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Focused on health in the home, Novi lands $1.5M to help CPG companies source clean, safe ingredients

Investors who know her think seem to think she has what it takes. Brian Rothenberg, a partner at Defy Partners who helped scale Eventbrite across six years before he joined the world of venture capital, just led a $1.5 million seed round for Novi. (“We see a groundswell of consumer consciousness in this area,” Rothenberg…

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The Dipp, a subscription-only entertainment news startup, is springing to life despite the pandemic

Of course, building a media property in the midst of a pandemic would seem to come with its own challenges. The Dipp was fortunate on the funding front; it just locked down $2.3 million in seed funding led by Defy Partners, helped by Ward’s previous relationship with Defy co-founder Neil Sequeira, who was formerly a managing director…

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Linking combat veterans and Valley engineers, Reveal’s drone technology wins DoD contracts, VC cash

“Investment in Reveal – and in their generation of ‘defense-first, dual-use’ technology companies – ensures an advantage as future generations of companies replace the old,” said Sequeira. “We believe that their incredible team has potential to make a huge impact and we are excited to support them and see the long-term innovation pay off for…

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Social Icon Jake Paul To Fight Former NBA Star Nate Robinson On Legends Only League’s Tyson V. Jones Jr. Undercard In Partnership With Triller

The fight will be aired on September 12th on Pay-Per-View through cable, satellite and Triller, debuting the social platform’s first-ever live event as the company acquires rights to Tyson’s return to the ring

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With former Misfit founder Sonny Vu at the helm, Arevo raises $25 million for its 3D printing tech

Vu had initially intended to start his own business, but was drawn to Arevo’s potential. “3D printing is about making things slowly and in small quantities. With Arevo’s technology you can make big things quite fast,” Vu said in an interview.

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