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VC Corner Q+A: Trae Vassallo

Trae Vassallo is Co-founder and Managing Director of Defy, an early stage venture capital firm. She is an engineer, an entrepreneur, and an investor, and her passion is collaborating with the world’s best entrepreneurs. In addition to Defy, Trae is on the board of directors at Telstra, an international telecommunications company. Trae recently co-authored the study…

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Google Analytics for real estate?

In a bid to strengthen real estate marketing, Agentology’s new Insights Dashboard shows lead sources and more Agentology, a company that fields and vets leads, has launched a new dashboard feature that it describes as a Google Analytics-like information stream for real estate marketing campaigns.

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Elevate Security announces $8M Series A to alter employee security behavior

It’s well understood that many network breaches begin with phishing emails designed to trick users into giving hackers their credentials. They don’t even have to work to find a vulnerability, they can just waltz in the front door. Elevate Security, a San Francisco startup, wants to change that by helping employees understand phishing attacks better using…

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Elevate Security rakes in Series A

Elevate Security has raised $8 million in Series A funding. Defy Partners led the round with participation from return backer Costanoa Ventures. Based in Berkeley, California and Montreal, Elevate Security is a security behavior platform provider.

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The Funded: 4 Bay Area startups raise $118M at start of holiday week

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