W Fund Officially Launches to Invest in Washington-Based Start-ups

By Connie Loizos — 4 years ago

Seattle-based W Fund, a $20 million, university-focused  fund that officially closed on May 31, officially launched today, according to its managing directors. The fund aims to back startups spun out of the University of Washington and other state research institution and its decisions will be made by an investment committee that Tom Alberg and Greg […]


Social Scene: KP Partner Pays $1.1M for a House, Another VC Takes the Plunge into Politics, Yu Is Ready for Some Football, More

By Lawrence Aragon — 5 years ago

In this week’s Social Scene, peHUB fans get their groove on at our New York Shindig, Promod Haque and the Norwest team put the final touches on their anniversary party, yet another VC (JVP’s Erel Margalit) jumps into the political arena, KP’s Ryan Popple plunks down $1.1 million for a seaside home, First Round’s Christine Herron shows off her culinary skills, OVP Venture Partners’ Chad Waite is almost one year older, and lots more.

PARTY TIME: PeHUB fans got their groove on at the NYC Shindig

About 225 peHUB fans turned out for our New York City Shindig on Monday night at Conolly’s Pub and Restaurant on West 45th Street. The beer flowed freely and there was no shortage of