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Asana raises $75M Series D led by Al Gore’s Generation Investment Management

Asana, the productivity and collaboration service, is getting a major infusion of cash after Generation Investment Management, a London-based firm backed by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, led a

Physical storage startup Makespace has a new CEO to represent it

Makespace, one of the many startups that launched to give consumers a new option for storing their stuff, has a new chief executive, TechCrunch has confirmed. The company’s thirty year-old co-fo

For investors seeking a purpose-built CRM toolkit, Affinity raised $13.5 million to get you covered

For the venture capitalists, hedge funders, investment bankers and private equity folks trawling the skyways looking for deals, there’s nothing more important than a strong network. But for most

Stealthy gaming company Wonder is ready to tease its new mystery hardware

Wonder, the incredibly stealthy new gaming company, has quietly created a signup page for information and perks related to its plans for global domination of the gaming market from its Los Angeles hea

Joe Lonsdale moves forward with 8VC’s new fund and more

Lonsdale declined to comment on 8VC’s fundraising last year. But last week, we spoke with him about the new fund and, to a much lesser extent, about Formation 8 Partners, which Lonsdale famou

The present and future of trucking, our country’s broken, inefficient economic backbone

Jake Medwell Contributor Jake Medwell is a founding partner of 8VC, a San Francisco based venture capital firm. The trucking industry is enormous and vital. it remains the primary way we move goods a

Bloomz raises $2.3 million to connect teachers and students’ families

Education tech startup Bloomz has raised $2.3 million in seed funding for an app that connects teachers and parents, securely. The company’s app features tools that help teachers push updates ab