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Billboard
Paul McCartney to Appear In Six-Part Virtual Reality Documentary SeriesMcCartney’s performance of "Live and Let Die" helped launch the Jaunt app. The
Paul McCartney to Appear In Six-Part Virtual Reality Documentary Series
Billboard / Posted 3 days ago
McCartney’s performance of "Live and Let Die" helped launch the Jaunt app. The startup's investors include The Walt Disney Company, Google Ventures, Sky and Dolby chairman Peter Gotcher. This article originally appeared on The Hollywood Rep... Read more
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TechCrunch
Africa is becoming a testbed for commercial drone servicesis a California based for-profit venture backed by $19 million in venture capit
Africa is becoming a testbed for commercial drone services
TechCrunch / Posted 5 days ago
is a California based for-profit venture backed by $19 million in venture capital. Investors include Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang, and Paul Willard–a former aerodynamics... Read more
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Fortune
Why the Internet of Things Will Be Huge for Businessesfrom the physical world, and bring it into your business?” Rob Chandhok, presid
Why the Internet of Things Will Be Huge for Businesses
Fortune / Posted 5 days ago
from the physical world, and bring it into your business?” Rob Chandhok, president of Helium, told Fast Company. GV, née Google Ventures, recently lead a $20 million investment round in the company. Cargosense sensors keep tabs on products on... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
At This Hot Startup, You May Spend Your First Night Scrubbing Toiletsago, Managed by Q has raised $25 million, bringing its total funding to over $4
At This Hot Startup, You May Spend Your First Night Scrubbing Toilets
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
ago, Managed by Q has raised $25 million, bringing its total funding to over $42 million from leading investors such as Google Ventures, RRE, and Homebrew. The company has over 500 employees nationally, has launched in four cities, and now... Read more
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iol.co.za
Google eyes driverless ride sharingwith Waze's primary app for drivers. As the Journal notes, Uber and Google hav
Google eyes driverless ride sharing
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
with Waze's primary app for drivers. As the Journal notes, Uber and Google have had a complicated relationship; in 2013, Google Ventures invested hundreds of millions of dollars into Uber but the two companies have since grown apart as Uber has... Read more
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Newsmax
WSJ: Google Parent Tests Carpooling App That Will Compete With Ubermapping and driverless-car technology that would compete with Google. The comp
WSJ: Google Parent Tests Carpooling App That Will Compete With Uber
Newsmax / Posted 10 days ago
mapping and driverless-car technology that would compete with Google. The companies used to have a cozier relationship, as Google Ventures invested $250 million in Uber in 2013 and allowed people to book rides with the Google Maps app. Alphabet... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Allstate Offers Auto Repair and Maintenance Service with Openbayservice providers acquire and service customers. Openbay is headquartered in Ca
Allstate Offers Auto Repair and Maintenance Service with Openbay
The Auto Channel / Posted 10 days ago
service providers acquire and service customers. Openbay is headquartered in Cambridge, MA, is privately held and its investors include GV (formerly Google Ventures), a16z seed, Boston Seed Capital, Stage 1 Ventures and several individual inves... Read more
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Investopedia
Alphabet Tests Ride-Sharing App in the U.S. (GOOG, GOOGL)Alphabet Inc. (GOOG, GOOGL), the parent company of Google, is once again steppi
Alphabet Tests Ride-Sharing App in the U.S. (GOOG, GOOGL)
Investopedia / Posted 10 days ago
Alphabet Inc. (GOOG, GOOGL), the parent company of Google, is once again stepping on the toes of Uber Technologies Inc., Google Ventures' largest single investment. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company unveiled a pilot program Monday... Read more
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Market Watch
Alphabet unveils program for carpooling via app Waze, fraying ties with Uberventure-capital-backed company, which dominates ride sharing in the U.S. Alpha
Alphabet unveils program for carpooling via app Waze, fraying ties with Uber
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
venture-capital-backed company, which dominates ride sharing in the U.S. Alphabet and Uber have been allies. Alphabet’s Google Ventures invested $250 million in Uber in 2013 and included prompts to book Uber rides in its Google Maps app.... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Katrine Bosley's Race To Make Gene Editing A Medical Realitynext year. After a successful IPO raised $94 million in February—on top of $163
Katrine Bosley's Race To Make Gene Editing A Medical Reality
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
next year. After a successful IPO raised $94 million in February—on top of $163 million in earlier funding from Bill Gates, Google Ventures, and others—Editas is the richest of a small group of startups vying to be first to market with therapies... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Google launches Uber rival that could let anyone drive for moneysearch engine giant is preparing to offer a ride-hailing service alongside its
