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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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Silicon Valley’s sovereign wealth problem – TechCrunch

Silicon Valley’s sovereign wealth problem – TechCrunch It’s time to bring the conversation about where Silicon Valley gets its money from out into the open. Following recent revelations into Saudi Arabia’s extensive reach and influence in the US technology sector, the willful ignorance that has defined the relationship between venture …

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Envoy raises $43 million to digitize your office – TechCrunch

Envoy raises $43 million to digitize your office – TechCrunch The office might not seem like an area in desperate need of disruption, but Envoy — a Silicon Valley company used to sign in over 100,000 visitors at offices across the world each day; and a TechCrunch SF office neighbor! …

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Lessons from building Brex into a billion-dollar startup – TechCrunch

Lessons from building Brex into a billion-dollar startup – TechCrunch When I think about my experience as an immigrant and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, I remember growing up in Brazil and how we saw tech founders and CEOs as kings. We imagined what it would be like to assume the …

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VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be – TechCrunch

VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be – TechCrunch In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leaving Silicon Valley.’ The author outlined reasons why the Valley has “peaked.” Venture capital investors are deploying …

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In Bad Blood, a pedestrian tale of heuristics and lies – TechCrunch

In Bad Blood, a pedestrian tale of heuristics and lies – TechCrunch In a world where thousands and thousands of startups are started in the Bay Area every year, becoming a name that everyone recognizes is no small feat. Theranos reached that summit, and it all came crashing down. The …

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Golden Gate Ventures closes new $100M fund for Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

Golden Gate Ventures closes new $100M fund for Southeast Asia – TechCrunch Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures has announced the close of its newest (and third) fund for Southeast Asia at a total of $100 million. The first hit a first close in the summer, as TechCrunch reported at the time, …

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Playing the global game, Sequoia can cut checks for up to $1 billion – TechCrunch

Playing the global game, Sequoia can cut checks for up to $1 billion – TechCrunch As the shadow of SoftBank (and its $100 billion fund) looms large over the investment landscape, Sequoia Capital is pushing the upper limits of the checks it’s willing to write to global growth-stage companies up …

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Safety and inspection bot startup Gecko Robotics adds $7 million to the coffers – TechCrunch

Safety and inspection bot startup Gecko Robotics adds $7 million to the coffers – TechCrunch Gecko Robotics aims to save human lives at our nation’s power plants with its wall-climbing robots. To continue doing so, the startup tells TechCrunch it has just secured $7 million from a cadre of high-profile …

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