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:

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📶Wondering what’s next for healthcare in 2021? Check out these predictions from top VCs in Business Insider, including insights from Greenspring managers CRVAccelLocalGlobe and Mayfield Fund here.

🏆The Venture Capital Journal has released their list of the Top 40 Rising Stars Under 40 in the global VC space. Congratulations to Greenspring managers Obvious Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Defy Partners and Primary Venture Partners for being recognized! Full list here.

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Join Greenspring manager LocalGlobe and Future Africa on 1/19 at 10 AM EST for a panel about building a thriving seed ecosystem in Africa and how venture can help solve the continent’s biggest social challenges. Register here.

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Hinge Health, which offers digital solutions for chronic musculoskeletal conditions such as back and joint pain, has raised $310 million in Series D funding led by Greenspring manager Bessemer Venture Partners. Read more here.

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Congratulations to Grove Collective for their Gold Medal as a part of Inc’s 2020 Best in Business Awards. This is just one of the many awards that Grove has received this year and we are so proud to partner with a company making such a huge impact in their environment and society. Find Inc’s full list here.

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“We have a slightly different view of the world. We believe that humans are social creatures and while in the short to medium terms we are living our life differently, we don’t have the view that it will continue.” Read more from Vaibhav Agarwal, Partner at Greenspring manager Lightspeed Venture Partners, on investment strategy, the impact of the pandemic and more here.

Lightspeed-backed Daily Harvest, a subscription meal delivery service providing healthy smoothies, bowls and more just launched their newest product, a freezer friendly, non-dairy “Mylk”. Curious about how it works? Read more here

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Greenspring manager NFX recently surveyed 500+ founders & investors in the startup community about their predictions and sentiments for the year ahead. Check out their thoughts and predictions here

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We are excited to announce the launch of Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained, a podcast about Limited Partners who think differently about allocating to venture. With this podcast, we sit down with LPs to unpack what makes a strong GP/LP relationship, how they think about investing and portfolio construction, deal diligence, the macro environment, and more. In our inaugural episode, Greenspring Partner Hunter Somerville sits down with Ryan Rathman and Travis Haney from the State of Michigan Department of Treasury Bureau of Investments. Listen to the episode here.

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Our manager backed #JobOfTheWeek this week is from Alloy, which helps financial institutions integrate multiple sources of data, backed by Greenspring manager Bessemer Venture Partners. Alloy is looking to hire a Salesforce Administrator to help integrate new applications into Salesforce. Sound like something of interest? Apply here

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Our manager #JobOfTheWeek this week is from Primary Venture Partners, who are looking to hire a Director of Marketing. This position will help amplify the brand messaging and create meaningful sponsorship and collaboration opportunities. Interested in learning more? Find more information here.  

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