Kate Clark

Kate Clark

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Kate Clark is a reporter at TechCrunch covering venture capital and startups. She is also the co-host of Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital podcast.

She previously covered the venture capital industry at PitchBook News. Before that, she wrote about the technology and startup ecosystem in Bangalore, India at Citizen Matters and the Seattle arts & technology scene at The Seattle Times. A Seattle native, she is a graduate of the University of Washington.

Reach Kate via e-mail at kate.clark@techcrunch.com or on Twitter @KateClarkTweets.

The Latest from Kate Clark

New media investment firm Attention Capital acquires Girlboss

Sophia Amoruso will join Attention Capital as a founder partner as part of the deal.

Startups Weekly: This year in startups

In this week's newsletter: The moments that defined venture capital and startups in 2019.

Equity Dive: Direct Listings

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

Price insurance platform Stable protects farmers from price volatility

From a Southwest England farmer’s son comes a risk-management platform, Stable, a solution as simple as car insurance designed to protect farmers around the world from pricing volatility. Using Stab

VSCO acquires video editing startup Rylo

Rylo had raised roughly $38 million in VC funding at a $120.25 million valuation.

US VC investment in female founders hits all-time high

Female founders raised 2.8% of venture capital this year.

Startups Weekly: US VCs eye European startups

In this week's newsletter: Vroom nabs $254M, the Away scandal and "inevitable takedown of a female CEO" and American investment overseas.

Closing the race and gender funding gap

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

New tweet generator mocks venture capitalists

"The S-1 is going to be MOST disrupted FASTEST in the next 3 YEARS? Caps for effect."

Airbnb officially bans all open-invite parties and events

One month after Airbnb confirmed plans to verify all of its listings, the home-sharing giant has announced additional efforts to protect its hosts and guests.

Inside VSCO, a Gen Z-approved photo-sharing app, with CEO Joel Flory

Long before Instagram toyed with removing “likes,” VSCO, an Oakland-based photo-sharing and editing app, built a community devoid of likes, comments and follower counts. Perhaps known to m

Meet Europe’s top VCs at Disrupt Berlin

Learn from top European and U.S. venture capitalists at Disrupt Berlin next week.

Setting politics aside, Sequoia raises $3.4 billion for US and China investments

Noted Silicon Valley venture capital fund Sequoia Capital has raised nearly $1 billion for later-stage U.S. investments and roughly $2.4 billion for venture and growth deals in China, according to pap

Diversity-focused VC fund Harlem Capital debuts with $40M

Harlem Capital has upgraded from angel syndicate to full-fledged venture capital fund, closing its debut effort on an oversubscribed $40.3 million. The firm was launched by managing partners Henri Pie

Startups Weekly: Chinese investors double down on African startups

In this week's newsletter: China's pivot to Africa, another big scooter funding and a new entry to the unicorn club.

Former Facebookers take on Facebook

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

NYSE proposes big change to direct listings

Companies may soon be able to raise capital through a direct listing.

Weekend Fund raises $10M for second early-stage fund

Ryan Hoover's Weekend Fund closes second fund.

Equity Dive: Poshmark’s origin story with co-founder & CEO Manish Chandra

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

Startups Weekly: Airbnb’s growing pains

In this week's newsletter: Airbnb's new safety measures, Coveo's unicorn round and the TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin agenda.
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