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With developers in mind, the company gives engineers back the time they were spending building internal tools and away from product engineering. 

Airplane soars with $8.5M to make creating internal tools less burdensome

Pixie, a startup that provides developers with tools to get observability into their Kubernetes-native applications, today announced that it has raised a $9.15 million Series A round led by Benchmark,…

Pixie Labs raises $9.15M Series A round for its Kubernetes observability platform

Benchmark used to be the quintessential Silicon Valley venture firm. It was small. It was focused. It was aggressive while also remaining founder friendly. It stuck to its knitting when…

Benchmark’s Peter Fenton is joining us at Disrupt

In the world of commerce, the last few months have underscored the fact that every retailer, brand and entity that sells or distributes something needs to have a digital strategy.…

Italy’s Commerce Layer raises $6M led by Benchmark for its headless e-commerce platform

The firm’s upcoming fund will not include longtime Benchmark general partners Mitch Lasky and Matt Cohler.

Benchmark is staying focused, targeting $425M for ninth fund

Benchmark’s small partnership has added a new general partner, Sarah Tavel, the venture firm announced this morning, saying that her “career-long desire and commitment to be one of the world’s…

Benchmark just hired Sarah Tavel, the first female general partner in the firm’s history

In July of last year, Eric Vishria, a longtime Opsware executive who became co-founder and CEO of the social browsing startup Rockmelt, joined the Sand Hill Road firm Benchmark as…

Benchmark’s Newest Partner, Eric Vishria, On His First Year at the Powerhouse Firm