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Alastair Goldfisher
Works at VCJ and peHUB.com
Attended San José State University
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SKULLY, which makes a motorcycle helmet featuring a heads-up display, rear-facing camera and GPS, announced it has raised an $11 million Series A round. The funding was led by Walden Riverwood Vent...
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There’s no denying that VCs are busy people with hectic schedules, but the calendar app Tempo crunches the data to figure the code on how to best meet them.
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The growth of Tinder and other online social and dating apps is drawing plenty of interest from VCs, who are hot and bothered over the online dating sector.
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  • VCJ and peHUB.com
    Venture Capital Editor, 10 - present
    I'm venture capital editor for VCJ and peHUB.com, two publications owned by Buyouts Insider, a UCG company
  • Thomson Reuters
    Editor, VCJ, 2011 - 2014
  • Thomson Reuters
    Managing Editor, 2003 - 2011
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Venture capital editor; vegan, runner, espresso!, beer fan, beagle owner, papa of two boys, ambidextrous and wanna be photogapher/artist
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Editor of Venture Capital Journal, pehub.com blogger; vegan, sports fan, runner, espresso!, beer fan, beagle owner, wannabe photographer/artist and papa of two boys
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  • San José State University
    BA in Magazine Journalism; minor in environmental studies, 1991
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For women in VC, let’s stop citing the 4 percent--VCJ Editor's letter
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Ellen Pao case is shining a spotlight about diversity at venture firms, but let’s get the facts straight.

AI company Quid raises $39 mln in round led by Liberty Interactive
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San Francisco-based Quid, an artificial intelligence company which provides information analytics software, has raised a $39 million Series

Third Point leads $30 mln funding of cloud security provider Elastica
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Elastica, a provider of cloud app security services, has raised a $30 million Series B round of funding. Third Point Ventures led the fundin

New Media Disrupted: GigaOm Web Sites Suddenly Stop Publishing -SVW
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Silicon Valley Watcher - reporting on the business of innovation at the intersection of technology and media

The best way to score an investor meeting: VCJ
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There’s no denying that VCs are busy people with hectic schedules, but the calendar app Tempo crunches the data to figure the code on how to

Smart motorcycle helmet maker SKULLY raises $11 mln
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SKULLY, which makes a motorcycle helmet featuring a heads-up display, rear-facing camera and GPS, announced it has raised an $11 million Ser

Startups raise more than $100 mln via AngelList in 2014
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AngelList, which was co-founded in 2010 by Naval Ravikant and Babak Nivi, released its stats for 2014 in which it reports having helped 243

Photo of Woman Glued to Her Phone Wins the 2014 National Geographic Phot...
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This photograph of a woman glued to her smartphone has been selected as the Grand Prize winner of the 2014 National Geographic Photography C

Peter Lik's "Phantom" Image Sells for $6.5 Million
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Photographer Peter Lik sold his Phantom image for $6.5 million. He now has sold the most expensive photo in the world.

Hot dating apps urging more VCs to swipe right
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The growth of Tinder and other online social and dating apps is drawing plenty of interest from VCs, who are hot and bothered over the onlin

Peter Thiel provokes yet again, says Apple is "bet against innovation"
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Peter Thiel, the first outside investor in Facebook and co-founder of PayPal and Palantir Technologies, continued his campaign against what

Starbucks revisiting dress code, tattoo policies
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Other items on the agenda for reform include how to structure pay to better reward employees according to their performance and length of em

Google misses out on Twitch, but remains acquisitive: VCJ
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Google’s attempts to acquire VC-backed Twitch may have fallen through, but the corporate giant remains an active acquirer of companies, affi

The Honest Company raises $70 mln
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The Honest Company, which was co-founded by the actress Jessica Alba and which sells eco-friendly natural, non-toxic products online, has ra

Hardware entrepreneurs: Win a free ticket to our VC conference
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We are giving away five free tickets to the hardware-themed venture capital track of a our LP-GP Summit on Sept. 18 - 19 in New York.

Addressing the challenges in medical innovation: VCJ
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The U.S. could be in jeopardy of losing its foothold as the world’s leader in drug and medical device innovation, Bobby Franklin, NVCA presi

Opinions vary on what to do with misbehaving execs: VCJ
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To fire the CEO or not to fire the CEO? That is the one of the questions startup boards least enjoy debating, affiliate website peHUB report

Top new venture franchises begin to emerge: VCJ
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Many newer firms are boasting strong early performance, but LPs are looking for the breakout VCs that will create lasting franchises.

Orange Silicon Valley publishes Unicorn report
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Orange Silicon Valley has published a new report called Unicorns, Startups, and Giants: The New Billion Dollar Dynamics of the Digital Lands

14 freaky technologies Vivek Wadhwa says are just around the corner
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Fourteen freaky technologies that Vivek Wadhwa said, at the World of Business Ideas conference, are just around the corner.