Pascal LevensohnContributorPascal Levensohn is a San Francisco-based venture capitalist with over 22 years of VC experience through Levensohn Venture Partners and . He is a former director of the National Venture Capital Association.Andrew KrowneContributorAndrew Krowne is a principal at Levensohn Venture Partners and .The shortcomings of  (simple agreement for future...
If you’ve been following the drone registration saga in the United States, you may remember that in May a Federal Appeals Court .The registration requirement, which mandated hobbyists pay $5 and submit their personal information into an FAA database and attach a registration number to their drone, was relatively mild....
Joanna GlasnerContributor is a reporter for .More posts by this contributor:Though the region known as Silicon Valley covers dozens of municipalities, a few cities get outsized attention in tech circles. Everyone knows Palo Alto, Mountain View, San Jose and San Francisco as hotbeds for startup innovation.But they’re not the...
has £622,000 ($805,000) to fund an automated news writing initiative for UK-based news agency, The Press Association. The money will help pay for the creation of Radar (Reporters And Data And Robots), snappily named software designed to generate upwards 30,000 local news stories a month.The Press Association has...
is the world’s biggest startup campus. Thousands of entrepreneurs are currently moving into the new building here in Paris. But if you’re still wondering what it actually looks like, we visited Station F and interviewed the two persons behind it — Roxanne Varza and Xavier Niel.Station F is...
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There were a few big breaks in the case between Waymo and Uber over self-driving car technology today. As a result, the scope of the case is starting to come into focus as both companies prepare for a trial set to begin in October.First of all, Waymo has narrowed its...
A new confirms that there were other suitors trying to buy Whole Foods, but that Amazon put pressure on Whole Foods not to talk to them.The document cites a “Company X” that expressed interest in having exploratory conversations in mid-April, but did not make a formal offer. Over the...
Bhavin TurakhiaContributorBhavin Turakhia is the founder and CEO of . News headlines today present us with the latest in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and algorithms, which are sold as the “cure all” solution to our problems. From curing cancer or solving the ongoing problem of climate change, to...
Josh WolfeContributor is the managing partner and co-founder of . VCs and startup founders rarely pay attention to slow-moving but powerful macro global events, especially with so many fast-moving things to focus on at the micro level, like technology, teams and trends. While VCs and startup founders often are...