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
The Information Revolution that began in the 1990s has entered a second distinct stage. The first stage was led by Silicon Valley companies, and later, by a small set of Chinese technology giants.
October 27th, 2017
Tackling excess inventory is top of mind for brands and retailers as the off-price market has reached over $700 billion. And with shoppers’ increased interest in the “excitement of the treasure hunt,” a solution for inventory management is critical to aligning with consumer demands and expectations.
October 11th, 2017
In the last decade, more than $1 billion has been invested in the human genomics category. The top five most funded companies including 23andMe, Pathway Genomics, Counsyl, Helix and Color have each raised $50 million to $300 million in capital.
July 26th, 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
Bright.md is raising more cash for its tech-fueled virtual healthcare service that aims to improve care for patients and reduce healthcare costs for clinicians. The Portland-based startup today announced a $8 million Series B round led by B Capital Group...
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
In retail, excess inventory is not exactly anyone’s idea of good news since, according to Ronen Lazar, co-Founder and CEO of INTURN, done badly “it can cripple a brand’s equity and eat up its margins.”
June 15th, 2017
New capital will enable Evidation Health to further enhance platform capabilities that quantify real life patient outcomes at scale
April 27th, 2017
B Capital Group has added five new hires to its team. Joining the venture firm are Kabir Narang as investment officer; Virginia Schmitt as chief financial officer and chief administration officer; Chip Welsh as vice president of capital formation...
March 15th, 2017
B Capital Group Co-Founder and Partner Raj Ganguly says that the "relentless march forward of technology and innovation" won't be slowed by geopolitics.
February 28th, 2017
When we asked dozens of venture capitalists where they see the most potential for applied artificial intelligence, they unanimously agreed on health care. Technology has already been used to incrementally improve patient...
February 14th, 2017
Last week at the Upfront Ventures summit in Los Angeles, a number of locals excitedly speculated that Snap’s IPO could propel L.A.’s tech ecosystem above New York City’s as the #2 in the country. It pains me to say this as a New Yorker, but they had a point.
February 8th, 2017
Facebook Inc. co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital Group has led a new financing round for a Singapore-based online health insurance service that values the startup at $100 million.
February 7th, 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