Trae Vassallo

Sonny Vu, the former founder and chief executive of the wearable technology company Misfit, has had a busy summer since he was named the new chief executive of 3D printing…

With former Misfit founder Sonny Vu at the helm, Arevo raises $25 million for its 3D printing tech

When Garrett Smith graduated from Stanford University to take a job with the drone startup Kespry, he’d not only wrapped up studying at one of the nation’s most prestigious universities,…

Linking combat veterans and Valley engineers, Reveal’s drone technology wins DoD contracts, VC cash

“If you want to be in this industry, because it’s a relationship-driven but also a reputation-based business, these aren’t the moments to take advantage of people.”

Longtime VC Neil Sequeira: Funding founders without in-person meetings is ‘quite difficult’

Defy, a Series A venture capital fund, has hired its first non-founding partner.

Early-stage investment firm Defy hires Eventbrite exec Brian Rothenberg as partner

Defy founders Trae Vassallo and Neil Sequeira have upped the ante.

Defy Partners raises $262M to close the Series A gap

Defy, the early-stage venture investment firm founded by Neil Sequeira and Trae Vassallo, is putting a new twist on the venture partner model as it brings Brian Lee and Sujal…

Early-stage investment firm Defy updates the venture partner model

Startups like Zillow and Trulia have reshaped the real estate market by giving consumers their 24-hour covetable, clickable window into shoppable home sales — and the other players in the…

Developing rapid response services for real estate agents, Agentology bags $12 million

They’re back. After staying heads down for the past year, Trae Vassallo and Neil Sequeira, two longtime venture capitalists whose individual brands are well-known to Bay Area startup founders, are…

Veteran VCs Trae Vassallo and Neil Sequeira attract $151 million to their new firm, Defy Partners