lauren kolodny

To help TechCrunch+ readers understand what fintech investors are thinking these days, we interviewed six active investors over the last couple of weeks.

6 fintech investors sound off on AI, down rounds and what’s ahead
Venture

The case for down rounds

1:44 pm PDT • June 9, 2022

Media outfits reported earlier this week that the crypto lending platform BlockFi is looking to raise roughly $100 million in fresh funding in a round that would value the company…

The case for down rounds

One of the most noticeable — and noted — effects of climate change has been its impact on how other events in the environment — be they natural or man-made…

Kettle books $25M for its reinsurance platform against fire and other catastrophes

La Haus, which has developed an online real estate marketplace operating in Mexico and Colombia, has secured $100 million in additional funding, including $50 million in equity and $50 million…

Acrew Capital, Jeff Bezos back Colombia-based proptech La Haus’ $100M debt, equity round

Pie Insurance, a startup offering workers’ compensation insurance to small businesses, announced this morning that it has closed on $118 million in a Series C round of funding. Allianz X…

Pie Insurance raises $118M for data-driven workers’ comp coverage

Venture funds have historically counted on several types of limited partners — or LPs — for their own investing capital. One of these groups is institutional investors — think pension…

Two new efforts could widen the pool of people investing directly in venture funds

Four months after the news broke that veteran VCs Theresia Gouw and Jennifer Fonstad were going separate ways after forming their own venture firm in 2014, Gouw says her new…

Theresia Gouw’s ‘multigenerational’ new firm, Acrew, just closed a $250 million debut fund

All Raise has established new chapters in Los Angeles and Boston.

All Raise expands to new geos, launches ‘VC Cohorts’

Aspect Ventures has another lady atop its female-led venture investment team. Lauren Kolodny has been promoted to partner after spending 3.5 years at Aspect. She joined shortly after the firm started.…

Aspect Ventures promotes Lauren Kolodny to partner