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Alastair Goldfisher
Works at VCJ and peHUB.com
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My post on PR folks working with journalists. 11 tips!
Journalists are a skeptical bunch. It’s an occupational hazard. But here are a dozen suggestions on how to best work wit…
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In Canada, much like the United States, the talk lately in venture and startup circles is about young tech startups that have reached at least $1 billion in value, writes Venture Capital Journal ed...
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This afternoon’s scheduled weirdness in Baltimore is a first-ever in major-league history. Credit Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty
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GPS power drain is such a big deal. I hope this company has a fix.
PathSense, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based developer of technology that aims to improve location without the battery drain commonly experienced with GPS, has raised $2.2 million in seed funding from Data...
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San Mateo, Calif.-based Wonder Workshop, which has developed programmable robots and other technology to help teach children to code, announced it has raised $6.9 million in Series A-1 funding. New...
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Ellen Pao case is shining a spotlight about diversity at venture firms, but let’s get the facts straight.
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Jibo, which develops a connected, consumer robot for the home, announced it has raised $25.3 million in Series A funding. RRE Ventures led the round, with participation from CRV, Flybridge Capital ...
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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
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    Editor, VCJ, 2011 - 2014
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    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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    BA in Magazine Journalism; minor in environmental studies, 1991
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Data Collective, angels back power saving tech developer PathSense
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PathSense, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based developer of technology that aims to improve location without the battery drain commonly experienced wi

Edtech company Wonder Workshop raises $6.9 mln from WI Harper, Madrona, CRV
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San Mateo, Calif.-based Wonder Workshop, which has developed programmable robots and other technology to help teach children to code, announ

In search of narwhals: A word from VCJ's editor
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In Canada, much like the United States, the talk lately in venture and startup circles is about young tech startups that have reached at lea

The Silence of the Fans - The New Yorker
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Security is the given reason for this afternoon’s scheduled weirdness in Baltimore, where the Orioles played the Chicago White Sox at Camden

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