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Just days after publicly traded real estate tech companies Redfin and Compass laid off a combined 900-plus employees, another proptech — HomeLight — is announcing that it has secured $60…

Amid real estate tech industry layoffs, HomeLight raises $60M and acquires lending startup

Whatever you do, don’t refer to LG’s incubator program LG Nova as a corporate venture capital (CVC) outfit.

LG and the hunt for the next-gen corporate incubator

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In 2020, VCs invested $428M into US-based startups every day

Despite a pandemic that sparked a global recession, 2020 was still a record year for venture capital investments into American startups.

7:36 am PST • January 19, 2021
In 2020, VCs invested $428M into US-based startups every day

Microsoft Ventures today announced a new AI startup competition with a total prize purse of $3.5 million in investments into the winners. The firm is partnering with Madrona Venture Partners,…

Microsoft Ventures, Madrona and others launch $3.5M AI startup competition

The Best Things Come In Threes

6:00 pm PDT • September 15, 2015

The ’80s were fun, fabulous and economically stimulating. What brought us Michael Jackson, the Sony Walkman, Star Wars and Pac-Man also ushered in the era of Analytics. Toyota pioneered just-in-time…

The Best Things Come In Threes

I’ve often lamented the state of access to early stage investment capital in Canada, since there’s a relatively small pool and generally firms are more conservative with their funds than…

$217M Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund Sees Ontario And Canada Bet Big On Early-Stage Startups