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The Irish Times
Hailo hopes to increase headcount in Irelandthe last four years. Hailo has received close to $100 million over the years i
Hailo hopes to increase headcount in Ireland
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
the last four years. Hailo has received close to $100 million over the years in funding with investors that include Accel, Union Square Ventures, Atomico, Wellingon Parterners and Sir Richard Branson. However, while it has enjoyed huge success in... Read more
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The Irish Times
Hailo hopes to increase headcount, roll-out new services after mergerthe last four years. Hailo has received close to $100 million over the years i
Hailo hopes to increase headcount, roll-out new services after merger
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
the last four years. Hailo has received close to $100 million over the years in funding with investors that include Accel, Union Square Ventures, Atomico, Wellingon Parterners and Sir Richard Branson. However, while it has enjoyed huge success in... Read more
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Business Insider
A famous VC and an NYU professor are in a public 'pissing match' about Tumblr, porn, and who is more like Donald Trumptraffic it gets from adult content. He also calls Yahoo's purchase of Tumblr th
A famous VC and an NYU professor are in a public 'pissing match' about Tumblr, porn, and who is more like Donald Trump
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
traffic it gets from adult content. He also calls Yahoo's purchase of Tumblr the "worst acquisition" in the past decade. Union Square Ventures' Fred Wilson, who was an early Tumblr investor, didn't take that comment too nicely. So he took to his... Read more
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Fortune
King Digital Finds its Latest ‘Crush’ in Venture Capitalexperts say. A couple weeks ago, at a financial technology conference sponsored
King Digital Finds its Latest ‘Crush’ in Venture Capital
Fortune / Posted 7 days ago
experts say. A couple weeks ago, at a financial technology conference sponsored by venture capital researchers CB Insights, Union Square Ventures founder Fred Wilson compared taking corporate venture capital to “doing business with the devil.” In... Read more
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MacDailyNews
An open letter from Apple co-founder Woz, other techies on Donald Trump’s candidacy for U.S. President – MacDailyNewsBrezina, Co-Founder, Sincerely and Xobni Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO, TaskRabbit
An open letter from Apple co-founder Woz, other techies on Donald Trump’s candidacy for U.S. President – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 13 days ago
Brezina, Co-Founder, Sincerely and Xobni Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO, TaskRabbit Brad Burnham, Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures Stewart Butterfield, Co-Founder/CEO, Slack Troy Carter, Founder/CEO, Atom Factory Sukhinder Singh... Read more
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Wired News
An Open Letter From Tech Leaders on Donald Trump’s Presidential BidBrezina, Co-Founder, Sincerely and Xobni Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO, TaskRabbit
An Open Letter From Tech Leaders on Donald Trump’s Presidential Bid
Wired News / Posted 13 days ago
Brezina, Co-Founder, Sincerely and Xobni Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO, TaskRabbit Brad Burnham, Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures Stewart Butterfield, Co-Founder/CEO, Slack Troy Carter, Founder/CEO, Atom Factory Sukhinder Singh... Read more
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CNBC
Over 100 tech execs sign an open letter declaring that they are against TrumpBrezina, Co-Founder, Sincerely and Xobni Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO, TaskRabbit
Over 100 tech execs sign an open letter declaring that they are against Trump
CNBC / Posted 13 days ago
Brezina, Co-Founder, Sincerely and Xobni Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO, TaskRabbit Brad Burnham, Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures Stewart Butterfield, Co-Founder/CEO, Slack Troy Carter, Founder/CEO, Atom Factory Sukhinder Singh... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
One 3-D printer shapes its future while another makes for the exitSince its founding, in 2007, the company has raised $76 million in venture capi
One 3-D printer shapes its future while another makes for the exit
Crain's New York Business / Posted 14 days ago
Since its founding, in 2007, the company has raised $76 million in venture capital from A-list backers that include Union Square Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz. MakerBot still believes there will be a strong consumer market for its 3-D... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Bikini medicine no more a joke with investment in women's healththey feel comfortable with, and that’s why women are leading the charge on fema
Bikini medicine no more a joke with investment in women's health
Northwest Herald / Posted 15 days ago
they feel comfortable with, and that’s why women are leading the charge on female health, said Albert Wenger, a partner at Union Square Ventures in New York. That’s changing, but slowly. Female health is attracting more investors of both sexes.... Read more
15d
Fortune
What Governments Can Learn From Airbnb And the Sharing Economyaudited records of compliance in exchange. A more radical alternative, one tha
What Governments Can Learn From Airbnb And the Sharing Economy
Fortune / Posted 15 days ago
audited records of compliance in exchange. A more radical alternative, one that has been proposed by both Nick Grossman of Union Square Ventures (whose blog, the Slow Hunch, paints a fascinating picture of regulation in the digital economy), and by... Read more
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Red Herring
Codecademy Secures $30m Series C Funding Round — Red Herringa digital skills education company, has closed a $30 million Series C investmen
Codecademy Secures $30m Series C Funding Round — Red Herring
Red Herring / Posted 16 days ago
a digital skills education company, has closed a $30 million Series C investment round led by Naspers. Existing investors Union Square Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, Index Ventures and Sir Richard Branson all contributed to the round.... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Codecademy raises $30 million to expand its free code learning platformcoding lessons, has just raised $30 million in a Series C funding round led by
Codecademy raises $30 million to expand its free code learning platform
SiliconANGLE / Posted 16 days ago
