Aileen Lee

VC Aileen Lee just offered some very specific advice to female founders looking for funding

Researchers from HBR discovered that investors tend to ask men questions about the potential for gains at their startups, while they ask women about the potential for losses. At Y Combinator's Female

Unilever buys Dollar Shave Club for reported $1B value

Unilever creates and captures a unicorn with its plans to acquire Dollar Shave Club. Announced this evening, the $130 billion dollar multinational consumer goods company is speculated to be paying $1

Tally raises $15 million for app to make credit cards less expensive, easier to manage

San Francisco-based Tally Technologies raised $15 million in Series A venture funding to launch an app that promises to help people maintain good credit while avoiding fees, charges and other credit c

Female Founders: The State Of The Union

Building a tech company from the ground up and having it succeed is an ambitious goal. Doing that as a female founder and CEO is another beast, entirely. When you stop and look at what it takes to be

Do You Have To Be In San Francisco To Be A Tech Entrepreneur? The VCs Say No.*

With sky-high rents on both housing and commercial office space, do you really have to be in the Bay Area to hit a home run? A number of VCs today at TechCrunch Disrupt said not necessarily. Dana Sett

Meet The Disrupt SF 2015 Speakers And Judges

Disrupt SF is just a few weeks away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference.

Confused About the Market? These Four Investors Will Set You Straight At Disrupt

Raising money these days is a confusing morass, what with all the unicorns and hedge funds and secondaries and pre-seed, post-seed, and Series B crunches to process. But good news: At our Disrupt SF I

Aileen Lee Is Coming To Disrupt SF 2015

Aileen Lee has attracted widespread attention for coining the term “unicorn” in a November 2013 <a href="">TechCrunch article</a>

Startups, A Rich Man’s Game

Despite the Silicon Valley echo chamber, starting a company remains easily among the most risky career moves for workers. The stress of the job can easily lead to burnout or long-lasting mental health

Aileen Lee’s Cowboy Ventures Is Raising A $55 Million Second Fund

Cowboy Ventures, the early-stage investment firm led by Aileen Lee, is in the midst of raising its second fund. According to an SEC filing, the firm is seeking to raise $55 million — which is up fro

How Investors Are Trying To Change The Culture Of Silicon Valley

Over the last year, the tech press has been filled with stories of high-flying startups struggling with issues of gender discrimination and harassment, sometimes with those issues coming from the foun

Kleiner Perkins Invests $15M in Rent the Runway

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