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ZeroDown, valued at $150 million, plans to take on Zillow

ZeroDown, valued at 0 million, plans to take on Zillow Days out of Y Combinator, venture capitalists valued ZeroDown, a financial and real estate technology startup, at $150 million. The company had the perfect match of experienced founders and eye-popping ambitions to carve a new path to home ownership. “I think we […]

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Bird’s chief legal & policy officer is leaving the company

Bird’s chief legal & policy officer is leaving the company Bird, the $2.5 billion electric scooter business, is losing its chief legal and policy officer. David Estrada, who was hired last year from Kitty Hawk, is joining another mobility company, SoftBank-backed Nuro. A spokesperson for Bird tells TechCrunch Estrada is leaving the […]

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Founder’s guide to the pre-IPO secondary market

Founder’s guide to the pre-IPO secondary market Ryan Conner Contributor Share on Twitter Ryan Conner is a corporate attorney at Atrium part of the General Counsel Group representing early-stage startups. The increase in activity in the pre-IPO secondary market means that founders, early employees, and investors are receiving liquidity much sooner in […]

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Pelion Venture Partners adds Jeff Kearl as a managing director, opens Southern California presence

Pelion Venture Partners adds Jeff Kearl as a managing director, opens Southern California presence The Salt Lake City-based Pelion Venture Partners is opening an outpost in Southern California and has added Jeff Kearl as a managing director to head up operations in the region. Kearl was the chief executive officer of Stance, […]

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Startups Weekly: YC grad Revel’s plan to connect women over 50

Startups Weekly: YC grad Revel’s plan to connect women over 50 Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy news pertaining to startups and venture capital. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. I’ve been on a bit of a […]

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Pegging Libra just to the $ could soothe regulators, a16z says

Pegging Libra just to the $ could soothe regulators, a16z says What if Libra wasn’t backed by a basket of international currencies, but only the dollar? Regulatory pushback to the Facebook-led cryptocurrency Libra has caused major partners including Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, and eBay to pull out of the Libra Association. But one […]

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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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BoxGroup raises its first externally backed fund to invest in seed-stage startups

BoxGroup raises its first externally backed fund to invest in seed-stage startups BoxGroup, the seed-stage investment firm led by David Tisch, has today announced that it has raised its very first fund from limited partners. To date, Box Group has been internally backed, meaning that the cash came from none other than […]

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Tiger Global values people management tool Lattice at ~$200M

Tiger Global values people management tool Lattice at ~0M The secretive New York-based hedge fund Tiger Global Management has led a $25 million Series C investment in Lattice, an employee performance and engagement management tool, with participation from the startup’s existing investors. The round, which values Lattice in the ballpark of $200 […]

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SmileDirectClub’s former CEO is back with a new dental startup called Tend

SmileDirectClub’s former CEO is back with a new dental startup called Tend A growing number of newer dental brands has been attracting money from venture investors who are still kicking themselves for missing runaway hits. Most notable among these breakout companies is newly public SmileDirectClub, which sells teeth-straightening products directly to consumers […]

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