Founder Collective is just what its name says -- a collective of founders, who happen to be doing deals together.
FORTUNE -- After selling his startup, Behance, to Adobe (ADBE) for $150 million in 2012, Scott Belsky might have done what most successful founders do: leave and start another company. Instead, he's joining a venture capital firm.
By his telling, Belsky is not a serial entrepreneur. He founded Behance in 2006 as MOREErin Griffith - Feb 3, 2014 8:16 AM ET
A global Internet & venture capital investor offers his take on the year ahead.
By Sergio Monsalve, partner, Norwest Venture Partners
FORTUNE -- As we end a successful 2013 for the tech/Internet venture world, I wanted to share some thoughts on what may be coming in 2014 as it relates to major global Internet & mobile trends, the venture capital funding environment, major emerging subsectors of growth, and the public markets.
Top 8 predictions MOREJan 2, 2014 1:08 PM ET
VC firm raises a $75 million fund for tech companies in the Lone Star State, mainly Austin.
FORTUNE -- Austin-based venture capital firm Silverton Partners announced Thursday its new $75 million fund for investing in Texas-based technology companies. The burgeoning tech scene in Austin in recent years inspired Silverton's three partners, Bill Wood, Kip McClanahan, and Morgan Flager, to raise the investment fund, which will focus on seed and Series A MOREChanelle Bessette - Nov 11, 2013 1:14 PM ET
The Kleiner Perkins partner discusses the concepts of deep learning, deep empathy and deep experience.
FORTUNE -- Mike Abbott is a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a venture capital firm. As the former vice president of engineering at Twitter, he brought his experience to the firm in 2011 and now focuses on digital investments. He has a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from California Polytechnic State University and has completed coursework MOREChanelle Bessette - Nov 6, 2013 3:05 PM ET
YouTube-based network Maker Studios, which sees about 4 billion streams per month, is raising more money to help expand its global footprint.
FORTUNE -- Maker Studios, the powerhouse network of YouTube channels, said Thursday that it secured an additional $26 million investment, bringing the total amount it has raised since December to $62 million.
Maker, which is behind YouTube mega-hits like Epic Rap Battles of History and PewDiePie, said the additional financing, MOREMiguel Helft, senior writer - Sep 12, 2013 9:00 AM ET
Clara Shih's 3-year-old startup is hoping to prove what so far remains unproven: that companies can use social media to sell.
By Chanelle Bessette
FORTUNE -- Hearsay Social, a three-year-old San Francisco startup that in the past year has doubled its number of clients, announced last Thursday that it has raised $30 million in capital, bringing its total funding to $51 million overall. Among the biggest investors are New Enterprise Associates MOREFortune Editors - Sep 11, 2013 7:00 AM ET
Maybe the "D" in AllThingsD should stand for "Deal."
By JP Mangalindan and Dan Primack
FORTUNE -- The future of influential tech website All Things Digital is close to being decided.
Reuters reported in February that AllThingsD co-executive editors Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg had begun discussions with owner Dow Jones, a subsidiary of News Corp. (NWS), about either ending or extending their partnership, which is set to expire on December 31.
Since then, Fortune MOREAug 27, 2013 8:41 AM ET
The importance of the motto "ad astra, per aspera."
FORTUNE -- Fortune's Brainstorm Tech Conference (July 22-24 in Aspen, Colo.) regularly brings together the best and brightest minds in tech innovation. Each week, Fortune turns the spotlight on a different conference attendee to offer his or her own personal insight into business, tech, and entrepreneurship. This week, we asked former entrepreneur and current Greylock Partners general partner Joseph Ansanelli to answer MOREJul 18, 2013 7:12 AM ET
The recently knighted Silicon Valley venture capitalist talks about investing, which companies are exciting now, and Sequoia's reputation.
FORTUNE -- Michael Moritz, the renowned Silicon Valley venture capitalist, recently became Sir Michael, knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his promotion of British economic interests and his philanthropy, including a large gift to his alma mater, Oxford University. Long ago a writer for Time magazine and author of what remains one of MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Jun 24, 2013 11:05 AM ET
China has a hot new startup scene, but there are still a lot of challenges.
By Jennifer Reingold, senior editor
FORTUNE -- The "fail your way to success" model has been gospel for Silicon Valley venture capitalists and private-company investors for a long time. But in mainland China, that notion hasn't fully caught on, said a group of influential investors speaking at Fortune Global Forum in Chengdu, China. That makes it hard for some MOREJun 7, 2013 5:38 AM ET
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