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Lessons from cybersecurity exits

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Mahendra Ramsinghani is the founder of Secure Octane, a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity seed fund. More posts by this contributor Lessons from cybersecurity exits I

Sports stars, franchises and Hollywood agencies are betting $38 million on an esports revolution

What started with an esports team is now quickly becoming an esports empire, backed by some of the biggest names in sports and money managers for entertainment family dynasties and Hollywood power bro

Africa Roundup: Partech Ventures launches $70M fund, TPG Growth acquires TRACE, Rensource raises $3.5M

Last month we characterized 2017 as the year Sub-Saharan Africa’s startup scene found its stride. 2018 looks to be the year of numerous VC investments.

TPG Growth and CAA’s investment firm Evolution Media buy into Africa’s music business

Private equity and media giants from the U.S. are starting to pay attention to Africa's burgeoning online media and culture scene. TPG Growth and Evolution Media have acquired a majority stake in the

Nigeria’s Cars45 closes $5M round to digitize Africa’s used autos markets

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Uber and Taxify are going head-to-head to digitize Afric

Everfi raises $190 million to teach life skills and touchy subjects online

EVERFI Inc. has raised $190 million in Series D funding to teach students online the life skills and touchy subject matter that they never learned in school. A sampling of courses offered by Everfi ra

TPG is raising $2 billion for a social impact fund called Rise

Bill McGlashan, who oversees TPG Growth — the growth investing platform of the global firm TPG — is reportedly fundraising right now for a $2 billion vehicle called Rise that will seek b

Makeup Subscription Delivery Service ipsy Raises $100M

ipsy, an online makeup subscription delivery service, said today that it had raised $100 million. Users subscribe to ipsy, paying the company $10 per month, which then sends them a monthly package of

Early Uber Team Member Joins Uber Investor-Backed Ride To Create A B2B Carpooling Service

Thanks to the massive success of Uber, it seems there’s a new ride-sharing, carpooling, or other transportation service popping up just about every day. The latest is Ride, a platform designed to he

Elevance Raises $100 Million More To Make Chemicals And Fuel From Plant Oils, Poultry Fat

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/logo-elevance.png" class="shot2"></img>Elevance Renewable Sciences— a Chicago area company that uses soybean-, corn- and sunflower oils, pou