The House Fund

The House Fund, the pre-seed and early-stage venture capital fund focused on UC Berkeley startups, specifically AI startups, today announced that it has closed its third tranche — Fund III…

The House Fund aims to invest a fresh $115M in Berkeley-affiliated startups

Breef’s platform is democratizing how brands and boutique agencies connect with each other in the process of planning, scoping, pitching and paying for projects.

Greycroft leads $3.5M into Breef, an online marketplace for ad agencies

Featured Article

Placement is the much-needed talent agent for jobseekers

“We’re giving away money to strangers on the internet” is a pretty cavalier pitch for a new startup. But the more I learned about Placement, the smarter it sounded. In exchange for 10% of your income for 18 to 36 months, Placement will find you a much higher paying job, prep you for the interview…

6:15 am PST • November 21, 2019
Placement is the much-needed talent agent for jobseekers

In 2016, we profiled a then-24-year-old named Jeremy Fiance who had managed to pool together $6 million for a fund focused on his alma mater, UC Berkeley, where as a…

The House Fund closes its second fund with $44 million to pour into UC Berkeley grads, alums and faculty

Three-month-old Elph wants to make it easier for you to find and use blockchain-based apps. How? Through a portal that’s promising to enable users to click through to see how…

This new startup wants to be the ‘Netscape for crypto,’ and some investors think it has a shot

Most 24-year-olds are still figuring out how their careers will take shape. Jeremy Fiance, a recent UC Berkeley graduate, knows he wants to be a venture capitalist. He isn’t waiting…

Meet VC Jeremy Fiance, UC Berkeley’s 24-year-old superconnector