Daily Archive: January 1, 2021

Our best illustrations of 2020

From the MIT Technology Review art team, here are some of our very favorite illustrations of the year:

Zooming
DOGBOY
Algostory 1.7: “Krishna and Arjuna”
ILLUSTRATIONS BY MAX LOEFFLER
How Germany tamed covid-19
PATRICK LEGER
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Union Square Ventures and Learn Capital file paperwork indicating new funds – TechCrunch

As 2020 comes to a long-awaited end, a series of filings indicate that venture capitalists are ending the year with fresh money. According to SEC paperwork, Learn Capital and USV have filed paperwork that shows the firms have raised new, multimillion-dollar funds.

If you’ve been paying attention to news this past year, it’s clear that much of venture capital isn’t just surviving 2020 – it’s flourishing through it. Zoom investing, it seems, is working just fine for cash-rich firms looking to double down on bets in categories from edtech to climate.

First up, New York-based USV submitted a pair

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