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Accel, Sequoia in advanced talks to lead $10M funding in Metrobikes

Two of the country’s largest venture capital firms — Accel India and Sequoia CapitalIndia — are in advanced talks to lead a $10-million series-A round in peer-to-peer motor vehicle rental startup Metrobikes, according to three people familiar with the development. 299 more words


Another short-lived, overfunded startup is shutting down: Primary Data

A startup that’s operating in stealth mode raises an almost stunning amount of money before it releases a product. Investors write outsized checks to the outfit anyway because of the people involved in it, but before you know it, poof, the company is imploding, and the capital is gone. 842 more words


Even the Most Interesting Man in the World couldn't make Luma work as standalone company

Luma, a three-year-old maker of smart Wi-Fi routers, has been acquired by First Alert, a maker of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors that is itself a subsidiary of Newell Brands, a public company whose other holdings include Rubbermaid. 274 more words


Accel launches UC Berkeley mentorship program

Sometimes it seems like Stanford gets all the VC attention, but there’s another great school in the Bay Area.

UC Berkeley is the top-ranked public school in the country  369 more words


Data Sheet—How Top VCs Are Betting on Blockchain

(Today’s essay from Robert Hackett offers insight into the latest trends in VC digital currency investing.)

Venture capital firms have been plunking down millions of dollars in funding on startups pitching… 448 more words


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Here's What Slack Has Planned Now That It's Valued at $5.1 Billion

Business software maker Slack confirmed that it has raked in an additional $250 million in a Series G funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund. That brings total funding for the eight-year-old company to a whopping $841 million and valuation to $5.1 billion. 273 more words