First Read April 1

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Don’t be fooled on this April 1st, keep up to speed with what’s going on with the latest private equity news including the an Asian deals update, why the industry continues to live in the shadows and where to find employee compensation data to help benchmark your firm.


peHUB First Read

This midweek morning headlines include MassPRIM hiring for PE, Franklin Templeton closing its latest emerging markets fund and five ways to avoid losing money as an angel investor.

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peHUB First Read

This morning, First Read brings you the lowdown on Accel’s new venture partner; the latest corporate market chatter; Norway’s sovereign wealth fund and why Microsoft Azure is worth a billion.

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Accel’s Kevin Comolli on New Europe Fund & Venture Scene: Q&A

The firm’s newest fund, Accel London IV, will target early through growth stage investments in Europe and Israel. Partner Kevin Comolli says he’s more bullish than ever about the region, where he sees talented entrepreneurs and startups that are less prone to the “hot deal syndrome” of soaring valuations than their Silicon Valley counterparts.

ForgeRock Names New CEO

Accel-backed ForgeRock has named Mike Ellis as the company’s new chief executive officer. ForgeRock is an open source identity management business.

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peHUB First Read

This morning’s First Read brings you the latest venture deals, what ten big brands have plummeted in value and a McKinsey report predicting more doom and gloom for world banking.

peHUB First Read

This morning’s First Read brings you private equity to the rescue of Chinese listed companies, 3i bringing its debt management business Stateside and five reasons why St Petersburg is a leading tech hub.

Bangalore-Based Jed-i Raises Funding from Accel

Bangalore-based engineering design and innovation firm, Jed-i, has raised an undisclosed funding from Accel Partners. PRESS RELEASE: Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Monday, May 14, 2012 — (Business Wire India) Jed-i, dedicated to the creation of gifted engineers, announced that it has raised investment from Accel Partners. Jed-i is pioneering conceptual engineering delivered through the flipped class […]

BranchOut Closes Series C Led by Mayfield

BranchOut, a professional networking application on Facebook, has closed $25 million in Series C financing led by Mayfield Fund. Previous investors Accel, Norwest Venture Partners and Redpoint Ventures also participated in the round. This financing brings BranchOut’s total funding to $49 million. PRESS RELEASE BranchOut, the largest professional networking application on Facebook, has surpassed 25 […]

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