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VC Veterans Neil Sequeira And Trae Vassallo Launch Defy Partners With $151 Million Fund

In a fast-changing venture capital landscape, longtime investors Neil Sequeira and Trae Vassallo are taking a vintage approach with their new firm. Their new firm, Defy Partners, fits the trend of 2017 tech investing by launching with a first-time fund of a large size, $151 million. But as they go to invest that money, Sequeira and Vassallo say they’ll be…

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Industry Veterans Neil Sequeira and Trae Vassallo Team Up to Launch Defy Partners

Defy Partners, an early stage venture firm, was formally launched today after raising an oversubscribed $151 million initial fund. The new firm, led by long-time venture capitalists, Neil Sequeira and Trae Vassallo, was created to address the underserved part of the venture landscape — often referred to as “The Series A Gap.” By focusing on…

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