👋 “Hello!!” from DRF Content Team
💸 Plus DRF companies making big moves
Happy Friday DRF Family!!! The content team makes its debut with this week’s edition of The Syllabus! Get ready to see some amazing articles and podcasts (yes, it’s coming back!) grace your DRF feed. We are excited for everyone to meet the team 🚀🚀
💥 community updates
ALL DRF 2022 IS HAPPENING!! See everyone at Winter Clove April 1-3!!
Novoloop (DRF II) raised $11 million in Series A financing led by Envisioning Partners. Novoloop is an advanced upcycling startup that delivers quality chemicals and materials made from plastic waste.
Lura Health (DRF II) announced that the National Science Foundation awarded it a $1 million Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant. Lura Heath is an innovative medical device company developing the first wearable salivary diagnostic health monitoring system.
QuantBase (DRF IV) raised $500k pre-seed to make high-risk investment effortless. Quantbase aims to make high-risk not just definable, but standardized and investable across the board. Its site is live at getquantbase.com.
🚀 tech news
Google-backed, self-driving car company: Waymo starts charging for its robo-taxi service in San Francisco.
Elon Musk provides internet access to Ukraine with Starlink.
Meta circumvents Russian influence on their platforms.
Alphabet’s drone logistics service: Wing hits 200,000 deliveries.
💡 new startups + VC jobs
Klara: customer success specialist
Berkeley SkyDeck Fund: venture associate + analyst
DFINITY: UX product design
Newchip Accelerator: venture analyst to venture associate
Parafin: product design
Pipe: product engineer
Aeromutable: business development & engineering
Fontinalis Partners: associate
Check: front end engineer
Aquarium: full stack engineer
Valhalla Ventures: web3 + gaming VC analyst
Carbon Health: brand design summer intern
Lunchclub: software engineering intern
Curai Health: patient experience product manager intern
BBGV Ventures: summer/fall associate (MBA)
Robinhood: consumer & product comms intern
Sourcegraph: recruiting intern
Polychain Capital: cryptocurrency research intern
Standard Metrics (formerly Quaestor): product intern
The Information: summer 2022 reporting intern
📗 more opportunities
📖 cool reads
Veeper founders disrupt online shopping
😂 meme 😂
Written by content associates David Anyaeche (email@example.com) and Daniel Aboul-Hassan (firstname.lastname@example.org). More fun: Twitter + website + company app. Send jokes, criticisms, and hot takes to email@example.com. 🚀