Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Draper’s ‘Six Californias’ plan fails to make 2016 ballot, on the site PE HUB 14 hours, 7 minutes ago
Tim Draper‘s plan to split California into six states has failed to make the 2016 ballot, according to a report from the San Jose Mercury News. Draper, a founding partner at DFJ, submitted more than 1.1 million […]
Lawrence J. Aragon wrote a new post, New DCM growth fund hopes to turbocharge China deals: VCJ, on the site PE HUB 22 hours, 28 minutes ago
A new fund DCM is raising for China will be focused on growth-stage investments, a source familiar with the effort told affiliate publication Venture Capital Journal.
As reported last week, DCM has set its […]
Here are the 10 most popular private equity-related posts on peHUB for Sept. 5 – 11. (Go here for this week’s most popular VC posts.)
Here are the 10 most popular venture capital-related posts on peHUB for Sept. 4 – 10. Check in tomorrow for our 10 most popular private equity posts. Looking for last week’s top 10 VC stories? Go here.
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Wearables investing picks up with $502 mln deployed this year, on the site PE HUB 1 week ago
Venture investing in wearables companies appears to be gathering momentum this year with $502 million so far going to 36 deals, according to CB Insights.
That’s a 39 percent increase over last year with another […]
dtoll wrote a new post, LBO funds have been strong performers; venture has momentum: Buyouts, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 3 days ago
In picking strategies within private equity, investors largely got it right betting heavily over the last three decades on leveraged buyout funds. That said, venture capital firms have staged a significant comeback since the woebegone years following the Internet bubble, and they could pose competition for dollars in the months ahead.
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Secondaries lead the way at Santa Barbara pension: VCJ, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 3 days ago
If you want proof secondary purchases can lift portfolio performance, look no further than the Santa Barbara County Employees’ Retirement System.
Several direct purchases have put up nice numbers in the pension fund’s modest private equity and venture capital portfolio, according to a December 2013 portfolio report.
The LP has generally…[Read more]
Here are the 10 most popular private equity-related posts on peHUB for Aug. 29 – Sept. 4. (Go here for this week’s most popular venture capital posts.)
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Private equity investing in Latin America falls 10 pct in first half, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 4 days ago
Private equity investments in Latin America fell 10 percent during the first half of 2014, though venture capital firms, a segment of the total, put more money to work than last year.
Overall, private equity firms deployed $2.57 billion into 93 deals during the first six months of the year, with global firms such as Kohlberg Kravis Roberts &…[Read more]
Victor Westerlind has joined Intel Capital as part of its team investing in wearable technologies and startups, the firm said.
Westerlind was most recently a general partner at RockPort Capital Partners. Before […]
Here are the 10 most popular private equity-related posts on peHUB for Aug. 22 – 28. (Go here for this week’s most popular venture capital posts.)
1. Kelso offers market-beating terms to help raise Fund IX
2. LPs navigate the most historically crowded fundraising market
3. Centerplate board censures CEO who reportedly abused dog in his…[Read more]
The only thing peHUB readers are as strongly opposed to as raising the tax rate on carried interest may be the ongoing tenure of Desmond “Des” Hague as CEO of private equity-backed Centerplate.
We polled readers with the following question: “The CEO of Centerplate, which is owned by Olympus Partners, is accused of abusing a dog. Should he be…[Read more]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Some hedge funds continue to pour money into venture: VCJ, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Some hedge funds appear to continue to have a “thing” for venture.
A VCJ examination found that two leading Wall Street investment firms increased their investment activity during the second and third quarters, […]
Here are the 10 most popular venture capital-related posts on peHUB for Aug. 21 – 27. Check in tomorrow for our 10 most popular private equity posts.
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, NEA kicks off In The Studio Part II mentorship program, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 5 days ago
New Enterprise Associates said it kicked off of the second part of its mentorship program, In the Studio Part II. The two-week program for up to six design teams is now accepting applications for the session to be […]
Lawrence J. Aragon wrote a new post, Blackstone’s Vivint Solar hopes for warm IPO reception, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Vivint Solar, which is backed by The Blackstone Group, today registered to go public in an offering that would raise up to $200 million.
The lead underwriters for the offering are Goldman Sachs & Co, BofA […]
Lawrence J. Aragon wrote a new post, SnapChat valued at $10 bln in new round from Kleiner Perkins — reports, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Snapchat, a photo-sharing service for smartphones, raised a new round from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers that values the company at $10 billion, according to two media reports.
The new funding would bring the total amount of capital raised by Snapchat to more than $140 million.
The growth equity portfolio at the Hawaii Employees’ Retirement System is an eclectic mix of small-scale later stage funds and massive multi-billion capital pools with a broad, balanced approach. Results are […]
Lawrence J. Aragon wrote a new post, BugHerd corrals $1 mln from 500 Startups, Tank Stream and Starfish, on the site PE HUB 3 weeks ago
BugHerd, an Australian developer of software to track website bugs, announced that it had raised $1 million in Series A funding from Tank Stream Ventures, Starfish Ventures and 500 Startups.
The bulk of the […]
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