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It’s time for LPs to take more responsibility in the fight for economic equality

It's ironic that LPs retreat to familiar networks because most capital goes to white men and most VCs are not profitable in risk-adjusted terms....

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Stanford cryptography researchers are building Espresso, a privacy-focused blockchain

Greylock led an investment in Espresso, a privacy and scalability-focused blockchain being built by Stanford researchers.

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The idea that university degrees don’t matter is a Silicon Valley fantasy

Unless you are born into a privileged, well-connected family with substantial capital, your undergraduate degree from a top university is the most...

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After QuizUp and Trivia Royale, Thor Fridriksson’s next act is a mobile MMO

QuizUp founder Thor Fridriksson is at it again. The Icelandic serial entrepreneur is two-for-two in creating viral mobile games, but has thus far...

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Fortnite is coming back to iOS, but not on the App Store

Fortnite is back on iOS — well, kind of. Through Nvidia’s streaming game service GeForce Now, mobile users on iOS and Android will be...

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VCs and university endowments should partner to make venture more diverse

University endowments should invest in educational opportunities to give more people pathways to careers in venture.

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Yale’s longtime — and legendary — endowment chief, David Swensen, has passed away at age 67

David Swensen, among the most highly regarded money managers in the world after growing Yale’s endowment from $1 billion when he joined as a...

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From dorm rooms to board rooms: How universities are promoting entrepreneurship

An increasing number of higher education institutions are investing in entrepreneurial pipelines that help students launch startups after graduation.

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Racial disparity in Chicago cops’ use of force laid bare in new data

Analysis of a trove of data extracted from the Chicago Police Department has revealed major differences between how Black and white officers, as well...

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Fortnite adds a new mode that’s basically Among Us

Fortnite now boasts its own version of one of the pandemic’s hottest games. Fortnite-maker Epic just introduced into the game a new...

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Fortnite’s mystery ‘superstar’ virtual music tour kicks off next week

Epic Games is teasing the biggest in-game event since Travis Scott psychedelically stomped through Fortnite’s virtual meadows. The mysterious...

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Snackpass gobbles up $70M at a $400M+ valuation as its social food ordering platform crosses 500K users

While every food delivery company is trying to get an edge on its rivals with discount codes, faster service, and a turn into the realm of spooky...

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Perspectives on tackling Big Tech’s market power

The need for markets-focused competition watchdogs and consumer-centric privacy regulators to think outside their respective ‘legal...

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