Susa Ventures, a young VC firm with some high-flying bets, just closed on $140 million in new capital

Susa Ventures, a young VC firm with some high-flying bets, just closed on $140 million in new capital

Susa Ventures, a six-year-old, San Francisco-based, seed-stage venture firm, has closed on two new funds, a $90 million early-stage fund — its third flagship fund — along with its first opportunity fund, to which investors committed $50 million. Though young, Susa has some very fast-growing companies in its portfolio, which surely smoothed the fundraising process.…

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Another employee behind the Google Walkout has left the company

Another employee behind the Google Walkout has left the company

Last November, Whittaker and six colleagues organized a walkout after it emerged that Google paid large sums to executives who were accused of sexual harassment. The protesters demanded an end to forced arbitration in harassment and discrimination cases and greater transparency over pay and job opportunities.Whittaker said that she experienced retaliation after organizing the November…

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