Emergence Capital

This top Silicon Valley venture firm just made a contrarian move with its newest fund

In Silicon Valley, venture firms with a track record of success find themselves awash in money thanks to the growing number of institutions that want to invest more of their capital in tech. In March,

Here are the winners of the Google Cloud machine learning pitch-off

Back in March at Google's Cloud Next conference, the company announced plans to run its own machine learning startup competition side-by-side with Data Collective and Emergence Capital. Four months la

Crunch Report | Oculus CTO Is Suing ZeniMax

Bolt Threads creates a tie made from spiderwebs, Oculus' CTO is suing ZeniMax for money never paid to him and Google has a new startup competition. All this on Crunch Report.

IrisVR raises $8M to bring virtual reality to architecture and design

New York City startup IrisVR is announcing that it has raised $8 million in Series A funding. The company has built virtual reality tools for the architecture and design industries. Iris Prospect allo

Comfy raises $12 million for app to end office thermostat wars

Building Robotics Inc., better known as Comfy, raised $12 million in Series B funding for building automation software that helps companies save energy on office air conditioning while gathering emplo

BetterWorks raises another $20M to build a ‘business operating system’ for enterprises

BetterWorks, a platform for employees to set themselves goals, share them with others in their organization and track how well those goals are being met, has raised another $20 million in Series B fun

SteelBrick Snags $48 Million As Quote-To-Cash Stays Hot

SteelBrick, the quote-to-cash cloud service aimed primarily at small- and mid-market companies, announced a $48 million Series C round today. Quote-to-cash, as the name implies, is the part of the sal

Location Is Everything, As Mobile Ad Startup xAd Raises $50M Led By IVP

xAd, a mobile ad startup that specialises in serving media specific to a user’s location, is today announcing $50 million in funding — significant not only for the┬ásize of the round, but

Ask a VC: Why SaaS Is More than a New Business Model, Plus Salesforce v. Yammer v. Jive (TCTV)

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