Kate Clark

Kate Clark

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Kate Clark is a reporter at TechCrunch covering venture capital. She’s interested in diversity & inclusion, e-commerce, transportation and more.

She previously wrote about VC for PitchBook News.

A Seattle native, she graduated from the University of Washington in 2016 after completing a double major in Journalism and International Studies.

Reach Kate via e-mail at kate.clark@techcrunch.com

The Latest from Kate Clark

Probably Genetic helps families identify genetic conditions early with AI and DNA tests

Probably Genetic hopes to provide families of children on the autism spectrum with more complete diagnoses.

Fresh off a $2.65B valuation, Plaid co-founder William Hockey is leaving

"This conclusion was neither a rash nor a recent decision," Hockey explains.

CapitalG co-founder introduces $175M early-stage venture fund

Scott Tierney launches Valo Ventures, a new fund focused on social, economic and environmental megatrends.

Equity transcribed: Silicon Valley’s founder fetish infantilizes public companies

Welcome back to this week’s transcribed edition of Equity. This was a big week of news that the Equity duo had to cover. Kate was at the Code Conference, Fortnite maker, Epic Games bought Housep

Startups Weekly: #CodeCon, the ‘techlash’ and ill-prepared CEOs

In this week's newsletter: Epic Games throws a houseparty, CrowdStrike soars and a VR startup raises fresh funds.

VCs are failing diverse founders; Elizabeth Warren wants to step in

The presidential candidate outlines plans to provide capital to 100,000 new minority-owned businesses.

Silicon Valley’s founder fetish infantilizes public companies

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was a lot of fun. We had Kate and Alex in the studio, wit

Lightspeed Venture Partners doubles its growth practice

Lightspeed Venture Partners will invest in more late-stage businesses with the support of three new partners.

Newly public CrowdStrike wants to become the Salesforce of cybersecurity

Q&A with CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz

BetterUp raises $103M to fast-track employee learning and development

Lightspeed Venture Partners has led BetterUp's Series C financing.

Here’s Mary Meeker’s 2019 Internet Trends report

Mary Meeker presents tech's favorite slide deck.

ZeroDown is constructing a new path to home ownership

Part real estate fund, part tech startup, ZeroDown wants to make it easier to buy a home in the Bay Area.

Brex valued at $2.6B with new cash from Kleiner Perkins

Brex CEO Henrique Dubugras details the fintech startup's latest round.

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki addresses hate speech controversy

YouTube is standing by its decision not to remove Steven Crowder from its platform.

Equity transcribed: What happens to late-stage VC if the Vision Fund goes away?

Welcome back to the transcribed edition of the wildly popular TechCrunch podcast, Equity. This week Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm convened in the new studio to discuss the biggest venture capital news o

Startups Weekly: The Peloton IPO (bull vs. bear)

In this week's newsletter: Bird gets acquisitive, Stripe puts on its VC hat and Thumbtack looks for new cash.

What happens to late-stage VC if the Vision Fund goes away?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

Zoom outperforms in first-ever earnings report

Zoom shares are gaining ground following report of major revenue growth.

Thumbtack is raising up to $120M on a flat valuation

Raising VC at a flat valuation is often a sign investors are uncertain of a company's future prospects.

Postmates taps longtime Apple engineer to boost autonomous delivery efforts

Ken Kocienda will manage Postmates X, the team behind its semi-autonomous delivery robot.
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