Utah tech magnates create new Silicon Slopes Venture Fund to boost startups in the state
February 15, 2020

Those looking outside of Silicon Valley as a potential hub for their startup might want to take a gander at Utah, at least that’s the kind of trend the new Silicon Slopes Venture Fund hopes to create.

The newly formed Continue reading

AI chip startup Graphcore closes $200M Series D, adds BMW and Microsoft as strategic investors
January 11, 2019

UK AI chip startup Graphcore has announced a $200 million Series D round today that’s jointly led by an existing investor, European VC Atomico, along with new investor Sofina, an investment holding firm.

Graphcore says the Series D values the Continue reading

Celebrity funds from Jay Z, Will Smith and Robert Downey Jr. are backing a life insurance startup
June 19, 2018

Ethos, the company that bills itself as making life insurance accessible, affordable and simple, has officially come out of stealth with an $11.5 million investment led by one of the world’s top venture firms, Sequoia Capital, and additional participation Continue reading