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Will Trump ruin the unicorn IPOs of our dreams? – TechCrunch

Will Trump ruin the unicorn IPOs of our dreams? – TechCrunch The government shutdown entered its 21st day on Friday, upping concerns of potentially long-lasting impacts on the U.S. stock market. Private market investors around the country applauded when Uber finally filed documents with the SEC to go public. Others were giddy …

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Self-driving car startup Aurora is raising capital at a $2B valuation – TechCrunch

Self-driving car startup Aurora is raising capital at a $2B valuation – TechCrunch Early last year, LinkedIn co-founder and prolific venture capital investor Reid Hoffman called Chris Urmson “the Henry Ford of autonomous vehicles (AV).” The vote of confidence and big check from Hoffman, coupled with a team of deeply knowledgable …

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The Wing gets $75M from Sequoia, Airbnb – TechCrunch

The Wing gets $75M from Sequoia, Airbnb – TechCrunch The Wing, the owner of several co-working spaces and social clubs designed for women, has garnered the support of Sequoia Capital in its latest funding round. The startup has announced a $75 million Series C led by the storied venture capital …

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AI chip startup Graphcore closes $200M Series D, adds BMW and Microsoft as strategic investors – TechCrunch

AI chip startup Graphcore closes $200M Series D, adds BMW and Microsoft as strategic investors – TechCrunch UK AI chip startup Graphcore has announced a $200 million Series D round today that’s jointly led by two of its existing investors, European VC Atomico and investment holding firm Sofina. Graphcore says the Series …

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Distinguished VCs back wholesale marketplace Faire with $100M at a $535M valuation – TechCrunch

Distinguished VCs back wholesale marketplace Faire with $100M at a $535M valuation – TechCrunch A slew of venture capitalists known for high-profile exits — Kirsten Green of Forerunner Ventures, Keith Rabois of Khosla Ventures, Alfred Lin of Sequoia Capital and Alex Taussig of Lightspeed Venture Partners — have invested in …

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China’s Infervision is helping 280 hospitals worldwide detect cancers from images – TechCrunch

China’s Infervision is helping 280 hospitals worldwide detect cancers from images – TechCrunch Until recently, humans have relied on the trained eyes of doctors to diagnose diseases from medical images. Beijing-based Infervision is among a handful of artificial intelligence startups around the world racing to improve medical imaging analysis through deep …

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Plus-sized clothing startup Dia&Co gets another $70M from Sequoia, USV – TechCrunch

Plus-sized clothing startup Dia&Co gets another $70M from Sequoia, USV – TechCrunch The retail industry has and continues to fail the growing number of American women size 14 or larger, says Nadia Boujarwah, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Dia&Co, a personal styling service for plus-sized women. According to …

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In venture capital, it’s still the age of the unicorn – TechCrunch

In venture capital, it’s still the age of the unicorn – TechCrunch Howie Xu is the vice president of artificial intelligence and machine learning at Zscaler. He previously co-founded TrustPath and served as an entrepreneur in residence at Greylock. This month marks the 5-year anniversary of Aileen Lee’s landmark article, …

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Mexican venture firm ALL VP has a $73 million first close on its latest fund – TechCrunch

Mexican venture firm ALL VP has a $73 million first close on its latest fund – TechCrunch Buoyed by international attention from U.S. and Chinese investors and technology companies, new financing keeps flowing into the coffers of Latin American venture capital firms. One day after the Brazilian-based pan-Latin American announced …

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20 startups take center stage at Berkeley SkyDeck’s demo day – TechCrunch

20 startups take center stage at Berkeley SkyDeck’s demo day – TechCrunch The largest-ever Berkeley SkyDeck demo day kicked off with a high-energy performance from the Cal marching band, setting the tone for an afternoon of presentations from none other than Berkeley faculty and students-turned-entrepreneurs. Launched in 2012 as a modest …

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