Articles Tagged 'Technology'

Forbes: CircleUp raises $200M to woo consumer retail startups with a VC alternative - loans

Forbes: ClimaCell named to AI 50 - America’s most promising artificial intelligence companies

MIT Technology Review: The key to bigger quantum computers could be to build them like Legos

Wired: New clues show how Russia’s grid hackers aimed for physical destruction

TechCrunch: Top VCs say the landscape for enterprise startups is changing

WSJ VC: SmileDirectClub’s IPO draws cheers from teledentistry rivals

Michael Gilroy: All big brands will become fintechs. Announcing Bond.

Axios Pro Rata Podcast: Facebook for immigrants

People: Reese Witherspoon’s Draper James teams up with Coterie to design adorable tailgate accessories

American Banker: A way for smaller banks to access tech sandboxes big banks play in

The Financial Times: SoftBank strikes deal with Berkshire Grey warehouse robotics

Bay Area Tech Analyst

The Washington Post: Meet the ClimaCell weather app. Alerting you when it’s about to rain, down to the minute, all around the world.

Forbes: ScaleFactor raised $100M in a year as VCs chase small business focused fintechs

TechCrunch: The Inside adds sofas to its custom furniture lineup

WoVen Podcast: Building a brand (and a dream) with fewer, better things - A conversation with Karla Gallardo

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: The next phase of growth for MindTickle

VentureBeat: MindTickle raises $40M after banner year in sales enablement

The Wall Street Journal: IAC to invest $250M in car-sharing app Turo

Forbes: Why the founder Of Kin Euphorics wants us to replace booze with bliss

WoVen Podcast: Blazing a trail (and building a family) as a pioneering VC - A conversation with Ginger More

Forbes: Startup nTopology raises $20M to expand its next-gen design software

Variety: Superplastic raises $10M to turn Janky and Guggimon into animated Instagram stars

The New York Times: The RealReal IPO - Secondhand fashion goes mainstream

Byron Ling: Learning to rise wisely with Kin

Michael Gilroy: The death of the SaaS LTV/CAC

ABC News: How some moms supplement income working for grocery shopping apps like Instacart

Brendan Dickinson: On the Journey

The Verge: World View keeps one of its high-altitude balloons afloat for a full 16 days

The New York Times: The new sobriety

NPR: Why suburban moms are delivering your groceries

WoVen Podcast: Whipping up magic, from cupcake mogul to serial entrepreneur - A conversation with Candace Nelson

CNN: People are sick of drinking. Investors are betting on the 'sober curious'

TechCrunch: World View's sub-space high-altitude balloon lasts over 2 weeks afloat

TechCrunch: Why ICS security startup Dragos' CEO puts a premium on people not profits

The New York Times: Cool nonalcoholic drinks for your sober summer

TechCrunch: Kustomer raises $40M more for its omnichannel approach to CRM

Reuters: Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup

Fortune: Big businesses racing to use quantum computing to solve big problems

Nina Kjellson: Introducing the WoVen Podcast, a series that celebrates remarkable women in healthcare, tech & business

Fortune: How ClimaCell could revolutionize weather forecasting

Michael Gilroy: All big brands are becoming fintechs

Popular Science: Meditation apps want to calm you down on the same device that stresses you out

Yahoo Finance Video: Coterie founders want to elevate the party experience

TechCrunch: Journey launches its real-time group "Peloton for meditation"

Bloomberg: Ikea startup boot camp tests life beyond flat-pack furniture

Variety: Tubular Labs brings in Viacom & BuzzFeed on project to establish social-video metrics

Washington Post: As millions of dollars pour in, esports teams offer varying visions of the future

Forbes: Is Silicon Valley coming for rosé?

Reuters: Aeva signs sensor deal with Audi's self-driving unit

CNBC: This esports team just raised $46 million, and its investors include Will Smith

VentureBeat: Embroker raises $28M to help businesses find the right insurance policies

The New York Times: Can the Birkin bag survive the resale market?

