Arbitrum co-founder sees DAO’s resolution to voter drama as a ‘testament to decentralization’
For Steven Goldfeder, CEO and co-founder of Offchain Labs, Arbitrum DAO's blunder is simply one of many early steps on the journey to decentralization.
VCs should want to hold early-stage companies more accountable
If VCs hold their portfolio companies more accountable from the start, not only would it prevent future problems, but it would also likely help build better businesses.
So that founder you backed turned out to be problematic. Now what?
Sometimes it's hard to predict how a founder will act down the road but there are steps VCs can take when a founder's behavior takes a turn.
Free Agency CEO seems to care more about control than the company, former employees say
According to former employees of human resources startup Free Agency, CEO Sherveen Mashayekhi’s leadership style is holding the startup back as he seems to care more about demanding loyalty and
Zilla Security automates identity access and governance across an organization
Identity is a big part of any security strategy, helping control access to applications and services across a company. Sometimes that involves a person, and sometimes a machine, adding to the complexi
CSI, a decades-old fintech solutions vendor, agrees to be acquired for $1.6B
Showing that the regtech industry remains robust to economic headwinds, private equity firms Centerbridge Partners and Bridgeport Partners today announced plans to acquire publicly traded Computer Ser
The Oversight Board’s annual report tracks how often Meta follows its advice
The advisory group reviewing Facebook and Instagram’s content moderation decisions issued its first annual report Wednesday, capping off its first year in operation. The Oversight Board apparent
Castor, a data catalog startup, nabs $23.5M to expand its platform
Castor, a data catalog platform, today announced that it raised $23.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Blossom with participation from Frst and angel investors including Florian Douetteau, t
Reco raises $30M to prevent sensitive data leaks
Reco (also known as RecoLabs), a company using AI to map a company’s data sharing, today announced that it raised $30 million in a Series A round co-led by Insight Partners and Zeev Ventures wit
With steady growth, Egnyte reaches $150M ARR and looks to future IPO
After 14 years, it’s hard to keep calling Egnyte a startup. It’s more a wily veteran private company with steady growth, one that might have taken 12 years to reach $100 million in ARR, bu
Facebook’s Oversight Board will meet with the Facebook whistleblower
Facebook’s external policy review board will meet with Frances Haugen, a former Facebook employee who went public with her concerns about the company last week. Facebook’s Oversight Board
Blendoor data lets you know if companies are living up to diversity pledges
Many companies talk the talk when it comes to diversity, but it’s harder to know if a firm is actually going the extra mile to hire more qualified people from underrepresented groups, or if they
Fund managers can leverage ESG-related data to generate insights
Environmental, social and corporate governance data is everywhere. Learning how to understand it promises big payoffs.
Facebook gets a C; startup rates the ‘ethics’ of social media platforms, targets asset managers
By now you’ve probably heard of ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) ratings for companies, or ratings for their carbon footprint. Well, now a U.K. company has come up with a way of rating the &#
Egnyte introduces new features to help deal with security/governance during pandemic
The pandemic has put stress on companies dealing with a workforce that is mostly — and sometimes suddenly — working from home. That has led to rising needs for security and governance tool
AvePoint lands $200M investment to expand market for Microsoft cloud governance tools
While Microsoft cloud services such as SharePoint, Microsoft Teams and Office 365 are used widely by large organizations, the products don’t come standard with an enterprise-grade control layer.
Microsoft acquires data privacy and governance service BlueTalon
Microsoft today announced that it has acquired BlueTalon, a data privacy and governance service that helps enterprises set policies for how their employees can access their data. The service then enfo
VComply raises $2.5 million seed round led by Accel to simplify risk and compliance management
Risk and compliance management platform VComply announced today that it has picked up a $2.5 million seed round led by Accel Partners for its international growth plan. The funding will be used to acq
Egnyte hauls in $75M investment led by Goldman Sachs
Egnyte launched in 2007 just two years after Box, but unlike its enterprise counterpart, which went all-cloud and raised hundreds of millions of dollars, Egnyte saw a different path with a slow and st
Parity’s Jutta Steiner says the future of blockchain is many chains working together
Few debates can get as heated in blockchain circles as the simple question: which chain(s)? Will a single public blockchain such as Ethereum become the one chain to rule us all, or will multiple chain