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As the global venture capital market slows, Africa charts its own course

Experts say that most recent deals were finalized months before macroeconomic challenges hit the global VC landscape. This means there’s a lag in what’s reported as the current state of VC in Afri

On-demand dog walking startup Wag quietly raised funding from General Catalyst and Sherpa Ventures

Earlier this week we wrote about how two big players in the pet-care business, Rover and DogVacay, decided to merge. Well, sources tell us that over the past two years Wag, another player in the dog-w

Customized online prescription acne treatment provider Curology raises $15M

David Lortscher was one of a few dozen people practicing dermatology in New Mexico when he realized a huge problem in the field: There weren’t enough dermatologists, and people were skipping ou

Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford’s SherpaVentures Is Raising $175M For A Second Fund

SherpaVentures, the venture fund run by Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford, is raising a new $175 million fund, according to a filing with the SEC. This is the second fund from SherpaVentures for

PlateJoy Raises $1.7 Million In Seed Funding To Find Its Place At The Meal Delivery Table

Meal-kit delivery startup PlateJoy has raised $1.7 million in seed money to get into bigger markets and take on competitors like Blue Apron in the recipes-for-delivery segment. The funding comes fr

Shyp Confirms $50M Raise, Launches Beta Service In Los Angeles

On-demand shipping service Shyp is rolling out its service in Los Angeles today, its fourth city.

Beepi Gets $60M More In Funding For Its Peer-To-Peer Car Marketplace

Auto sales marketplace Beepi is looking to grow fast and it’s raised a bunch of money to do so. The company announced today that it’s closed on a $60 million round of funding less than six months

Sherpa Ventures Closes On $87 Million Of $150 Million Fund

Sherpa Ventures, the "vague by design" investment group founded by Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford, has made its first close on a planned $150 million fund. As reported by Fortune, the first $87 m