Vogue: How sustainable is consigning clothing? The RealReal is glad you asked

Bloomberg: SoftBank backs ClimaCell, startup pioneering hyper-accurate weather reports

Axios: Drake invests in esports startup Players' Lounge

Joydeep Bhattacharyya promoted to General Partner

SaaS portfolio momentum

Crunchbase: Spark Networks swipes right for SF dating company Zoosk

TechCrunch: ClimaCell bets on IoT for better weather forecasts

VentureBeat: Forte and Ripple form $100M fund for mainstream blockchain games

Bloomberg: A new Honda for almost nothing? Car sharing becomes a sales tool

#CanaanFounders: On what's keeping them up at night

Vogue: Meet Tia, the new women’s clinic making gynecologist visits less stressful

#CanaanFounders: How far would you go to get your dream hire?

TechCrunch: Tia launches a clinic that places the menstrual cycle at the center of care

#CanaanFounders: On raising funding for the first time...and the worst "pass" excuse they've gotten from a VC

Michael Gilroy: Announcing the Beam Team and their Series A

#CanaanFounders: Lessons learned from navigating the VC process

Introducing #CanaanFounders: A rapid-fire Q&A with company builders, in 280 characters or less

TechCrunch: Coterie promises to deliver charming party kits to your doorstep

CNN: This startup makes your parties Insta-worthy

Brendan Dickinson: Fixing directors and officers insurance

Laura Chau: A new way to party – with Coterie

WSJ: The Inside founder's guide to scoring décor deals online

VentureBeat: Joor raises $16M to expand its online fashion marketplace for wholesalers

American Banker: Why venture capitalists love fintechs

Fast Company: Your Wes Anderson fantasy room is just a few clicks away with The Inside

TechCrunch: PerimeterX secures $43M to protect web apps from bot attacks

Bloomberg: Facebook acquires GrokStyle, visual shopping startup, to bolster AI work

Bloomberg Video: Cuyana buyers love "fewer but better" products, CEO says

Release: Agile Stacks completes Series A funding round

The Business of Fashion: With $30M round, Cuyana eyes US expansion

Forbes: Dragos named a top IoT startup to watch in 2019

TechCrunch: ContentSquare, digital experience insights platform, raises $60M Series C

Bloomberg Video: Maha Ibrahim & All Raise founders on Bloomberg Studio 1.0

TechCrunch: Kustomer nabs $35M to take on Salesforce with its Slack-like approach to CRM

CNN: Instacart CEO reaffirms IPO is 'definitely' on the horizon

The New York Times: Tycoon of the pre-owned

Laura Chau: A prescription for how the healthcare industry can spark joy

Fortune: ScaleFactor raises $30M to expand robot bookkeeper service, eyes loan market

Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka: The shift to an 80/20 robot-first world

CBS This Morning: Dragos CEO Rob Lee on the danger of leaning too much on AI for cybersecurity

SF Chronicle: Politics wasn't on his mind. Now Turo's CEO is fighting for other immigrants

Forbes: Bellhops raises $31.4M to make moving less miserable

Michael Gilroy promoted to Partner

Inc: Bumblebee Spaces named a world-changing startup to watch

Fortune: Maha Ibrahim on why startups keep raising mega-rounds of $100M (or more)

Bloomberg Video: This woman is betting on balloons in space

Rich Boyle: Berkshire Grey - a rarity in robotics

Businessweek: These robots help Amazon’s competitors narrow the delivery gap

Fast Company: For Cuyana, the leather tote bag wars are personal

Forbes: Adina Tecklu named to 30 under 30

Forbes: Hootie Rashidifard named to 30 under 30

TechCrunch: Turo’s new dongle will let customers instantly find and unlock cars

Slate: Cuyana & closing the gap between luxury goods and affordable fashion

Laura Chau: The beauty industry is ready for a makeover

Reuters: Ex-Bosch engineers aim to strengthen self-driving car software

TechCrunch: Apex.AI raises $15.5 million for autonomous vehicle software

Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka: The safest car you will never drive

Fortune: Exclusive - Dragos raises $37M to secure industrial systems

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: Our investment in Dragos

Forbes: Three Canaan investors named to Forbes' 30 under 30

Michael Gilroy: A fireside chat with Jackie Reses of Square Capital

SF Business Times: Peer-to-peer car sharing companies like Turo rapidly hiring as market hits gas

VentureBeat: Drivetime raises $4M for voice-based trivia game for drivers

Bloomberg Video: Bumped takes stock in new phase of customer rewards

CNBC: Bumblebee Spaces is making robotic systems for your home so you can store stuff on the ceiling

Forbes: At $7.6B valuation, Instacart says IPO 'on the horizon'

Business Insider: World View is working on a technology to make space satellites obsolete. Here's a rare look inside their giant factory.

