Sequoia’s Jess Lee explains how VCs think about their deals

Jess Lee, a partner at Sequoia Capital, shared insights to help startup founders achieve more success when they pitch investors.

My big jump: Sukhinder Singh Cassidy’s CEO journey

No choice we make will be perfect, and all the frameworks in the world won’t eliminate risk entirely. But we don’t need perfection or freedom from risk. We just need to take the next step.

Don’t wait to plan your exit, even if it’s years away

Startup founders have a million things to worry about every day. Finding product-market fit, great talent and and a sustainable plan for constant growth are top of mind, but perhaps most importantly,

Polyvore is shutting down after being acquired by fashion retailer Ssense

Montreal-based fashion site Ssense is acquiring Polyvore from Verizon’s Oath, but the site will not live on. Ssense has already shut down the Polyvore site, taking its user data and redirecting

Why Polyvore’s Jess Lee Sold To Yahoo

Yahoo bought Polyvore in what we've heard could be a $60 million deal today. Both Polyvore and Yahoo were mum on those details, but Polyvore co-founder Jess Lee did tell TechCrunch her company will co

Yahoo Will Acquire Fashion Startup Polyvore

Yahoo just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire style-focused community <a target="_blank" href="http://www.polyvore.com/">Polyvore</a>. In <a target="_blank" href="http://yahoo.tu

Polyvore Launches Remix, A New App For Style Advice And Shopping

Style community Polyvore released its second standalone mobile application today with the debut of Remix, an app aimed at the larger community of style enthusiasts who generally use the service not t

Polyvore Gets Personalized With A New iPhone App Featuring “Just For You” Style Suggestions

Style community Polyvore is out today with a new iPhone app which introduces personalization to the fashion-focused social shopping site for the first time. The app, which also received a visual makeo

Style-Focused Community And Shopping Service Polyvore Arrives On Android

Polyvore, the style-focused community whose members regularly pin collages of outfits and accessories to Pinterest, has now arrived on Android. The app follows the company’s iOS debut by rough

Personalized Shopping Startup The Hunt Adds Tyra Banks As Investor

The Hunt, a website designed to help shoppers find specific items to buy online, has added Tyra Banks to its list of high-profile backers. This is not the first time Banks has expressed interest in th

Polyvore Hits 15M Monthly Uniques By Embracing the Pinterest Effect

It would make sense for <a href="http://www.polyvore.com">Polyvore</a> to feel competitive with <a href="http://www.pinterest.com">Pinterest</a>. But in fact, Polyvore co-founders Jess Lee and Pasha S

Virtual Styling And Fashion Community Polyvore Raises $14M From DAG Ventures, Goldman Sachs And Others

<a href="http://www.polyvore.com/">Polyvore</a>, the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2009/12/24/polyvores-virtual-styling-tool-aims-to-be-more-social-with-facebook-connect/">startup lets web shoppers<

Chicisimo takes on street fashion in Germany and Poland

<img class="alignleft" src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/Screen-shot-2011-03-10-at-1.05.44-AM.png" alt="" width="229" height="55" /> <a href="http://www.chicisimo.com">Chicisimo</a

Virtual Styling Community Polyvore Debuts Analytics Tool For Fashion Designers

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/tb.jpg"><a href="http://www.polyvore.com/">Polyvore</a>, the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2009/12/24/polyvores-virtual-styling-tool-aims-to

Jonathan Trevor, Builder Of Yahoo Pipes And YQL, Leaves For Polyvore

<img src='http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0008/6628/86628v2-max-250x250.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />Another engineering star is leaving Yahoo, we've confirmed: <a href="h

Polyvore's Virtual Styling Tool Aims To Be More Social With Facebook Connect

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/poly-215x178.jpg" width="215" height="178" /> As "Fashion 2.0" sites continue to innovate, the social component of these style-focused sites

Polyvore Looks Stylin' In This New $5.6 Million Round Of Funding

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/screen-shot-2009-08-18-at-20653-pm1-190x200.png" width="190" height="200" />In a world where print media is collapsing, it would seem that fas

Polyvore To Tempt Fashionistas To Create, Then Spend

Polyvore, founded by ex-Yahoo’er Pasha Sadri (he created Yahoo Pipes) will appeal to the fashionistas out there in the world. Users install a bookmarklet and grab images from around the web (see