As venture capitalists across the country poured money into large expansion-stage and later-stage rounds in the first quarter, they also, for a change, opened the faucet for early-stage companies. Dollars earmarked for early-stage startups based in the United State rose 27 percent in the period to $4.03 billion, the largest quarter for early-stage investments since […]
8VC has raised a $640 million second core fund, Axios reported.
Samsara BioCapital has raised $310 million for a venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Data Collective is raising a $250 million biotech fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Funds from Spark Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures hold the top spots in a portfolio of mid-life venture funds at the Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System. The portfolio, with vintages of 2007 to 2013, favors mid-sized funds and a varied approach to investing. More than half of the funds are between $200 million and […]
Valor Capital Group has raised $56.8 million toward a $100 million second venture capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Redaptive said it raised $20 million in a round led by CBRE and joined by ENGIE New Ventures, the venture capital arm of ENGIE; GXP Investments, the venture capital arm of Great Plains Energy; and Linse Capital.
Instant Financial said it raised $11.4 million in a Series A round of funding led by TTV Capital and joined by existing investors ITC Partners Fund, Kinetic Ventures and Real Ventures. The Vancouver company has now raised $15.4 million. The new money will be used for customer acquisition, product development and market penetration.
Qapital said it raised $30 million from Swedbank Robur and Northzone.
Caerus Ventures has set out to raise a $100 million second venture capital hardware fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Edesix said it raised up to about $2.87 million in debt financing from Beringea’s ProVen Legacy.
Trident Capital Cybersecurity said it named Myrna Soto as a partner.
Sequoia Capital Israel General Partner Gili Raanan has formed a new venture firm, Cyberstarts VC, and raised $54 million for a maiden venture fund, according to a news report from Reuters and a filing with the SEC.
The National Venture Capital Association took aim Thursday at a controversial federal bill re-writing the rules governing the review of foreign investments and acquisitions, calling the measure too restrictive and potentially damaging to venture capital. The bill is known as the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2017 and it gives the Committee on […]
SpaceX said in a Delaware filing last week it plans a $500 million round of Series I financing at $169 a share, according to a news report.
Kadena said it raised $12 million in a SAFT, or simple agreement for future tokens, Series B from investors including Devonshire Investors, the private investment firm affiliated with Fidelity Investments, SV Angel, Multicoin Capital, Susquehanna International Group and Alan Meckler’s Asimov Ventures.
BBVA Compass is expanding its BBVA Momentum accelerator program to seven U.S. states where the Madrid-based bank operates: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico and Texas.
Thrive Capital Partner Chris Paik appears to be leaving the firm to start his own fund, Axios reported on Wednesday. Paik’s LinkedIn profile doesn’t yet reflect the change.