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Dan Primack / Fortune:
Scott Belsky is no longer GP at Benchmark after just seven months on the job, plans to focus on a pre-launch Benchmark-backed startup he co-founded   —  Scott Belsky is no longer a general partner at venture capital firm Benchmark, just seven months after taking the job.
Sep 7, 2016, 9:45 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Fantasy sports site DraftKings raises $153M from Revolution Growth and others   —  DraftKings, the controversial daily fantasy sports site, has raised $153 million in new venture capital funding, Fortune has learned.  —  New investors include Revolution Growth, an investment firm co-founded …
Sep 1, 2016, 10:25 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Unilever acquires Dollar Shave Club, sources say for $1B; DSC founder and CEO Michael Dubin to continue running the company   —  Unilever announced on Tuesday evening that it is getting into the razor business, by agreeing to acquire Dollar Shave Club.  —  No financial terms were disclosed …
Jul 19, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Android co-founder Rich Miner cutting back at Google Ventures to lead Google's new education project   —  Earlier this year I was in an elevator with Rich Miner, the Android co-founder who has been a general partner with Google Ventures since the corporate venture capital group was formed in 2009.
Jul 7, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Sources: Zenefits co-founder Parker Conrad, former director of engineering Prasanna Sankar working on startup that configures company devices for new employees   —  It's a problem faced by new employees at almost any company: Hours, if not days, wasted while waiting for IT and HR to set …
Jul 6, 2016, 8:15 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Zenefits cuts its valuation from $4.5B to $2B, will let Series C investors increase stake from 11% to 25%   —  Zenefits, the HR software startup that has accused its founder and former CEO of regulatory impropriety, is slashing its valuation to $2 billion from $4.5 billion.
Jun 30, 2016, 7:30 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Andreessen Horowitz announces it has raised $1.5B for its fifth fund, all from previous limited partners   —  Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has raised $1.5 billion for its fifth fund, maintaining its position as one of Silicon Valley's best-capitalized investors.
Jun 10, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Sherpa Capital raises $172M for Sherpa Ventures II, a new early-stage fund, and $298M for Sherpa Everest, a mid-stage fund   —  Sherpa Capital, the San Francisco-based venture capital firm led by Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford, on Thursday announced that it has raised $470 million for a pair of new funds.
Jun 9, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Home WiFi startup Eero raises $50M led by Menlo Ventures, expected in Best Buy stores this summer   —  Eero, the maker of home Wi-Fi devices that use multiple access points to improve coverage, on Tuesday will announce that it has raised $50 million in new venture capital funding.
May 25, 2016, 8:05 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
BlackJet, an on-demand private jet service launched by a team that included Uber co-founder Garrett Camp, shuts down   —  BlackJet, an on-demand private jet service created by Uber co-founder and chairman Garrett Camp, today informed members that it is “abruptly” ceasing operations.
May 7, 2016, 9:25 PMIn context

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