Political fixer Bradley Tusk closes second fund on $70M

Tusk Venture Partners, the venture capital firm led by Bradley Tusk and organizing collaborator Jordan Nof, has secured $ 70 million for its second flagship fund, the firm has confirmed to TechCrunch following a report by Fortune this morning. Fundraising…

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Transportation Weekly: Amazons secret acquisition and all the AV feels

Welcome to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, elderly transportation reporter at TechCrunch. I include all the ways parties and goods move from Moment A to Point B — today and in the future — whether it’s by bike,…

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Political fixer Bradley Tusk seeks $70M for Tusk Ventures sophomore fund

Longtime political operative Bradley Tusk got his begins in Silicon Valley in 2011, when a little-known the founding fathers of a transportation startup solicited his help surmounting regulatory hurdles. That benefactor, Travis Kalanick, couldn’t render Tusk’s $ 25,000 cost, so…

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Tusk Ventures has closed its debut fund with $36 million

Bradley Tusk, a onetime political spy who cures business launch political-style safaruss, races various ventures. One of them, Tusk Ventures, co-operates with startups for a couple of years and until very recently, accepted its payment in equity only. That changed…

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