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On-demand workspace platform Breather taps new CEO

Breather, the platform that provides on-demand private workspace, announced today that it has appointed Bryan Murphy as its new CEO. Before joining Breather, Murphy was the founder and president of di

Cap table management tool Carta valued at $800M with new funding

Carta, formerly known as eShares, has raised $80 million from Meritech and Tribe Capital.

RightHand Robotics grabs $23 million in funding

RightHand Robotics announced a $23 million Series B this week. That brings the pick and place robotic arm manufacturer’s total funding up to around $34 million, including last year’s $8 million Se

Minted lands $208M Series E from Permira and T. Rowe Price

Minted, known for its selection of printed goods, says it's profitable on an EBITDA basis.

Envoy raises $43 million to digitize your office

The office might not seem like an area in desperate need of disruption, but Envoy — a Silicon Valley company used to sign in over 100,000 visitors at offices across the world each day; and a Tec

Synthego raises $110 million to make gene editing technologies more accessible

Paul Dabrowski, the chief executive officer of Synthego, which provides genetically engineered cells to scientists and researchers, worries about a future where access to the genetic technologies that

ShipBob brings in $40M to help e-commerce businesses compete with Amazon

ShipBob has raised a $40 million Series C to assist small direct-to-consumer e-commerce businesses with streamlining the fulfillment process, so it's possible for them to maintain a well-managed inven

All-star team of synthetic biologists raise $53 million for cancer therapy startup Senti

A who’s-who from the world of synthetic biological research have come together to launch Senti Biosciences with $53 million in funding from a slew of venture capital investors. Led by Tim Lu, a

Uber’s losses grew to $1.5 billion last quarter

Uber has given its shareholders an update on the company’s performance and it’s definitely in the red. The global ridesharing company lost $1.46 billion in just the third quarter. This co

eShares raises $42 million to manage equity compensation and investments

eShares wants to be the platform for all things equity. From cap table management to secondary transactions, eShares’ software helps businesses like Slack, Flexport and Funding Circle keep tabs

Menlo Ventures dives into data-driven healthcare investing with its newest partner

Like a lot of firms, the 41-year-old venture firm Menlo Ventures has decided to jump into healthcare investing after a long hiatus, hiring new partner Greg Yap to lead the charge.

Drug discovery startup Recursion raises $60 million in Series B from Data Collective 

Recursion, a drug discovery startup out of Salt Lake City, Utah has announced a $60 million Series B round, led by Data Collective (DCVC). Recursion started out in 2014 on a mission to identify 100 ne

Cofactor Genomics pulls in $18 million with the aim to save lives through RNA research

Cofactor Genomics has announced an $18 million Series A financing round led by Menlo Ventures, with participation from DCVC, Ascension Ventures, iSelect, Y Combinator, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & R

Roku looks to raise $204 million in IPO

Roku, the digital streaming business, is looking to raise about $204 million when it goes public later this month. According to an SEC filing revealed Monday, the company plans to price its shares bet

Homelight raises $40 million to help home sellers find the best real estate agents

HomeLight was founded in 2012 to connect home owners looking to sell with real estate agents in their area who are likely to close quickly and get the best price for their homes. With its business q

Kalanick is out, but Uber’s VCs royally screwed up, too, say industry watchers

Travis Kalanick, who resigned from his post as CEO of Uber, has taken the blame for the company's long list of problems, from allowing a culture of sexual harassment, to skirting the law with its Grey

Menlo Ventures raises new $450M fund to back early consumer, enterprise and ‘frontier technologies’

Silicon Valley VC <a target="_blank" href="https://www.menlovc.com/">Menlo Ventures</a> has closed a new $450 million fund to invest primarily in early-stage "consumer, enterprise and frontier technol

Heap raises $27M to ‘make data useful for everyone’

Heap, a startup that promises a uniquely comprehensive approach to analytics, has raised $27 million in Series B funding. Co-founder and CEO Matin Movassate told me Heap’s vision is to “ma

NVCA chair on immigration orders: “If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu”

Venky Ganesan, managing director of $4.4 billion venture capital firm Menlo Ventures and current chairman of the National Venture Capital Association, is walking a political tightrope and trying not

Why the $3.7 billion AppDynamics acquisition happened right before IPO

Applications management company AppDynamics was just wrapping up the final touches on its initial public offering when it learned that Cisco was interested in discussing a potential deal. Preliminar
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