Google launches Uber rival that could let anyone drive for money
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
search engine giant is preparing to offer a ride-hailing service alongside its driverless car project. In its largest deal to date, Google Ventures, the company's venture capital arm, invested $258 million (£178 mn) in now-rival Uber back in... Read more
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eWeek
Why VCs Have Invested More Than $200M in Container Techbiggest funding of the week came from CoreOS, which raised a $28 million round
Why VCs Have Invested More Than $200M in Container Tech
eWeek / Posted 10 days ago
biggest funding of the week came from CoreOS, which raised a $28 million round Series B funds. Backers include GV (formerly Google Ventures), Accel, Fuel Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Y Combinator Continuity Fund. Total funding to... Read more
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Business Wire
Highmark and Quartet Partner to Improve Outcomes for Individuals with Behavioral Health Needs Across Pennsylvaniain need of behavioral health care.” In April 2016, Quartet raised $40 million
Highmark and Quartet Partner to Improve Outcomes for Individuals with Behavioral Health Needs Across Pennsylvania
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
in need of behavioral health care.” In April 2016, Quartet raised $40 million in its Series B from GV (formerly Google Ventures), with participation from Oak HC/FT, F-Prime Capital Partners, and Polaris Partners. Quartet is using the... Read more
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eWeek
Weaveworks Raises $15M to Grow its Container Networking BusinessWeaveworks revealed on May 11 that it has raised $15 million in a Series B roun
Weaveworks Raises $15M to Grow its Container Networking Business
eWeek / Posted 15 days ago
Weaveworks revealed on May 11 that it has raised $15 million in a Series B round of funding, led by GV (formerly known as Google Ventures) and including the participation of Accel. The new financing brings Weaveworks' total funding to date to $20... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
Weaveworks Raises $15 Million for Container Monitoring ~ Converge! Network Digestand monitoring for containers and microservices, secured $15 million in Series
Weaveworks Raises $15 Million for Container Monitoring ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 15 days ago
and monitoring for containers and microservices, secured $15 million in Series B funding led by new investor GV (formerly Google Ventures). Weaveworks’ Weave provides a simple and consistent way to connect and manage containers and microservices.... Read more
16d
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Quinn: No need to pray for Applewith Drexel Hamilton, pooh-poohed “the ‘gloom and doom’ sentiment engulfing” Ap
Quinn: No need to pray for Apple
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
with Drexel Hamilton, pooh-poohed “the ‘gloom and doom’ sentiment engulfing” Apple. M.G. Siegler, a general partner at Google Ventures, posted the famous Wired cover with the Apple icon surrounded by barbed wire like a crown of thorns. You... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Quinn: Apple lovers fight the bad newswith Drexel Hamilton, pooh-poohed "the 'gloom and doom' sentiment engulfing" Ap
Quinn: Apple lovers fight the bad news
Silicon Valley / Posted 16 days ago
with Drexel Hamilton, pooh-poohed "the 'gloom and doom' sentiment engulfing" Apple. M.G. Siegler, a general partner at Google Ventures, posted the famous Wired cover with the Apple icon surrounded by barbed wire like a crown of thorns. You... Read more
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The Mercury News
Quinn: Apple lovers fight the bad newswith Drexel Hamilton, pooh-poohed "the 'gloom and doom' sentiment engulfing" Ap
Quinn: Apple lovers fight the bad news
The Mercury News / Posted 16 days ago
with Drexel Hamilton, pooh-poohed "the 'gloom and doom' sentiment engulfing" Apple. M.G. Siegler, a general partner at Google Ventures, posted the famous Wired cover with the Apple icon surrounded by barbed wire like a crown of thorns. You... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Theranos Scandal Is Just The Beginningdidn't meet with Theranos at all or passed on the pitch. The Silicon Valley fir
The Theranos Scandal Is Just The Beginning
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 17 days ago
didn't meet with Theranos at all or passed on the pitch. The Silicon Valley firms with health care practices, like Google Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners, weren't swayed, either.None of the top biotech investors invested in... Read more
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Red Herring
Berlin’s Project A Sees No Need for a Plan B, as Germany’s Capital Surges Onwards — Red Herringrise to fame has not, however, eluded some of Silicon Valley’s top funds: Accel
Berlin’s Project A Sees No Need for a Plan B, as Germany’s Capital Surges Onwards — Red Herring
Red Herring / Posted 18 days ago
rise to fame has not, however, eluded some of Silicon Valley’s top funds: Accel, Balderton, Bessemer Ventures, Index and Google Ventures have all co-invested with Project A recently. The result is a firm with two feet firmly in the European... Read more
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eWeek
