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Dollar Shave Club nets $50 mln Series C

According to a company spokesperson, Venice, Calif.-based men’s lifestyle brand Dollar Shave Club has closed $50 million in Series C funding. Technology Crossover Ventures led the round with participation from Forerunner Ventures and Venrock.

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TCV, Longitude, LLR funds stand out at Colorado PERA: VCJ

Gains came slowly last year to the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association’s venture portfolio, with the LP continuing to demonstrate a tepid approach to the asset class, affiliate magazine Venture Capital Journal reported.

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LPs warm up to venture: VCJ

Near record distributions are bringing limited partners back to the asset class. As fund commitments jump so do capital flows.

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TCV hires Bain executive to lead investor relations

Technology Crossover Ventures has hired Bain Capital executive Nathan Sanders as a general partner and head of investor relations. In the role, Sanders will work with TCV’s limited partners and lead the firm’s fundraising. Sanders worked at Bain for eight years as a director, focusing on deals and portfolio companies and working on investor relations.

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This Thursday morning read all about special situations firm Solace Capital’s maiden offering, ECI closing its tenth fund and GIC giving PE firms a run for their money.

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Nevada PERS bets more on venture: VCJ

The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Nevada has stepped up its venture capital investing over the past couple of years with commitments to Battery Ventures, Canaan Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures.

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Jump Capital leads Series B round for ParkWhiz

Online parking marketplace ParkWhiz said Monday that it has raised $10 million in Series B funding. Jump Capital led the round with participation from return backers Hyde Park Venture Partners, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, former Nokia/Navteq CTO Amreesh Modi, former Technology Crossover Ventures partner Henry Feinberg and Hyde Park Angels.

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Dough snags $25 mln from TCV

Dough has closed $25 million in funding from Technology Crossover Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, John Rosenberg, a general partner at TCV, has been added to the firm’s board of directors. Dough includes online financial network tastytrade and investing and financial education platform dough.com.

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NewVoiceMedia raises Series E led by TCV

Cloud contact centre vendor NewVoiceMedia has raised $50 million in a Series E round of funding. New investor Technology Crossover Ventures led the round, joined by existing shareholders Bessemer Venture Partners, Highland Capital Partners Europe, Eden Ventures, Notion Capital and salesforce.com.

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MassPRIM’s push into venture slowed last year: VCJ

The Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management’s venture portfolio includes top name funds from Union Square Ventures, Spark Capital and Index Ventures, but after stepping on the gas early this decade, the board’s pace of commitments shifted to a lower gear last year, affiliate magazine Venture Capital Journal reports.

ExtraHop bags $41 mln Series C

ExtraHop said Thursday that it has received $41 million in Series C funding. Technology Crossover Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Meritech Capital Partners and Madrona Venture Group. In addition to the funding, Ted Coons of Technology Crossover Ventures has been added to ExtraHop’s board of directors. Headquartered in Seattle, ExtraHop is a provider of real-time wire data analytics.

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UTIMCO’s bet on young firms continues to pay off: VCJ

The University of Texas Investment Management Company’s bet on young, emerging venture firms over the past decade or so, including Union Square Ventures, Spark Capital and Foundry Group, continues to pay off, affiliate magazine Venture Capital Journal reports.

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VC-backed Think Finance spins off new company

Think Finance, a producer of online financial products, is restructuring its business and spinning off a new independent company named Elevate. According to the firm, Elevate will own Think Finance’s portfolio of products that include RISE, Elastic and Sunny while Think Finance will focus on providing analytics and tech services to third-party lenders. Ken Reese, former CEO of Think Finance, will lead Elevate. And, Martin Wong, former chief integrity officer at Think Finance, has been appointed the firm’s CEO. Think Finance is backed by Sequoia Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures.

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