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Alan Patricof says the pandemic has presented those in venture capital with a phenomenon he's never seen before in his 50 years in the business.

GREYCROFT FOUNDER: For the first time ever, VCs are giving millions to founders without meeting them face-to-face. Here’s how to adapt to remote...

Alan Patricof says money will have to trade hands with investors and entrepreneurs being "virtual" strangers, meaning charisma and references are key.
Rent the Runway is facing its biggest challenge yet.

Rent the Runway has long been heralded as one of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups. Its future is now in question as coronavirus ravages retail....

$1 billion startup Rent the Runway has furloughed 35% of its employees, and is the latest startup getting crushed by the coronavirus.

Legendary tech investor Bill Gurley will not be involved in Benchmark’s newest fund, ending a track record that lasted more than 20 years.

Gurley, known for his savvy bets on Uber and Stitch Fix, has been actively involved in the firm's funds ever since he joined Benchmark in 1999.

SoftBank is reportedly looking to raise $10 billion to support startups reeling from the coronavirus outbreak — and some might not have enough c...

Uber, one of SoftBank's largest investments, has already seen its shares drop by more than 50 percent in the past month amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Rajeev Misra heads SoftBank's $100 billion Vision Fund, which has invested in companies like Uber, WeWork, Oyo, and Zume.

The head of SoftBank’s $100 billion Vision Fund reportedly tried to lure another company executive into a sexual ‘honey trap’ to col...

A new report said Rajeev Misra had a "dark-arts campaign" to sabotage two other SoftBank executives in the years leading up to his promotion to CEO.

Elon Musk just criticized the artificial intelligence company he helped found — and said his confidence in the safety of its AI is ‘not hi...

Musk slammed the lack of transparency at OpenAI, which is racing to be the first to build a machine with the reasoning powers of a human mind.
The redesigned Apple store on 5th Ave has a living wall.

Millennials love plants so much they’re convincing tech companies to replace office artwork with ‘living walls’

Tech companies are embracing millennial's interest in plants and wellness to attract talent encourage them to work longer hours.
Fred Wilson.

Venture capitalist Fred Wilson made an ominous prediction that climate change will be this century’s world war

The cofounder of Union Square Ventures predicted a resurgence of nuclear power and a major reallocation of resources in the face of climate crisis.
Ben Horowitz.

SUCCESS INSIDER: A legendary VC now asks job candidates about WeWork — and the answer says a lot about arrogance

Our regular newsletter on getting things done — like screening for the right talent, placing executives, and diversifying revenue.
Shiru founder and CEO Jasmine Hume (right) and Deena Shakir of Lux Capital.

A former scientist at one of Silicon Valley’s top food startups just landed $3.5 million to take on a $240 billion market using tools from Big P...

Because Shiru isn’t putting a stake in one particular kind of food, it has the potential to disrupt an entire class of animal-based products.