Every individual or small business owner should have access to financial services, no matter their geography. It’s a simple problem statement with much greater consequence — without capital, true potential and progress cannot be realized.
April 10th, 2019
My first experience with Bird came on a lunch-date with my wife who is a professor at UCLA. Despite being in the very early beginnings of the company, students all over campus appeared at ease hopping on this new means of transportation.
June 28th, 2018
In the summer of 2016, we started B Capital with a simple idea: tech entrepreneurs grow faster with powerful partnerships....
February 8th, 2018
The total number of branded hotel rooms in India is roughly equal to the rooms available in Singapore and Hong Kong combined. Estimates…
November 10th, 2017
Amazon resembles The Blob of the classic horror film — devouring everything in its path and growing bigger all the while. The company now sells almost anything you can think of, has a great product line with the Kindle, Echo & Alexa, Fire Tablet, and hosts some of the top websites in the world through Amazon Web Services.
October 27th, 2017
Today B Capital announced we’ve backed Bright.md, a virtual medical assistant for primary care cofounded by Ray Costantini and Mark Swinth. We led the $8M Series B round with participation from existing investor, Seven Peaks Ventures.
July 17th, 2017
Banks have faced a difficult regulatory environment in the aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis. Since 2008, regulators in developed economies have levied over $321B in fines against banks, and banks are struggling to keep up with the over 50,000 regulatory changes that occur each year.
June 27th, 2017
Mental health is a critical but commonly overlooked pillar of healthcare. In the United States alone, 62M individuals struggle with a mental health condition and $200 billion is spent on treatment each year.
January 25th, 2017
Every January, a sea of well-pressed suits descends on Union Square in San Francisco for the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, which is recognized as the healthcare industry’s leading venue for public and private investors to renew networks, meet companies and get deals done.
January 25th, 2017
Since day one of our partnership, we’ve embraced a global mindset. By that, we mean being deeply connected, engaged, and present in the global startup communities and ecosystems around the world where we've decided to invest in.
May 19th, 2016
Consider a vision of the travel experience in the not-too-distant future. Olivia, who is 28 and lives in Seattle, decides to add a few days of pleasure travel to a business trip to Sydney.
January 14th, 2016
There is no doubt that financial technology startups are hot right now. The Lending Club IPO in December 2014 opened the floodgates of the industry. The CFSI has even said that we are entering the “Golden Era of Fintech.”
October 5th, 2015