CNBC: PerimeterX named a promising startup on annual Upstart 100 List

Startup Grind: VC corner Q&A with Maha Ibrahim

Forbes: How technology and automation humanize the property management experience

Inc: Julie Wainwright of The RealReal named top female founder

VentureBeat: Skale Labs raises $9.65M for better blockchain infrastructure

Axios: ClimaCell raises $45 million for short-term weather forecasting data

Benzinga: Venture capitalist Dan Ciporin talks fintech

Forbes: Ex-Apple engineers raise $45MM For ‘generational leap’ vision tech for robot cars

NYT: Get in bed with Skynet and Bumblebee Spaces

Maha Ibrahim & Dan Ciporin: Next generation investors for next generation entrepreneurs

Byron Ling: What’s next -- joining Canaan

Laura Chau: West to east

Fortune: The summer of venture capital promotions isn’t over yet

WIRED: ContentSquare named one of the hottest startups in Europe

Forbes: Luxury brands can't ignore fashion reseller The RealReal anymore

WSJ: Cargomatic gets new funding as rebuilding effort gains traction

TechCrunch: Even Financial lands $18.8M in venture funding

The Los Angeles Times: The RealReal's first SoCal store boasts a dedicated men's space, a handbag vault and a 'sneakerdome'

CNBC: Online start-up The RealReal to open its second luxury consignment store, as e-commerce brands keep growing

Blockhous Investor Spotlight: Hootan Rashidifard talks crypto & the growth of blockchain tech

Bloomberg: World View wants to send you to the stratosphere in a balloon

TechCrunch: Taking the pain out of accounting and payroll for small businesses, ScaleFactor raises $10 million

Announcing ScaleFactor: Automated financial operations platform built for Main Street

Fintech Central: Peering into the crystal ball on the future of crypto exchanges

CBS News: Bellhops mover walks 12+ miles to first day of work, CEO gifts him a car as thanks

Fast Company: SoFi teams up with Ladder to offer revamped life insurance

Reuters: Old fashion - Vintage boom buoys RealReal and jolts luxury labels

Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka: The era of AI-first companies

Dan Ciporin: Ownership -- a big idea to transform the current brand-loyalty model

TechCrunch: Instead of points, Bumped gives equity in the companies you shop at

Rich Boyle: Enjoying an AI summer

Forbes: This VC firm just gave two twenty-something investors $20 million to find the next Snapchat

Adina Tecklu & Hootie Rashidifard: Canaan Beta for alpha

Takeaways on European Fintech & Money2020

Tnooz: What happened when a travel startup axed its performance business model

TechCrunch Network: The upcoming shakeout in travel tech

TechCrunch: Snyk aims to help developers secure use of open source code

Fashionista: Investors continue to pour millions into online resale startups

USA TODAY: Peer-to-peer car rental start-up Turo heads to Germany

Baltimore Sun: Car owners tap into sharing economy to offset costs

The New Yorker: The RealReal's radical vision of secondhand luxury

Business Insider: Adina Tecklu named under 30 rising star in Silicon Valley tech scene

Fintech Central: Three big takeaways on how data is changing investing as we know it

Fox Business: Dan Ciporin on Mornings with Maria discussing cryptocurrency

The Consumerization of Enterprise & the Dropbox IPO

TechCrunch: Rocketrip raises $15 million to reward cost-saving employees

Bloomberg: Don’t call it retro. ‘Archival’ is the hottest thing in fashion

Bloomberg Video: Julie Wainwright on VC funding for female founded companies

The Marketing Power of UX Optimization

Michael Gilroy: Running a successful SaaS fundraising process

WIRED: World View’s sky-high launch is a big deal for the new space age

The New York Times: With World View, a chicken sandwich hitches a balloon ride to the stratosphere

Crowdfund Insider: At the intersection of fintech: Canaan Partners

Dan Ciporin: What home is

The next generation of computation

Growth Marketing: A conversation with Will Young

CNBC Video: How luxury bags could make you money

The New York Times: With World View, a chicken sandwich hitches a balloon ride to the stratosphere

The Financial Times: The RealReal deal - how to make millions from your fashion cast-offs