The volume of venture-backed initial public offerings slowed in the third quarter from the prior quarter, while acquisitions with disclosed dollar amounts came in higher.
For some LPs it’s crucial to avoid any appearance of impropriety. That means refusing lavish gifts, and it could extend as far as turning down a cup of coffee.
Silicon Valley firm is seeking $275 million for a planned Fund XI.
Industry Ventures has closed its third venture capital fund-of-funds with $170 million in committed capital after raising the cap a few times during fundraising.
There’s something to be said for sticking with a job. It certainly has worked out for Jim Breyer, who joined Accel Partners as a newly minted MBA graduate in 1987. It was a good call, Venture Capital Journal reports.
Technology lender Golub Capital is expanding its late stage lending platform with the addition of two investment directors and the opening of a new San Francisco office. The full announcement is below. GOLUB CAPITAL OPENS SAN FRANCISCO OFFICE AS PART OF ITS EXPANSION INTO LATE STAGE LENDING NEW YORK – September 16, 2014 – Golub […]
Avelas Biosciences, an in vivo cancer diagnostic company for oncologic surgeries, announced that it has closed on the second tranche of its Series B financing bringing the total funds raised in the round to $7.4 million. Participants in the financing included founding investor, Avalon Ventures, as well as existing investors Torrey Pines Investment, WuXi PharmaTech Investments, […]
Darwin Ventures, a fund-of-funds focused on early-stage deals, is seeking to raise up to $100 million for a third vehicle.
Venture firm DCM is seeking to raise $170 million for a dedicated China fund, according to a securities filing.
Investors back big rounds for therapy and tool developers.
Life science startups raise big rounds quickly, as cancer-fighting Juno collects $300 million in under a year.
Sonitus and EarLens are leading the charge of venture-funded companies focused on the ear.
When venture capitalists talk about security investments, they’re usually referring to cyberspace. Lately, however, early-stage VCs have also actively invested in the brick-and-mortar world of home security.
Summation Health Ventures, a Southern California venture firm founded by two large regional healthcare providers, has raised $20 million for a new fund, according to a securities filing.
More financial corporations are breaking into VC, as they set up internal divisions to back fintech startups.
For most LPs, dot-com, bubble-era venture funds aren’t an investment that warrants much bragging. But recently, one group has done quite well with the asset class: Secondary investors.
CrossCut Ventures, a seed stage venture capital firm based in Venice, California, is seeking $50 million for a planned third fund, according to a securities filing.
Preqin reports Sequoia Capital, Benchmark Capital, Altor and Rhone Capital, among others, are providing the most consistent returns.