CoreOS Funding Hits $48M as Container Momentum Buildsto grow the business quite nicely," Philips said about the new funding round, w
CoreOS Funding Hits $48M as Container Momentum Builds
eWeek / Posted 18 days ago
to grow the business quite nicely," Philips said about the new funding round, which received investment from GV (formerly Google Ventures), Accel, Fuel Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and Y Combinator Continuity Fund. "This whole... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Drones from Bay Area startup to deliver vaccines in Africasick or have a medical emergency," Rinaudo said. Zipline -- which has funding
Drones from Bay Area startup to deliver vaccines in Africa
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 18 days ago
sick or have a medical emergency," Rinaudo said. Zipline -- which has funding from investors including Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures, SV Angel and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang -- plans to build 55 drones in the next five months. The company... Read more
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TechCrunch
CoreOS raises $28M Series B round led by GVmanagement service, today announced that it has raised a $28 million Series B r
CoreOS raises $28M Series B round led by GV
TechCrunch / Posted 18 days ago
management service, today announced that it has raised a $28 million Series B round led by GV, the fund formerly known as Google Ventures. Other investors include Accel, Fuel Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and the Y Combinator... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Drones from Bay Area startup to deliver vaccines in Africaget sick or have a medical emergency,” Rinaudo said. Zipline — which has fundi
Drones from Bay Area startup to deliver vaccines in Africa
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
get sick or have a medical emergency,” Rinaudo said. Zipline — which has funding from investors including Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures, SV Angel and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang — plans to build 55 drones in the next five months. The company... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The weird way video games are paving the road to the future of technology (GOOG, NVDA, GOOGL)Nvidia and the other graphics card companies. I recently spoke to Todd Mostak,
The weird way video games are paving the road to the future of technology (GOOG, NVDA, GOOGL)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
Nvidia and the other graphics card companies. I recently spoke to Todd Mostak, CEO of MapD, a startup backed by Google Ventures and Nvidia. MapD uses the ludicrous performance of these GPUs to analyze immense amounts of data, like... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The weird way video games are paving the road to the future of technology (GOOG, NVDA, GOOGL)Nvidia and the other graphics card companies. I recently spoke to Todd Mostak,
The weird way video games are paving the road to the future of technology (GOOG, NVDA, GOOGL)
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 days ago
Nvidia and the other graphics card companies. I recently spoke to Todd Mostak, CEO of MapD, a startup backed by Google Ventures and Nvidia. MapD uses the ludicrous performance of these GPUs to analyze immense amounts of data, like... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The weird way video games are paving the road to the future of technology (GOOG, NVDA, GOOGL)Nvidia and the other graphics card companies. I recently spoke to Todd Mostak,
The weird way video games are paving the road to the future of technology (GOOG, NVDA, GOOGL)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
Nvidia and the other graphics card companies. I recently spoke to Todd Mostak, CEO of MapD, a startup backed by Google Ventures and Nvidia. MapD uses the ludicrous performance of these GPUs to analyze immense amounts of data, like... Read more
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Wired News
Going to Work in VR Will Actually Be Pretty Great—We SwearFidelity, a VR world not unlike Second Life, which Rosedale founded in 2003. Th
Going to Work in VR Will Actually Be Pretty Great—We Swear
Wired News / Posted 20 days ago
Fidelity, a VR world not unlike Second Life, which Rosedale founded in 2003. The same day, AltspaceVR, a startup backed by Google Ventures, announced a Slack plugin for its VR conferencing product, VR Call. (Think the VR version of Giphy—just type... Read more
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The Register
Google-backed Yieldify has acquired IP from ‘world’s biggest patent troll’The complaint also uses the patent in question to lodge an infringement claim a
Google-backed Yieldify has acquired IP from ‘world’s biggest patent troll’
The Register / Posted 21 days ago
The complaint also uses the patent in question to lodge an infringement claim against Bounce Exchange. In June last year, Google Ventures’ UK arm invested £8m (US $11.5m) in Zeus Enterprises, trading as Yieldify, for its third high profile... Read more
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Reuters
Coinbase, Ripple close to landing New York bitcoin licensesof Ripple, which filed for the license under the corporate name XRP II LLC, als
Coinbase, Ripple close to landing New York bitcoin licenses
Reuters / Posted 22 days ago
of Ripple, which filed for the license under the corporate name XRP II LLC, also include Andreessen Horowitz along with Google Ventures and IDG Capital Partners. Ripple's service and currency, known as XRP, is for financial institutions and... Read more
