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Equity podcast: Robinhood raises, Flipkart exits and MoviePass is running out of cash

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-themed podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Matthew Lynley, Connie Loizos and myself were joined by

Distributed applications, teams, genes and geographies will shape the future of VC in 2018

As the New Year dawns, new opportunities are emerging for savvy venture capitalists in a number of different fields. From new companies building businesses based on the genome, to businesses built on

The final 75 tickets are now available for the TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital

The TechCrunch Summer Party is a thing of tradition and we hope you can make it out this year. As in years past we’ll gather on the spacious grounds of August Capital in Menlo Park and enjoy an even

There are now more tickets available for the TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital

The TechCrunch Summer Party is a thing of tradition and we hope you can make it out this year. As in years past we’ll gather on the spacious grounds of August Capital in Menlo Park and enjoy an even

Grab a ticket to the TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital

The TechCrunch Summer Party is a thing of tradition and we hope you can make it out this year. As in years past we’ll gather on the spacious grounds of August Capital in Menlo Park and enjoy an even

Tickets are now available for the TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital

The TechCrunch Summer Party is a thing of tradition and we hope you can make it out this year. As in years past we’ll gather on the spacious grounds of August Capital in Menlo Park and enjoy an even

Baby food delivery service Yumi launches with $4.1 million in seed funding

Yumi, the Los Angeles-based baby food delivery service co-created by former TechCrunch and Wall Street Journal reporter Evelyn Rusli and Angela Sutherland is finally open for business, with $4.1 mill

Discontent and disruption in the world of content delivery networks

As content delivery networks (CDN) market leaders grapple with technological shifts, some innovators are making rapid advances. The CDN market, estimated at $5 billion today, is anticipated to be more

Fastly raises another $50 million for its content delivery networking technology

Content delivery company Fastly has raised $50 million in financing to expand its footprint as a corporate supplier of speedy application, website, and web service delivery. In its press release, Fas

GitLab secures $20 million Series B

GitLab, the code collaboration platform for developers based on the open source Git tool, announced a $20 million Series B round today led by August Capital. Existing investors Khosla Ventures and Y

More tickets are now available for TechCrunch’s Summer Party at August Capital

The demand was so great that we just released a new batch of tickets for our summer part on the sunny decks of August Capital Sand Hill Rd offices. The TechCrunch Summer Party is a thing of tradition

Tickets are now available for the TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital

The TechCrunch Summer Party is a thing of tradition and we hope you can make it out this year. Like in year’s past we’ll gather on the spacious grounds of August Capital in Menlo Park and

DocSend raises $8M for smarter document sharing

Document analytics startup DocSend has raised $8 million in new funding. Naturally, co-founder and CEO Russ Heddleston said he used his company’s tools to make the deal. DocSend launched in the

CommonBond Attracts Another $35 Million For Its College Lending Marketplace

New York-based lending marketplace, CommonBond, has managed to attract a more modest -- but still significant -- $35 million in fresh financing for its own expansion plans.

Group Commerce Startup Massdrop Raises $40M

Massdrop is announcing that it has raised $40 million in Series B funding. The company focuses on what it calls "community-driven commerce." It allows people who are interested in things like high-

Tickets Are Available For The 10th Annual Summer Party At August Capital

TechCrunch’s annual summer soirée is coming. It's hard to believe we are 10 years old, but we celebrated that this weekend, and now we want to take the party down south for our annual get together

Palerra Snags $17M To Automate Cloud Security

Palerra, a cloud security startup, announced $17M in funding today as it continues to build its cloud security automation business. The round was led by new investors August Capital with current inves

August Capital Raises $450 Million For Its Seventh Fund, August VII

August Capital said today it has closed on $450 million for its latest venture capital fund, called August VII. The new raise represents a downsizing of sorts for the 20-year-old Sand Hill Road firm.

Please Join Us For The 9th Annual August Capital Party In Silicon Valley

TechCrunch's annual summer soirée is almost here. As in years past, August Capital will host TechCrunch and hundreds of local investors, founders and developers at its sunny office on Sand Hill Road.

Sand Hill Road’s Consiglieres: August Capital

There are VCs, and then there are classic VCs. It was 1980, and 30 year old Dave Marquardt was a young, hot shot VC at Technology Venture Investors looking for his next deal. He heard through the g
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