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Avery felt out of place at Away. Like many of the executives at the popular direct-to-consumer luggage brand, she'd gone to an Ivy League college, worked at a popular startup, and honed an intense work ethic that set her apart from the pack. But…
Megan Rose Dickey
– Dec 4, 2019, 10:00 PM
Plexo Capital, the fund founded by former GV Partner Lo Toney, has closed its first fund of $42.5 million. The plan is to invest in both startups and emerging VC funds, with 60% to 65% of the capital going toward venture capital funds as a limited…
New funding: Shipium landed a $2 million seed round led by PSL Ventures, the venture arm of Seattle startup studio Pioneer Square Labs, GeekWire has learned. The 4-person company is staying quiet about what exactly it is building, but an interview…
– Dec 5, 2019, 8:00 PM
id='speakable-summary'>There have been a lot of bumps in the road for startups building used-car marketplaces, but now one of the longer-standing of them has closed a major round of funding: a clear sign of the mileage left in this category.