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Google finance head joins Postmates board ahead of anticipated IPO

Google’s vice president of finance, has joined Postmates’ board of directors, the latest sign that the on-demand food delivery startup is prepping to take...

Meet the Texas startup that wants to decarbonize the chemical industry

Solugen, a startup that has set itself up with no less lofty a goal than the decarbonization of a massive chunk of the petrochemical...

Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures targets $350M for new funds

Valar Ventures, one of the three venture funds co-founded by Peter Thiel, has filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise...

Zizoo, a booking.com for boats, sails for new markets with $7.4M...

Berlin-based Zizoo — a startup which self describes as booking.com for boats — has nabbed a €6.5 million (~$7.4M) Series A to help more millennials find...

Africa Roundup: Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech...

Jake Bright Contributor More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies Tarform debuted new e-motorcycles but...

Men’s wellness startup HIMS has launched a line of women’s health...

Exactly one year to the day since it launched its line of men’s health products, HIMS is announcing its foray into women’s wellness. The company is...

Summersalt raises $6M for its direct-to-consumer line of eco-friendly swimsuits

Founders Fund has led the $6 million Series A for Summersalt, an early-stage e-commerce startup embracing the next-gen consumer’s penchant for inclusivity and affordability. Headquartered...

Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund leads $110 million investment in genetic engineering...

Genome engineering company Synthego has raised $110 million in a series C round of funding led by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, with participation from 8VC and...

China is funding the future of American biotech

Silicon Valley is in the midst of a health craze, and it is being driven by “Eastern” medicine. It’s been a record year for US...

Last day to buy early-bird tickets for TC Sessions: AR/VR 2018

Holy smokes, TC Sessions: AR/VR 2018 is less than a month away, and it’s going to be an epic, day-long event. But listen up...