Benchmark, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm that employs a characteristically small team of investors, has hired forming gaming company co-founder and CEO Victor Lazarte as its sixth general partner, the firm announced on Monday. Lazarte, who has no formal VC investing experience, is a surprising choice for Benchmark. In a blog post , Benchmark general partner Sarah Tavel, who...
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What a Brazilian Steakhouse Says About the Tech Economy
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.One of my favorite tech memes is the “We’re so back” post, the kind that pokes fun at the industry returning to the good old days of expensive perks and wine-soaked dinners.I had a real-life “We’re so back” moment this week when I attended a bacchanalian feast thrown by Bain Capital Ventures at Fogo de Chão in San Francisco. Bain Capital’s private equity arm...
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