Trae Vassallo

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

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

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

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

Early-stage investment firm Defy updates the venture partner model

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 Patel on board to help ou

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

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 real e

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

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, a