dfj

Orchid Labs is in the process of raising $125 million for its surveillance-free layer atop the internet

Orchid Labs, a San Francisco-based startup that’s developing a a surveillance-free layer on top of the internet, has raised a bunch of funding, according to a newly processed SEC filing that sh

In the world of VC, harassment claims aren’t necessarily a deal killer

A storm fueled by greater awareness about sexual assault and harassment has been gaining momentum in the U.S. ever since a former Uber engineer named Susan Fowler hit “publish” on a post about her

VC Steve Jurvetson is leaving Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Steve Jurvetson, the venture capitalist who invested in companies like Tesla and SpaceX, is leaving his role as partner at Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Recode reports. TechCrunch has since confirmed the n

The women of DFJ push back on claims that ‘predatory behavior’ is rampant

Several women who either work at venture firm DFJ or have worked for the 30-year-old outfit in the past are pushing back against new allegations that founders should be wary of approaching the firm ow

DFJ’s Steve Jurvetson thinks Elon’s Boring Co. will win with short tunnels first

Noted Silicon Valley investor and SpaceX investor Steve Jurvetson is probably better positioned than most to know what Elon Musk is thinking with The Boring Company, his project to build a better tunn

Forward Networks nets $16M to help prevent network outages

As IP networks continue to grow and become ever more complex, and people become ever more dependent on them staying up all the time, a startup that is building software tools to help administrators ke

Pro.com raises $10M funding round to expand its home improvement service to more cities

Pro.com started out as a marketplace that wanted to connect homeowners with home improvement and renovation professionals. Today, however, the company is a tech-centric general contractor with license

GE and the Mayo Clinic back software to bring cancer-fighting gene therapies to market

While $5.7 billion was invested in companies developing cellular and genetic therapies, and with 800 clinical trials initiated worldwide and the first two CAR-T cell therapies expected to launch into

Mythic launches a chip to enable computer vision and voice control on any device

Hardware that responds to voice commands is already out there and probably in your hand or house right now. Whether it’s a smartphone, smart speaker or wearable, it has to connect to the cloud to de

LaunchDarkly gets $8.7M to get access to the right features in front of right users

LaunchDarkly originally launched to nail a big pain point for developers that has been a luxury at larger companies for a while — soft-launching features and new code for a small set of users seamle

Periscope Data pulls in $25 million in Series B

Periscope Data, the company that lets data scientists quickly build customized, highly detailed visualizations of their data, has signed the term sheet on a ~$25 million funding round, according to so

Elation Health receives $15M to take another crack at electronic health records

Kyna and Conan Fong were at dinner trying to convince their father, who ran a medical practice, to try something different than just keeping paper records. There's a good reason for that — they'r

A Q&A with DFJ Partner, Bill Bryant, on “unicorn” valuations and startup investing

Jasper Kuria Contributor Jasper Kuria is the founder and editor of Capital & Growth. More posts by this contributor Pioneer Square Labs’ Greg Gottesman on the studio model for high growth startu

Tim Draper has raised $190 million for his newest venture fund

In late 2013, Tim Draper left the decades-old firm he’d co-founded, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, but he suggested he might be back some day. Specifically, he told this reporter, “I am not l

Visionary VR grabs $6M to power virtual story creation

When it comes to producing beautiful, immersive content for VR on a PC, everything can be a bit confusing. Visionary VR, an LA based story creation software company, is looking to create a more intu

Heidi Roizen On How To Choose Your VC

On Thursday night, this editor hosted nearly 200 investors and entrepreneurs who came together in San Francisco to hear several guest speakers, including Heidi Roizen, a former entrepreneur, a long

Talkdesk Call Center Software “Growing Like Crazy”

Talkdesk co-founder Cristina Fonseca spoke at Disrupt London on Tuesday. In an interview with TechCrunch’s Matt Lynley, Fonseca explained how the San Francisco-based company that started in Portugal

Interview: Tim Draper Doubles Down On Europe

DFJ, the storied Silicon Valley venture capital firm, has built out a global presence not just through direct investments but through a network of firms that are affiliated with the mothership yet r

SiSense Raises $30M More To Bring Big Data Analytics To Businesspeople

SiSense, a business intelligence startup that is among those making big data analytics accessible to ordinary business users (and not just data scientists) is today announcing more funding: a $30 m

Campanja Raises $5M Series A, Led By Hoxton Ventures & DFJ Esprit, To Grow Its Online Ad Optimizer Tech

Online ad campaign optimization startup Campanja, which has developed a search engine marketing platform aimed at maximizing customers' ad spend in real-time by adjusting for factors such as location,
Load More