Shifting from founder to VC with Russ Wilcox from E Ink and Pillar VC
We’re coming at you live from TechCrunch’s Early Stage in Boston. Darrell and Becca are joined onstage by Russ Wilcox who founded E Ink and is currently a partner at Pillar VC. They discussed how
Boston’s startup market is more than setting records in scorching start to year
Boston is benefiting from larger changes to the U.S. venture capital market, helping close historical gaps in its startup funding market and access funds that previously might have skipped the region.
Pillar VC closes $192M for two funds targeting SaaS, crypto, biotech, manufacturing
As its name suggests, venture firm Pillar VC is focused on building "pillar" companies in Boston and across the Northeast.
Last-mile delivery robotics company Refraction AI raises $4.2M
Ann Arbor-based Refraction AI announced today that it has raised a $4.2 million seed round. The startup, which debuted on the TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility stage back in 2019, was founded by a pair of
13 Boston-focused venture capitalists talk green shoots and startup recovery
Welcome back to the second half of our two-part Boston investor survey. Catching you up, TechCrunch reached out to a host of Boston-area venture capitalists to get their take on the current state of t
13 Boston-focused VCs share the advice they’re giving portfolio companies
TechCrunch is focusing a bit more on the Boston-area startup and venture capital ecosystem lately, which has gone pretty well so far. In fact, we had originally intended on releasing this regional inv