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One of the largest scooter companies that’s taking over cities around the world reportedly lost $100 million in three months — and wants t...

Raising more money could help Bird pass Lime to be the most valuable scooter startup. startup. A company spokesperson said the loss figure was inaccurate.
Jessica Richman, co-founder and CEO of uBiome, lied about her age to the media.

Down with ’30 Under 30′: How the myth of the young founder is completely misguided — and leading to Silicon Valley lies

People who found a company at 50 are likely to be more successful than those at 30, research suggests.
Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and CEO of Theranos, at the 2015 Wall Street Journal Digital Live conference in Laguna Beach, California.

Why everybody gets duped by hot health and science startups

The Silicon Valley tech ethos of 'move fast and break things' is not being counterbalanced by the healthcare principal of 'do no harm,' experts say.
Yellowbrick Data CEO Neil Carson

Data warehousing startup Yellowbrick Data closes $81 million to take on Amazon, Oracle and Snowflake

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick Data closed $81 million. Its COO explains how it will use the funding and stand out from from competitors.

Meet the 12 VC-vetted fintech startups generating buzz at the Money20/20 conference in Amsterdam

A panel of expert VCs picked out the most interesting early stage companies for the event's "startup academy."
Steve Martocci (right)

A startup founder who has raised over $100 million says venture capitalists can ‘sniff out’ if you’re starting a business just to ge...

GroupMe cofounder and Splice CEO Steve Martocci says venture capitalists can sniff out entrepreneurs who don't fully believe in the company.
Steve Martocci at Splice headquarters in 2015.

A founder who sold his first startup for $85 million explains why tons of VCs rejected his second startup idea despite his success

Splice CEO Steve Martocci had previously sold GroupMe to Skype for $85 million at just 27 years old, yet VC investors still turned him away.

This map shows which states in the US are competing to top California-based Uber’s $15.7 billion in equity funding

California's Uber tops the list with $15.9 billion in equity funding, but Florida and New York both have companies with billions of dollars in funding.
Raisin's cofounders.

PRESENTING: The 15 European fintechs VCs think will blow up in 2019

The European fintech market is a hotbed of new, vibrant companies working across a variety of sectors.
Buttonwood Network founder Marcello Halitzer

This US tech start-up helped a maker of football helmets tap investors with new VC funding platform

A New York-based software platform that allows high growth companies to access VC funding more efficiently is gaining traction among investors.