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GitHub’s epic exit, Domo’s dicey math and Dataminr’s big raise

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This time ’round we had Connie and Alex on hand with Brian As

Video consultation service Doctor on Demand raised $74 million so everyone can see a doctor anytime

Healing America’s broken healthcare industry has been at the top of the priority list for almost every politician, entrepreneur and inventor for at least the past 40 years. Costs continue to cli

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 Investors are waking up to the emo

Obama’s former chief data scientist, DJ Patil, joins Venrock as an adviser

DJ Patil, the chief data scientist under President Barack Obama, has joined Venrock Capital as an adviser. Patil has long been a proponent of using data science and artificial intelligence to solve s

Coursera’s chief product officer just left to become a VC

Tom Willerer, who has spent the last four years with the online education company Coursera -- the last two as its chief product officer -- is moving on from the outfit to become a venture capitalist.

Hear Dataminr and NYC officials talk about using social media in emergency situations

These days, it’s probably more common to hear about news breaking on Twitter or Facebook than from a broadcast news network or the radio. In an age where eyewitness news has taken on a whole new

Doctor On Demand launches “in app” lab testing referrals

Video medical consultation service, Doctor On Demand is launching an integration with lab testing services providers like Quest Diagnostics to include more of the in-clinic care services that pati

Venrock has raised $450 million for its eighth fund — just like its seventh fund

Venrock, the 47-year-old venture firm that started as the venture arm of the Rockefeller family, has closed its eighth fund with $450 million, which longtime partner Bryan Roberts calls “not too

Senior benefits platform Renew.com raises $3 million to help retiring baby boomers

Renew.com has raised $3 million in Series A funding from Venrock, Expa and others to launch a platform aiming to give the baby boomer generation adequate information on their benefits after retirement

Treating the healthcare issue with tech

What life science investors got right in this most recent boom

It’s long been the case that life sciences investors don’t get the attention that their more traditional tech counterparts do. They’re underrepresented on lists of top investors in venture capit

Venrock’s Bryan Roberts On What To Expect In 2016

Bryan Roberts has seen plenty of market swings in his 18 years as a venture capitalist with Venrock, the venture firm that started as the venture arm of the Rockefeller family and has historically inv

Amino Raises $6.5M To Build Mobile Communities

<a target="_blank" href="http://aminoapps.com">Amino</a>, a startup that's built 41 different mobile community apps (so far), is announcing that it has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding. I f

Grand Rounds Raises $40 Million To Ensure The Best Doctor Will See You Now

Building a consulting network of the best physicians in the U.S. from the nation’s best hospitals has brought the health care startup Grand Rounds $40 million in new financing. The San Francisco

Born Out Of A Cisco Consulting Gig, Predictive Sales Tool 6Sense Raises $12M

Of the many ways that big data analytics is impacting how enterprises do business, one of the most interesting has been in the area of predictive intelligence — the idea that by looking at all

Big Money For Cheap Razors: Dollar Shave Club Raises $9.8M, Launches In Canada

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.dollarshaveclub.com">Dollar Shave Club</a>, the startup offering a subscription razor service that costs as little as $1 per month (plus shipping), has raised $9.8

Mobile Security Provider Appthority Raises $6.25 Million From Venrock and US Venture Partners

Earlier this morning, San Francisco-based mobile app security provider <a href="http://appthority.com">Appthority</a> <a href="http://www.marketwatch.com/story/appthority-secures-funding-to-rate-risky

Phononic Devices Raises $10 Million To Turn Heat Waste Into Energy

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/tc-phononic-devices-logo.jpg" class="shot2"></img> A Raleigh, North Carolina-based maker of thermoelectric coolers and generators, <a href="ht

Future of Streaming and the Many Reasons Jeff Bewkes Is Wrong (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-254552" title="FF.Netflix_f" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/ff-netflix_f.jpeg" alt="" width="270" height="300" /><em>“It’s a little b

AppNexus Raises A Meaty $50 Million Series C For Realtime Ad Bidding Platform

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/appnexus-picture.png"> Realtime ad bidding network <a href="http://appnexus.com/">AppNexus</a> today announced that it raised $50 million in
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