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The 35-year-old creator of Twitch has already launched and sold one startup for $1 billion. And he just raised $65 million from top VC firms, like Andreessen Horowitz, to do it again

Justin Kan’s new legal startup, Atrium, has snatched up $US65 million in a new round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz. Kan is perhaps best known as the creator of modern live-streaming with the launch of Twitch, which sold to Amazon for nearly $US1 billion. He aims to repeat his […]
The 35-year-old creator of Twitch has already launched and sold one startup for $1 billion. And he just raised $65 million from top VC firms, like Andreessen Horowitz, to do it again
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One of the hottest VC firms in Silicon Valley has removed the team page from its website after bleeding 7 partners over the summer

Venture capital firm Social Capital seems to be unravelling following a tumultuous first half of 2018. Seven partners, including one of the firm’s cofounders, left the firm founded by early Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya. The latest defectors are VC partner Mike Ghaffary and vice president of marketing Ashley Mayer. Social […]
One of the hottest VC firms in Silicon Valley has removed the team page from its website after bleeding 7 partners over the summer
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Tech billionaire Vinod Khosla says he wishes he never bought the beach near his $37 million estate. But he will fight for the rest of his life to keep it off-limits to the public on ‘principle’

Tech billionaire Vinod Khosla is fighting to make a beach near his $US37 million estate off-limits to the public. In an interview with The New York Times, Khosla said he wished he had “never bought the property,” but he will continue to fight for his privacy based on “principle.” Khosla […]
Tech billionaire Vinod Khosla says he wishes he never bought the beach near his $37 million estate. But he will fight for the rest of his life to keep it off-limits to the public on ‘principle’
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Andreessen Horowitz is launching a $300 million fund to invest in crypto — and it hired its first-ever female general partner to lead the effort

Andreessen Horowitz is launching a $US300 million fund to invest in cryptocurrency companies and protocols, called “a16z crypto.” The top VC firm hired Katie Haun, a former prosecutor with the US Department of Justice, to lead the fund alongside partner Chris Dixon. The new crypto fund plans to invest consistently […]
Andreessen Horowitz is launching a $300 million fund to invest in crypto — and it hired its first-ever female general partner to lead the effort
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A hot startup raised $89 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

Tech investors are throwing money at Front, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. The startup makes a shared inbox app that lets teams handle messages from email, texts, Slack, and social media, all in one place. This year, the 28-year-old cofounder and CEO […]
A hot startup raised $89 million in 5 days using these 24 slides
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A top tech investor says cameras watching your every move is inevitable in the US: ‘It’s not my fault what the future holds, so if it’s scary I apologise’

Sarah Guo of Greylock Partners predicts that someday surveillance cameras will watch your every move and that it will change people’s behaviour. “There’s a saying, ‘You are who you are when no one’s watching,'” Guo said at a recent tech event, adding that she thinks “we’re going to be watched” […]
A top tech investor says cameras watching your every move is inevitable in the US: ‘It’s not my fault what the future holds, so if it’s scary I apologise’
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