wrote a new post, Biotech IPO fever continues, but fintech coming on strong: VCJ, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 14 hours ago
Enthusiasm over venture-backed biotech IPOs has continued at a fever pitch this summer. In June and July, 17 of the 22 IPOs, or more than three out of four, were biotech startups.
That continues a theme that […]
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]
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.
wrote a new post, Google misses out on Twitch, but remains acquisitive: VCJ, on the site PE HUB 4 days, 19 hours ago
Google’s attempts to acquire VC-backed Twitch has fallen through, but the corporate giant remains an active acquirer of companies.
Through mid-August, Google has scooped up 15 venture-backed companies this […]
New Enterprise Associates has led a $27 million Series A funding round in Berlin-based travel planning startup GoEuro. Existing backers Battery Ventures, Hasso Plattner Ventures and Lakestar also participated in […]
Lawrence J. Aragon wrote a new post, Blackstone’s Vivint Solar hopes for warm IPO reception, on the site PE HUB 5 days, 11 hours 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 5 days, 12 hours 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 Honest Company, which was co-founded by the actress Jessica Alba and which sells eco-friendly natural, non-toxic products online, has raised a $70 million funding round that was led by funds associated with Wellington Management Company. Existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Institutional Venture Partners, General Catalyst Partners…[Read more]
The online job board site ZipRecruiter announced it has raised a $63 million Series A round of funding round led by Institutional Venture Partners. Basepoint Ventures and Industry Ventures also participated in the […]
Lawrence J. Aragon wrote a new post, BugHerd corrals $1 mln from 500 Startups, Tank Stream and Starfish, on the site PE HUB 6 days, 10 hours 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 […]
Lawrence J. Aragon wrote a new post, Hardware entrepreneurs: Win a free ticket to our VC conference, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 2 days ago
Good news for the growing number of entrepreneurs working on hardware startups. We are giving away five free tickets to the hardware-themed venture capital track of a our LP-GP Summit on Sept. 18 – 19 in New York.
The conference will bring together venture capitalists and entrepreneurs at the forefront of the hardware renaissance, with panels…[Read more]
Institutional Venture Partners has added Bryan Hsu as an associate. He will focus on later-stage investments across in enterprise software, Internet and digital media, and mobile. Hsu was previously with Qatalyst Partners in San Francisco.
Bryan Hsu Joins Institutional Venture Partners
Menlo Park, Calif. – August 22, 2014 –…[Read more]
The top 10 is now available in two editions — venture capital and private equity. The VC version appears on Thursdays (see yesterday’s here), while the PE edition hits on Fridays.
Here are the 10 most popular private equity-related posts on peHUB for Aug. 15 – 21.
Here are the 10 most popular venture capital-related posts on peHUB for Aug. 14 – 20. Check in tomorrow for our 10 most popular private equity posts.
wrote a new post, Smart cup maker raises $3 mln from Felicis, Horizons, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 3 days ago
Felicis Ventures and Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures co-led a $3 million seed-stage funding in Mark One, a San Francisco-based maker of the smart cup Vessyl. The connected device keeps track of nutrients and other […]
wrote a new post, Nervana feeling food with $3.3 mln funding led by DFJ, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 3 days ago
Nervana Systems, a developer of artificial intelligence algorithms, announced it has raised $3.3 million in a Series A round led by DFJ. Also participating in the round are current investor Allen & Co, Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures and Fuel Capital. As part of the funding, Steve Jurvetson has joined the board. The company previously raised…[Read more]
wrote a new post, Storage software company PernixData raises $35 mln from Menlo, KP, Benioff and others, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 4 days ago
Menlo Ventures led an oversubscribed $35 million Series C funding round for PernixData, a San Jose, California-based provider of software that virtualizes server-side flash to enable scale-out storage performance. […]
wrote a new post, Lone investor Sequoia ups its investment in Medallia , on the site PE HUB 1 week, 6 days ago
Medallia, which provides cloud-based customer relationship management software, announced it has raised $50 million in capital from Sequoia Capital. The Palo Alto, California-based company has now raised $105 […]
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