Direct-to-consumer startups — making products that leverage the internet to bypass third-party marketplaces and retailers to engage with and sell directly to their customers — have been on
Plus, Pinterest is going public too, Lyft's IPO is imminent and London is home to the largest pre-seed fund ever.
Longtime investor Keith Rabois is joining Founders Fund as a general partner, the firm let us know today. He brings its total number of partners to nine. According to Founders Fund, Rabois will invest
Kirsten Green of Forerunner Ventures, Keith Rabois of Khosla, Alfred Lin of Sequoia and Alex Taussig of Lightspeed are backers of Faire.
The working class of the United States doesn’t get many breaks these days. It’s not just a function of low pay and long hours, but also the incredible uncertainty of income and expenses that makes
Five years ago, we told you about a venture capital auction wherein dozens of VCs donated their time toward a greater good — helping fund research at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, one of
From rising rents to online competitors, local stores and restaurants face enough challenges outside of their own doors that basic stuff like scheduling employees’ shifts and breaks should feel easy
Chris Sacca, an early investor in Twitter, Uber and Instagram, also bet early on Clinton, contributing to her campaign in July 2006. Bill Gates and Sheryl Sandberg both contributed to Clinton in 2007
Back before founding a company was cool, it was a lot easier to get a lot of smart people in a room. Rock stars were hireable because they weren't forging their own paths. That led to powerhouse teams
Well. It seems like a lot of Valley investors want to see the process of buying homes become a lot more efficient. After Khosla Ventures VC and former Square COO Keith Rabois teased that he was
If you live in NY or SF, chances are you’ve heard of Sosh, the activity concierge that serves up things to do in your city with nary a search query on your part. Well, today, the company has rai
Since launching in 2010, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthtap.com">HealthTap</a> has been on a mission to bring the proverbial "house call" back to healthcare -- virtually speaking, of course
Long-time investor and Valley executive <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/rabois">Keith Rabois</a> is leaving his chief operating officer position at payment company Square, according to a
This weekend, we told you about the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/12/09/square-introduces-gift-cards-the-slow-death-of-physical-credit-cards-and-cash-continues/">launch of Square Wallet gi
<img src='http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0006/8147/68147v4-max-250x250.png' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />While much of Silicon Valley spent the last two weeks skiing or otherw
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/screen-shot-2010-11-15-at-4-34-08-pm.png" /></a>Paypal's <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/scott-thompson">Scott Thompson</a>, Square'