Chris Sacca, whose bets on Twitter and Uber brought him wide attention in venture circles, said he is giving up investing and his role on ABC’s Shark Tank.
Doc Halo has raised $11 million of Series A funding in a deal led by Bain Capital Ventures and joined by Refinery Ventures. The seven-year-old company had previously not taken money from outside investors. Doc Halo has developed a clinical communication platform.
Venture fundraising in Europe rose briskly during the first quarter, but investments in startups fell, according to Dow Jones VentureSource.
Growth Street Partners has raised $70 million for an inaugural fund, according to a filing with the SEC. Commitments came from 36 LPs. The firm is founded by Stephen Wolfe and Nathan Grossman, both previously with Mainsail Partners. The filing is available here.
DFJ Growth has closed a third fund at $535 million, according to a Medium blog post.
The Foundry Group said it named Chris Moody as a partner, scheduled to start at the end of the summer.
Illumina has more than doubled the size of its venture fund and raised $189 million toward the $250 million target, according to a filing with the SEC.
CLEAR said it raised $15 million from exiting investors, including T. Rowe Price.
SeatGeek said it acquired Israeli ticketing software company TopTix for $56 million.
Freestyle Capital has raised $13.2 million toward a $20 million opportunity fund, according to a filing with the SEC. The news comes days after Freestyle unveiled a $90 million fourth fund. The early stage firm also had announced it promoted Jenny Lefcourt to general partner. The opportunity fund so far has 32 LPs. Freestyle, founded by Josh Felser and […]
Sansoro Health said it raised $5.2 million of Series A financing in a deal led by Bain Capital Ventures.
BIP Capital has merged with Accelerant Venture Capital.
Maveron has raised $96 million toward a $116 million sixth fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Baseline Ventures has raised $32 million toward a sidecar fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Freestyle Capital said it raised a $90 million fourth fund for early stage investing.
Uptake Technologies has raised another $50 million, bringing its recent round to $90 million, according to a news report from Crain’s in Chicago.
Cendana Capital has raised $260 million of fresh capital for fund of funds and direct investing, the firm said.
Venture Investment Associates has raised $78.7 million for a seed fund, according to a filing with the SEC.