Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor International growth, primarily in China, fuels the VC market today Corporate venture investment climbs higher throughout 2018 A few months ago, Crunchbase News reported that a longstanding period of SaaS investment stagnation had come to an end. […]... TechCrunch · 3 months
SaaS stocks are coming back to life  TechCrunch · 3 days
Nasdaq’s BVP Emerging Cloud Index measures the performance of a portfolio of 45 SaaS stocks. Like much of the tech world, and the stock market in general, the final quarter of 2018 was not... more
Four ways to bridge the widening valley of death for startups  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
As early and late-stage funding becomes more abundant, founders and their early VC backers need to get smarter about how to position their companies for a... more
Pia d’Iribarne joins Stride.VC as third partner  TechCrunch · 6 days
It turns out Stride.VC isn’t going to focus exclusively on the U.K. after all. Pia d’Iribarne is leaving Accel to join Stride.VC as a partner. Stride.VC was originally co-founded by former Accel partner Fred... more
BlueRun Ventures closes on $130M, ups Cheryl Cheng to GP  TechCrunch · 5 days
PayPal, Kabbage and Waze investor BlueRun Ventures invests in early-stage mobile software and fintech startups. more
BlueRun Ventures closes on $130M, promotes Cheryl Cheng to GP  TechCrunch · 4 days
PayPal, Kabbage and Waze investor BlueRun Ventures invests in early-stage mobile software and fintech startups. more
Served a summons via tweet? It just happened to one allegedly elusive VC  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Jonathan Teo, a Bay Area venture capitalist, might be regretting having a Twitter account tonight. The reason: it was used to serve... more
Private equity buyouts have become viable exit options — even for early stage startups  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
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Global tech stocks rocked by Apple warning  Sky News · 3 weeks
Global stocks were shaken by Apple's decision to slash its revenue forecast for the first time in more than 15 years amid weak demand in China. more
The Verge 2018 tech report card: Apple  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
2018 was a landmark year for Apple, one that saw the Cupertino company soar to new heights as a business, including a... more
As market shifts, Atlas Venture closes a $250 million fund to support its breakaway biotech bets  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Atlas Venture, the Cambridge, Ma.-based early-stage, biotech-focused venture firm, has for the first time raised an... more
Apple losses trigger a plunge in U.S. markets  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Bad news from Apple and signs of slowing international and domestic growth sent stocks tumbling in Thursday trading on all of the major markets. Investors erased some $75 billion in value from Apple... more
Apple losses trigger a plunge in US markets  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Bad news from Apple and signs of slowing international and domestic growth sent stocks tumbling in Thursday trading on all of the major markets. Investors erased some $75 billion in value from Apple... more
Lance Amstrong just wrote his first check as VC  TechCrunch · 5 days
Lance Armstrong revealed last month that an early investment in Uber — courtesy of a $100,000 check that he funneled into the company in 2009 through Lowercase Capital —  “saved”... more
Lance Armstrong just wrote his first check as VC  TechCrunch · 4 days
Lance Armstrong revealed last month that an early investment in Uber — courtesy of a $100,000 check that he funneled into the company in 2009 through Lowercase Capital —  “saved”... more
Gray wolf arrives at New Mexico zoo for recovery program  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Albuquerque's zoo has received another Mexican gray wolf as part of an international recovery effort that includes breeding the endangered animals in captivity to ensure their genetic viability more
Torc Robotics and Transdev are launching autonomous shuttles to deliver people to public transit  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Self-driving technology company Torc Robotics is partnering with Transdev, the public transportation giant, to deploy fully autonomous electric shuttles designed to... more
Are rightsholders ready for public domain day?  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
On January 1, 2019, the New Year will ring in untold numbers of additions to the public domain in the U.S., including hundreds and maybe thousands of works with at least a small public... more
The Verge 2018 tech report card: Uber  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
2018 was supposed to be a recovery year for Uber. Sandwiched in between the disaster that was 2017, and the expectation that... more
The Latest: SpaceX lands 1st stage after California launch  ABC NEWS · 1 week
SpaceX has successfully landed a Falcon 9 first-stage on an autonomous vessel in the Pacific after launching 10 satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California more
IESA Opens Bengaluru Lab to Incubate Chip-Designing Startups in India  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
The Indian Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) said the lab is aimed at incubating 20 early stage fabless startups in three years and 50 in the next five... more
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Yay taxes! Amazon has H&R Block Tax Software Deluxe + State 2018 on sale for $22.99, which is the best price we've seen on Amazon since... more
AI technology takes centre stage at CES 2019  CBC · 2 weeks
Artificial intelligence technology is taking centre stage at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, which will provide a... more
Amazon reportedly acquired Israeli disaster recovery service, CloudEndure for around $200M  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Amazon has reportedly acquired Israeli disaster recovery startup, CloudEndure. Neither company has responded to our request for confirmation, but we have heard from multiple sources that... more
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