Umamicart, which launched Monday, delivers classic and new Chinese, Japanese, and Korean foods sourced from mom-and-pop businesses.
Jacob Mullins and his wife Nancy have been sheltering in place in their 500-square-foot San Francisco apartment since March. Mullins, a Silicon Valley investor at Shasta Ventures and a San Francisco resident of 11 years, is teaching himself how to play the violin and fly fish and is making the […]
David Blumberg, managing partner at Blumberg Capital, used to travel to Israel, New York, and beyond for work before the COVID-19 pandemic drove the world to a halt. Now, instead of commuting into his downtown San Francisco office, Blumberg takes calls at his home in the city starting early in […]
Venture capital firm Oak HC/FT just raised an $US800 million fund, bringing its total assets under management to $US1.9 billion. It’s the third fund for the firm, which was founded in 2014 and invests in healthcare and financial technology companies. We talked to Oak HC/FT about where it’s planning to […]
Clearbanc has now raised a total of $US1 billion in capital to fund startups. The company offers startups an alernative to raising funds through a venture capital firm, giving loans (that don’t require an equity stake) with 6% interest that are repaid by taking a portion of the startup’s revenue. […]
Jay-Z has filed paperwork for a new venture firm called Marcy Venture Partners along with Walden Venture Capital’s managing director, Lawrence Marcus, and Roc Nation’s president, Jay Brown. Last year it was reported that Jay-Z was planning on launching a fund along with Sherpa Capital. Jay-Z is expanding his efforts […]
In 2017, the presence of women in venture capital made feeble progress at the country’s top firms. Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital were among two firms last year to take on their first female general partners. And more and more women are founding female-led firms with an express […]