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MailChimp’s Ben Chestnut on bootstrapping a startup to $700M in revenue

The well-known tech startup routine of coming up with an idea, raising money from VCs in increasing rounds as valuations continue to rise, and...

Printify raises $3M to expand its marketplace for custom printing

In Riga, Latvia, an 80-person startup called Printify is reimagining the on-demand printing business. Gone are the days where small merchants have to sell their...

Fuel Capital, co-led by TaskRabbit founder Leah Busque, just closed a...

Roughly two years ago, as the gig-economy company TaskRabbit was nearing its eventual sale to Ikea, its founder, Leah Busque, headed into the venture...

2048 Ventures raises $27M fund to back first-time founders and the...

2048 Ventures, a new early-stage firm founded and led by Alex Iskold and Paul Sethi, is announcing that it has raised a first fund...

Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin’s VC Firm B Capital Group Raises $406...

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s global venture capital firm B Capital Group, which has also backed India-focused startups including packaging solutions startup Bizongo, mobile point-of-sale...

Lyft increases IPO price

Lyft, expected to hit public markets in a landmark initial public offering Friday, has increased its share price range. In a new filing published...

Mattress startup Casper said to be valued at $1.1B with new...

Direct-to-consumer mattress business Casper has secured a $100 million Series D investment from existing investors Target, NEA and Norwest Venture Partners. The fresh infusion of...

Lightspeed co-founder Chris Schaepe is out over college admissions scandal, after...

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Chris Schaepe is out at Lightspeed Venture Partners, after telling his partners about having hired Rick Singer, the Newport Beach,...

Flying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic

One year after a $38 million Series B valued on-demand aviation startup Blade at $140 million, the company has begun taxiing the Bay Area’s...

Small VC funds continue to raise, despite pressure from above

Recently, we bore out with data what has been felt for several years in most U.S. tech scenes: a rising venture market raises funds of all...