At Greenspring we believe in venture capital's ability to propel innovation, job creation and positive societal change. We celebrate those who think differently, take measured risk and challenge perceptions. Here's what's trending in VC this week: 

Portfolio News:

  • Greenspring portfolio company Bright Health welcomed Cathy Smith to their leadership team as Chief Financial Officer. Cathy was formerly CFO of Target and brings over 30 years of experience driving consumer oriented growth. Read more about the exciting hire here.  

  • Check out the inaugural episode of Greenspring primary manager True Ventures’ Foundation podcast with Jonathan Neman, Co-Founder and CEO of True portfolio company Sweetgreen, also backed by Greenspring manager Revolution. You can find the episode here.

  • Our portfolio company Health IQ, an insurance agency on a mission to reward healthy lifestyles, was featured on the 200 Revolutions in Fintech list by The Financial Revolutionist.

  • Henry Lowenfels, SVP of Business Development at Greenspring portfolio company Scopely, recapped mobile gaming events in 2019 and offered his predictions for what trends will dominate in 2020. Read the full Q&A here.

  • Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg of Greenspring portfolio company Quibi delivered a thought provoking keynote at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show on how the company is bringing together Hollywood and the Silicon Valley to enable new ways to tell stories. Watch their full keynote here.

  • Greenspring portfolio company Policygenius is going back to the future with its new 2020 campaign! The insurance marketplace wants to teach consumers that insurance serves our inability to predict the future. Read more about the new campaign here.

  • We are excited to congratulate Greenspring portfolio company YieldStreet on an exciting new partnership with Citi! The partnership enables the platform to offer private credit investments that have been traditionally unavailable to retail investors. Learn more here.

Greenspring News:

Have you read our recent Big (Bad?) Tech blog post yet? As financiers of the innovation economy, we're noticing that tech is getting a bad rap. From Washington's crackdown on the tech giants through antitrust enforcement and data privacy regulation, to the fear of automation's effect on our jobs, to the vilification of Silicon Valley and, by extension, venture capital (editorial note: the two are not one entity), backlash toward tech is abounding. Read our full thoughts here

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