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Javelin joins Niantic Labs $200 Million round

Pokémon Go creator Niantic has raised a new $200 million in funding, reports The Wall Street Journal. The Series B raise was led by Spark Capital, and includes participation from Founders Fund, Meritech, Javelin Venture Capital, You & Mr. Jones... more

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Most Valuable Professor? Steph Curry to teach online basketball courses

Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry will be venturing into the field of online education and serving as an instructor. The two-time MVP is partnering with MasterClass to embark on his first online courses in which he'll teach, in a video... more

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Bernoulli teams up with GE Healthcare to lower the barriers to integration of healthcare data

Bernoulli Health, the developer of the advanced Bernoulli One™ clinical surveillance, medical device integration (MDI), and real-time data analytics platform, announced today collaboration with GE Healthcare on the new CARESCAPE Connect data... more

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Clutter, the on-demand storage company, will now offer in-city moving

Moving is one of the most stressful life events you can go through. But Clutter, the on-demand storage startup based in LA, is looking to make that a little more pleasant. Today, Clutter is announcing its expansion into the world of moving,... more

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Flexible car ownership startup Fair nabs up to $1B in debt and equity funding from BMW and Penske

Fair.com — an all-digital car marketplace that was co-founded by car industry vets Georg Bauer of BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Tesla; Scott Painter of TrueCar; and Fedor Artiles of Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, Volkswagen, and Tesla — has been largely... more

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Ad Industry Insiders are Connected to A Fraud Scheme

Some of the world’s biggest brands were ripped off by a digital fraud scheme that used a network of websites connected to US advertising industry insiders to steal what experts say could be millions of dollars. Social Puncher, which publishes... more

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Founder Feature: David Rogier, CEO of MasterClass

In the Fall of 2014, my friend and Stanford GSB classmate David Rogier and I were catching up over dinner, when he told me about his new venture, MasterClass — an online education site that would serve video classes from the world’s greatest... more

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Can a Crowdsourced Approach to Executive Recruiting Beat the Experts?

Erin Griffith at Wired profiles ExecThread, a site where executives can share and find job opportunities within an exclusive network of their peers. The site is the brainchild of entrepreneur Joe Meyer, who realized the potential for disruption in... more

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