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Watch every panel from TC Sessions: Robotics

Last week at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall, TechCrunch held its second TC Sessions: Robotics event. It was a full day of panels and demos, featuring the top minds in robotics, artificial intelli

Video consultation service Doctor on Demand raised $74 million so everyone can see a doctor anytime

Healing America’s broken healthcare industry has been at the top of the priority list for almost every politician, entrepreneur and inventor for at least the past 40 years. Costs continue to cli

Starsky Robotics raises a $16.5 million Series A for its self-driving trucks

San Francisco-based autonomous trucking company Starsky Robotics announced this morning that it’s closed a $16.5 million Series A, led by Shasta Ventures. The news comes as the company also announce

Hear about the future of space propulsion at Disrupt Berlin

If hardware is hard, rockets must be even harder. Natalya Bailey should know. She’s the co-founder and CEO of Accion Systems, a startup spun out of MIT’s Space Propulsion Laboratory that i

Shasta Ventures promotes three to partner

Shasta Ventures is promoting three of its principals to partner. Nikhil Basu Trivedi, Jacob Mullins and Nitin Chopra have all made it to this coveted venture capital milestone. Shasta has about $1.3 b

Shasta Ventures launches a fund to accelerate AR and VR app development

Apple and Google are ready for an augmented reality tidal wave, but what of developers? Over the past several months, the availability of ARKit and ARCore have proven there’s plenty of interest in

Every board member of anonymous app Whisper has reportedly stepped down

Remember Whisper, the anonymous chat app? It's been a while since we've heard much from the company, but it's still around and has recently lost a bunch of high-profile board members.

Tally wants to automate your financial life, with managing credit cards as its first step

It's not easy to get out of credit card debt, but a startup called Tally wants to do just that, as its first step in helping to automate their personal finance. That company is launching a mobile ap

Entelo steps up its AI game with $20M Series C 

The race to crown a winner in the AI-powered recruiting software space is on. With both Workey and Mya nabbing rounds in the last few weeks, the timing is prime for a few players to seek advantage in

The Farmer’s Dog, a customized pet food subscription service, scoops up $8.1 million

The Farmer’s Dog wants to fill the bowls of canines everywhere with fresh food made especially for them. Based in New York City, the startup plans to expand its dog food delivery service after closi

Deep Sentinel raises $7.4M to bring deep learning to home security

Deep Sentinel, a home security startup, today announced that it had closed a $7.4 million Series A led by Shasta Ventures with participation from Bezos Expeditions, Lux Capital and UP2398. Founde

Leanplum raises $29M Series C round for its mobile marketing platform

Leanplum started out as a mobile A/B testing platform but has since built on this foundation to become a fully-fledged mobile marketing platform. The company has now raised a $29 million Series C roun

Apptio rises 41% in cloud IPO

Seattle-based Apptio went public on the Nasdaq today, seeing its shares rise nearly 41 percent on its first day of trading. The cloud software company, which targets CIOs, went public during a slow ye

Frame.io raises a $10M Series A with Jared Leto and Kevin Spacey as investors

Cloud-based collaboration tool Frame.io has raised $10M in Series A funding led by Accel, with participation from SignalFire, FirstMark Capital, and Shasta Ventures. Actor Jared Leto, who was a seed

Website-building platform Brandcast raises $13.9M

Brandcast, a startup allowing marketers and designers build mobile-friendly websites without having to write code, announced today that it has raised $13.9 million in Series A funding. The round was l

Shasta Ventures is raising a $300 million fifth fund

Shasta Ventures is raising up to $300 million for a fifth fund according to a new SEC filing that lists managing director Jason Pressman and Rob Coneybeer (Coneybeer co-founded Shasta with fellow m

Tally raises $15 million for app to make credit cards less expensive, easier to manage

San Francisco-based Tally Technologies raised $15 million in Series A venture funding to launch an app that promises to help people maintain good credit while avoiding fees, charges and other credit c

Accion Systems raises $7.5 million in Series A to accelerate production of miniature space thrusters

Accion Systems, the company developing miniature space propulsion systems, has raised $7.5 million in Series A funding led by Shasta Ventures. RRE Ventures, Founder Collective, and Slow Ventures also

Ground delivery robots: Passing fancy or next wave?

“Every failed on demand startup will reappear as a successful robotics driven business in five to 10 years.” So tweeted Jeremy Conrad, founding partner of the San Francisco-based hardware fund Lem

Boomerang Commerce Raises $12M Series B Round For Its Price Optimization Platform

Disrupt Battlefield alum (and finalist) Boomerang Commerce today announced that it has raised a $12 million Series B round led by Shasta Ventures. Previous investors Madrona Venture Group and Trinity
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