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Business Wire
Highfive and Dolby Bring Stunning Audio Quality to the Meeting Room and Video Conferencing Experiencein Redwood City, California, and backed by General Catalyst, Lightspeed Venture
Highfive and Dolby Bring Stunning Audio Quality to the Meeting Room and Video Conferencing Experience
Business Wire / Posted 23 days ago
in Redwood City, California, and backed by General Catalyst, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, and GV (Google Ventures). More Information from Dolby Laboratories Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) creates audio, video, and voice... Read more
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Quartz
Soon you’ll be able to get your tortillas and pet food from Keurig-like podsand Procter & Gamble have followed suit. But obstacles are legion. First is co
Soon you’ll be able to get your tortillas and pet food from Keurig-like pods
Quartz / Posted 24 days ago
and Procter & Gamble have followed suit. But obstacles are legion. First is complexity. A partner at GV, formerly Google Ventures, called Juicero the “most complicated business that I’ve ever funded” in the New York Times. Food hardware... Read more
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TechCrunch
Meet the Disrupt NY 2016 speakers and judgesyou to visualize design ideas in the context of your own home. Previously, Shan
Meet the Disrupt NY 2016 speakers and judges
TechCrunch / Posted 24 days ago
you to visualize design ideas in the context of your own home. Previously, Shanna was a partner on the investing team at Google Ventures. Her career has focused on the intersection between design and technology, especially in the realm of 3D... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Three Chattanooga startups picked to take part in June event in Nashvilleaccess to nearly two full days of programming featuring speakers such as Square
Three Chattanooga startups picked to take part in June event in Nashville
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 28 days ago
access to nearly two full days of programming featuring speakers such as Square co-founder Jim McKelvey, Tyson Clark with Google Ventures, "super angel" investor Joanne Wilson, Managing Partner Scott Kupor with Andreessen Horowitz, as well as... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Drones paving way for new medical supply delivery routesdeliveries of blood and medicine to the African country in July. Zipline Inter
Drones paving way for new medical supply delivery routes
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 28 days ago
deliveries of blood and medicine to the African country in July. Zipline International Inc, backed by tech heavyweight Google Ventures and global venture capital firm Sequoia Capital, demonstrated its technology for journalists last week in an... Read more
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New York Post
Money-losing ClassPass hikes monthly rate to $200to $125 from $99. The surprise move on Wednesday came as the New York tech sta
Money-losing ClassPass hikes monthly rate to $200
New York Post / Posted 29 days ago
to $125 from $99. The surprise move on Wednesday came as the New York tech startup — whose high-profile backers include Google Ventures, David Tisch and Josh Kushner’s Thrive Capital — has been scrambling to find a path toward profitability,... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Google to encourage employee startupsit into a Google-funded company. The company already has two corporate venture
Google to encourage employee startups
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 1 months ago
it into a Google-funded company. The company already has two corporate venture arms, Google Capital and GV (formerly Google Ventures). Google is not the first corporation to try its hand at creating new startups — AT&T, Samsung, Nike and... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Google to encourage employee startupsit into a Google-funded company. The company already has two corporate venture
Google to encourage employee startups
Silicon Valley / Posted 1 months ago
it into a Google-funded company. The company already has two corporate venture arms, Google Capital and GV (formerly Google Ventures). Google is not the first corporation to try its hand at creating new startups -- AT&T, Samsung, Nike and... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Google to encourage employee startupsit into a Google-funded company. The company already has two corporate venture
Google to encourage employee startups
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
it into a Google-funded company. The company already has two corporate venture arms, Google Capital and GV (formerly Google Ventures). Google is not the first corporation to try its hand at creating new startups — AT&T, Samsung, Nike and... Read more
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The Mercury News
Google to encourage employee startupsit into a Google-funded company. The company already has two corporate venture
Google to encourage employee startups
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
it into a Google-funded company. The company already has two corporate venture arms, Google Capital and GV (formerly Google Ventures). Google is not the first corporation to try its hand at creating new startups -- AT&T, Samsung, Nike and... Read more
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TechCrunch
