Kleiner Perkins starts 50th year with $1.8B in two new funds
The firm is targeting capital at early-stage investments in enterprise, consumer, hardtech, fintech and healthcare companies.
Resilience raises over $800 million to transform pharmaceutical manufacturing in response to COVID-19
Resilience, a new biopharmaceutical company backed by $800 million in financing from investors including ARCH Venture Partners and 8VC, has emerged from stealth to transform the way that drugs and the
Only 2% of genomic material available for research comes from Africa; 54gene wants to change that
New advances in genetic mapping and manipulation hold the promise of reshaping medical treatments in the 21st century, but thanks to a lack of sufficient infrastructure and apparent scientific disrega
These South Bay and Peninsula cities are raking in venture capital
Though the region known as Silicon Valley covers dozens of municipalities, a few cities get outsized attention in tech circles. Everyone knows Palo Alto, Mountain View, San Jose and San Francisco as h
The biotech empires of Silicon Valley and Europe
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Genentech Offers $50K For Startups Working On New Cervical Cancer Prevention
Genentech is looking to reach out to the startup community with a new competition called the Quest Award offering $50,000 in prize money for technologies that are fighting cervical cancer.
Puppet Labs Secures $22M Credit From Silicon Valley Bank
Portland, Ore.-based DevOps company Puppet Labs today announced that it has secured a $22 million credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank. In addition, the company today appointed former Genentech
Facebook Names Genentech Exec David Ebersman As CFO
<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/26987jpg.jpeg" width="160" height="185" />Facebook has just named former Genentech Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman as its new CFO. T