Two thirds of U.K. GPs deferred PE fund launches after Brexit vote

A majority of private equity firms in the United Kingdom and many across the continent delayed fund launches following the Brexit vote, and a sizable number of them anticipate European startups will see less investment as a result of the election-box decision in the U.K. to leave the European Union, according to a study.


Silicon Valley VC confidence index jumps

The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index rose sharply in the third quarter with investors excited about technology shifts they see ahead. The index climbed to 3.88 on a scale of 1 to 5 from 3.6 a quarter ago. It is compiled by Professor Mark Cannice at the University of San Francisco and was drawn […]


MIT to raise $150 mln venture fund

MIT said Wednesday it will launch an accelerator program, called The Engine, and raise a $150 million venture fund to support startups innovating in science and technology.