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Chamath Palihapitiya.

Ex-Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya’s VC firm just lost 3 partners in 2 weeks, and it signals more changes to come

Social Capital is bleeding top investment partners. The venture firm, run by former early Facebook executive and tech investor Chamath Palihapitiya, has lost three partners in two weeks. Palihapitiya says the firm will shift focus away from new growth opportunities and onto "proven winners."
Tom Bender and Greg Hochmuth.

Former Google and Instagram engineers got millions to take TV into the future — here’s what it looks like

"Longform, professional vertical video is the next trend in television," says Dreams cofounder and former Google product manager Tom Bender.
Front cofounders Mathilde Collin and Laurent Perrin

A hot startup raised $66 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

Tech investors are throwing money behind Front, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. Front CEO Mathilde Collin shared the pitch deck she used to raise venture with us, to show how Silicon Valley startups win over investors.

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is reportedly seeking Silicon Valley investors for a new company

Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and CEO of the embattled blood-testing startup Theranos, was charged with "massive fraud" by US regulators earlier this year. Now, she's looking for investors for a new startup.

6 reasons why you should start your company in New York instead of Silicon Valley

New York City has bested Silicon Valley when it comes to both the amount of capital deployed and leading female entrepreneurship. Here's why New York is becoming an attractive destination for startup founders.
Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates has sharp words for the VC industry: Enough with your love for ‘the white guy in a hoodie’

Melinda Gates has a plan to end the not-enough-women-in-tech problem. She's pressuring the folks who fund venture capitalists by putting her own money in the game. And expects to make a killing.

Kevin Durant is becoming a big-time Silicon Valley investor — here are the VCs he considers his mentors

Warriors star wing Kevin Durant talked about his personal business strategy in a recent interview with ESPN, and his "mentors" are big-name guys who most techies would kill to have dinner with.
Ryan Quigley and Joel Wishkovsky, co-founders of Simple Contacts.

These two entrepreneurs came up with a way for you to get new prescription contact lenses without ever having to leave your house

Joel Wishkovsky and Ryan Quigley are the co-founders of Simple Contacts, a company that lets contact-lens wearers take eye tests and update their prescription through an app.

This former Wall Streeter turned down $2 million and pays herself less than her interns in order to build her company on her own terms

"There's no such thing as a free lunch," says Kimberley Ho, founder of Evereden. "With VC funding, strings always comes attached."
Pluralsight CEO Aaron Skonnard

Online tech training company Pluralsight pops big in its IPO even as its founder maintains voting control

Pluralsight, an online training company from Utah, barged onto the public markets with a big IPO that could be a harbinger of more to come.