6471629995_608377314c_b6471629995_608377314c_b

Eric Schmidt’s Role in Clinton 2016 Presidential Run Leaked

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, has been aiding Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign since 2014. Schmidt met with John Podesta, longtime Clinton adviser, in April 2014, according…

Read Full Article
Ray Rothrock - VenrockRay Rothrock - Venrock

Ray Rothrock: Venture Capitalist with a Cause

Most venture capitalists embrace the career after a stint as a banker, CEO, or tech executive. Then the average tenure as a VC spans over 15 years, during which they groom two…

Read Full Article
16581077972_82b353b16d_k16581077972_82b353b16d_k

More Unicorns Exited than Born in Q2 2016 – Report

Unicorn exits exceeded unicorn births in Q2 2016, according to a report. The H1 Global Tech Exits Report, conducted by CBInsights, found that for the first time in six quarters there were…

Read Full Article
4238508186_6d394e26d5_z4238508186_6d394e26d5_z

European Commission Telco Deregulation Plan ‘Will Help Giants’

A European Commission plan to further deregulate its telecommunications market has come under fire, after it was claimed the plans would help the continent’s biggest players increase their grip on the market.…

Read Full Article
glowforgeglowforge

Glowforge Secures $22m Series B Investment For 3D Laser Printers

3D laser printer company Glowforge has secured a $22 million Series B funding round led by Foundry Group and True Ventures. Last year Glowforge received $27.9 million in pre-orders from a 30-day…

Read Full Article
The Walking Dead Road to Survival - BaseThe Walking Dead Road to Survival - Base

Scopely Scoops $55m in Funding

Scopely, a mobile entertainment network, has closed a $55 million financing round led by Greycroft Partners. The company will use the Series B funding for its product slate and developer ecosystem. Elephant…

Read Full Article
Halle FreyssinetHalle Freyssinet

Paris’ Station F to Become Europe’s Largest ‘Tech Campus’

Located in a former freight station, in an industrial corner of central Paris, sits what is soon to become the world’s biggest startup campus. When completed early next year, the huge space…

Read Full Article
Indigo AgricultureIndigo Agriculture

Indigo Closes $100m Series C Funding Round

Indigo, a startup using technology to help sustainable agriculture, has closed a $100 million Series C funding round. Alaska Permanent Fund led the financing, with participation from previous investors, including Flagship Ventures…

Read Full Article
MilanMilan

Italy’s Startup Scene: Will Slow Growth Continue?

Italy has the fourth largest population in the E.U. and its fourth biggest economy. Ask anyone in the tech industry, however, which countries they’re most excited about this year, and few will…

Read Full Article
LifesumLifesum

Lifesum Raises $10m in Funding

Digital health startup Lifesum has raised a $10 million funding round led by Nokia Growth Partners. The Stockholm-based company will use the funds for new staff and product development, as it expands…

Read Full Article