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Postmates founder banks $23 million for his new crypto startup TipTop

Postmates founder Bastian Lehmann’s new crypto startup TipTop was lightly teased out a few weeks ago, but now the stealth startup is sharing some info on its early funding, though there’s

For VCs, the game right now is musical chairs

In many ways, there has never been a better time to be a venture capitalist. Nearly everyone in the industry is raking in money, either through long-awaited exits or because more capital flooding into

Upscribe, raising $4M, wants to drive subscription-first DTC brand growth

Merchants use Upscribe’s technology to drive subscriber growth, reduce churn and enable personalized subscription experiences, like skipping shipments and swapping out products.

Seed funding tips and tricks from Uncork Capital founder Jeff Clavier

Angel funding, seed investing and generally focusing on earlier stage investing is a huge business in the world of startups these days — it helps investors get in early to the most promising compani

Jeff Clavier, Sarah Guo, Ali Partovi and Caryn Marooney to speak at Early Stage SF

Early Stage SF is sneaking up on us and there is plenty to be excited about. The one-day event, which brings together a wide variety of startup experts to host breakout sessions, is going down on Apri

Startups Weekly: Even Gwyneth Paltrow had a hard time raising VC

This week in startups: Celebrities mingle with VCs at the Upfront Summit, Pinterest preps banks for IPO and Sam Altman has a grand new idea.

SoftTech VC Promotes Two To Partner As It Seeks Out Fresh $130M

SoftTech VC, a San Francisco-based seed-stage fund founded 11 years ago by investor Jeff Clavier, has promoted two of its senior investors to full partners, a move seemingly geared to bolster the firm

VC Jeff Clavier On Getting To The Promised Land

Last month, we talked with Jon Callaghan of True Ventures and marveled at the billion-dollar-plus return that his firm is poised to reap from leading the seed round of the wearable fitness company

Fitbit’s First Day On Wall Street

Signs outside the New York Stock Exchange declared that "Wall Street Is Getting Fit." Activity tracking company <a target="_blank" href="">Fitbit</a> began public trading today,

Jeff Clavier’s SoftTechVC Hires Huddle Co-Founder Andy McLoughlin As Its Newest Venture Partner

Following the close of its $85 million fourth fund last year, early-stage venture firm SoftTechVC is bringing on a new venture partner. With an eye on SaaS and enterprise investments, it's hired Huddl

Jeff Clavier’s SoftTech VC Raises $85 Million Fourth Fund

Last week, I went to a party celebrating the 10th anniversary of Jeff Clavier's <a target="_blank" href="">SoftTech VC</a>. What I didn't know was that the partners were also

(Founder Stories) Jeff Clavier: On Getting Your Product In Front Of A VC (And Keeping It There)

Because every VC's inbox is overflowing with pitches, and because VC's don't take meetings with just anyone, <a href="">SoftTech VC's</a> <a href="

(Founder Stories) SoftTech VC’s Clavier: How To Avoid The Series A Crunch

At the top of this <em>Founder Stories</em> episode featuring <a href="">SoftTech VC's</a> <a href="">Jeff Clavier</a>, <a href="

(Founder Stories) SoftTech VC’s Clavier: An Investor’s Role Isn’t To Give Orders

<a href="">SoftTech VC's</a>, <a href="">Jeff Clavier</a> has edged his way from a true Silico

Gigwalk Launches: Wanna Get Paid for Taking Pictures with Your iPhone?

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What Jeff Clavier Is Buying And How He Lost Foursquare

<img src="" />Prolific investor <a href="">Jeff Clavier</a> has 81 deals to date, with sever

Techcrunch TV: Investor Jeff Clavier, CloudCrowd CEO Debate Apple's China Strategy, Twitter's Earlybird

<img src="" />On today's episode of <a href="">TechCrunch NOW</a>, investor <a href="http://www.crunc