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Mark Boslet / PE Hub Blog:
Andy Rubin raises $242M for fund called Playground Ventures to accompany Playground Global hardware incubator   —  Rubin raises $242 mln fund to go with new Playground hardware incubator  —  Yesterday the news surfaced that Android co-founder Andy Rubin had raised $48 million for his new hardware incubator …
Apr 10, 2015, 12:35 PMIn context
Mark Boslet / PE Hub Blog:
Madrona unveils in-house incubator for idea-stage companies   —  Venture capitalists say they like to become involved with companies early.  How about before they start!  —  That is the motivation behind Madrona Venture Labs, an incubator for idea-stage companies sponsored and funded by Madrona Venture Group.
Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 AMIn context
Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog:
Jason Calacanis is Raising a VC Fund to Back Startups from His Launch Conferences   —  Jason Calacanis, the L.A.-based entrepreneur behind Launch, a series of conferences and events for investors and entrepreneurs, is raising a $10 million venture fund, according to a new SEC filing.
Jun 3, 2013, 6:50 PMIn context
Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog:
Sequoia Makes It Official, Filing for “Scout Seed” Fund   —  Sequoia Capital, whose “stealthy” scouting program first came to light last spring, looks to be formalizing the program by registering its first U.S. Scout Seed Fund with the SEC this morning.  —  The filing doesn't provide …
Feb 19, 2013, 12:55 PMIn context
Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog:
A Tax Hike That Scares Away the Technorati?  Fat Chance   —  Earlier this week, tech entrepreneur Ethan Anderson compared a recently passed, temporary tax measure, Proposition 30, to expropriation and suggested it could “dampen enthusiasm for starting new business in California specifically.”
Dec 8, 2012, 12:40 PMIn context
Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog:
OATV Raises $84.5 Million for Third Fund   —  O'Reilly AlphTech Ventures, or OATV, has secured $84.5 million for a third fund, according to an SEC filing that was processed this morning.  The filing states that 51 investors have participated in the fund, and that it intends to raise another $450,000 …
Nov 19, 2012, 9:00 PMIn context
Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog:
Profitable Billtrust Takes $25M to Supercharge Growth   —  Billtrust may be in the unglamorous business of outsourced bill processing, but Bain Capital Ventures finds it so irresistible, it's provided the company with $25 million in funding.  —  How to explain Billtrust's appeal?
Nov 14, 2012, 3:20 PMIn context
Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog:
Silicon Valley Exec Shelby Bonnie Joins Allen & Co.   —  Longtime Silicon Valley executive Shelby Bonnie started off his career as a financial analyst.  He may wind up finishing it that way, too.  According to his LinkedIn profile, Bonnie has just joined Allen & Co. as a managing director in the investment firm's San Francisco office.
Sep 26, 2012, 1:20 PMIn context
Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog:
Paul Graham: Y Combinator Startups Have Raised More Than $1B   —  Paul Graham, founder of the influential, seven-year-old, early-stage investment company Y Combinator, tweeted out an interesting statistic today.  “The total amount of funding raised by the 380 companies prior to the current YC batch …
Jul 25, 2012, 4:10 PMIn context
Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog:
Andreessen Horowitz Has “Nearly Returned” Fund One, Yet Critics Remain   —  Andreessen Horowitz has been shaking things up since debuting on the venture scene nearly three years ago; this week is no different.  —  After the New York Times published a recent piece, highlighting …
Apr 25, 2012, 12:15 AMIn context

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Harry Shum on TalkEasy app, which helps people with hearing impairment  —  At Microsoft's Hackathon, Shum assembled a team to develop TalkEasy, an app that transcribes speech into real-time text to help people with hearing loss communicate.
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