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  • The IPO window may be opening, but for investors, getting liquid is still complicated

    The IPO window may be opening, but for investors, getting liquid is still complicated

    Venture capitalists and their financial backers may be feeling a skip in their step this week, following the recently successful IPOs of several tech companies, including the cloud software companies Nutanix, Apptio and Coupa Software. In fact, media outlets are already tallying up who’s going to make what off each of the deals. If only it were so simple. While there’s plenty… Read More

  • Rise Of The Quants — Again Crunch Network

    Rise Of The Quants — Again

    I graduated from Stanford in the late 1980s with a dual degree in engineering and economics, and, like so many others of my day, I was drawn to Wall Street. Reaganomics was in full swing, Bloomberg terminals were still in their early days and popular culture was full of colorful characters like Gordon Gekko. Read More

  • Sean Moriarty, Rajeev Chawla Join Mayfield Fund As Entrepreneurs-In-Residence

    Menlo Park, CA-based Mayfield Fund, founded over 40 years ago, has officially announced the expansion of its team with two noteworthy Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIRs): Sean Moriarty and Rajeev Chawla. Moriarty is the former CEO and President of Ticketmaster who recently joined Eventbrite as a director. Rajeev Chawla founded and is the former President & CEO of NeoPath Networks, which… Read More