While other e-commerce aggregators announced layoffs, OpenStore “grew substantially, increased brands and tripled its team,” Rabois said.
In a time when most VCs are acting more cautiously and placing focus on companies with a quick path to profitability, Countdown Capital is instead going all in on hard-to-build, capital-intensive bets
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As state laws shift and abortion bans go into effect across the United States, companies are still trying to find ways to provide care while reimagining what healthcare should include.
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Engineers are the bedrock of any tech product, and blockchains are no exception. As the race between different chains heats up, communities of loyalists are duking it out to attract developers to thei
On the Chain Reaction podcast this week, Lux Capital’s newest investor, Grace Isford, joined us to talk about the opaque but crucial world of web3 infrastructure. At Lux, Isford invests in the
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Per a leaked draft obtained by Politico, the Supreme Court is set to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, a precedent that protects a women’s choice to have an abortion. The move, still yet t
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Big problems make room for big returns, and while I don’t presume to have a silver bullet solution, here are three ways deep tech founders can ensure their time in pilot purgatory ends in a rollout.
Cloaked, a Boston-based startup that allows users to generate unique email addresses and phone numbers when creating online accounts, has secured $25 million in Series A funding. Founded in 2020 by br
The field scientists once jokingly called “blobography” has come a long way. Cryogenic electron microscopy was formerly known for delivering amorphous images of biomolecules. Now it has become one
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Archive.ai founders believe the future of marketing will be a culture of “building with you” versus the “talking at you” approach they believe traditional digital marketing is doing now.