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Basis co-founder and CEO Nader Al-Naji

3 Princeton grads just got $133 million from Silicon Valley’s hottest investors for a cryptocurrency that could actually replace money

The cryptocurrency startup Basis has captured the attention of investors like Andreessen Horowitz, GV, and Lightspeed Venture Partners.
CoreOS founder and CEO Alex Polvi

Red Hat explains its $250 million purchase of a hot Google-backed startup

Red Hat is betting on CoreOS to bring it more joy with Kubernetes.
Relay Therapeutics CEO Sanjiv Patel

A startup that’s trying to develop better cancer drugs by taking movies raised $63 million

Relay Therapeutics, a biotech company that's trying to capture the motion of protein to develop better cancer drugs, just raised $63 million.

Investors including Google Ventures poured $93 million into a company that’s building personalized cancer vaccines

Gritstone Oncology is working on a type of immunotherapy called cancer vaccines that seeks to help amplify the body's immune system to fight off cancer cells.

Fintech CurrencyCloud tapped up investors months before Google raise

Accounts show CurrencyCloud raised £9.5 million from existing investors in December 2016, leaving it with £10.5 million in the bank at the end of the month.

Blockchain raises $40 million from Lakestar and Google’s venture arm

The company claims the investment is the biggest into a UK startup since Brexit.

Silicon Valley is getting interested in healthcare — here’s why that could be a good thing

Competition is drastically more intense among tech companies than healthcare companies, though the hurdles to start a healthcare company are higher.

Google Ventures’ life-sciences team has a second job — and it helps them make better investments

GV (formerly Google Ventures)'s life sciences team also have careers as researchers, doctors, and professors.

Google Ventures is searching for unconventional healthcare startups to back

Alphabet's venture arm GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, is looking to invest in a few key biotech and health-tech areas over the next few years.

Here’s why a Google Ventures investor believes talking to computers all the time is the future of tech

Voice-powered assistants are a sign of progress in the field of "verbal computing," which GV's M.G. Siegler says is the wave of the future.