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A new option for founders who care about control – TechCrunch

A new option for founders who care about control – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor Revenue-based investing: A new option for founders who care about control How To Run Your Company Based On Metrics Does the traditional VC financing model make sense for all companies? Absolutely not. VC Josh Kopelman makes the analogy of jet fuel vs. motorcycle fuel. VCs sell jet fuel which works […]

Who are the major revenue-based investing VCs? – TechCrunch

Who are the major revenue-based investing VCs? – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor How To Run Your Company Based On Metrics This guest post was written by David Teten, Venture Partner, HOF Capital. You can follow him at teten.com and @dteten. This is part of an ongoing series on Revenue-Based Investing VC that will hit on: So you’re interested in raising capital from […]

Men’s personal care startup Huron raises $1M – TechCrunch

Men’s personal care startup Huron raises $1M – TechCrunch

Huron founder and CEO Matt Mullenax is hoping to build a big business around body wash. “For us, the broader mission is A+ personal care for guys everywhere — not just guys in New York or guys in the Bay Area or guys in Los Angeles,” he said. The startup has raised $1 million in […]

YC’s Earth AI closes funding for its platform to make mining less wasteful – TechCrunch

YC’s Earth AI closes funding for its platform to make mining less wasteful – TechCrunch

Discovering and drilling for the important minerals used for industry and the technology sector remains incredibly important as existing mines are becoming depleted. If the mining industry can’t become more efficient at finding these important deposits, then more unnecessary, harmful drilling and exploration takes place. Applying AI to this problem would seem like a no-brainer […]

Ally raises $8M Series A for its OKR solution – TechCrunch

Ally raises $8M Series A for its OKR solution – TechCrunch

OKRs, or Objectives and Key Results, are a popular planning method in Silicon Valley. Like most of those methods that make you fill in some form once every quarter, I’m pretty sure employees find them rather annoying and a waste of their time. Ally wants to change that and make the process more useful. The […]

Binance launches Venus, which it calls an ‘independent, regional version’ of Facebook’s Libra – TechCrunch

Binance launches Venus, which it calls an ‘independent, regional version’ of Facebook’s Libra – TechCrunch

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, announced today that it will launch an open blockchain project called Venus to develop regional stablecoins pegged to fiat currencies (or traditional currencies usually issued and backed by a government). Based in Malta, Binance launched its decentralized trading service, Binance Chain, earlier this year, and since then has issued […]

How healthtech startups can achieve true value – TechCrunch

How healthtech startups can achieve true value – TechCrunch

Eli Cahan is a medical student at NYU on leave to complete a master’s in health policy at Stanford as a Knight-Hennessey Scholar. His research addresses the effectiveness, economics, and ethics of (digital) health innovation. Healthtech is apparently in a golden age. Just a few weeks ago, Livongo and Health Catalyst raised a combined $500 […]

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