Shanna Tellerman of Modsy to speak about practical VR applications at Disrupt NYdevelopment. The company was later acquired by Autodesk in 2010. She stayed at
Shanna Tellerman of Modsy to speak about practical VR applications at Disrupt NY
TechCrunch / Posted 1 months ago
development. The company was later acquired by Autodesk in 2010. She stayed at Autodesk as a product manager until joining Google Ventures as a partner in 2013 until she left to start Modsy in March of 2015. While Modsy is not a company focusing... Read more
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KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News
Google launching incubator for startup ideas from employeesArea 120, and if approved, they’ll be allowed to work on that startup full time
Google launching incubator for startup ideas from employees
KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News / Posted 1 months ago
Area 120, and if approved, they’ll be allowed to work on that startup full time for a short period, then pitch for additional money to build a Google-funded company. It’s not yet clear if that money would come from Google Ventures or Google Capi... Read more
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Fortune
Sebastian Thrun Steps Down As Udacity’s CEOone of technology’s newest unicorns—meaning it recently achieved a valuation of
Sebastian Thrun Steps Down As Udacity’s CEO
Fortune / Posted 1 months ago
one of technology’s newest unicorns—meaning it recently achieved a valuation of $1 billion. In 2015, Udacity raised $105 million from Bertelsmann, Emerson Collective, Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures, and Drive C... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
7 Clean-Tech Companies That Solve More Than Environmental Problems“Join thousands of advanced farmers in the digital coffee shop,” FBN’s website
7 Clean-Tech Companies That Solve More Than Environmental Problems
Stamford Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
“Join thousands of advanced farmers in the digital coffee shop,” FBN’s website reads. “This is the new way to share.” Google Ventures led the company’s fundraising in a $15 million Series B round last spring. Related: 7 Trends in 'Green'... Read more
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Connecticut Post
7 Clean-Tech Companies That Solve More Than Environmental Problems“Join thousands of advanced farmers in the digital coffee shop,” FBN’s website
7 Clean-Tech Companies That Solve More Than Environmental Problems
Connecticut Post / Posted 1 months ago
“Join thousands of advanced farmers in the digital coffee shop,” FBN’s website reads. “This is the new way to share.” Google Ventures led the company’s fundraising in a $15 million Series B round last spring. Related: 7 Trends in 'Green'... Read more
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Greenwich Time
7 Clean-Tech Companies That Solve More Than Environmental Problems“Join thousands of advanced farmers in the digital coffee shop,” FBN’s website
7 Clean-Tech Companies That Solve More Than Environmental Problems
Greenwich Time / Posted 1 months ago
“Join thousands of advanced farmers in the digital coffee shop,” FBN’s website reads. “This is the new way to share.” Google Ventures led the company’s fundraising in a $15 million Series B round last spring. Related: 7 Trends in 'Green'... Read more
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The News-Times
7 Clean-Tech Companies That Solve More Than Environmental Problems“Join thousands of advanced farmers in the digital coffee shop,” FBN’s website
7 Clean-Tech Companies That Solve More Than Environmental Problems
The News-Times / Posted 1 months ago
“Join thousands of advanced farmers in the digital coffee shop,” FBN’s website reads. “This is the new way to share.” Google Ventures led the company’s fundraising in a $15 million Series B round last spring. Related: 7 Trends in 'Green'... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
Anomali Raises $30 Million for Early Threat Detection ~ Converge! Network Digestled by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), includes significant investments f
Anomali Raises $30 Million for Early Threat Detection ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 1 months ago
led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), includes significant investments from General Catalyst Partners, GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Paladin Capital Group. The round raises Anomali’s total funding to more than $56 million since launching... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Ev Williams’ Medium Raises $50 MillionTwitter. Andreessen Horowitz joined the latest round after it led the previous
Ev Williams’ Medium Raises $50 Million
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
Twitter. Andreessen Horowitz joined the latest round after it led the previous one in September, and GV (formerly known as Google Ventures) contributed to the latest $50 million too. Williams himself also invested some of his own money back into... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Ev Williams’ Medium Raises $50 MillionTwitter. Andreessen Horowitz joined the latest round after it led the previous
Ev Williams’ Medium Raises $50 Million
Connecticut Post / Posted 1 months ago
Twitter. Andreessen Horowitz joined the latest round after it led the previous one in September, and GV (formerly known as Google Ventures) contributed to the latest $50 million too. Williams himself also invested some of his own money back into... Read more
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