Stripe’s expanded Amazon partnership is worth watching

Stripe, a significant holding among many leading VCs and something of a bellwether among the ‘Decacorns,” signed an agreement under which Amazon will significantly expand its use of Stripe’s core payments platform and Stripe will expand its use of AWS. The move is the latest in a string of similar partnerships that showcase how Stripe’s reliability and industry leading uptime continue to make them a preferred partner to power global expansion for industry heavyweights. Read the news here: https://www.pymnts.com/news/retail/2023/amazon-significantly-expand-use-stripe/

GroveStreet’s Bruce Ou Leads Venture Session at Slush 2022

GroveStreet’s Bruce Ou Leads Venture Session at Slush 2022

HELSINKI, Finland – Managing Partner Bruce Ou led a discussion at Slush 2022 with Ash Egan of Archetype Fund, Philip Chopin of NEA, Anttoni Aniebonam of Veri, and Nathan Benaich of Air Street Capital. The group explored “Technologies that expand the TAM of venture,” delving into the global reach of computational biology, digital health, and web3 applications, among other innovations. The session was hosted by Tesi and Keva.

Slush is one of the largest global tech events, held annually in Helsinki, Finland. Born out of a student-driven, not-for-profit movement on a mission to create and help the next generation of groundbreaking entrepreneurs, Slush is now the world’s largest annual gathering of venture capital. Each year, the event brings together 2,600 investors representing over $1 trillion of AUM, 4,600 founders and operators of startups spanning industries and stages, and over 12,000 total attendees.