• Success with Snap helps venture firm Lightspeed raise $1.8 billion for new funds

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    Venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners has raised $1.8 billion to invest in startups from cryptocurrency to beauty supplies, hoping to build on its streak of lucrative bets in companies such as Snap Inc , the firm's partners told Reuters.
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  • How to build a business that makes money early on, according to the partner of a $400 million investment fund

    How to build a business that makes money early on, according to the partner of a $400 million investment fund

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    This week, Silicon Valley venture firm Scale Venture Partners closed its sixth fund at $400 million.
    The firm is focused on what Scale VP partner Ariel Tseitlin describes as 'early in revenue investing,' and focuses on helping companies grow their revenue early on.
    Tseitlin said that to effectively bring in revenue, companies should focus on sales and customer conversion rates.
    The investment focus at Silicon Valley venture firm Scale VP is what one partner at the firm, Ariel Tseitlin, describes as "mixed stage" investing.
    "I cringe when people call the type of investing we do 'late stage...
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  • How to build a business that makes money early on, according to the partner of a $400 million investment fund

    How to build a business that makes money early on, according to the partner of a $400 million investment fund

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    This week, Silicon Valley venture firm Scale Venture Partners closed its sixth fund at $400 million.
    The firm is focused on what Scale VP partner Ariel Tseitlin describes as 'early in revenue investing,' and focuses on helping companies grow their revenue early on.
    Tseitlin said that to effectively bring in revenue, companies should focus on sales and customer conversion rates.
    The investment focus at Silicon Valley venture firm Scale VP is what one partner at the firm, Ariel Tseitlin, describes as "mixed stage" investing.
    "I cringe when people call the type of investing we do 'late stage...
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  • Scale Venture Partners closes $400 million fund, launches Scale Studio to help startups benchmark growth

    Scale Venture Partners closes $400 million fund, launches Scale Studio to help startups benchmark growth

    6 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Scale Venture Partners has announced a new $400 million fund to continue on its previously stated mission to “invest in the future of work.” This is the VC firm's sixth fund, and follows its previous $335 million fund from two years ago. Foster City, California-based Scale Venture Partners was the Bank of America's in-house...
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