Is it the bootstrapper’s time to jump on the venture treadmill?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single to

Crunch Report | Lyft Raises $1 Billion

Lyft raises $1 billion at an $11 billion valuation, Swedish lock maker Assa Abloy acquires August Home, MongoDB up 34% on stock market debut and Facebook is testing paywalls for Instant Articles. All

BoardVitals Raises $1.1 Million To Make It Easier For You To Become A Doctor

BoardVitals is essentially a repository for hard questions. Aimed at doctors-to-be, the service wants to change the way medicine is taught and is beginning with the medical boards, test taken by docto

Clearpath Raises $11.2 Million To Automate Warehouses In A Decidedly Non-Creepy Way

Unlike the robots in Five Nights At Freddy’s, Clearpath’s new products won’t sneak up on you in the dark while you’re guarding an abandoned warehouse. In fact, their products a

Qeexo Raises $2.3 Million To Tell A Knuckle From A Nail

Qeexo, an offshoot of Carnegie Mellon's Human Computer Interaction lab, has raised $2.3 million led by Sierra Ventures. The technology allows smartphones to tell the difference between the tip of a fi