Breakout Ventures, a San Francisco-based seed- and Series A-stage venture firm that funds what it calls creative biosciences startups, has closed the second fund in its five-year history with $112.5 m
Some VCs have a bias against startups with an explicit positive social impact on the grounds that they have a smaller addressable market, and that the founders aren't sufficiently focused on creating
A venture fund that backs very early-stage advanced tech and science startups, Breakout Labs, has invested in 4 new deals, according to founder and Managing Partner Lindy Fishburne. The fund, which is
Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel has agreed to back Trump as a California delegate in Cleveland this summer. Thiel's level of support for the Donald is unclear, but Thiel will be one of 172 selec
It's no secret that Peter Thiel thinks that the next big bubble facing our economy is not inflating the housing or tech markets, but that of higher education. The former PayPal CEO and early backer of
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