Sequoia Capital reportedly raising two funds, and despite slower VC environment, it’s not alone

Venture capital investments may be slower, but that seems to be giving venture capital firms some time to go out and raise funds of their own. Sequoia Capital is the latest to reportedly be raising two new U.S.-focused funds, valued at up to $2.25 billion, The...

5 lessons from ‘Star Wars’ that can transform startup managers’ strategies and tactics

Scott Lenet Contributor Share on Twitter Scott Lenet is president of Touchdown Ventures. More posts by this contributor 3 lies VCs tell ourselves about startup valuations Is there a creed in venture capital? As leader of the Jedi council in the “Star Wars”...

Daily Crunch: Key Twitter executives depart following Elon Musk ownership deal

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PT, subscribe here. It’s Thursday, May 12, so Happy Friday Eve. Congrats to the “GoogleCrunch” team, which wrote something like 28 stories yesterday to...