Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018
Category: Khosla Ventures

Former Formation 8 GP Shirish Sathaye joins Cervin Ventures

Longtime venture capitalist Shirish Sathaye has quietly joined early-stage investor Cervin Ventures as a general partner. Most recently, Sathaye was a general partner at Formation 8, the embattled venture firm co-founded by Palantir’s Joe Lonsdale, Brian Koo (a scion of the Koo family, owners of the electronics giant LG) and former Khosla GP Jim Kim. Formation […]

Khosla GP Ben Ling is raising his own VC fund and it’s called Bling Capital

Ben Ling has filed to raise up to $60 million for a new fund called Bling Capital. Bling has long been Ling’s nickname both professionally and among friends. The early Facebook executive is still a general partner at Khosla Ventures, the firm confirmed this morning. Ling declined to comment. Ling was Facebook’s director of platform […]

Shoes of Prey presses pause to select a business sale or pivot

Shoes of Prey, a Khosla Ventures-backed shoe retailer whose website let women customize footwear purchases by selecting the color and material of the sandals or pumps they wanted to order as well as the size, has announced it’s stopped taking orders after almost ten years trading. The management team will now decide whether to sell […]