Madrona Venture Labs raises $8M, unveils plan to turn its investors into co-founders of spinouts

Madrona Venture Labs raises $8M, unveils plan to turn its investors into co-founders of spinouts

The Madrona Venture Labs team, clockwise from left: Flora Ku, Keith Rosema, Maria Hess, Henry Huang, Mike Fridgen, Jay Bartot, Jason Flateboe. (Madrona Venture Labs photo) The news: Madrona Venture …

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Investors eat up Orbillion Bio’s plans for lab-grown wagyu beef, elk, and bison – TechCrunch

Investors eat up Orbillion Bio’s plans for lab-grown wagyu beef, elk, and bison – TechCrunch

Orbillion Bio’s plans to make high-end meat in a lab have investors lining up for a spot on the company’s cap table. Just weeks after launching Y Combinator’s famous accelerator …

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DEI tech reimagines workplace equity and attracts investors amid mounting calls for change

DEI tech reimagines workplace equity and attracts investors amid mounting calls for change

Thousands of people take part in a Black Lives Matter protest march in Seattle in June. (GeekWire Photo / Monica Nickelsburg) When Kim Vu joined fintech startup Remitly two years …

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One of Canada’s top investors, John Ruffolo, is back from the brink with a new $500 million fund – TechCrunch

One of Canada’s top investors, John Ruffolo, is back from the brink with a new $500 million fund – TechCrunch

John Ruffolo is not as famous as some investors, but he is well known in Canadian business circles. Arthur Andersen’s longtime head of technology, media and telecommunications practice joined OMERS …

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Sivo, a young “Stripe for debt” led by a veteran operator, seems to have investors clamoring – TechCrunch

Sivo, a young “Stripe for debt” led by a veteran operator, seems to have investors clamoring – TechCrunch

Kate Hiscox has a moment. Her company, Sivo, which was founded eight months ago, has already raised $ 5 million from investors with a post-money value of $ 100 million. …

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Attend TechCrunch’s free Miami meetup to hear how to raise money from Miami investors – TechCrunch

Attend TechCrunch’s free Miami meetup to hear how to raise money from Miami investors – TechCrunch

In just a few hours we will meet (virtually) in the Magic City in Miami. Since we first informed you about our new Spotlight series, we’ve received a ton of …

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Investors say Belgium’s startups are poised for international expansion – TechCrunch

Investors say Belgium’s startups are poised for international expansion – TechCrunch

We surveyed five investors from the Brussels, Belgium ecosystem, and overall the mood was upbeat. Investors are backing companies in smart living, life sciences (“a really promising sector for Belgium”), …

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