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Ron Conway’s Advice For Young Founders At YC’s Startup School

The first panel of today's Startup School: Silicon Valley at the Flint Center for the Performance Arts consisted on Paul Graham interviewing SV Angel's Ron Conway. Given the audience — which based o

SV Angel Leads Pinterest Financing At A $5 Billion Valuation

News broke this afternoon that Pinterest has raised a $200 million Series F valuing it at $5 billion. We've just confirmed that SV Angel led the massive round that could fund Pinterest until its monet

SV Angel And People.co To Launch An NFL Combine For Hackers, Draft.Me

Recruiting great technical talent is a challenge for small startups, later stage companies and even public tech companies. SV Angel and one of the firm's new startup, <a target="_blank" href="http://w

Meet Alphaworks, The New Crowdfunding-Inspired Investment Platform From betaworks

As crowdfunding swings into the mainstream, the folks at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/betaworks">betaworks</a> are dreaming up new and creative ways to leverage the power

P2P Currency Exchange TransferWise Raises $6M Led By Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures, With Participation From SV Angel, Others

Here's some encouraging news for the European startup scene, and London in particular. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.transferwise.com/">TransferWise</a>, the online currency exchange that uses t

SV Angel’s Brian Pokorny Says Facebook Isn’t As Much Fun Anymore — It’s A Utility

Brian Pokorny, who recently <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/04/03/brian-pokorny-sv-angel/">rejoined SV Angel as a general partner</a>, weighed in this afternoon on the future of a number of high-

SV Angel Team Counters Chamath Palihapitiya’s Startup Skepticism: ‘Innovation Is Not Dead’

Michael Arrington began moderating a panel at Disrupt NY today with Ron Conway, David Lee, and Brian Pokorny of SV Angel by noting that he was "pissed off" by investor Chamath Palipitiya's comments on

SV Angel Says Health Informatics Is One Of Its New “Megatrends”

SV Angel, one of the Valley’s best-known early-stage firms, says it’s starting to look heavily at health startups that take a “software-first approach” towards human biology, m

David Lee From SV Angel: “Foursquare Is One Of The Most Misunderstood Companies”

Today at Business Insider's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.businessinsider.com/event/ignition-2012">Ignition</a> conference in New York, David Lee, founder and managing partner at SV Angel commen

SV Angel Raising $40 Million For New Fund

According to an <a target="_blank" href="http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1557213/000155721312000001/xslFormDX01/primary_doc.xml">SEC filing</a>, SV Angel may be raising another $40 million for

You’ve Got Facebook Fans, Now What? Booshaka Raises $1M To Ensure Your Posts Earn You Money

It doesn't matter if you have one million Facebook fans if they never see your news feed posts. That's why SV Angel, Founders Fund Angel, and more have backed a $1 million Series A for news feed optim

WillCall Sells You What You’re Doing Tonight, Launches Web App, Raises $850K From SV Angel, 500 Startups

"We're not trying to be the best way to buy last minute tickets. We're trying to be the best way to buy tickets", says Donnie Dinch, founder of <a target="_blank" href="https://getwillcall.com/">WillC

With Added Backing From Alexis Ohanian, Harj Taggar, Garry Tan & SV Angel, Quarterly Reopens Its Doors

As we spend more and more time online, as our virtual interactions increase, so too does our appreciation for tangible, real-world experiences -- especially those that arrive via the mailbox. Remember

Practice Fusion Pulls In $34M Series C Led By Artis To Crush The Other eMedical Record Startups

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.practicefusion.com/">Practice Fusion</a> is the frontrunner in the fevered race to become <em>the</em> electronic medical record platform, and today it finished ra

Hail A Fellow Human, Not A Taxi With “SideCar” – The New P2P Uber

You need a ride, someone else has a car and could use the cash, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.side.cr/">SideCar is the app</a> that will bring you together. New instant peer-to-peer rideshare-fi

Backed By Lerer And SV Angel, Newsle Launches To Let You Track News About Your Friends

If you want to see what your friends or contacts are up to, you can check out Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Instagram for a realtime feed. But what if you want to read news <em>about</em> your frien

Trigger Gets $1M From SV Angel, Paul Graham And Others To Make Cross-Platform Mobile Development Effortless

Mobile development platform <a href="http://www.trigger.io">Trigger</a> is announcing one million dollars in funding today, from way legit investors <a href="http://svangel.com/">SV Angel</a>, <a href

Game Closure Quietly Raises Seed Round From SV Angel, Yuri Milner, Greylock, And More

<a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/02/17/game-closure-makes-it-a-breeze-to-build-multiplayer-cross-platform-games/">We first covered Game Closure this spring</a> when it opened its private beta to t

Atomico, Conway, And Founders Fund Put $10 Million Into Quid; Max Levchin Joins Board

Quantitative analysis startup <a href="http://quid.com/">Quid</a> is getting a major vote of confidence and $10 million in a seed round from a raft of serious investors. Niklas Zennstrom's Atomico Ve

AppRedeem Rewarded With $700K From SV Angel And Blue Run Ventures

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/screen-shot-2011-06-16-at-12-33-50-pm.png" /><a href="http://www.appredeem.com/">AppRedeem</a>, a Mountain View-based startup that aims to o
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