coding lessons, has just raised $30 million in a Series C funding round led by Naspers Ventures. Other investors included Union Square Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, Index Ventures, and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson. Codecademy’s... Read more
16d
Crain's New York Business
Computer-programming educator raises $30 millionled by Naspers Ventures, whose CEO, Larry Illg, will join Codecademy's board of
Computer-programming educator raises $30 million
Crain's New York Business / Posted 16 days ago
led by Naspers Ventures, whose CEO, Larry Illg, will join Codecademy's board of directors. Existing investors, including Union Square Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, Index Ventures and Sir Richard Branson contributed to the round. So far,... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Bitcoin exchange Coinbase raises $10.5m Series D in round led by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishiinvestors include DFJ Growth, The New York Stock Exchange, USAA, BBVA (Brazil),
Bitcoin exchange Coinbase raises $10.5m Series D in round led by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi
SiliconANGLE / Posted 19 days ago
investors include DFJ Growth, The New York Stock Exchange, USAA, BBVA (Brazil), NTT Docomo (Japan), Valar Capital Group, Andreessen Horowitz, Reddit Capital, Union Square Ventures and a number of individuals.Image credit: btckeychain/Flickr/CC by... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Food-Sharing Economy Is Delicious And Illegal--Will It Survive?who would see experimentation as risking people's lives. Nick Grossman, a gene
The Food-Sharing Economy Is Delicious And Illegal--Will It Survive?
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 21 days ago
who would see experimentation as risking people's lives. Nick Grossman, a general manager at venture capital firm Union Square Ventures, sees Silicon Valley’s current legal struggles as a signal that the way we regulate should change.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the BetterMore than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the ma
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the Better
Stamford Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
More than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the market today. Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital would be founded in 2003 and 2004 respectively, the first seed stage venture firms. In 2009, we saw the mighty... Read more
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Connecticut Post
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the BetterMore than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the ma
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the Better
Connecticut Post / Posted 30 days ago
More than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the market today. Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital would be founded in 2003 and 2004 respectively, the first seed stage venture firms. In 2009, we saw the mighty... Read more
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Greenwich Time
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the BetterMore than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the ma
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the Better
Greenwich Time / Posted 30 days ago
More than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the market today. Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital would be founded in 2003 and 2004 respectively, the first seed stage venture firms. In 2009, we saw the mighty... Read more
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The News-Times
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the BetterMore than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the ma
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the Better
The News-Times / Posted 30 days ago
More than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the market today. Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital would be founded in 2003 and 2004 respectively, the first seed stage venture firms. In 2009, we saw the mighty... Read more
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Business Standard India
'Investing for good' on the up amid rocky tech start-up marketwill allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched b
'Investing for good' on the up amid rocky tech start-up market
Business Standard India / Posted 1 months ago
will allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched by Silicon Valley. Earlier this year Union Square Ventures Partner Fred Wilson called the developing world "the next whitespace" for venture capital, pointing to... Read more
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Fortune
'Investing for Good' Gains Appeal Amid Rocky Tech Startup Marketwill allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched b
'Investing for Good' Gains Appeal Amid Rocky Tech Startup Market
Fortune / Posted 1 months ago
will allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched by Silicon Valley. Earlier this year Union Square Ventures Partner Fred Wilson called the developing world “the next whitespace” for venture capital, pointing to... Read more
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The Star
"Investing for good' gains appeal amid rocky tech startup marketwill allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched b
"Investing for good' gains appeal amid rocky tech startup market
The Star / Posted 1 months ago
will allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched by Silicon Valley. Earlier this year Union Square Ventures Partner Fred Wilson called the developing world "the next whitespace" for venture capital, pointing to... Read more
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The Financial Express
‘Investing for good’ gains appeal amid rocky tech startup marketwill allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched b
‘Investing for good’ gains appeal amid rocky tech startup market
The Financial Express / Posted 1 months ago
will allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched by Silicon Valley. Earlier this year Union Square Ventures Partner Fred Wilson called the developing world “the next whitespace” for venture capital, pointing to... Read more
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Reuters
'Investing for good' gains appeal amid rocky tech startup marketwill allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched b
'Investing for good' gains appeal amid rocky tech startup market
Reuters / Posted 1 months ago
will allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched by Silicon Valley. Earlier this year Union Square Ventures Partner Fred Wilson called the developing world "the next whitespace" for venture capital, pointing to... Read more
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