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Corporate venture investment climbs higher throughout 2018 – TechCrunch

Corporate venture investment climbs higher throughout 2018 – TechCrunch Many corporations are pinning their futures on their venture investment portfolios. If you can’t beat startups at the innovation game, go into business with them as financial partners. Though many technology companies have robust venture investment initiatives—Alphabet’s venture funding universe and Intel Capital’s …

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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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Mithril Capital Management, cofounded by Ajay Royan and Peter Thiel, is leaving the Bay Area – TechCrunch

Mithril Capital Management, cofounded by Ajay Royan and Peter Thiel, is leaving the Bay Area – TechCrunch From its glass-lined offices in San Francisco’s leafy Presidio national park, six-year-old Mithril Capital Management has happily flown under the radar. Now it’s leaving altogether and relocating its team to Austin, a spot …

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Eight Roads Ventures targets Southeast Asia deals – TechCrunch

Eight Roads Ventures targets Southeast Asia deals – TechCrunch Eight Roads Ventures, the investment arm of financial giant Fidelity International, is moving into Southeast Asia where it sees the potential to plug the later stage investment gap. The firm has funds across the world including the U.S, China and Europe, …

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Jamie Burke to explain why you should still bet on the blockchain at Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

Jamie Burke to explain why you should still bet on the blockchain at Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch Now that your cousin doesn’t ask you questions about bitcoin anymore, is it the end of all things blockchain? Maybe it just means that it’s time to think about innovating at the protocol …

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‘Brotopia’ inspired OODA Health to raise its $40.5M round only from firm’s with female partners – TechCrunch

‘Brotopia’ inspired OODA Health to raise its $40.5M round only from firm’s with female partners – TechCrunch It’s never particularly easy to raise a round of venture capital — but I think most experienced founders will tell you its not quite as bad the second or third time around, when …

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Amplify Partners locks in $200 million to transform technical founders into people who can actually lead a startup – TechCrunch

Amplify Partners locks in $200 million to transform technical founders into people who can actually lead a startup – TechCrunch Sunil Dhaliwal has had a solid run in his 20 years so far as a VC. Just two years out of Georgetown, Dhaliwal landed at Battery Ventures, a highly regarded …

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Old media giants turn to VC for their next act – TechCrunch

Old media giants turn to VC for their next act – TechCrunch The Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 eras weren’t kind to the world’s largest media conglomerates, throwing their business models into question, creating whole new categories of content consumption, and bringing online competition to subscription and ad pricing. Many …

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