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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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GV partner Joe Kraus named Lime’s first COO – TechCrunch

GV partner Joe Kraus named Lime’s first COO – TechCrunch Lime announced more big hiring news this morning with the appointment of Joe Kraus, a general partner at Alphabet’s venture arm GV and an existing member of the bike- and scooter-sharing startup’s board of directors, as its first chief operating …

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Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies – TechCrunch

Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor Tarform debuted new e-motorcycles but is there a U.S. market? Marieme Diop and Shikoh Gitau to speak at Startup Battlefield Africa Africa’s VC landscape is becoming more African with an increasing number of …

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Korean AI startup Skelter Labs is expanding to Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

Korean AI startup Skelter Labs is expanding to Southeast Asia – TechCrunch Korean AI startup Skelter Labs is expanding to Southeast Asia after it pulled in undisclosed funding from Singapore-based VC firm Golden Gate Ventures. Skelter Labs was founded in 2015 by founded by Ted Cho, the former engineering site director …

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Korean AI startup Skelter Labs raises $10M to expand to Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

Korean AI startup Skelter Labs raises $10M to expand to Southeast Asia – TechCrunch Korean AI startup Skelter Labs is expanding to Southeast Asia after it pulled in $10 million in new funding led by Singapore-based VC firm Golden Gate Ventures. Skelter Labs was founded in 2015 by founded by Ted …

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What the Bolsonaro victory means for Brazil’s startup ecosystme – TechCrunch

What the Bolsonaro victory means for Brazil’s startup ecosystme – TechCrunch Pedro H. Ramos Contributor Pedro H. Ramos is a partner at Baptista Luz Advogados. Pedro has been representing clients in the technology sector since 2009. He is an advisor to the Interministerial Committee for Digital Transformation, a board member …

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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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Latinx women-led startups have raised 0.4% of VC since 2009 – TechCrunch

Latinx women-led startups have raised 0.4% of VC since 2009 – TechCrunch In recent years, many have pushed to level the playing field for women in tech through new initiatives, funds, companies, support networks and more. White women, however, have emerged as the key beneficiaries. Less has been done to bolster …

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DLab is a new East Coast accelerator for crypto – TechCrunch

DLab is a new East Coast accelerator for crypto – TechCrunch SOSV, a twenty-year-old fund with $500M in assets under management, has been running accelerators for years. Their oldest one, HAX, is the premier hardware accelerator in San Francisco and Shenzhen and they’ve recently launched a food accelerator in New …

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