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  1. Benchling raises $14.5M to help streamline collaboration among scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | TechCrunch

    ... or just in a notebook somewhere. Benchling said it has raised a $14.5 million round of financing led by Benchmark Capital, with participation from F-Prime Capital and Thrive Capital. Benchmark's Eric Vishria is joining the company's board of ...

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  2. In lawsuit, former Heartland CEO accused of insider tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... was announced) for roughly $101 per share: a more than 25% gain," the lawsuit alleges. Uber investor Benchmark Capital on Thursday filed an explosive lawsuit against former CEO Travis Kalanick, accusing him of being "selfish" and not adhering to a ...

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  3. Online Grocer Good Eggs Rebounds With $50 Million From Benchmark CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Eater

    San Francisco online grocer and meal kit delivery company Good Eggs has some very good news: After downsizing and closing in several markets back in 2015, it's now scored a new $50 million investment round led by prestigious venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, whose partner Bill Gurley will join the Good Eggs board of directors. In a volatile market for food and grocery delivery, Good Eggs's CEO Bentley Hall says the new investment is proof that "we're here to stay."

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  4. Voters can track millions flowing into local races. Do they give a damn?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Mission Local

    ... positive independent expenditure committees in support of London Breed for Mayor." (That e-mail , we find Benchmark Capital general partner Matthew Cohler ($80,000); Twitch Interactive CEO Emmett Shear ($20,000), Instagram CEO Kevin York Systrom ...

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  5. What To Make Of The Mercurial MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Seeking Alpha

    ... s courses on technology entrepreneurship. Prior to Wealthfront, Andy co-founded and was general partner of Benchmark Capital,

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  6. U.S. IPO Weekly Recap: Another Unicorn Takes Flight As Zuora Pops +47%Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | Seeking Alpha

    ... (NASDAQ: ZS ), each command premium valuation multiples. Investors are paying up for growth. Backed by Benchmark Capital, founder-led Zuora is a leading provider of subscription billing software. That makes it a SaaS play on the proliferation of ...

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  7. Zuora IPO: What you need to know about the subscription management companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | ZDNet

    ... ic companies. Zuora said it has a total of 933 employees, including 346 outside of the US. Peter Fenton of Benchmark Capital is a majority shareholder along with Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo.

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  8. How Will the Investors of Upwork Get Their Exit? - Sramana MitraRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    ... SV Angel. Its last round of funding was held in November 2014 when it raised $30 million in a round led by Benchmark Capital at an undisclosed valuation. Analysts estimated that the company had earned a Unicorn status back in 2014. But things appear ...

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  9. Women breach tech and venture capital barriersRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | Financial Times

    ... as an investing partner, making her the first senior female US investor in its 44-year history. Last year, Benchmark Capital - an investor in companies such as Twitter, Snap, eBay and Yelp - hired its first female general partner, Sarah Tavel. ...

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  10. VC investor shells out for $35M penthouse at 152 ElizabethRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Real Deal

    ... in November without ever hitting the market, the Wall Street Journal reported. Cohler, a partner at Benchmark Capital and an early investor in Facebook, sold a penthouse at 10 Bond Street for $13.75 million in 2016. The penthouse at 152 Elizabeth ...

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  11. Travis Kalanick Has a Plan for the $1.4B He Made Selling Uber Stock Well, Sort ofRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | The New York Observer

    ... Uber's revenue in 2016 and 2017 and ended with an ugly boardroom war with Uber's early investor Benchmark Capital. In January, a SoftBank-led consortium sealed a deal to buy 18 percent of Uber and to make a fresh investment in the company with a $10 ...

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  12. Venture Capitalist Buys Manhattan Penthouse Listed for $35 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    Matt Cohler, a partner at Silicon Valley investment firm Benchmark Capital, is the buyer of a Tadao Ando-designed penthouse in Manhattan's Nolita neighborhood, according to two sources familiar with the transaction. The duplex apartment, at 152 Elizabeth Street, went into contract in November in an off-market deal that has not yet closed.

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  13. Uber's New Investor Wants Them Out of Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Skift

    ... is yet another battle between management and investors, as ousted founder Travis Kalanick's troubles with Benchmark Capital are only just over. But selling operations in some Southeast Asian markets to Grab in exchange for a stake of up to 20 ...

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  14. SoftBank's Got a Ticket to Ride. Uber's Stranded an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Bloomberg

    When your largest shareholder also backs your rivals, and at the same time advises you to surrender some markets to them, you've got to wonder about motives. The last thing Uber Technologies Inc. needs is yet another battle between management and investors, as ousted founder Travis Kalanick's troubles with Benchmark Capital are only just over.

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  15. Twitter IPO big pay day for investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2013 | Reuters

    ... very wealthy. Top shareholders include Co-founder Evan Williams - the biggest shareholder at 12 percent. Benchmark Capital has a 6.7 percent stake. Co-Founder Jack Dorsey has close to 5 percent. Current CEO Dick Costolo has about one and a half ...

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  16. Legendary investor Bill Gurley says that there's a 'systematic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    Legendary Silicon Valley investor Bill Gurley of Benchmark Capital warned that entrepreneurs aren't being properly held accountable any more. It's because low interest rates have made it easy for startups to raise money and reduced the power of investors to oversee them.

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  17. Legendary investor Bill Gurley says that there's a 'systematic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | News Times

    Registration will allow you to post comments on newstimes.com and create a newstimes.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. Legendary investor Bill Gurley says that there's a 'systematic problem in Silicon Valley' because it's too easy to get cash Legendary Silicon Valley investor Bill Gurley of Benchmark Capital warned that entrepreneurs aren't being properly held accountable any more.

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  18. Uber could be profitable if it wants to, says CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | TechCrunch

    ... for us to move forward on some governance changes." In particular, he's referring to the lawsuit between Benchmark Capital and former CEO Travis Kalanick. "The acrimony between Bill and Travis didn't serve the company well." Khosrowshahi has grand ...

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  19. Very famous VC Bill Gurley says startup boardrooms are now just filled with *clapping hand noise*Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | TechCrunch

    ... for a new Facebook message from the TC Messenger news bot. Fresh off a public spat between Uber investor Benchmark Capital and former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, Benchmark general partner Bill Gurley took the stage in front of a large room of ...

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  20. The craziest official tech startup history you will ever readRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | MarketWatch

    ... only hired a CFO, Roy Gen, in 2008, three years after it was founded, following a cash infusion from Benchmark Capital. After Gen took the job, Shilo asked him, "Tell me, are we making money?" (They were making money. In 2008, according to the book, ...

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