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

WeRecover, the Kayak for addiction recovery, raises $2M

Los Angeles-based WeRecover raised the funds from Crosslink Capital, Box Group, Wonder Ventures, Struck Capital and others.

Poynt raises $100M for its smart payment terminal

Palo Alto-based Poynt was launched in 2014 by the former head of Google Wallet and longtime PayPal executive Osama Bedier. 

Airbnb ends forced arbitration days after Google, Facebook did the same

Uber and Lyft put an end to forced arbitration earlier this year.

Travel startups are taking off

The second wave of Internet-era travel companies has captured the attention of venture capitalists.

Growing pains at venture-backed Moogsoft lead to layoffs

Moogsoft has laid off 30 employees and completed two C-suite hires. Its new COO Amer Deeba recently resigned from Qualys following SEC charges of insider trading.

All I want for Christmas are these kitschy VC trading cards

TouchBase is selling a line of VC trading cards, featuring Paul Graham, Marc Andreessen, Mary Meeker and Bill Gurley.

National Grid unveils $250M corporate venture capital arm

Former Intel Capital managing director Lisa Lambert has launched National Grid Partners.

81% of VC firms don’t have a single black investor — BLCK VC wants to change that

There's a new group focused on supporting black investors.

The scooters arrive in Australia

Lime has launched its e-scooters and e-bikes in Melbourne and Sydney.

Corporate travel startup TripActions raises $154M at $1B valuation

Co-founders Ariel Cohen and Ilan Twig wow'd investors with TripActions 700% annual growth rate.

20 startups take center stage at Berkeley SkyDeck’s demo day

A robot that can clean your house, a blockchain-powered social network and 18 other startups presented to investors at SkyDeck's 8th demo day.

Tinder now has 4.1M paying users, expects $800M in revenue this year

Tinder is leading growth for Match Group (NASDAQ: MTCH), which posted third-quarter earnings of 44 cents per share on Tuesday.

GV partner Joe Kraus named Lime’s first COO

One week after Lime tapped David Richter as its first chief business officer, it's announced another addition to its c-suite.

One-year-old Bracket Capital is already an investor in Lyft, Bird, Airbnb and Coinbase

Two former private equity executives have entered the venture capital business via Bracket Capital.

You can ride Bird’s e-scooters in London starting today — but only in Olympic Park

Due to ancient British legislation, Bird's scooters will only be available in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

7-Eleven is bringing cashier-less payments to its stores

7-Eleven is piloting a new mobile check-out process called Scan & Pay.

Pinterest taps former Athleta exec as first CMO

Andréa Mallard, the former chief marketing officer of Athleta, has joined Pinterest as its first-ever CMO.

Female founders have brought in just 2.2% of US VC this year (yes, again)

All-female founding teams have raised 2.2% of U.S. VC so far this year; mixed-gender teams have raised about 13%.

James Patterson released a work of interactive fiction on Facebook Messenger

The book's characters have Instagram accounts, too.

Village Global’s accelerator introduces founders to Bill Gates, Reid Hoffman, Eric Schmidt and more

The VC fund backed by Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and other tech luminaries is offering early-stage startups access to its killer network.
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