Solve, the startup creating an interactive ‘Law & Order’ for social media, raises $20 million
When “Law & Order” ended its 20-year run in 2010, it had already cemented its place as one of the longest-running television dramas in history. Its success was a testament to the endur
Lightspeed’s Jeremy Liew is on the hunt for always-on media startups
Perhaps best known for a career-making seed investment in Snapchat, Lightspeed partner Jeremy Liew is a leading investor across media and entertainment, making bets on startups like Cheddar, Giphy, HQ
Startups Weekly: Part & Parcel plans plus-sized fashion empire
In this week's newsletter: Part & Parcel is bringing plus-sized clothing out of the dark corners of department stores.
Mutiny at HQ Trivia fails to oust CEO
This week’s banishment of host Scott Rogowsky was merely a symptom of the ongoing struggle to decide who will lead HQ Trivia. According to multiple sources, more than half of the startup’s staff s
How students are founding, funding and joining startups
Young founders who want to start companies while still in school have an increasing number of resources to tap into that exist just for them.
Jeremy Liew suggests watching “Planet of the Apps” for its window onto pitch meetings
Reviewers have not been kind to Apple’s first TV offering, “Planet of the Apps.” Variety had a particularly entertaining, if biting, take, with writer Maureen Ryan likening the show
Snap supporters find a scapegoat in Jeremy Liew
A couple of days ago, the New York Times wrote a story that aims to explain why Snap founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy have retained such a hold on voting power in the company — power th
Do You Have To Be In San Francisco To Be A Tech Entrepreneur? The VCs Say No.*
With sky-high rents on both housing and commercial office space, do you really have to be in the Bay Area to hit a home run? A number of VCs today at TechCrunch Disrupt said not necessarily. Dana Sett
Meet The Disrupt SF 2015 Speakers And Judges
Disrupt SF is just a few weeks away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference.
Confused About the Market? These Four Investors Will Set You Straight At Disrupt
Raising money these days is a confusing morass, what with all the unicorns and hedge funds and secondaries and pre-seed, post-seed, and Series B crunches to process. But good news: At our Disrupt SF I
Bonobos Raises $18.5 Million. Metrosexuals Unite!
<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-255235" title="Tree Trimmers" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/tree-trimmers.jpeg?w=179" alt="" width="179" height="300" />Andy Dunn is p
Ask a VC: Jeremy Liew on Suits, Marijuana, and his most Underrated Investment (TCTV)
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/liewthumb.jpeg" />I'm hearing rumors that Ask a VC is getting big in pockets of Harvard Business School, which explains an increasingly sophis
Ask a VC: Lightspeed's Jeremy Liew Awaits Your Questions
Jeremy Liew is my guest on Ask a VC this week. He’s a guy with plenty of Web battle scars. He was an early employee of CitySearch back in the mid-1990s, a senior executive at InterActive Corp. a
The Top Ten VC Blogs (New And Improved)
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/no-1-finger-135x200.jpg" width="135" height="200" /> Every so often, venture capitalist Larry Cheng puts out a list of the top VC blogs. Pre