How startups can produce social content that actually resonates
It's hard to win on social media, but Redpoint's head of content Rashad Assir thinks the potential rewards make it totally worth the grind.
MotherDuck secures investment from Andreessen Horowitz to commercialize DuckDB
Jordan Tigani — a founding engineer at Google BigQuery, Google’s fully managed data analysis platform — was working as the chief product officer at SingleStore when he noticed that t
Omni looks to take on Looker with its cloud-powered BI platform
There’s been an explosion of business intelligence (BI) tools in recent years, or tools that analyze and convert raw data into info for use in decision making. Investments in them are on the ris
Tech’s riskiest founders are getting a $650 million bet from Redpoint Ventures
For venture investors, noise is ironically important. Wading through constant streams of capital-seeking founders and startup pitches may be the hardest part of the job, but it’s also imperative to
Venture investors shrug at proposed changes to US carried interest taxation
Will a change to the U.S. carried interest loophole have a material impact on how capital is invested into startups?
Primitives wants to turn your crypto wallet into a social network
Only a handful of “whales,” or big spenders, still own the majority of NFTs. While the digital assets have piqued widespread consumer interest, the user experience associated with actually
Monte Carlo closes $60M Series C on the back of rapid ARR growth
The company raised a Series B earlier this year, a $25 million round led by GGV and Redpoint. Both Series B lead investors participated in Monte Carlo's Series C.
Guild Education valued at $3.75 billion with newest round
Guild Education, which pairs employees with employer-sponsored learning opportunities, has raised $150 million in a Series E round. The financing event, funded by Bessemer Venture Partners, Cowboy Ven
In public and private markets, cloud earnings and valuations heat up
This quarter, strong earnings results from public cloud companies were overshadowed by a seemingly endless IPO cycle. Another moment we somewhat missed over the last few weeks was the stock market pus
Why is cloud revenue growth so slow if the digital transformation is accelerating?
For startups not selling tier-one software, the next few quarters could be rough. For startups selling must-have delivered code, it's going to be a damn hot year.
A requiem for The Creamery
The Creamery was not a place you went for the memories. It was located firmly at the apex of convenience and comfort -- which is why it was the perfect place for the SF technorati to see and be seen.
Software stocks set new records despite earnings, pandemic
You might have missed it, but amidst the current political-M&A-pandemic-election-disinformation news cycle we find ourselves in this week, SaaS and cloud companies reached new public market record
Twilio acquires Electric Imp to bolster its growing IoT business
While you may mostly think about Twilio in the context of its voice and text messaging platform, the company has recently made a number of moves to bolster its IoT platform, which is already one of it
Are stable SaaS valuations driven by logic or hope?
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. The resilience of the American stock market in the face of near-record unemployme
Where top VCs are investing in edtech
Education is a $4 trillion market globally in urgent need of an overhaul — so where within education are top venture capitalists optimistic about startups building large businesses by providing new
Anvyl, looking to help D2C brands manage their supply chain, raises $9.3M
Growing D2C brands face an interesting challenge. While they’ve eliminated much of the hassle of a physical storefront, they must still deal with all the complications involved in managing inven
Mobile social network Path, once a challenger to Facebook, is closing down
It’s that time again, folks, time to say goodbye to a social media service from days past. Following the shuttering of Klout earlier this year, now Path, the one-time rival to Facebook, is closi
Redpoint looks to fresh faces to pilot its latest $400M fund
When Redpoint’s partners handed hims CEO Andrew Dudum the term sheet for the company’s early financing round, one of the most surprising part of that whole process was that the investment
Button Raises $12 Million From Redpoint To Deep Link All Your Apps
Button believes that by understanding a user's intent it can offer more meaningful interactions between a whole bunch of different commerce-based apps. One example co-founder and CEO Michael Jaconi li
Infer Gets Another $25 Million From Redpoint To Provide Predictive Analytics To Sales Professionals
Infer has spent the last few years helping companies to improve their sales efforts using data. It's been pretty successful so far, which is why Series A investor Redpoint Ventures is pouring in anoth