Los Angeles Fire and Police Pensions

Fund Performance: Ulu Ventures, Greycroft top young portfolio of LA pension

Ulu Ventures, Greycroft Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures stand atop a young portfolio at the Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension System. The portfolio features vintages from 2016 to 2018. The top performer as of June 2018 was Ulu Ventures Fund II, with an IRR of 60.4 percent, according to a VCJ analysis of the […]

Israeli VC Deals

Larger rounds lift venture investing in Israel

Larger and later rounds captured the attention of venture capitalists in Israel during the second quarter, with foreign investors continuing to dominate activity in the country’s tech sector. The solid quarter, coupled with a firm first quarter, put the year on track for record capital deployed. The three-month period saw $1.81 billion of venture dollars […]

August 2019 VCJ Cover Story

New era dawns for crypto

Last year’s ICO fervor is gone. In its place is a more realistic approach to blockchain and new thinking about tokens

Fintech Investing World

Fintech investing at record pace in Europe, North America

Fintech investment is running at record levels in the United States and Europe this year, leading 2019 toward what might be the second largest year for venture capital in the sector. Through midyear, global financings in fintech have added up to $20.9 billion, with $10.9 billion deployed in the second quarter, the second largest quarter […]