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Gulf News
Big Apple wants a slice of the heavy fintech actionexecutive of the private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts; Fred Wilson, a co
Gulf News / Posted 15 hours ago
executive of the private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts; Fred Wilson, a co-founder of the venture capital firm Union Square Ventures; and James D. Robinson III, a former chief executive of American Express.“There’s no reason New York... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Overwhelming Demand" Sees Filecoin ICO Raise $250 Million Without A Viable Product$52 million in a presale involving several prominent venture capital firms, inc
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
$52 million in a presale involving several prominent venture capital firms, including Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, and Winklevoss Capital. And the total raised could rise, as the public sale is expected to continue... Read more
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Fortune
Music Streaming Service Soundcloud Faces Do or Dieensure the service’s survival in the short term. Alongside the Raine Group and
Fortune / Posted 11 days ago
ensure the service’s survival in the short term. Alongside the Raine Group and Temasek, return investors would include Union Square Ventures, Doughty Hanson and Atlantic Technology. According to Variety, the new investors would end up owning... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Techdirt fights back with a new “free speech” section funded in part by Charles Kochbeing attacked. This tab is a new project partnership with the Freedom of the
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
being attacked. This tab is a new project partnership with the Freedom of the Press Foundation. Others have contributed to it too, including Automattic, Craig Newmark’s CraigConnects, Union Square Ventures, as well as the Charles Koch Foun... Read more
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Business Standard India
Countering West Coast pull, by helping finance start-ups sell in New Yorkexecutive of the private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts; Fred Wilson, a co
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
executive of the private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts; Fred Wilson, a co-founder of the venture capital firm Union Square Ventures; and James D. Robinson III, a former chief executive of American Express. “There’s no reason New York... Read more
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International Business Times
Filecoin laments shutting out crypto supporters to meet SEC regulations amount of money selling tokens? Maybe so. "The fact Filecoin has pre-sold $52
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
amount of money selling tokens? Maybe so. "The fact Filecoin has pre-sold $52 million to the likes of Sequoia and Union Square Ventures demonstrates the depth of interest in coin-based investments in the VC community. "If Filecoin is able... Read more
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Fortune
Cryptocurrency ICOs Are Making Bitcoin Startups Richer than VCs Ever Didthe crypto hedge fund startup MetaStable, which recently received funding from
Fortune / Posted 25 days ago
the crypto hedge fund startup MetaStable, which recently received funding from Sequoia, Andreessen Horowitz, Founders Fund, Union Square Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners, AxionV has a different plan. It will do an ICO itself, targeting a $30... Read more
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Fortune
Meet the Secretive Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund That May Be Bitcoin's Warren Buffettitself (or "general partner") or in the actual fund that company manages, or bo
Fortune / Posted 27 days ago
itself (or "general partner") or in the actual fund that company manages, or both. In the case of Polychain, for one, Union Square Ventures said it backed the firm but also put some money into the hedge fund. Investors should expect similar... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. venture capital's digital coin quandary: cash-rich startupsmay be gone tomorrow, next month, or next year, having moved on to the next big
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
may be gone tomorrow, next month, or next year, having moved on to the next big thing," said Fred Wilson co-founder of Union Square Ventures, which has participated in coin sales. "VCs, at least the best ones, are there for your company in good... Read more

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