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Venture capital firm plans $10M virtual-reality funding blitz

Rothenberg Ventures will provide funding to startups developing virtual reality and other next-generation technologies.

By September 17, 2015



F-U-N-D-E-D is a regular column looking -- and sometimes laughing -- at what Silicon Valley has backed in the last week.


F-U-N-D-E-D: Tesla-wannabe Elio Motors raises big from the crowd -- or did it?

The would-be automaker's path highlights the untested (and weird) waters of the new era in crowdfunding.

By July 17, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Eyeing innovation, Disney sees big future in tiny companies

The media giant's focus on fledgling startups comes as US companies increasingly play the role of venture capitalists.

By July 10, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Your butler is a text message away

Looking for someone to serve you? No matter where you live, there's probably a startup just waiting to become your virtual butler.

By October 9, 2015


'Godmother' of cannabis meets her tech-happy children at SF pot summit

The inaugural New West Summit -- devoted to the marriage of pot, tech, business and media -- serves as the site for a kind of passing of the torch. Or should we say a passing of the pipe?

By November 22, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Startups for seniors raise cash to give grandpa options

The famously youth-focused tech industry has written big checks recently to companies built around the problems of aging.

By July 3, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Doctors, hair weaves and razors are coming to you

Homebodies, rejoice! Venture capital wants to make sure you never have to get out of your pajamas.

By June 26, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Silicon Valley bets $100M that computers can help you look good

Beauty and fashion startups hope to edge out the local mall by creating software that learns and anticipates what people want to wear.

By September 18, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Algorithms aplenty, wearables for you, robots for rover

In the last week, Silicon Valley's venture capitalists have bet on a future where dogs are gamers and on-demand is in.

By June 12, 2015


Can't get your startup funded in Silicon Valley? Think Minnesota

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.

By September 13, 2015