seed funds

Sequoia Capital just closed a giant new seed fund — and here’s how it works

Sequoia Capital, the top-tier venture firm, has just closed on a $180 million new fund called Sequoia Scout III that's focused exclusively on seed-stage opportunities. It's a development startup found

Coding bootcamp Fullstack Academy will fund alumni-founded startups

Coding bootcamps have proliferated in recent years in the U.S. One of them, Fullstack Academy, today announced a commitment to invest in promising startups founded by their alumni. According to Fullst

Romulus Capital closes $75 million fund to back early-stage tech startups

Romulus Capital has raised its third—and largest—fund to back early-stage startups, many sourced in labs at MIT, the alma mater of the firm’s founding General Partner, Krishna K. Gupta. The fir

Amazon Makes A Play For Startups With Its AWS Activate Service Bundle And Support Network

Amazon's AWS cloud services division has become one of the go-to places for startups looking for hosting and other services for their apps and other business. Today, Amazon redoubled its efforts to ta

Jeff Clavier’s SoftTech VC Raises $55 Million For Fund III

The micro-VCs are growing up. Case in point: <a href="">Jeff Clavier</a>, who started out as an angel investor backing Web 2.0 companies and then transitio