VCJ Venture US Map Investing

Major U.S. centers attract big venture dollars in Q1

Cash continued to flow to the major centers of venture investing in the first quarter, with a huge boost of deal value in New York and capital levels strong in Silicon Valley and Boston. Investment in the second-tier centers of Austin, Texas, and the Pacific Northwest also rose solidly, but Chicago, Los Angeles and the […]

VCJ Venture Data Europe Deals

European venture activity mirroring that of the United States

Venture dealmaking in Europe is beginning to look more like that of the United States, with more money pouring into a fewer number of deals and round size increasing. European VCs put a near record $7.6 billion to work in the first quarter, the second largest quarter on record, trailing only the fourth quarter of […]

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Fund Performance: New Mexico, 2005 to 2012 venture portfolio

Below is performance data for the vintage 2005 to 2012 venture-capital funds in the New Mexico Educational Retirement Board portfolio. The figures from the New Mexico LP are current as of September 2018. To download the full version of the spreadsheet below with additional data, click here: Fund Performance, New Mexico Retirement Board, 2005-2012. New Mexico Retirement Board venture […]

VCJ Venture Fundraising Funds Quarterly Data

Venture fundraising remains strong in Q1, $12.8 bln raised

Venture capitalists raised $12.8 billion for 141 funds in Q1, notching a fourth straight quarter of strong fundraising in the United States. The first quarter saw major new funds from Technology Crossover Ventures, Flagship Pioneering, Accel Partners, Eclipse Ventures, Menlo Ventures and MPM Capital. It also saw enthusiasm for the asset class remain at a […]

Money Faucet Data VC

Big rounds continue to drive venture capital investing in Q1

Big rounds continued to drive venture capital investing in the first quarter, even as late-stage deal sizes plateaued and private equity firms showed a slowing interest in the asset class. Overall, venture capital investment maintained a strong pace in the period, falling only modestly from an unusually large fourth quarter, according to PitchBook and the […]

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Andreessen Horowitz files to register as an investment adviser

Andreessen Horowitz announced that it has filed to register the firm as an investment adviser, rather than simply a venture capital outfit, in an effort to expand its flexibility with cryptocurrencies. The news was first disclosed in an article on Tuesday in Forbes and confirmed Wednesday in a tweet from General Partner Jeff Jordan. The […]