DroneDeploy delivers aerial maps and 3-D images for real estate, mining and agricultural applications. It just closed a $9 million round led by Emergence Capital.. (Forbes)
2020 is a private fund investing in global consumer technology, media, retail & finance.
Congrats to the RTR team.
$10 billion plus market in custom apparel (TechCrunch)
Total monthly active users 50 million.
In latest instalment of Founder Stories, BoF talks to Internet veteran Julie Wainwright about what she learned from the ‘dotcom’ crash, launching a digital business in a tech culture that is ageist and sexist, and how she took luxury resale site The RealReal from zero to $100 million in revenue in just three years...
2013 had all the signs of being a comeback year for venture capital. Booming public equities and a recovered IPO market generated record portfolio company exits and distributions from VC funds. The industry realized its highest returns since the Internet boom.
Yet 2013 annual industry performance data from Cambridge Associates shows that venture capital continues to underperform the S&P 500, NASDAQ and Russell 2000...