500 Startups’ Dave McClure apologizes for ‘multiple’ advances toward women and being a ‘creep’

Taking an alternative approach to Chris Sacca’s pre-publication statement on the New York Times’ story of his alleged misconduct, Dave McClure waited a day to respond to the allegations ma

Someone just bought R2-D2 for over $2 million

Sorry, Luke — but it looks like both your lightsaber and R2-D2 have new owners. In an auction that I’d like to pretend took place in front of a Sandcrawler in the middle of a desert, someone re

Invisible unicorns: 35 big companies that started with little or no money

There’s a widespread belief among founders that venture capital is a precursor to success. VC is a common denominator of the most successful tech startups, but it isn't a prerequisite. To help illus

Gaming firm Razer seeks to raise over $600M in Hong Kong IPO

Gaming firm Razer has filed to go public through an IPO in Hong Kong as it looks to raise more than $600 million to go after growth opportunities. The U.S.-based company, which traces its origins back

Mendel.ai nabs $2 million to match cancer patients with the latest clinical trials

Dr. Karim Galil was tired of losing patients to cancer. He was tired of messy medical records. And he was tired of trying to stay on top of all the clinical trials touting one solution or another. Los

These cities in California’s East Bay are raking in venture capital

San Francisco Bay Area companies raise so much venture capital relative to other places that a lot of little-known cities in the region outrank major metropolises in total funding. In this two-part se

A walk around Station F with Emmanuel Macron

“We called this building Station F, like Station France, Station Femmes [ed. note: women in French], Station Founders or Station Freyssinet because Freyssinet was a great architect and a great entre