Alumni News Brief

Root Ventures raises $76M from investors

Root Ventures, a San Francisco venture capital firm co-led by investing partner Kane Hsieh, A.B. ’12 (computer science), recently raised more than $76 million in capital commitments.

The firm, which focuses its investments on seed-stage, ‘hard tech’ startups, draws on the engineering expertise of its leadership team. Hsieh joined Root in 2015. Previously, he served as co-founder and head of product at Brilliant Bicycles, an integrated bicycle company focused on low cost and high design.

Read more in TechCrunch.

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