capitalg News of 10/14/19
CapitalG Co-Founder Introduces $175m Early-Stage Venture Fund
Valo Ventures , a new firm focused on social, economic and environmental megatrends, has closed on $175 million for its debut venture capital fund. The effort is led by Scott Tierney, a co-founder of Alphabet’s growth investing unit ...
Newly Public CrowdStrike Wants To Become The Salesforce Of Cybersecurity
Like many good ideas, CrowdStrike , a seller of subscription-based software that protects companies from breaches, began as a few notes scribbled on a napkin in a hotel lobby. The idea was to leverage new technology to create an endpoint protection ...
Auto Marketplace CarDekho Grabs $110m To Double Down On Insurance And Financial Services
CarDekho , an online marketplace for car sales in India, has pulled in a new $110 million Series C funding round from a clutch of existing investors to push deeper into financial services and insurance. Sequoia India, Hillhouse and ...
Robinhood Hires CapitalG Partner To Lead Operations
Robinhood’s human resources department is keeping busy this month, announcing this morning that the zero-fee stock trading app and cryptocurrency exchange has tapped CapitalG partner Gretchen Howard (pictured) to lead operations. The ...