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Cromwell Schubarth
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Three venture firms owned more than half of Etsy's stock before it went public on Thursday. The value of their collective stake jumped to as much as about $2B during the arts and crafts marketplace's big Wall Street debut. http://bizj.us/1h2w31
The stake held by Accel Partners and Jim Breyer is worth about $900 million after Etsy's stock doubled on its Thursday debut.
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This week's TechFlash Silicon Valley interview is with Vivek Mehra, who led August Capital's investment in cloud security startup Palerra. http://bizj.us/1h19b7
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Mike Judge on Silicon Valley: "We don't really mean this show as a big f--- y-- to Silicon Valley... Maybe just a little f--- y--."http://bizj.us/1gzm61
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This week's TechFlash Q&A is with Jaleh Daie, managing partner at Aurora Equity who has been a life sciences leader for decades. We talked about what it will take to get more women in tech and venture investing. http://bizj.us/1f9e6b
Jaleh Daie, managing partner at Aurora Equity and seed investor with the Band of Angels, is emphatic about the need for more women in technology and venture.
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Lots of folks talking about the possibility of a "robocalypse" lately, including Peter Thiel at the Launch Festival this week in San Francisco http://bizj.us/1drrk3
Influential founder and investor Peter Thiel talked about the possibility of a coming
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Here's the Business Journal's exclusive look at Google's futuristic plans for it new campus. http://bizj.us/1dehxn
Google proposes four huge structures draped in glass canopies, where small robots and cranes would expand or shrink office spaces to fit workers' needs.
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Most people in the room at last night's Churchill Club talk agreed with Intel Capital President Arvind Sodhani and Silicon Valley Bank CEO Greg Becker that there are strong signs of a bubble in the valuations of venture-backed private companies. http://bizj.us/1h1g33
Intel Capital President Arvind Sodhani and Silicon Valley Bank CEO Greg Becker assessed the region's startup market, where they both play leading roles, in at a Churchill Club discussion on Monday night.
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HR, legal experts offer Silicon Valley execs advice, in light of Pao vs. Kleiner Perkins trial http://bizj.us/1h0lgl
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The folks that became a viral success last month by promising to deliver anything that's legal - for a price - is reportedly raising Series A funds at a $40 million valuation just five weeks later. http://bizj.us/1fim73
From blood pressure app to super delivery service in five weeks. That's how this Y Combinator startup has morphed, winning it a reportedly large early valuation by Sequoia Capital.
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Jim Moran of North Bridge Growth Equity Venture Partners thinks Apple should have launched Pay two years ago. But when it did it helped make his early investment in Paydiant very profitable. http://bizj.us/1enw3x
North Bridge investor Jim Moran says Apple was late jumping into mobile payments, but when it did it helped spur the big sale of Paydiant to PayPal.
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Here's what lawyers told me jurors will be watching when the plaintiff takes the stand this week in the gender bias lawsuit she filed against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. http://bizj.us/1e1ukf
The judge and jury get to hear in Ellen Pao's own words on why she feels she was unfairly treated at the venture firm of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
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In this Q&A, six top female venture investors tell why Silicon Valley needs more VCs like them. This is the interview companion to this week's Silicon Valley Business Journal cover story. http://bizj.us/1dm91p
Bringing more women into venture and startups will help tech founders and funders be more successful, six female VCs say in this week's TechFlash Q&A.
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  • Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal
    Senior Technology Reporter, 2012 - present
  • Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal
    Multimedia/Research Editor, 2009 - 2012
  • Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal
    Managing Editor, 2005 - 2009
  • Boston Herald
    Financial Editor, 1999 - 2004
  • Lowell Sun
    Business Editor
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