Partners at Sequoia, Norwest Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers discuss health industry trends and what they look for in potential investments.
MG Siegler is leaving to become an investor at Google Ventures. We chatted with him about the move and what it means for his former firm CrunchFund.
Guest Post What many eCommerce startups, private equity groups and venture capitalists don’t realize is that once the retailer surpasses a certain number of daily orders, their third-party logistics (3PL) provider often can’t keep pace with sales.
Robinhood launched a mobile app today to guide you through the dangerous woods of stock market investing.
Motif, the company that "pioneered ideas-based stock investing" announced that it has raised $25 million in its third round of financing from Goldman Sachs, as well as existing investors Foundation Capital, Ignition Partners, and Norwest Venture Partners.
Guest Post What we’re seeing today is not a swingback to the enterprise with the add-on of consumer models. What we’re seeing today is a swingback to more diversified revenue models and a refreshing change to the traditional go-to-market approaches ... a head fake if I ever saw one.
Agricultural investment platform Fquare announces a new crowdfunding platform that connects investors with local farmers to grow food for food banks.
More is better for cloud executives. The industry is feeling good about cloud investing in the next year, particularly because their technology helps entrepreneurs create many more companies, faster than ever before.
Angel network Keiretsu Forum Northwest has invested $15.8 million into 27 startups this year.
Mail.ru founder puts $75 million into IMI.VC, a Russian venture fund that invests in mobile applications.
FundersClub raises $6 million in the largest seed round in Y Combinator's history.
SprinkleBit's social investing platform lets novices learn, practice, and finally, trade.
After spending the first ten years of her working life in the fashion industry, Landa moved from fashion to technology. She's become one of the most influential connectors in Silicon Valley, and has helped, invested in, or worked with over a thousand startups.
The latest Funding Daily shows why there's always money in sunglasses.
The green technology investing boom has slowed. But if you ask investors, greentech isn’t disappearing, it’s just changing.
Between 2006 and 2007, cleantech and greentech emerged as hot terms in the investor vernacular. Startups focused on big-picture energy needs, including …
London-based investment management service Nutmeg has raised $5.3 million. Still in private beta, Nutmeg promises to help you reach your financial goals with personalized investments and long-term savings advice.
Nutmeg asks you a series of questions to figure out where …
In Silicon Valley, people fail. And they fail often. But one of the elements of Silicon Valley that makes it such a petri dish for startups is its tolerance for failure. In Korea, however, failure is still a taboo.
Take one helping of Facebook: social, status updates, friends, and games. Add any online brokerage: stocks, money, charts, and choices. Mix them together, and you’ve got Motif Investing.
Launching Monday, Motif allows investors to easily build portfolios of companies grouped …
In the first quarter of 2012, investor confidence rose to the highest point it’s been in more than a year. The latest Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index — which measures how much statup investing confidence VCs have — shows …
As I reported early last week, Andreessen Horowitz declined the chance to invest in Instagram’s first institutional round after placing a seed-round bet on the company. After we covered that story, the New York Times and many other outlets picked …