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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

U.S. Crypto Investment Firm Attracts $22M in Series A, Looks to Expand Services

Los Angeles based cryptocurrency investment firm SFOX has raked in roughly 22 7 million in its Series A funding The round was headed by venture platforms Social Capital and Tribe Capital and earned the participation of other firms like DCG SV Angel.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqAug 16th, 2018

A top VC stopped a board meeting with a cultured meat startup over a slide she hadn"t seen in her entire career, and it offers a lesson to other companies

Memphis Meats/Facebok Heidi Roizen, a partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm DFJ, had to stop a board meeting with cultured mea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 8th, 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

A $10 billion marijuana producer just spun off its venture arm in the hopes it will become the "Google Ventures of cannabis" (RIV)

Blair Gable/Reuters Canopy Growth, a $10 billion Canadian marijuana firm, is spinning off its venture-capital arm, which began trading at $18.44 per share Thursday.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins to split over strategy differences

Venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins is dividing in two after rift over investing strategies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 15th, 2018

Venture-Capital Firm Kleiner Perkins Plans to Split - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalVenture-Capital Firm Kleiner Perkins.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 14th, 2018

Ribbit is targeting a $420 million fintech fund

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Ribbit Capital, a global venture capital firm focused on fintech, is tar.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2018

RiverVest leads $40 million venture capital deal

Clayton-based venture capital firm RiverVest Venture Partners has led a $40 million Series B financing round for a Seattle-based biotech company.  The company, OncoResponse, is developing a portfolio of antibodies to high-value targets for cancer t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2018

Lockheed"s venture arm boosts stake in unmanned maritime systems firm

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s venture capital arm is beefing up its investment in unmanned maritime systems technology by joining a Series B funding round for a San Diego company.  Ocean Aero Inc., which builds environmentally-powered, autonomous and unma.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2018

Exclusive: Global venture capital firm Baird Capital to open TMC office

"Just the magnitude of the amount of research and the number of beds that are in this ecosystem — it's truly unique.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2018