Weekly Update #172: Presidential Election Week!
Presidential Election Week!
Curious to see real-time odds of a Hillary (or Donald) victory? Venture-backed Betfair, a UK-based online betting exchange, will be showing live odds on their marketplace. Josh Hannah, a VC at Matrix Partners (and one of Betfair's founders), has a good breakdown in his Medium post: Betfair and the 2016 Presidential Election.
In other news...
- Here’s who Goldman Sachs thinks you should pay attention to in tech this year (recode)
- Connected Cars: A Multibillion-Dollar Opportunity (Bessemer Venture Partners)
- WTF Is Quantum Computing? A 5-Minute Primer (CB Insights)
- DocuSign's new head of engineering was a former executive at Microsoft and Apptio (Puget Sound Business Journal)
- Cannabis investor Privateer Holdings tacks on another $40 million in funding (TechCrunch)