Snowflake, Jfrog, Sumo Logic and Unity each raised price ranges days before IPO, to meet what had seemed like growing enthusiasm from public markets. Each one still popped.
Earlier today at TechCrunch Disrupt, venture capitalist Peter Fenton joined us to talk about a variety of issues. Among them, we discussed how he’s putting his stamp on Benchmark now that, 15 ye
Rise, shine and build your business startup fans. It’s day four of Disrupt 2020, and this is your daily snapshot of just some of the heavy-hitters, events, breakout sessions and all-around opportuni
Benchmark used to be the quintessential Silicon Valley venture firm. It was small. It was focused. It was aggressive while also remaining founder friendly. It stuck to its knitting when it came to its
Board members should view board membership as a subtle yet massively impactful role they play in the creation of great businesses.
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has been a hot commodity in recent years as it helps automate tedious manual workflows inside large organizations. Robocorp, a San Francisco startup, wants to bring op
The firm's upcoming fund will not include longtime Benchmark general partners Mitch Lasky and Matt Cohler.
In an ecosystem enthralled with private capital and delayed public debuts, Bill Gurley has been something of a maverick. The former dot-com equity analyst and long-time partner at Benchmark has pushed
Benchmark partner Mitch Lasky, who has served on Snap’s board of directors since December 2012, is not expected to stand for re-election to Snap’s board of directors and will thus be step
Benchmark partner Peter Fenton, who had been on Twitter's board since 2009, will not seek re-election after his term expires in 2016, according to a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commiss
French startup Zenly has raised $22.5 million over the summer from Benchmark and a few other investors. Business Insider first reported the round and TechCrunch got an official confirmation. Here’s
Benchmark's Peter Fenton just won the award for VC of the Year at the Crunchies. Fenton is probably best-known for backing and continuing to serve on the board of Twitter, which <a href="https://de
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.optimizely.com">Optimizely</a>, a Y Combinator-incubated startup that helps companies A/B test different versions of their website, has raised $28 million in Series
<a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/#!/peterfenton">Peter Fenton</a> joined Benchmark Capital in 2006, after spending seven years as a partner at Accel. Not yet 40, Fenton already sits on the
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<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/zendesk-logo-215x71.png" width="215" height="71" /> Benchmark Capital is investing in Danish startup <a href="http://www.zendesk.com/">Zendes