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Steven Cohen’s Venture Capital Firm Gets Into Crypto With New Partner

He won't be investing in Ripple XRP, though. Hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen is joining the Bitcoin party. Cohe.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 12th, 2018

Steven Cohen’s Venture Capital Firm Gets Into Crypto With New Partner

He won't be investing in Ripple XRP, though. Hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen is joining the Bitcoin party. Cohe.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 12th, 2018

Andreessen Horowitz adds a $300M crypto fund co-led by new female general partner

Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has launched a $300 million fund dedicated to invest in blockchain-focused startups and hired a woman as a general partner who helped prosecute crypto crime in the past. Blockchain enthusiast Chris Dixon is .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2018

Andreessen Horowitz Pours $300 Million into Crypto Fund

The venture capital firm is also adding a new general partner to its ranks. Andreessen Horowitz on Monday debuted a $300 million investment fund that will specialize in cryptoassets and projects that.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 25th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Katie Haun named first female general partner at Andreessen Horowitz

Andreessen Horowitz has embraced the crypto sector in ways no other major U.S. venture-capital firm has done to date......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 25th, 2018

It Started With the Rockefellers. It Ends With Crypto?

Storied venture capital firm Venrock is teaming up with a crypto group to build blockchain businesses, says partner David Pakman on Fortune’s second episode of “Balancing The Ledger.” In the 1930s, Laurence Rock.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 6th, 2018

Rumi Morales joins London-based blockchain VC firm

Rumi Morales, a well-known figure in Chicago’s fintech and startup scene, has joined a London-based venture capital firm focused on blockchain technology. Outlier Ventures announced Wednesday that it has named Morales as a partner, a move that a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2018

Josh Kushner"s venture firm in line for its biggest return from GitHub sale

GitHub stands as Thrive Capital's largest investment and now largest return during the firm's nine-year history. The New York-based venture firm — led by managing partner Joshua Kushner — stands to cash in big after Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT).....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2018

Billionaire Thiel Unveils Broker-Dealer Venture For Major Crypto Traders

Billionaire Peter Thiel’s venture-capital firm is investin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 2nd, 2018

Crypto Billionaire Sued By VC Giant Sequoia Over Collapsed Funding Deal

Submitted by Marie Huillet via CoinTelegraph.com, Venture capital firm Sequoia is suing Zhao Changpeng, the CEO and founder of Binance, currently the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume, for alleg.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 25th, 2018

What Shopping in the Future Will Look Like

The online world is interacting with brick-and-mortar stores in radically new ways, fueling a revolution in how people shop, said Connie Chan, a partner at the Silicon Valley venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 20th, 2018

Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter joins VC firm

Former Gov. Bill Ritter, who championed the renewable-energy focused New Energy Economy for Colorado during his four-year term, has joined Boulder’s Blackhorn Ventures, a venture capital firm, as a strategy partner. The former governor, who led Col.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2018

Blavity raises $6.5M for digital media for black Millennials

Blavity, a technology and media company aimed at black Millennials, has closed $6.5 million in new funding. The Series A was led by Silicon Valley venture-capital firm GV with participation from Comcast Ventures, the private VC affiliate of Comcast .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals48 min. ago

Former Techstars entrepreneur-in-residence starts new venture capital firm

David Mandell's new venture capital firm will not be sector-specific......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals4 hr. 17 min. ago

A prominent Silicon Valley investor says entrepreneurs need to stop copying Mark Zuckerberg and quit talking about ‘breaking things," "disruption," and "robots eating the jobs"

OutCast Mike Maples, founder of Silicon Valley-based venture firm Floodgate Capital, says that people in the tech industry need to reconsider the language they use to describe their ambitions.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 20th, 2018

VC Firm Andreessen Horowitz Promotes Connie Chan to General Partner

Chan is the first GP to get promoted from within the firm. Venture firm Andreessen Horowitz has promoted Connie Chan to general partner with a focus on consumer investments. Chan, a partner who joined as an analyst in 2011, is the first general p.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 17th, 2018

Senior Housing Moves Downtown

A new senior housing building developed by Bridgewood Property and equity partner Harrison Street Capital at 1015 South Shepherd Drive, one of the housing communities the venture is developing. The qua.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 16th, 2018

Bitcoin Bounces Back Above $6500 After BlackRock Creates Crypto Team

Following new last week that billionaire investor Steven Cohen was said to have put money into a hedge fund focusing on crypto, Bitcoin et al. are extending gains today following headlines that BlackRock h.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 16th, 2018

Lady Gaga wins backing for cosmetics company

Gaga, oh, la la! A top Silicon Valley venture capital firm known for successful consumer startups is backing Lady Gaga’s soon-to-be-launched cosmetic company, sources say.  Recode reports that Lightspeed Venture Partners, the investment firm t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2018

Why This Venture Capitalist Raised a $13 Million Fund In an Era of Mega-Funds

SC Moatti, the founding partner of Mighty Capital, isn't scared of Softbank. SC Moatti has access to one of the largest commun.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 11th, 2018

Success with Snap helps venture firm Lightspeed raise $1.8 billion for new funds

Venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners has raised $1.8 billion to invest in startups from cryptocurrency to beauty supplies, hoping to build on its streak of lucrative bets in companies such as Snap Inc , the firm's partners told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 10th, 2018