Scopus Ventures has set out to raise a $25 million maiden venture fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Lumity said it raised $19 million of Series B funding in a round led by DFJ and joined by current investors Social+Capital Partnership and True Ventures.
The Technology Impact Fund is raising $400 million for venture investing, according to a filing with the SEC.
Funds from Union Square Ventures, Ampersand Ventures and Technology Crossover Ventures are at the head of a portfolio of maturing ventures funds at the University of Texas Investment Management Company. The portfolio is made up of 2003 to 2005 vintage funds and favors mid-sized capital pools with a mix of early and late-stage approaches to […]
Nationwide said it will invest more than $100 million of venture capital in startups transforming the insurance and financial services industries, and working to protect data and digital assets, according to a press release.
California state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson is to introduce legislation aimed at strengthening legal protections for entrepreneurs facing sexual harassment from venture investors, according to a news report.
Atreca Inc. said it raised a $35 million Series B round of financing co-led by new investor Wellington Management Company.
Technology Crossover Ventures said it invested $95 million in Polish job board Pracuj Group, its first investment in Poland.
EtQ has been acquired by Technology Crossover Ventures, with funding coming from the $2.5 billion TCV IX, the two firms said. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Funds from Battery Ventures, Union Square Ventures and Technology Crossover Ventures lead a late-decade portfolio of venture funds from Washington State Investment Board’s Pathway and Invesco holdings. The portfolio is made up of 2008 to 2010 vintage funds and favors mid-sized and larger capital pools with a multi-stage approach to investing. Nearly half of the […]
Andrew Ng’s AI Fund has set out to raise a $150 million venture fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
K9 Ventures has raised a $42 million third pre-seed venture fund with a vow to continue its strategy of investing “frighteningly early” in emerging technology companies. The new fund was oversubscribed and held a single close on Aug. 8. It is similar in size to the firm’s $40-million 2012-vintage second fund, despite the pressure of […]
Dragos has raised $10 million in Series A funding in a deal co-led by Energy Impact Partners and Allegis Capital. The financing is the first for a company to come out of the DataTribe cyber-security startup studio, which also backed the Series A deal. DataTribe previously provided a $1.2 million seed round to the company. […]
Carmel Ventures has set out to raise a fifth venture fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Venture investors turned noticeably more upbeat this year with valuations rising across most, if not all, stages, according to two new studies. The surveys, from Fenwick & West and PitchBook, confirm what Cooley reported earlier this month. Companies, particularly in technology, are being valued more richly. The Fenwick report found up rounds exceeded down rounds […]
Tech Bureau said that Japanese venture capitalists have pledged more than $9 million to COMSA’s initial coin offering.
Three investors from Black Coral Capital have set out to raise a $400 million fund at a new firm, according to a filing with the SEC.
Venture capital funds turned in their worst performance last year in eight years and distributions tumbled by a third to $18.7 billion, according to Cambridge Associates. One-year performance for the industry was a meager 0.3 percent in 2016 as returns in the year’s final quarter sank to -0.1 percent, Cambridge said. The year was the […]