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Pinterest drops its IPO filing

PINTEREST DROPS ITS IPO FILING

Pinterest, the nearly decade-old visual search engine, has unveiled its S-1 as it prepares for an initial public offering expected...

Bolt Founder Ben Einstein Leaves Hardware Tech VC Firm

BOLT FOUNDER BEN EINSTEIN LEAVES HARDWARE TECH VC FIRM

Ben Einstein, co-founder and general partner of hardware-focused investor Bolt, says he has left the venture capital firm he started...

 
 
 
March Madness | Start-Up Stadium BIOWC19

MARCH MADNESS | START-UP STADIUM BIOWC19

Starting today, the field of 64 men's college basketball teams battling in March Madness will begin to dwindle. From now until the...

HoneyBook, a client management platform for creative businesses, raises $28M Series C led by Citi Ventures

HONEYBOOK, A CLIENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM FOR CREATIVE BUSINESSES, RAISES $28M SERIES C LED BY CITI VENTURES

HoneyBook co-founders Oz and Naama Alon HoneyBook , a customer-relationship management platform aimed at small businesses in creative...

 
 
 
A former Facebook executive raised $3.7 million to fund a game aiming to match the success of 'Pokémon Go'

A FORMER FACEBOOK EXECUTIVE RAISED $3.7 MILLION TO FUND A GAME AIMING TO MATCH THE SUCCESS OF 'POKÉMON GO'

Former Facebook employee Nikki Lannen has raised €3.3 million to fund the development of a new augmented-reality game at her startup...

 
 
 
Flagship Pioneering raises $824M in new fund

FLAGSHIP PIONEERING RAISES $824M IN NEW FUND

The venture capital firm had originally set out to raise $700 million for the Special Opportunities Fund II, according to an SEC filing...

Skedulo raises $28 million to help enterprises manage their mobile workforce

SKEDULO RAISES $28 MILLION TO HELP ENTERPRISES MANAGE THEIR MOBILE WORKFORCE

Mobile workplace management startup Skedulo has raised $28 million in a fresh funding round led by Microsoft's M12 venture arm, the...

 
 
 
Artist and Raf Simons collaborator Sterling Ruby is starting his own label

ARTIST AND RAF SIMONS COLLABORATOR STERLING RUBY IS STARTING HIS OWN LABEL

It's only March, but 2019 is shaping up to be the year of unexpected fashion labels. Just a month after Rihanna announced her new venture,...

South Africa's FlexClub raises $1.2M, partners with Uber Mexico

SOUTH AFRICA'S FLEXCLUB RAISES $1.2M, PARTNERS WITH UBER MEXICO

FlexClub , a South African startup that matches investors and drivers to cars for ride-hailing services, closed a $1.2 million seed...

 
 
 
InnoGames looks to acquire F2P mobile titles

INNOGAMES LOOKS TO ACQUIRE F2P MOBILE TITLES

InnoGames has announced its plans to venture into a new business model of acquiring free-to-play mobile games in its early stages and...

Igneous Raises $25M to Support On-Premise Approach to Data Storage

IGNEOUS RAISES $25M TO SUPPORT ON-PREMISE APPROACH TO DATA STORAGE

Igneous, a Seattle-based data-storage startup that manages servers and other on-premise computing equipment for its customers, announced...

 
 
 
Topouzian Brings Economic Development Perspective to New MVCA Role

TOPOUZIAN BRINGS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVE TO NEW MVCA ROLE

Ara Topouzian is a longtime Oakland County economic development official and a 2012 Kresge Artist Fellow recognized for his work playing...

Vikram Jandhyala, Champion of Innovation at UW and Beyond, Dies at 47

VIKRAM JANDHYALA, CHAMPION OF INNOVATION AT UW AND BEYOND, DIES AT 47

Vikram Jandhyala, who built bridges between academia and industry across the globe and at the University of Washington, where he taught...

 
 
 
Tesla is set to unveil the Model Y - and one analyst says it could double the company's addressable market

TESLA IS SET TO UNVEIL THE MODEL Y - AND ONE ANALYST SAYS IT COULD DOUBLE THE COMPANY'S ADDRESSABLE MARKET

Wall Street analysts are rife with predictions for Tesla's Model Y , set to be unveiled tonight. Gene Munster of Loup Ventures estimates...

 
 
 
Pal of Gigi and Bella Hadid knowingly took part in college admissions scam, docs reveal

PAL OF GIGI AND BELLA HADID KNOWINGLY TOOK PART IN COLLEGE ADMISSIONS SCAM, DOCS REVEAL

The daughter of a Miami venture capitalist whose family has ties to supermodels Gigi and Bella Hadid knowingly took part in the sweeping...

 
 
 
Blood Test Study Meets Goal, Validates Epic's Prostate Cancer Target

BLOOD TEST STUDY MEETS GOAL, VALIDATES EPIC'S PROSTATE CANCER TARGET

Epic Sciences has commercialized a blood test that can predict how likely a patient with late-stage prostate cancer treated with hormones...

Giant Bombcast 574: DST Is DTF

GIANT BOMBCAST 574: DST IS DTF

We talk about the how things are going in Washington D.C. with The Division 2, reading poetry in Devil May Cry 5, Nintendo's ventures...