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  • Haus, the real estate startup founded by Garrett Camp, raises $7.1M July 18, 2019
    Haus, a startup aiming to make home ownership more affordable and flexible, is announcing that it has raised $7.1 million in new funding. This amount combines a $4.1 million seed equity investment led by Montage Ventures and $3 million in debt, which will help finance Haus’ new co-investment model. Haus was created by Uber co-founder […]
    Anthony Ha
  • Only 24 hours left to apply for TC Top Picks at Disrupt SF 2019 July 18, 2019
    Early-stage startup founders, you have just 24 hours left to complete one small task — a task that holds the potential to shift your venture into hyperdrive. Apply to be a TC Top Pick and the chance to exhibit for free at Disrupt San Francisco 2019 in October. There’s no time left to drag your […]
    Emma Comeau
  • Inside Harley Davidson’s EV shift with a ride on its LiveWire July 18, 2019
    Harley-Davidson will release its first production electric motorcycle in September, the LiveWire. Yes, the American symbol for internal combustion, chrome and steel is going all in on two-wheeled EVs. Founded in Milwaukee in 1903, Harley Davidson opened a Silicon Valley office in 2018 with plans to add a future line-up of electric vehicles—from motorcycles to […]
    Jake Bright

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  • VComply raises $2.5 million seed round led by Accel to simplify risk and compliance management July 18, 2019
    Risk and compliance management platform VComply announced today that it has picked up a $2.5 million seed round led by Accel Partners for its international growth plan. The funding will be used to acquire more customers in the United States, open a new office in the United Kingdom to support customers in Europe and expand […]
    Catherine Shu
  • On a growth tear, work trip SaaS TravelPerk adds $60M to its Series C July 18, 2019
    Business travel SaaS startup, TravelPerk, has announced it’s more than doubled the $44M Series C round we wrote about just nine months ago — taking in a further $60M from its existing investors, which brings the round to $104M, and the business’ total raised to date to $134M. Investors increasing the size of their Series […]
    Natasha Lomas
  • Banking startup N26 raises another $170 million at $3.5 billion valuation July 18, 2019
    Fintech startup N26 is raising $170 million a few months after raising $300 million. While it’s technically structured as a new round, the company considers today’s new funding as an extension of the Series D round. N26 has only reached out to existing investors. All the investors in the Series D round are investing again, […]
    Romain Dillet

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  • Climate Adaptation? July 18, 2019
    While society debates how to deal with climate change, there are some scientists who are now saying that that time has passed and we now need to start planning society’s adaptation to the climate tragedy we have created on planet earth. This scientific paper from roughly one year ago is super depressing. I am linking […]
    Fred Wilson
  • Abridge July 17, 2019
    We seed funded a company late last year called Abridge and the company went public yesterday with their iOS and Android apps. Naomi wrote about the investment on the USV blog. I want to focus on the product because I think it is a game changer for all of us that access the health care […]
    Fred Wilson
  • Dronebase Insights July 16, 2019
    I was sitting in my backyard this weekend looking up at the roof on my house, which I can’t see because of a parapet, and wondering how all of the solar panels we put up there a few years ago are doing. I was also wondering how the roof itself is doing. Then it hit […]
    Fred Wilson