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Court rules Mike Rothenberg must fork over more than $31 million to settle SEC allegations

Court rules Mike Rothenberg must fork over more than million to settle SEC allegations Mike Rothenberg, the once high-flying VC bent on bringing the party to Silicon Valley, must now pay a whopping $31.4 million to settle a California federal court ruling in favor of Security and Exchange Commission allegations. TechCrunch deemed […]

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In the shadow of Amazon and Microsoft, Seattle startups are having a moment

In the shadow of Amazon and Microsoft, Seattle startups are having a moment Venture capital investment exploded across a number of geographies in 2019 despite the constant threat of an economic downturn. San Francisco, of course, remains the startup epicenter of the world, shutting out all other geographies when it comes to […]

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The SEC wants disgraced VC Mike Rothenberg to cough up more than $30 million

The SEC wants disgraced VC Mike Rothenberg to cough up more than million Nearly three years ago, TechCrunch reported on suspected fraud committed by Mike Rothenberg, a self-described “millennial venture capitalist” who’d made a name for himself not only by eponymously branding his venture firm but for spending lavishly to woo startup […]

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The future of car ownership: Cars-as-a-service

The future of car ownership: Cars-as-a-service Car shoppers now have several new options to avoid long-term debt and commitments. Automakers and startups alike are increasingly offering services that give buyers new opportunities and greater flexibility around owning and using vehicles. Cars-as-a-Service In the first part of this feature, we explored the different […]

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Remitly raises $220M to expand from money transfers to financial services, now at ~$1B valuation

Remitly raises 0M to expand from money transfers to financial services, now at ~B valuation When it comes to financial services in emerging markets, remittances — people sending money to each other across international borders, often not to established bank accounts — continues to be one of the biggest, with the World […]

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Grasshopper’s Judith Erwin leaps into innovation banking

Grasshopper’s Judith Erwin leaps into innovation banking In the years following the financial crisis, de novo bank activity in the US slowed to a trickle. But as memories fade, the economy expands and the potential of tech-powered financial services marches forward, entrepreneurs have once again been asking the question, “Should I start […]

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On the strength of its Mixer partnership, streaming toolkit developer Lightstream raises $8 million

On the strength of its Mixer partnership, streaming toolkit developer Lightstream raises million Lightstream, a Chicago-based company which develops tools to augment livestreams, has raised $8 million in new funding as it looks to add monitoring, management, and monetization services to its suite of editing technologies. Last year, the company inked a […]

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Consolidation is coming to gaming, and Jam City raises $145 million to capitalize on it

Consolidation is coming to gaming, and Jam City raises 5 million to capitalize on it A slew of banks are coming together to back a new roll-up strategy for the Los Angeles-based mobile gaming studio, Jam City and giving the company $145 million in new funding to carry that out. There’s no word […]

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Petal’s no-fee credit card for the credit score-less is now open to the public

Petal’s no-fee credit card for the credit score-less is now open to the public Petal, the startup credit card company that’s offering a no-fee credit line to people without a credit history, is now publicly available. Launched earlier this year by co-founders Jason Gross, Andrew Endicott, Andrew Ehrich, and Jake Arenas, Petal […]

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A new unicorn is born: Root Insurance raises $100 million for a $1 billion valuation

A new unicorn is born: Root Insurance raises 0 million for a billion valuation Root Insurance, an Ohio-based car insurance startup with a tech twist, said Wednesday it has raised $100 million in a Series D funding round led of Tiger Global Management, pushing the company’s valuation to $1 billion.  Redpoint Ventures, […]

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