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  • SoftTech VC's Jeff Clavier on Silicone Valley Investing

    (Founder Stories) SoftTech VC’s Clavier: An Investor’s Role Isn’t To Give Orders

    SoftTech VC’s, Jeff Clavier has edged his way from a true Silicon Valley outsider (born and raised in France) to the ultimate insider. Since moving to the valley a decade ago, Clavier has launched three funds and invested in more than 100 companies, the likes of which include Mint, FitBit, and Fab. Not bad for a guy who claims to have jumped “into venture by… Read More

  • What Jeff Clavier Is Buying And How He Lost Foursquare

    What Jeff Clavier Is Buying And How He Lost Foursquare

    Prolific investor Jeff Clavier has 81 deals to date, with several successful exits in his pocket— including Mint, Truveo and most recently Disney’s acquisition of Tapulous. As the founder of SoftTech VC, he is technically a micro VC, but he prefers the far sexier title of “Super Angel.” We talked to Clavier on Wednesday on TechCrunch TV, for his take on the pulse of… Read More

  • Outright Raises $5 Million More For Simple Online Bookkeeping App

    Outright Raises $5 Million More For Simple Online Bookkeeping App

    Sequoia Capital has led a second round of funding for Outright, provider of a free and drop-dead simple online bookkeeping service, investing $5 million in the fledgling company together with returning backers First Round Capital, Shasta Ventures and SoftTech VC. Outright (formerly called GoBootstrap) launched its online bookkeeping app in public beta earlier this year after raising $2 million… Read More