Companies are increasingly struggling with procurement — the strategic process of acquiring goods and services to execute tasks across the organization. According to a recent survey from procure
A few weeks ago, it was reported that MotherDuck, the company commercializing the lightweight database platform DuckDB, was in talks to raise new capital from VC firm Felicis. Those talks went well, a
End-to-end machine learning platform Predibase today announced a $12.2 million expansion (led by Felicis) to its $16.25 million Series A funding round from last year. The company also announced that i
WebAssembly (Wasm for short) is an open standard that enables browser-based applications to run with near-native performance. It has also expanded to support non-browser environments, which is what is
In 2022, the amount of corporate data stored in the cloud (versus on-premise servers) reached 60%, a signal of how the world of enterprise IT is evolving. But lest you think that cloud=modern=more eff
Despite well-known volatility in the crypto market, crypto startups building infrastructure to support the industry’s long-term growth have seemed to fare better than their peers. This is especi
Perception is everything — especially when it comes to the value of software startups and total addressable markets (TAM). During 2020 and 2021, as COVID bit into the economy, tech products turned o
TestBox, an early-stage startup, has a goal of making it easier to test software you want to purchase in your own environment. What’s more, it comes pre-populated with synthetic data that is sim
Software integrations can be challenging. While serverless functions-as-a-service (FaaS) products like AWS Lambda, Google Cloud Functions and CloudFlare Workers can help ease the complexity, they aren
Supabase, which bills itself as an open source alternative to services like Google’s Firebase, today announced that it has raised an $80 million Series B funding round led by Felicis Ventures. C
At TechCrunch Early Stage, we sat down with Felicis Ventures partners Viviana Faga and Niki Pezeshki to talk about scaling, and why it's crucial to be "10x better" than the incumbents.
Now flush with new capital, the company plans to launch some embedded financial products for the independent workers using its marketplace.
Early startup founders may truly believe they’ll become the dominant player and capture their total addressable market (TAM). Most investors aren’t interested unless that number starts with a B. H
Disco used to be Co-op Commerce, and leadership says the new name better reflects the company's focus on consumer discovery.
Rather than just sales teams using it, the company saw marketing and customer success teams adopt the technology, too.
Over the last year, the company saw that list more than triple, as did the number of meetings hosted on the platform.
Corporate gift services have come into their own during the COVID-19 pandemic by standing in as a proxy for other kinds of relationship-building activities — office meetings, lunches and hosting
Fifteen years ago, Aydin Senkut, a former Google exec, was an outsider in venture circles that didn’t take seriously his ambitions to become a top VC. Now, his firm, Felicis Ventures, is announc
SentiLink, an identity verification technology startup, has raised $70 million in a Series B funding round led by Craft Ventures. Felicis Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and NYCA also participate
Renegade Partners — a Bay Area-based venture firm co-founded by veteran VCs Renata Quintini and Roseanne Wincek — is taking the wraps off a $100 million debut venture fund that’s bee