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Coinbase is launching its own cryptocurrency index fund

When you're the runaway leader in a growing industry, you typically have two opinions: A) Stay in your lane and let other companies pop up to solve the industry's problems, or B) Try to offer as many

Crunch Report | SoftBank Vision Fund Sequels

SoftBank is planning to create $100 billion Vision Fund sequels, Chariot is temporarily paused in San Francisco and Stitch Fix shows us what a good IPO looks like. All this on Crunch Report.

Led by Stellar cofounder Joyce Kim, SparkChain Capital is a new $100M fund for blockchain and cryptocurrency startups

Over the past 18 months, investments in blockchain startups tackling a variety of problems have climbed. SparkChain Capital, a new $100 million early-stage fund launched by SparkLabs Group, wants to c

Crunch Report | Apple Spending $1 Billion on Original Content

Apple is spending $1 billion to acquire original content, Workday acquires Pattern, Google Home now lets you make free phone calls and Andrew Ng is starting an AI fund. All this on Crunch Report!

Crunch Report | Jeff Bezos Becomes World’s Richest Person*

Jeff Bezos becomes the richest man on earth, CEO of Kickstarter is looking to step down this year, Apple is discontinuing the iPod Shuffle and Nano and Cristiano Ronaldo is getting more involved in te

Crunch Report | Yahoo and AOL combine to become Oath

Yahoo and AOL combine under Verizon to become Oath, Yelp acquires Wi-Fi marketing company Turnstyle Analytics, Apple improves the specs of the Mac Pro and a new sentiment index aims to help founders t

East Ventures raises $27.5M seed fund for Southeast Asia, its fifth to date

One of Southeast Asia's longest-serving seed-stage investors has reloaded its coffers for more deals after East Ventures closed its fifth fund, worth $27.5 million.

Jungle Ventures closes $100M fund for startups in Southeast Asia

Singapore's Jungle Ventures today confirmed the final close of its newest $100 million fund for investments in Southeast Asia. The firm first announced plans for the fund, which is its second, in Sept

Crunch Report | FanDuel and DraftKings Merge

The FanDuel and DraftKings merger is confirmed, Amazon Prime Video goes global, Apple is looking into U.S. manufacturing, BuzzFeed is raising a $200 million Series G flat round and Sesame Street's VC

Crunch Report | GoPro releases the new Karma Drone

GoPro releases the new Karma drone, Nikon launches 3 new action cams, Twitter makes changes looking for new users, Lyft outlined some of its ideas for autonomous driving, and Foundry Group raises $500

Cherubic Ventures announces $120M early-stage fund for U.S., China and rest of Asia

Cherubic Ventures, an early-stage VC firm with a focus on the U.S. and Asia, has announced a new fund targeted at $120 million.

Colopl Launches $50M Global Fund Dedicated To Virtual Reality

There’s no shortage of ideas and projects in the virtual reality space. There are tons of studios popping up all over the world to create immersive content for the platform. With the Oculus, HTC

Early Stage Investor Version One Ventures Closes $35M Second Fund

The Vancouver-based early stage investment fund Version One Ventures, led by founder and current Andreessen Horowitz board partner Boris Wertz, has closed its second fund of $35 million today. The ven

Monk’s Hill Ventures Launches $80M Early-Stage Fund For Asian Startups

Though there are many promising startup ecosystems in Asia, founders there have to cope with a lack of venture capital funding and mentorship. Monk's Hill Ventures hopes to address those challenges wi

Global Founders Capital Reveals First Three Investments, Including Lingoda, GirlMeetsDress And Videdressing

The Samwer brothers’ Global Founders Capital fund is announcing its first three investments today, a few short months after making its public debut. The initial round of investment isn’t e