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With the stock market back to form, exits are hot again, which gives us a new set of topics to explore, including how GGV views M&A appetite today from a…

Join GGV’s Hans Tung and Jeff Richards for a live chat right now

The new, Los Angeles-based online professional network for Black talent, Valence, has launched a new initiative called the Valence Funding Network to link Black entrepreneurs with top partners at firms…

Partners at Sequoia, GGV, General Catalyst and Greylock join Valence’s VC initiative for Black founders

What does a global mindset look like in a world where most of us no longer travel? And what does it mean to be local when everyone is connected? Those…

Join GGV’s Hans Tung and Jeff Richards for a live Q&A: June 4 at 3:30 pm EDT/12:30 pm PDT

Orca Security, an Israeli cloud security firm that focuses on giving enterprises better visibility into their multi-cloud deployments on AWS, Azure and GCP, today announced that it has raised a…

Orca Security raises $20M Series A for its multi-cloud security platform

There’s no doubt that the coronavirus has had a monumental impact on the way we view technology’s relationship with education. For now, students are learning from home. But what happens…

Venture capitalists chat edtech’s new normal after COVID-19 

Ready or not, edtech has been shoved into the spotlight as millions of students shifted to remote learning due to pandemic-related school shutdowns. But backing these companies are investors who…

12 major league edtech VCs discuss top trends, opportunities

VidCon, the annual summit in Anaheim, CA for social media stars and their fans to meet each other drew over 75,000 attendees over last week and this past weekend. A…

The need-to-know takeaways from VidCon 2019

The venture industry is likely to consolidate significantly in the next decade as funding confers greater advantage to large venture investors.

The changing nature of venture capital

Thanks to environmentally conscious young buyers, throwaway culture is dying not only in the U.S., but also in Latin America — and startups are poised to jump in with services…

GoTrendier raises $3.5 million to take on Spanish-language fashion marketplaces

Electric.ai, the New York-based startup that offers chat-based IT support, has announced the close of a $25 million Series B round led by GGV. As part of the deal, partner…

Electric, the startup that automates IT, raises $25 million from GGV

Autonomous driving is often considered the brainchild of Sebastian Thrun, among a few other technologists, but Thrun is already looking to move on to the next mode of transportation –…

Autonomous driving’s godfather and tech investors say the world is ready for flying cars

Xiaomi is one of the most valuable startups in the world and has become a big icon in smartphone design, sometimes suggested as an analog to Apple in China. The…

GGV’s Jenny Lee says Xiaomi doesn’t need to come to the U.S.

The U.S. tech IPO window may have reopened in 2017 following a lull last year, but the outlook is also looking rosier for another listing platform located on the other…

Hong Kong is showing promise as a destination for tech IPOs

Iris Automation Inc. has raised $1.5 million to bring “sense and avoid” technology, and truly self-flying capabilities, to drones used for industrial tasks. Even for human pilots, identifying obstacles and deciding…

Iris Automation raises $1.5 million to help drones sense and avoid obstacles

Refrigeration and air conditioning used to require vapor compressors, chemicals like Freon, fans, water chillers or passive heat sinks. But a North Carolina company called Phononic has developed solid-state refrigeration…

Phononic raises a cool $40 million to make quiet, spacious refrigerators

It’s like Craigslist, but with auctions. OfferUp is an app that makes it easy to buy and sell your goods. The fast-growing Seattle-based company is raising $119 million to continue…

OfferUp raises $119 million for resale marketplace

Forget food delivery. Just the organic slice of the grocery delivery business remains competitive in the U.S. with giants from the brick and mortar world, tech titans and upstarts all…

GrubMarket raises $20 million to expand its online farmer’s market