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Former Stitch Fix COO Julie Bornstein is rewriting the e-commerce playbook

Former Stitch Fix COO Julie Bornstein is rewriting the e-commerce playbook More than two years after Julie Bornstein–Stitch Fix’s former chief operating officer–mysteriously left the subscription-based personal styling service only months before its initial public offering, she’s taking the wraps off her first independent venture. Shortly after departing Stitch Fix, Bornstein began […]

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Why venture capital firms need culture experts

Why venture capital firms need culture experts When Susan Fowler’s 2017 blog post shined a light on Uber’s raucous culture, outlining rampant harassment and sexism, a debate erupted. What role do the deep-pocketed investors behind the company, those who allowed it to scale to monstrous proportions, have in developing and nurturing its […]

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Lookiero closes $19M led by MMC Ventures to be the Stitch Fix for Europe

Lookiero closes M led by MMC Ventures to be the Stitch Fix for Europe Lookiero, the online personal shopping service for clothes and accessories, has closed a $19 million funding round led by London-based VC MMC Ventures with support from existing investor All Iron Ventures, and new investors Bonsai Partners, 10x and […]

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Remagine secures $35M fund backed by media giants to focus on entertainment and media tech

Remagine secures M fund backed by media giants to focus on entertainment and media tech Remagine Ventures is a relatively new European VC fund which focuses on investments in entertainment tech, including AI, gaming, sports & eSports, AR/VR, consumer and commerce. It’s now completed $35 million in funding from a number of […]

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Kaszek Ventures raises $600 million in two funds as Latin America’s startup market booms

Kaszek Ventures raises 0 million in two funds as Latin America’s startup market booms Kaszek Ventures, the investment firm that has been one of the primary architects of the recent boom in startup financing and growth in Latin America, has just raised $600 million across two new funds. The new commitments (raised […]

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African incubator MEST has a new MD and 11 fresh startup investments

African incubator MEST has a new MD and 11 fresh startup investments Pan-African incubator MEST announced investments in 11 startups from its 2019 cohort that will each receive $100,000 in financing. The $1.1 million backing for a graduating class is the largest to date for the Accra-based organization — which operates as […]

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Y Combinator-backed Holy Grail is using machine learning to build better batteries

Y Combinator-backed Holy Grail is using machine learning to build better batteries For a long, long time, renewable energy proponents have considered advancements in battery technology to be the holy grail of the industry. Advancements in energy storage has been among the hardest to achieve economically thanks to the incredibly tricky chemistry […]

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Visa pitches a program offering fintechs faster market access through an ecosystem of partners

Visa pitches a program offering fintechs faster market access through an ecosystem of partners Visa is pitching a new way for startups in the fintech space to get to market faster by using its rails and a group of pre-approved partners. The Fast Track program, a variant of an investment commitment and […]

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SpaceX aims to provide commercial Starship launches by 2021

SpaceX aims to provide commercial Starship launches by 2021 SpaceX is only getting started launching Falcon Heavy commercial missions, but it already has its eyes on the next prize – launching Starship. Now, we know that it’s hoping to start commercial service for this next-generation, fully reusable rocket by 2021, according to […]

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Creative Destruction Lab’s second Super Session is an intense two-day startup testbed

Creative Destruction Lab’s second Super Session is an intense two-day startup testbed Canadian startup program Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) escapes succinct description in some ways – it’s an accelerator, to be sure, and an incubator. Startups show up and present to a combined audience of investors, mentors, industry players (some of whom, […]

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