Jane.VC, a new fund for female entrepreneurs, wants founders to cold email them

Jane.VC, a new fund for female entrepreneurs, wants founders to cold email them

Want to pitch a venture capitalist? You’ll need a “warm introduction” first. At least that’s what most in the business will advise. Find a person, typically a man, who made the VC you’re interested in pitching a whole bunch of money at some point and have them introduce you. Why? Because VCs love people who’ve made them money; naturally, they’ll be willing to hear you out if you’ve got at least one money maker on your side. There’s a big problem with that cycle. Not all entrepreneurs are friendly with…

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Palantir may IPO at valuation of up to $41 billion

Palantir may IPO at valuation of up to $41 billion

The highly secretive Silicon Valley-based data company Palantir is reported to be considering an initial public offering. The firm was founded by Peter Thiel, and is known for ability to analyze extremely large data sets for intelligence agencies and governments worldwide. The U.S. government credits Palantir with help assassinating Osama bin Laden, and disrupting various terror organizations. A Palantir Technologies Inc. IPO could be one of the biggest we’ve seen this decade, reports Rob Copeland at the Wall Street Journal: Palantir is discussing with investment banks Credit Suisse and Morgan…

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Palantir may IPO at valuation of up to $41 billion

Palantir may IPO at valuation of up to $41 billion

The highly secretive Silicon Valley-based data company Palantir is reported to be considering an initial public offering. The firm was founded by Peter Thiel, and is known for ability to analyze extremely large data sets for intelligence agencies and governments worldwide. The U.S. government credits Palantir with help assassinating Osama bin Laden, and disrupting various terror organizations. A Palantir Technologies Inc. IPO could be one of the biggest we’ve seen this decade, reports Rob Copeland at the Wall Street Journal: Palantir is discussing with investment banks Credit Suisse and Morgan…

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Palantir may IPO at valuation of up to $41 billion

Palantir may IPO at valuation of up to $41 billion

The highly secretive Silicon Valley-based data company Palantir is reported to be considering an initial public offering. The firm was founded by Peter Thiel, and is known for ability to analyze extremely large data sets for intelligence agencies and governments worldwide. The U.S. government credits Palantir with help assassinating Osama bin Laden, and disrupting various terror organizations. A Palantir Technologies Inc. IPO could be one of the biggest we’ve seen this decade, reports Rob Copeland at the Wall Street Journal: Palantir is discussing with investment banks Credit Suisse and Morgan…

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Helm: A home network email server appliance to redecentralize the web

Helm: A home network email server appliance to redecentralize the web

Helm is a startup making a $500 home gadget that replaces Gmail and Google Calendar, letting you control your own email and coordination; its founders have deep information security backgrounds, and plan to make money by charging an annual $100 management fee. The company’s roadmap includes networked storage, comparable to dropbox or Google Drive, VPNs, password managers, and other services that currently live in the cloud. The company has a centralized point-of-failure in the form of a gateway, though the data is end-to-end encrypted. One of the company’s co-founders says…

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Helm: A home network email server appliance to redecentralize the web

Helm: A home network email server appliance to redecentralize the web

Helm is a startup making a $500 home gadget that replaces Gmail and Google Calendar, letting you control your own email and coordination; its founders have deep information security backgrounds, and plan to make money by charging an annual $100 management fee. The company’s roadmap includes networked storage, comparable to dropbox or Google Drive, VPNs, password managers, and other services that currently live in the cloud. The company has a centralized point-of-failure in the form of a gateway, though the data is end-to-end encrypted. One of the company’s co-founders says…

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Helm: A home network email server appliance to redecentralize the web

Helm: A home network email server appliance to redecentralize the web

Helm is a startup making a $500 home gadget that replaces Gmail and Google Calendar, letting you control your own email and coordination; its founders have deep information security backgrounds, and plan to make money by charging an annual $100 management fee. The company’s roadmap includes networked storage, comparable to dropbox or Google Drive, VPNs, password managers, and other services that currently live in the cloud. The company has a centralized point-of-failure in the form of a gateway, though the data is end-to-end encrypted. One of the company’s co-founders says…

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Helm: A home network email server appliance to redecentralize the web

Helm: A home network email server appliance to redecentralize the web

Helm is a startup making a $500 home gadget that replaces Gmail and Google Calendar, letting you control your own email and coordination; its founders have deep information security backgrounds, and plan to make money by charging an annual $100 management fee. The company’s roadmap includes networked storage, comparable to dropbox or Google Drive, VPNs, password managers, and other services that currently live in the cloud. The company has a centralized point-of-failure in the form of a gateway, though the data is end-to-end encrypted. One of the company’s co-founders says…

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Helm: A home network email server appliance to redecentralize the web

Helm: A home network email server appliance to redecentralize the web

Helm is a startup making a $500 home gadget that replaces Gmail and Google Calendar, letting you control your own email and coordination; its founders have deep information security backgrounds, and plan to make money by charging an annual $100 management fee. The company’s roadmap includes networked storage, comparable to dropbox or Google Drive, VPNs, password managers, and other services that currently live in the cloud. The company has a centralized point-of-failure in the form of a gateway, though the data is end-to-end encrypted. One of the company’s co-founders says…

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Helm: A home network email server appliance to redecentralize the web

Helm: A home network email server appliance to redecentralize the web

Helm is a startup making a $500 home gadget that replaces Gmail and Google Calendar, letting you control your own email and coordination; its founders have deep information security backgrounds, and plan to make money by charging an annual $100 management fee. The company’s roadmap includes networked storage, comparable to dropbox or Google Drive, VPNs, password managers, and other services that currently live in the cloud. The company has a centralized point-of-failure in the form of a gateway, though the data is end-to-end encrypted. One of the company’s co-founders says…

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