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Founded in 2006, VentureBeat is the leading source for news, events, groundbreaking research and perspective on technology innovation. All of our content and events provide deep context to help executives, entrepreneurs, and tech enthusiasts make smart decisions. We aim to inform, connect and inspire.

Whether you come for the articles, read our newsletters, attend our events, or consume our research, you will emerge from VentureBeat with new knowledge, perspective, influences, and connections.

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Led by founder and CEO Matt Marshall, Editor-in-Chief Dylan Tweney, and a team of experienced journalists, VentureBeat covers a range of technology trends — from social to mobile, small business to enterprise, health tech, cloud, games, and more.
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Senior Writer
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VentureBeat total Funding

$3.6 m

VentureBeat latest funding size

$3.30 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

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VentureBeat's latest funding round in July 2014 was reported to be $3.3 m. In total, VentureBeat has raised $3.6 m
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VentureBeat is looking to hire an account executive

VentureBeat is on the hunt for an Account Executive to help sell big, custom campaigns and integrated marketing solutions to leading business and tech brands.

VentureBeat is looking for a Director of Events Content

VentureBeat is seeking a Director of Events Content to report directly to the CEO. The role will oversee speaker recruitment for VentureBeat’s portfolio of events (Transform, VB Summit, GamesBeat, and BLUEPRINT). You will help determine the overarching themes for each of VentureBeat’s events and lia…

San Diego Fire Department to test remotely piloted drones as part of FAA program

The San Diego Fire Department today began tests of camera-equipped drones to help fight fires. Firefighters on the ground will deploy the drones, but once they're in the air, the drones will be controlled by trained drone pilots using the Cape telepresence drone platform.

Amazon’s Alexa debuts Answer Updates to respond later to questions it can’t answer immediately

Amazon is introducing a feature today designed to return to you with the right answer when Alexa fails to answer your question. Answer Updates will be rolled out to Alexa-enabled devices over the course of the coming week, a company spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email. Say “Alexa, turn on Answ…

R2 uses big data to develop AI solutions for enterprise customers

EXCLUSIVE: Silicon Valley startup R2 uses big data tools to deliver trained AI models to businesses without development expertise.

Halla taps AI for personalized grocery and dish recommendations

Halla I/O leverages AI to deliver food recommendations to grocery store shoppers and food delivery app users.
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VentureBeat Blogs

Dwarf Fortress is coming to Steam and Itch.io so nincompoops like me can finally play it

Dwarf Fortress is coming to Steam and Itch.io. Kitfox Games is the publisher. It's a sign of making a legendary game more accessible.

Ryff raises $3.6 million to place virtual objects in movie, commercial, and TV scenes

Ryff has raised $3 million for an advertising business where it places virtual objects in a scene within a movie, TV commercial, or TV show.

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G peaks at 2.7Gbps in South Korea, U.S. speed unknown (updated)

If you're ready to download movies in under 10 seconds, you're going to love the Galaxy S10 5G -- assuming its U.S. performance is up to South Korea's.

Verizon’s mobile 5G arrives April 11 with $85-$105 ‘unlimited’ service (updated)

Starting with a discounted device, Verizon is launching mobile 5G in different cities from its 5G Home network, though it has promised unified 5G in 2019.

Edelman: 91% of tech execs believe AI will be at the center of the next technological revolution

According to a recent survey conducted by Edelman, tech executives are more optimistic about AI than the general population.

GB Decides 112: Anthem has destroyed 99.9% of all PS4s

It was simultaneuosly a quieter and dumber week for video games news. For example, Valve Software exists and is carrying on with itself.
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VentureBeat Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was VentureBeat founded?

    VentureBeat was founded in 2006.

  • Who are VentureBeat key executives?

    VentureBeat's key executives are Matt Marshall, Dean Takahashi and Jeffrey Grubb.

  • How many employees does VentureBeat have?

    VentureBeat has 135 employees.

  • Who are VentureBeat competitors?

    Competitors of VentureBeat include Engadget, Alphr and Quartz.

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    VentureBeat headquarters is located at 22 Battery St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

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