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Early-stage deals see jump in Q1 valuations

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 […]

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Spark, TCV hold top spots in mid-life portfolio at LA pension

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 […]

Instant Financial raises $11.4 mln from TTV, ITC, Kinetic and Real

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.  

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NVCA takes aim at controversial foreign investment review act

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 […]