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NEX raises $25M, launches Active Arcade to get people moving

There is a physical activity deficit in our world. Three-fourths of adults say staying in shape is very important for health benefits. Yet, one in four adults and 81% of adolescents are insufficiently

Impossible Foods confirms $500 million fundraising, has raised $1.3 billion in total

Impossible Foods, the privately held meat replacement challenger to publicly traded Beyond Meat, said it has raised roughly $500 million in its latest round of funding. The new investment brings the c

Impossible adds ‘ground pork’ and ‘sausages’ to its lineup of plant-based foods

Impossible Foods made huge waves in the food industry when it came up with a way of isolating and using “heme” molecules from plants to mimic the blood found in animal meat (also comprised

SV Angel says it won’t be raising another fund from outside investors

SV Angel, the seed-stage investment firm, announced today that it’s getting out of the traditional venture business. At least, said the firm, going forward, its founders, meaning famous angel in

In the next few weeks, you can spend time with any one of these VCs and it will all go to charity

Five years ago, we told you about a venture capital auction wherein dozens of VCs donated their time toward a greater good — helping fund research at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, one of

Former Warriors basketball player David Lee is reportedly in talks to join VC firm Social Capital

David Lee, who retired from the world of basketball just last week, is in talks to join venture firm Social Capital, Axios reports. Social Capital, founded by minority Warriors owner Chamath Palihapi

Venture capitalist David Lee sues former partner Ron Conway for millions

Millions of dollars are at stake in a legal battle between Ron Conway and his former SV Angel partner David Lee, according to a suit filed last week in Marin County Superior Court and first reported

Trace Genomics launches a 23andMe for farms, raises $4 million to improve the world’s food supply

A San Francisco startup called Trace Genomics wants to help farmers diagnose and improve the health of the soil where they want to raise crops before it’s harvest time and too late to change course.

David Lee is back with a new fund: Refactor Capital

David Lee, a former Google executive who for several years ran the seed-stage venture fund SV Angel, is back with his own new firm, shows an SEC filing. The outfit is called Refactor Capital and it&#

Topher Conway Becomes Co-Managing Partner Of SV Angel As David Lee Steps Down

Big changes are afoot at one of the premier angel investing firms, as David Lee is stepping down from SV Angel after multiple years as managing partner at the firm. With his departure, Topher Conway w

The Entire SV Angel Partnership To Speak At Disrupt NY

TechCrunch is excited to announce today that the entire SV Angel partnership is headed to Disrupt NY 2015. That means Ron Conway, David Lee, Brian Pokorny, Topher Conway, Robert Pollak and Kevin Carte

Meet Rhett, The Reason You Should Donate Money To Charity To Hang Out With A VC [TCTV]

How much is a dinner with SV Angel's co-founder and managing partner, David Lee, worth? When you put it into the context of where the money will be going, the answer should be "it's almost priceless."

SV Angel Team Counters Chamath Palihapitiya’s Startup Skepticism: ‘Innovation Is Not Dead’

Michael Arrington began moderating a panel at Disrupt NY today with Ron Conway, David Lee, and Brian Pokorny of SV Angel by noting that he was "pissed off" by investor Chamath Palipitiya's comments on

Fred Wilson On Disruption: "You Can't Stop What People Ultimately Want To Have Happen"

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/dixon-wilson-lee.jpg" /> New York's <a href="http://www.internetweekny.com/">Internet Week</a> featured a panel discussion with Union Squar

Fred Wilson, Chris Dixon, And David Lee On High Valuations And Competing With Platforms

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/fred-wilson-ga.jpg"/> "Building on someone else's platform is a good idea, if you have your eyes wide open," investor Fred Wilson told a pa

Investors Fred Wilson, Chris Dixon, And David Lee On Software Patents: Get Rid Of Them (Video)

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/wilsonleedixonexcerpt.png"/>Last night during an Internet Week event at General Assembly, investors <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/perso

David Lee and Ron Conway Bust Entrepreneur Myths on Stage at Disrupt

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/tcdisrupt_web-001-1150.jpg" />Entrepreneurs are inherently individuals, so rolling their experiences up into trends isn't easy. That's made wo

Ron Conway and David Lee Hint at New Fund. By "Hint" I Mean Mike Breaks Their News For Them

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/tcdisrupt_web-001-1149.jpg" />Here's the awful thing about having Mike Arrington as an investor in your fund. You don't get to control over wh

Solar Equipment Made From Castor Beans, BioBacksheets, Going Commercial In U.S.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/biosolar-logo.png" class="shot2"></img> BioSolar, a small public company (<a href="http://www.biosolar.com/investors.php">OTCBB: BSRC.OB</a>)