• Glasswing Ventures closes its artificial intelligence-focused fund with $112 million

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    One year after receiving a whopping $75 million commitment to invest in early stage companies applying artificial intelligence to various industries, Glasswing Ventures has closed its debut fund with $112 million.
    It's a significant milestone for a firm that purports to be the largest early stage investor focused on machine learning on the East Coast, and one of the largest early stage funds to be led by women.
    Founded by Rudina Seseri alongside her longtime investing partner Rick Grinnell and bolstered by the addition of former portfolio executive Sarah Fay, Glasswing so far has invested...
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  • Trail Mix Ventures, an outfit centered on wellness-obsessed millennials, just closed an $11 million debut fund

    Trail Mix Ventures, an outfit centered on wellness-obsessed millennials, just closed an $11 million debut fund

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    The millennial generation - people born between 1998 and 2000 - are on the cusp of becoming America's largest generation , according to projections from the U.S. Census Bureau. What else we know about this demographic : millennials are increasingly choosing to live at home with their parents, put off marriage and children, and not buy stuff like cars and luxury goods but instead access those goods through sharing services.
    What they can't do without: wellness. It's one area where they're willing to spend money on compelling brands and experiences, even when they cost an arm and a leg. And...
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