Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we looked at the near-term future for crypto gaming as VCs zero in on where to place consumer bets. This week, we’re looking at hardware wallets and th
After his departure from Facebook in November, many crypto industry insiders speculated where long-time executive David Marcus would land. Today, the former Messenger boss and Paypal executive offered
Thanks to the explosion of low- and no-code development tools, building web apps from scratch has become easier — and cheaper — than it once was. But sophisticated search and navigation fu
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Thrive Capital, the venture firm founded in 2009 by a then 25-year-old Joshua Kushner, says it has closed its eighth fund with approximately $3 billion in capital commitments, $500 million of which it
Lattice, a platform that helps with workforce people management — the ability to carry out performance reviews, employee feedback and praise; tools to set and track goals and other long-term car
Imprint, a one-year-old startup that offers branded payments and rewards products, today announced a $38 million Series A funding round co-led by Kleiner Perkins and Stripe. It’s not every day tha
Berlin-based on-demand grocery delivery and dark store operator Gorillas has grabbed “close to” $1 billion in Series C funds, in the latest sign of the searing investor interest driving ac
James Evans and his co-founders at CommandBar were working on a different software product when they hit a wall while trying to find certain functionalities within the software.
The company's business boomed amid the pandemic. In January 2020, it had two corporate clients. By December of the same year, it had around 70.
There are far fewer annoying things than managing one’s passwords. There are a bunch of companies out there to help you attempt to do that. And there’s also a number of companies that want to go a
The world seems to move faster every year, and yet, nothing feels slower than the speed by which paychecks get distributed. In the United States, work conducted the day after a pay period will take tw
The sheer volume of people migrating to Austin from all over the country, but particularly from the San Francisco Bay Area, has been making headlines for a while now. One result of this continued migr
Dutchie, a nearly four-year-old, Bend, Oregon company that charges cannabis dispensaries a monthly fee to create and run their websites, process their orders and track what needs to be prepped for pic
As of 2019, the majority of venture firms — 65% — still did not have a single female partner or GP at their firm, according to All Raise. So naturally, anytime we hear of a new female-led fund, ou
Maisonette, a four-year-old, New York-based company, has aimed from the outset to become a one-stop curated shop for everything a family might need for their young children. That plan appears to be wo
Cityblock Health, a company that provides healthcare services to low-income communities, is now commanding a high-priced valuation of over $1 billion after venture capitalists poured $160 million into
LeafLink is today announcing it raised a $40 million Series C financing round, led by Founders Fund with participation from Thrive Capital, Nosara Capital and Lerer Hippeau. This round of financing br
The spreadsheet-centric database and no-code platform Airtable today announced that it has raised a $185 million Series D funding round, putting the company at a $2.585 billion post-money valuation. T
Dutchie, a nearly three-year-old, Bend, Oregon-based software company focused on connecting consumers with cannabis dispensaries that pay it a monthly subscription fee to create and maintain their web