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Former energy executive David Crane is on a mission to save the planet

NEW YORK (Reuters) – What if one of the largest U.S. coal-burning utilities became a leader in green energy? When David W. Crane was chief executive of NRG Energy, he pursued that vision, pushing the company to transform itself by Read more ›

The Hack Fund will use crypto to give startups early liquidity

Now that “utility” tokens have become a popular and international way to fund major blockchain projects, a pair of investors are creating a new way to turn tokens into true equities. The investors, Jonathan Nelson and Laura Nelson, have created Read more ›

Fund raises $200 million to lend cash to startup employees whose liquidity is locked up in equity

Troy Capital Group has closed its $200 million fund to provide loans to startup employees whose liquidity is locked up in company stock. The fund, backed by the multi-billion-dollar private equity giant Oaktree Capital, is the latest investment vehicle from Read more ›

July sets a record for number of $100M+ venture capital rounds

Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor WeWork is just one facet of SoftBank’s bet on real estate Inside the rise and reign of supergiant venture capital Read more ›