElasticRun

Millions of neighborhood stores that dot large and small cities, towns, and villages in India and have proven tough to beat for e-commerce giants and super-chain retailers are at the center of a new play in the country. A score of e-commerce companies, offline retail chains, and fintech startups are now racing to work with these mom…
As Sinai Ventures returns first fund, partner Jordan Fudge talks new LA focus

As Sinai Ventures returns first fund, partner Jordan Fudge talks new LA focus

At age 27, Jordan Fudge is quietly making a splash in the VC world. Fudge is the managing partner of Sinai Ventures, a multi-stage VC fund that manages $100 million and has more than 80 portfolio companies including Ro, Drivetime, Kapwing, and Luminary. His 2017 investment in Pinterest — a secondary shares deal from his…
Matchstick Ventures raises $30M to back startups in the northern U.S. and the Rockies

Matchstick Ventures raises $30M to back startups in the northern U.S. and the Rockies

Matchstick Ventures, a seed-stage firm that says it invests in “rapidly growing, yet underserved startup ecosystems,” announced this week that it has raised $30 million for its second fund. That’s a lot more money than the firm’s $5 million seed round. This time, Matchsetick says it will write initial checks of around $500,000, and in…
Aspect Ventures, founded by Theresia Gouw and Jennifer Fonstad, is splitting up

Aspect Ventures, founded by Theresia Gouw and Jennifer Fonstad, is splitting up

Aspect Ventures, an early-stage, San Francisco-based venture firm founded five years ago very notably by two veteran VCs who happen to be women, is splitting up. Cofounders Jennifer Fonstad, formerly of DFJ, and Theresia Gouw, formerly of Accel, are launching separate firms, a source confirms. The WSJ reported the news earlier today. Fonstad tells the…
Work Life Ventures raises $5M for debut enterprise SaaS seed fund

Work Life Ventures raises $5M for debut enterprise SaaS seed fund

Brianne Kimmel had no trouble transitioning from angel investor to general partner. Initially setting out to garner $3 million in capital commitments, Kimmel, in just two weeks’ time, closed on $5 million for her debut venture capital fund Work Life Ventures. The enterprise SaaS-focused vehicle boasts an impressive roster of limited partners, too, including the…

APLICATIONS

The next generation of wall chargers is getting smaller and better

The tech world is probably sitting on the edge of a charger revolution, and most of us just haven’t realized it yet. No, I’m not talking about USB-C (sadly); I’m talking about GaN (gallium nitride) chargers, a material that’s started to replace silicon in chargers. I’ve had the chance to try out two of the…

HOT NEWS