CRV just put advanced bioengineering on its shopping list

CRV, an early-stage venture firm that made headlines last year for its stance on then-candidate Donald Trumps campaign, is looking to get out a new (non-political) message: Its diving more deeply into the...

16 life-changing skills you can learn online for free

The Internet gets blamed for many societal ills, including making us dumber, fatter, and ruining our sleep cycles.But what if the Internet could equip you with practical real-world skills? Whether it's learning aforeign...

Udacity’s latest Nanodegree will teach React

In its quest to reduce persistent skills gaps, Udacity has been designing condensed courses to get students up to speed on trendy topics to improve employment outcomes. The startups Nanodegrees, as they call...

Brazil’s fintech boom offers new vertical opportunities for investors

Romero Rodrigues Contributor Romero Rodrigues is a managing partner at Redpoint eVentures, the Brazilian-focused arm of the Silicon Valley venture firm Redpoint. More posts by...

Truphone raises $339M to retire debt and step up in connecting IoT devices

Truphone, a mobile company based out of London that made a name for itself through low-cost international mobile voice and data plans, is taking a very big step forward in a strategy to...

Currency Evaluation: How It Works

Have you ever wondered how a currency is evaluated? In general, it is the demand for a certain currency that plays a key role in its value. This is just the same way that...