Recently, GV General Partner (and TechCrunch alum) M.G. Siegler sat down with Darrell Etherington on TechCrunch’s Extra Crunch Live. They discussed what startup fundraising looks like eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic and the future of remote work.
Following this week’s news that AstraZeneca, the University of Oxford, and Vaccitech have teamed up to deliver a promising vaccine for Covid-19, my colleague Vidu Shanmugarajah and I invited Vaccitech co-founder Dr. Adrian Hill to talk with our portfolio CEOs about the battle against the pandemic.
Sebastian Thrun is among the most prolific entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. As a serial founder whose ventures include Google X, education trailblazer Udacity, and transportation company Kitty Hawk, he is an enormously big thinker whose natural curiosity leads him to take on seemingly impossible projects.
As part of our new video series examining diversity across venture capital and tech, I recently invited investor and BLCK VC founder Sydney Sykes to talk about breaking into venture, the mission for BLCK VC, and the current ecosystem for Black investors. We also invited members of the BLCK VC community to submit questions.
As the pandemic disrupts our lives physically, socially, emotionally, and financially, many of us will experience a subclinical mental health struggle with anxiety, mood issues, family and relationships.
Before jumping into the technology industry over a decade ago, I spent six years in the United States Navy. I served on submarines as both a nuclear propulsion officer and scuba diver, roles which taught me the value of character and the meaning of true grit.
Nym speaks the language of healthcare in a way that medical providers and computer scientists both understand. At GV, we talk about finding companies that bridge the divide between breakthrough technology and healthcare.
As the U.S. adjusts to the dynamics of remote schooling, GV asked Swing Education co-founder and CEO Mike Teng for tips on creating positive homeschool environments that work for kids and their families.
Today, Tend announces its $37 million Series B led by GV. This is the first bet we’ve made on the dental industry. At GV, we like to invest at intersections that combine disparate fields of study and propel new ways of thinking.
GV Venture Partner Ben Robbins hosted a panel last week on mental health and examined ways to cope with quarantine-related anxiety, family issues, the variety of losses many of us are experiencing, burnout, and social isolation.
Relay's technology can visualize and target moving proteins in the human body. By identifying and simulating the underlying proteins that cause disease, Relay can design better drugs to treat cancer and other devastating genetic diseases.
Snorkel’s vision is to make it dead simple for even non-developers to build and deploy ML applications in a fraction of the time. It’s an exciting prospect with significant implications for how we can dive even more deeply into machine learning for decades to come.
GV principal Terri Burns was asked for her observations on fostering diversity and inclusion in tech, and reasons for optimism. Below is a transcript of the conversation that originally appeared in TechCrunch.
Lemonade has built on its promise to take the headache out of insurance for homeowners and renters. As a full-stack insurer, it redesigned almost all of the traditional insurance value chain to keep premiums low, and offer renters and home insurance quotes algorithmically.
It has been a privilege to partner with Mohit, Ricardo, and the entire team as they built ThousandEyes to this point. Please join me in congratulating them on their continued success as a part of the Cisco family.
It takes more than just technical excellence and a compelling vision to build the next great startup; it takes dedicated people, productive co-founder relationships, and the ability to adapt to rapidly evolving business needs.
Stripe is a business that emerges from our current turmoil stronger because they've helped support millions of other businesses in this time. And, as the world heals, helps countless businesses rebuild or get started.