Rothenberg Ventures will provide funding to startups developing virtual reality and other next-generation technologies.
F-U-N-D-E-D is a regular column looking -- and sometimes laughing -- at what Silicon Valley has backed in the last week.
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The media giant's focus on fledgling startups comes as US companies increasingly play the role of venture capitalists.
The famously youth-focused tech industry has written big checks recently to companies built around the problems of aging.
Homebodies, rejoice! Venture capital wants to make sure you never have to get out of your pajamas.
Beauty and fashion startups hope to edge out the local mall by creating software that learns and anticipates what people want to wear.
In the last week, Silicon Valley's venture capitalists have bet on a future where dogs are gamers and on-demand is in.
Minnesota's entrepreneurs are fiercely loyal to the North Star State and proud of its non-cutthroat, collaborative atmosphere. They also say it's easier to attract investors there.
Automakers are pouring money into tech so that cars stay relevant.
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