UPSIDE Foods bites into $400M round to serve cultivated meat later this year
Pending regulatory review, the company’s chicken product will be available to consumers in the U.S. later this year.
Data obscures positive trends in VC dollars reaching women-founded startups
There’s work to be done, but pretending aggregate deal value is the metric that matters is malpractice.
Khosla Ventures seeks $1.1 billion for its latest fund
Khosla Ventures, the eponymous venture firm helmed by longtime Silicon Valley rainmaker Vinod Khosla, is raising $1.1 billion for its latest venture fund, according to documents from the Securities an
Motif FoodWorks preps commercial production for its first ingredient
Motif FoodWorks, the Ginkgo Bioworks spinout focused on developing new plant-based flavorings and food ingredients, is readying commercial scale production of its first product — an ingredient t
Tia gets over $24 million to build a network of holistic health clinics and virtual services for women
Tia, the developer of a network of digital wellness apps, clinics and telehealth services designed to treat women’s health holistically, has raised $24.275 million in a new round of funding. The
Kleiner Perkins has already blown through much of the $600 million it raised last year
Kleiner Perkins, one of the most storied franchises in venture capital, has already invested much of the $600 million it raised last year and is now going back out to the market to raise its 19th fund
Natalist founder Halle Tecco wants to get you pregnant
Halle Tecco is no stranger to conception struggles. The Rock Health founder and former CEO has been public about her journey on social media, including two rounds of IVF, eventually leading to a healt
Human rights activist Amira Yahyaoui is battling the US college financial aid system
Her startup, Mos, is backed by Uber co-founder Garrett Camp and Kleiner Perkin's John Doerr
With $90 million in funding, the Ginkgo spinoff Motif joins the fight for the future of food
Continuing its quest to become the Amazon Web Services for biomanufacturing, Ginkgo Bioworks has launched a new spinoff called Motif Ingredients with $90 million in funding to develop proteins that ca
Shareholder suit alleges Google covered up its sexual harassment problems with big payouts
A new lawsuit may require Andy Rubin to return his $90 million payout.
Alphabet spins off moonshot project Malta with backing from Gates’s BEV fund
Malta, the renewable energy storage project born in Alphabet’s moonshot factory X, is now on its own and flush with $26 million from a Series A funding round led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures.
Mary Meeker, author of the Internet Trends Report, is leaving Kleiner Perkins
Mary Meeker is leaving Kleiner Perkins to build a new fund and she's taking the firm's growth team with her, as first reported by Recode. Meeker, widely known for her annual Internet Trends Report, jo
Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and 18 others commit $1 billion to new cleantech fund, Breakthrough Energy Ventures
Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Vinod Khosla, Jack Ma, John Doerr and 15 other high-profile investors have formed a new venture firm, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, that will pour at least $1 billion into clea
Arielle Zuckerberg, Zuck’s Youngest Sister, Is Joining Kleiner Perkins
Arielle Zuckerberg, the youngest sister of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is joining Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers next month as the firm bids to inject youth and diversity into its line-up of p
John Doerr Talks Diversity, Execution And The Future Of Kleiner Perkins
Kleiner Perkins' John Doerr hopes that his firm will find itself at a "50/50" ratio, where it has successfully brought in a diverse set of new partners — a problem that has long-plagued the venture
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.
KPCB’s John Doerr Is Coming To Disrupt SF
John Doerr joined the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers 25 years ago, but it didn’t take him nearly so long to cement his status as a legend in the industry. Doerr’
Why The Kleiner Perkins-Social+Capital Deal Fell Apart
In January, reports surfaced that Social+Capital was in "acquisition" talks with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Those talks fell apart. So what happened? TechCrunch has heard from a few people
Kleiner Trial Is A Front Row Seat To A VC Firm In Flux
"Didn’t you tell Ms. Pao at the time that one of the reasons you chose Randy Komisar to be a board partner was that Randy ‘needed a win’?" asked Alan Exelrod, the lead counsel for the plaintiff
John Doerr On Zynga: ‘We Have To Get Zynga’s Stock Price To Where God Intended It To Be’
When all else fails for your company, look to the heavens. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.zynga.com/">Zynga</a> -- the social gaming company that has in the last several months <a href="https://t