Connie Loizos

Connie Loizos

Loizos has been reporting on Silicon Valley since the late ’90s, when she joined the original Red Herring magazine. She is currently the Silicon Valley Editor of TechCrunch. She’s also the founder of StrictlyVC, a daily e-newsletter and lecture series.

The Latest from Connie Loizos

Modern Fertility raises $15 million to sell its hormone tests — and gather more fertility data from its users

A fresh $15 million in funding led by Forerunner Ventures should help. Forerunner founder Kirsten Green, who takes a board seat as part of the round, is known for countless savvy bets on a wide number

A peek inside Sequoia Capital’s low-flying, wide-reaching scout program

It was a brilliant idea. It allowed Sequoia to keep tabs on entrepreneurs — and nascent technologies — not yet in its universe. It cemented the firm’s ties to the founders who were a

A peek inside Sequoia Capital's low-flying, wide-reaching scout program

It was a brilliant idea. It allowed Sequoia to keep tabs on entrepreneurs — and nascent technologies — not yet in its universe. It cemented the firm’s ties to the founders who were a

A Google Walkout organizer just left the company, saying 'if they won't lead, we will'

Claire Stapleton, a longtime Google employee who helped organize a 20,000-person walkout of Google employees last November over the company’s handling of sexual harassment allegations, announced

A Google Walkout organizer just left the company, saying ‘if they won’t lead, we will’

Claire Stapleton, a longtime Google employee who helped organize a 20,000-person walkout of Google employees last November over the company’s handling of sexual harassment allegations, announced

Voatz has raised $7 million in Series A funding for its mobile voting technology

Voatz, the four-year-old, Boston, Mass.-based voting and citizen engagement platform that has been at the center of debate over the merits and dangers of mobile voting, has raised $7 million in Series

Update: VC and Warriors' minority owner Mark Stevens now banned from NBA games through 2020 after shoving Kyle Lowry

Venture capitalist Mark Stevens has been banned from attending any NBA games through the end of the 2020 season and fined $500,000 after last night shoving Toronto Raptor’s player Kyle Lowry and

Update: VC and Warriors’ minority owner Mark Stevens now banned from NBA games through 2020 after shoving Kyle Lowry

Venture capitalist Mark Stevens has been banned from attending any NBA games through the end of the 2020 season and fined $500,000 after last night shoving Toronto Raptor’s player Kyle Lowry and

Unraveling the ‘Secrets of Sand Hill Road’ and the VC thought process, with Andreessen Horowitz’s Scott Kupor

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Connie Loizos sat down with Scott Ku

Unraveling the 'Secrets of Sand Hill Road' and the VC thought process, with Andreessen Horowitz’s Scott Kupor

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Connie Loizos sat down with Scott Ku

David Krane, the CEO of GV, is coming to Disrupt

David Krane has a very big job. He’s the CEO and managing partner of GV, and he oversees the fund’s global activities, investing in tech companies including Uber, Nest and Blue Bottle Coff

Possible Finance lands $10.5 million to provide consumers softer, kinder short-term loans

It’s easy to be skeptical of lending companies. They uniformly rely on customers who don’t have enough money to cover their bills and are willing to pay interest on money borrowed in excha

Distru, a maker of supply chain software for the cannabis industry, has raised $3 million led by Felicis

Distru, a nearly three-year-old, Oakland-based startup whose platform aims to help track cannabis through its seed-to-sale process, has raised $3 million in seed funding led by Felicis Ventures, with

Robotics VCs on what’s real, what’s coming, and what to keep in mind

Kids on 45th just raised millions in seed funding to sell lightly used kids clothes — sight unseen

CEO Jennifer Tejada just took PagerDuty public; we talked about the roadshow, the IPO and what comes next

Expanse, which lets its customers know when their digital assets aren’t safe, has raised $70 million in new funding

An Equity deep dive on Patreon

Andreessen Horowitz isn’t alone in leaving behind VC as we know it — and more company is coming

A startup trying to detect endometriosis through ‘smart tampons’ just landed $9 million in Series A funding

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