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venture funding

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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

 
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F-U-N-D-E-D

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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Wearable robots for the paralyzed take a step forward

A next-gen exoskeleton, now on sale, highlights how the latest robots are merging science fiction with reality.

By February 2, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Silicon Valley bets that software can take the pain out of parking

A $20 million investment in SpotHero is just the latest sign of venture capitalists' increasing interest in changing the way the world parks.

By August 21, 2015

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Lyft pays $12M to settle class action suit with California drivers

The ride-hailing company won't be on the hook to provide drivers with benefits like unemployment and health insurance.

By January 27, 2016

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Uber aims to be uber-funded by expanding funding round by $1B

The second highest valued venture backed company in the world is looking to get even richer by expanding a round of funding from $1.8 billion to $2.8 billion.

By February 18, 2015