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Venture capitalist David Lee sues former partner Ron Conway for millions

Millions of dollars are at stake in a legal battle between Ron Conway and his former SV Angel partner David Lee, according to a suit filed last week in Marin County Superior Court and first reported

Laurene Powell Jobs and Ron Conway will talk about investing in America’s youth at Disrupt SF

The tech community and students need each other to thrive and compete and fuel innovation in this country. That’s why it is more important than ever to invest in America’s youth, and that starts w

Billionaire tech investors support divisive plan to ban San Francisco’s homeless camps

The debate over what to do about San Francisco’s homeless population has been building for awhile among the many startups and residents here. But now tech billionaires Ron Conway, Michael Moritz

Top tech investors turned into emoji

What do Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway and Naval Ravikant look like as emojis? For the launch of emoji marketplace MojiLaLa, the startup made a set inspired by tech’s best-known venture capitalists

Roofstock launches marketplace for purchasing rented homes

Armed with $13.25 million in funding from Khosla Ventures, Ron Conway, Marc Benioff, Bain Capital and others, Roofstock is launching a marketplace for buying and selling already-rented homes. The idea

Watsi Receives $3.5M “Philanthropic Round” Donation For Nonprofit Healthcare Crowdfunding

Ron Conway, Tencent and Paul Graham aren't getting their money back, and that's the point. They're part of today's $3.5 million round that's actually a donation to fund the operations of Watsi, Y Comb

Airbnb, Proposition F And The Shared Hypocrisy Of Bay Area Housing

In California, a state built on the idealism and tacit cruelty of real estate capitalism, no one is innocent. That's no different with Airbnb and Proposition F, merely the latest of San Francisco's Br

Here’s A Detailed Breakdown Of Racial And Gender Diversity Data Across U.S. Venture Capital Firms

Chamath Palihapitiya, the opinionated venture capitalist who once got into a public spat with Ron Conway over income inequality and challenged founders to have the “courage to move to Oakland&#

Ron Conway And Topher Conway From SV Angel: “There’s No Bubble”

Disrupt SF started off with a bang this morning with a fireside chat including Ron and Topher Conway, both investors with SV Angel. TechCrunch founder and CrunchFund investor Michael Arrington peppere

Meet The Disrupt SF 2015 Speakers And Judges

Disrupt SF is just a few weeks away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference.

Topher Conway Becomes Co-Managing Partner Of SV Angel As David Lee Steps Down

Big changes are afoot at one of the premier angel investing firms, as David Lee is stepping down from SV Angel after multiple years as managing partner at the firm. With his departure, Topher Conway w

Ron Conway Says Each Engineer Hired Creates Four Entry-Level Jobs

Tech companies aren’t bad for cities, argues SV Angel’s Ron Conway . He says that each time a tech company hires an engineer, they end up hiring four additional entry-level workers to supp

Should On-Demand Startups Share More Data To Quell Legal Fears? Ron Conway, Fred Wilson Weigh In

As the technology business becomes more mainstream, tackling more legacy and non-tech problems, we're seeing the tech industry look for better ways to engage with the communities they are potentially

Meet The Disrupt NY 2015 Speakers And Judges

Disrupt NY is just a few days away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference. You can stil

Ron Conway, Sean Parker Go To Washington (Again)

A new bipartisan think tank with a focus on creating better opportunities for startups and small businesses is launching in Washington, D.C. today with backing from Silicon Valley. Sean Parker, Ron Co

The Entire SV Angel Partnership To Speak At Disrupt NY

TechCrunch is excited to announce today that the entire SV Angel partnership is headed to Disrupt NY 2015. That means Ron Conway, David Lee, Brian Pokorny, Topher Conway, Robert Pollak and Kevin Carte

Sf.citi Tries To Recruit Tech Companies To “Adopt” SF’s Public Schools

One of the issues with leaning on a high-tech economic growth strategy in a region where there is incredibly constricted space and housing stock like in San Francisco and Silicon Valley is making sure

Ron Conway And Chamath Palihapitiya Debate SF Housing And Google At Next Big Thing Conference

Venture capitalists Ron Conway and Chamath Palihapitiya got caught up in a shouting match toward the end of one session on inequality at The Next Big Thing Conference in Sausalito, Calif., today. I

Brigade Media Raises $9.3M From Sean Parker To Shake Up American Democracy

Stealthy, unlaunched startup Brigade Media has raised $9.3 million from Sean Parker of Facebook fame, along with unknown sums from Ron Conway and Marc Benioff, TechCrunch has learned. Parker’s i

Ron Conway Asks Tech CEOs To Step Up For Ellis Act Reform, Stop Evictions

Ron Conway, the widely influential angel investor, is asking tech CEOs across San Francisco to support Ellis Act reform, which will help slow no-fault evictions of long-time residents as rents across
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