Brentwood Associates, which is out fundraising, has put Paper Source on the block, three sources say.
According to a new study published by Harvard and Carnegie Mellon academics, individual venture capitalists are roughly five times more powerful than venture firms as leading indicators of successful startups.
A high profile sex discrimination lawsuit in Silicon Valley should be taken private via arbitration, lawyers for venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers argued on Wednesday, but the plaintiff, former partner Ellen Pao, wants the chance to tell her story before a judge, Reuters reported.
Andreessen Horowitz is paying close attention to the rising tide of hardware innovation and plans to keep the foot on the gas of the services it offers portfolio companies, according to General Partner Ben Horowitz.
It is mainly firms that are ultimately unsuccessful in raising another fund that inflate valuations during fundraising, according to a new academic paper.
(Reuters) – Cisco Systems will invest $15 million in Israeli venture capital funds as part of a broader plan to expand its operations in Israel and outside the United States, the company said on Wednesday.
Catterton Partners, which is out fundraising for its seventh pool, is taking portfolio company Noodles public. The consumer-focused PE firm acquired a stake in Noodles in December 2010.
This morning First Read delivers the latest funding updates; why Silicon Valley CEOs say no to IPOs and why Series A is the new Series B.
From their work ethic to their idealism, people in Silicon Valley tend to do things a bit differently. Turns out those differences extend to the way many of Silicon Valley’s newly rich think about generational wealth.
SunGard Data Systems Inc, the computer software maker that was taken private in 2005 for $11.4 billion, is exploring a sale of its data managing operations that could fetch up to $2 billion, sources told Reuters.
Guest columnist Philippe T. Schenk of Grove Street wonders if the uncertainty around taxes in Q4 affected PE investment decisions and led to a misalignment of interests between the taxable GP and the tax-exempt LP.