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Investing in Black-led startups and investment firms

Google Blog 13 May 2021
My venture capital job places me at the intersection of burgeoning technologies and funding new businesses ... I’ve also had the privilege to lead an Alphabet-wide team focused on investing in Black-led VC funds, startups and organizations supporting Black entrepreneurs ... Through this process, it was apparent that funding alone isn’t enough.

Embassy Group joins Pi Labs’ third fund as limited partner

Live Mint 13 May 2021
Real estate firm Embassy Group on Thursday said it has joined proptech venture capital (VC) firm Pi Labs’ third fund as a limited partner (LP) ... Pi Labs is Europe’s most active proptech VC, with over 55 investments in its portfolio and has launched two funds (Fund 1 in 2015 and Fund 2 in 2017) before the current fund.

How Insider VC reporter Candy Cheng lands big startup scoops while juggling life as a ...

Business Insider 13 May 2021
I get this question a lot, and the truth is, as a startup and VC reporter, you kind of have to keep an eye on everything all at once ... from funding to IPO scoops ... Meet OpenStore, the new stealth Miami startup founded by Founders Fund VC Keith Rabois and Atomic's Jack Abraham.

Upsie Secures $18.2 Million in Series A Round

Hibbing Daily Tribune 13 May 2021
This funding round includes participation from Concrete Rose VC, Avanta Ventures (CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer), Kapor Capital, Samsung Next, Massive, Backstage Capital, Awesome People Ventures, Draft Ventures, Matchstick Ventures, M25, Silicon Valley Bank, Bread & ...

Upsie’s direct-to-consumer swing at the warranty space nets $18.2M

Crunch 13 May 2021
A large group of investors participated in the round, including Concrete Rose VC, Avanta Ventures, Kapor Capital, Samsung Next, Massive, Backstage Capital, Awesome People Ventures, Draft Ventures, Matchstick Ventures, M25, Silicon Valley Bank and Uncommon VC, among others ...Clarence is the type of person that when we started True, we wanted to fund.

Embassy Group joins Pi Labs' third fund as limited partner

Marietta Daily Journal 13 May 2021
May 13—BENGALURU — Real estate firm Embassy Group on Thursday said it has joined proptech venture capital (VC) firm Pi Labs' third fund as a limited partner (LP). The investment will support its commitment to the transformation of the real ... .
Edit founder Marc Lore on strategy for his new venture firm with A-Rod

CNBC 13 May 2021
... the economy begins to reopen, his new VC fund and more.

Sylvera grabs seed backing from Index to help close the accountability gap around carbon offsetting

Crunch 13 May 2021
It’s just grabbed $5.8M in seed funding led by VC firm Index Ventures. All its existing institutional investors also participated — namely. Seedcamp, Speedinvest and Revent ... “If the additionality of a project is low (e.g ... Commenting on the seed funding in a statement, Carlos Gonzalez-Cadenas, partner at Index Ventures, said.

INX Becomes SPiCE VC’s Third Portfolio Company to Go Public

The Maryville Daily Times 12 May 2021
SPiCE VC, the leading venture capital (VC) fund in the Blockchain/Tokenization ecosystem, which has revolutionized the VC asset class, becomes the first venture capital firm in this growing space to experience three portfolio companies successfully going public ... SPiCE VC is a ...

‘Future is bright for PE/VC fundraising’

Live Mint 12 May 2021
Data suggests that the past year saw a slight dip in funds raised in the private equity (PE)/venture capital (VC) space ... The latest episode of Trilegal presents Mint CXO Dialogues, titled Post Covid landscape for PE/VC funds ... 2019 was a record year for Indian VC fundraising, both for the funds as well as the startups.

Sanlo raises $3.5M to help apps and games gain access to financial insights and capital

Crunch 12 May 2021
Caliujnaia began her career in venture capital in one of the first mobile-focused funds, before moving to operator roles in gaming, stock photography, and fintech, at EA, Getty Images, and SigFig, respectively. She later joined early-stage fintech and enterprise fund as an Entrepreneur in Residence.
Edit to launch crypto exchange, EOS is the highest price since 2018

OBN 12 May 2021
Thiel Capital Founders Fund Alan Howard Louis Bacon Richard Li Christian Angermayer Galaxy Digital Nomura Holdings. Participants in the investment round include PayPal founder Peter Thiel’s VC fund, prominent investors in Hong Kong and Germany, and Japan’s leading investment bank Nomura Holdings.

Black Female Founder Uses Network To Raise VC Funds For Black-Oriented Business

Forbes 12 May 2021
Businesses focused on Black markets—such as hair wigs and extensions—have a hard time raising VC funds, especially if the business is founded by a Black woman. But a strong Harvard network is helping this woman scale her startup ... .

Daily Crunch: The early-stage tech talent crunch is real

Crunch 12 May 2021
With fashion e-commerce app Lyst saying that its new $85 million funding round is pre-IPO money, well, we have big expectations ... Startups and VC. Scootin’ into startup mode, TechCrunch covered a huge number of funding rounds in the last 24 hours, so what follows is a sampling of the most interesting.

MVL Raises $8M and Announces Startup Studio Innovation; Assembles Who’s Who of Successful Operators as ...

The Marshall News Messenger 12 May 2021
Our next group of founders will benefit from a 100% operator-led team with a proven company building process; successful operators as co-founders and partners; and funding and support from Madrona, the leading VC in the PNW, “ said Mike Fridgen, MVL CEO and Managing Director.