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Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
John Lilly steps back from GP role at Greylock, the third high-profile departure in a year, and says he'll remain on the boards of portfolio companies   —  It's the third high-profile change at Greylock within the last year.  —  Yet another investor is stepping down at Greylock Partners …
Jan 18, 2019, 10:02 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Ahead of its expected IPO, Postmates has raised a $100M investment, which a source says values the company at $1.85B, up from $1.2B in September   —  Just in the nick of time.  —  The food-delivery startup Postmates has raised a $100 million investment just before it plans to go public …
Jan 10, 2019, 7:20 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: self-driving startup Aurora is raising $500M+ at a $2B+ valuation in a round led by Sequoia   —  Aurora's appeal is predicated on three well-credentialed founders from Google, Tesla, and Uber.  —  The startup Aurora — which is not yet two years old but has made waves …
Jan 8, 2019, 3:07 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
All Raise: 14 women were added to US VC firms in senior roles in Q2 2018, the most of any recent quarter, but about 75% of firms still have no female partners   —  Venture capitalists spent 2018 welcoming women to the fold, but the welcome has been fitful, uneven and, scariest of all, tentative.
Jan 1, 2019, 9:20 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Stock trading app Robinhood has hired Jason Warnick, an Amazon veteran who joined the company in 1999 and was most recently VP of finance, as its new CFO   —  Jason Warnick has presumably had a lot of job offers since joining Amazon in the 20th century.  —  The stock-trading startup Robinhood …
Nov 27, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
How Saudi government-related funds, like the country's main tech university endowment and Aramco's Wisayah, invest in US VC firms, often confidentially   —  People talk about money from “the Saudis.”  But it's not that simple.  Who exactly are “the Saudis,” anyway?
Oct 28, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
How Silicon Valley's rich can defer or even avoid capital gains tax, via a provision that Sean Parker helped craft, by investing in low-income Opportunity Zones   —  Sean Parker crafted a little-known part of the tax code called Opportunity Zones.  Now every one-percenter in Silicon Valley wants in.
Oct 18, 2018, 7:45 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: Coinbase is in talks to raise up to $500M at an $8B valuation, with Tiger Global leading the round   —  The company is in talks with Tiger Global and its existing shareholders for an investment of up to $500 million.  —  Coinbase is finalizing a deal that would value the company …
Oct 2, 2018, 12:56 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Mary Meeker and three partners are leaving Kleiner Perkins to form a new firm; sources describe clashes between early and late stage groups at Kleiner Perkins   —  Meeker is leading an exodus in a huge split at one of Silicon Valley's most famous firms.  —  Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins …
Sep 14, 2018, 10:28 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
A look at how ten of the biggest Democratic donors from Silicon Valley are not only pumping money into the midterms but also rethinking how their money is spent   —  A cheat sheet to the gusher of cash flooding the system in advance of Election Day.  —  Tech resistance to U.S. President Donald Trump has reached its zenith.
Aug 20, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context

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