Charles River Ventures made its position in the presidential elections known, and the stand couldn’t be clearer: Just say no to Republican candidate Donald Trump.
True Ventures closed on a $310 million fifth fund, according to a blog post on the firm’s site.
It is no secret that 2016 has been a torturous period for IPOs, but just how bad is hard to reconcile. Life-sciences deals fell to their slowest six-month pace since 2011 and the environment for technology deals was equally abysmal.
London-based C5 Capital said it named former Intel Capital Managing Director Marcos Battisti as a partner and head of its new $150 million C5 Cloud Partners fund.
The Westly Group has set out to raise a $150 million third fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Panopto has raised $42.8 million in a round led by Sterling Partners and which included a senior credit facility underwritten by Square 1 Bank, according to a press release.
Brooklyn Bridge Ventures has closed on a $15.1 million second seed fund, according to a blog post from General Partner Charlie O’Donnell.
Darwin Ventures has set out to raise a $100 million fourth fund of funds, according to a filing with the SEC.
Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant unveiled a $100 million venture-capital fund to invest in technology, media and data companies, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Octopus Investments said it launched Octopus Labs, a combination incubator and accelerator for fintech businesses.
Rothenberg Ventures has seen an exodus of support staff, according a story on TechCrunch.
ID Experts said it raised $27.5 million in a round backed by Peloton Equity, Trident Capital Cybersecurity and existing investors BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners and the Sandbox Advantage Fund.
BootUp Capital Partners has set out to raise a $10 million venture fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Susa Ventures unveiled a $50 million second seed-stage fund that at double the size of the first will enable the firm to increase its check size.
The National Venture Capital Association, echoing a message it delivered to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump earlier this week, criticized Democratic standard-bearer Hillary Clinton on Thursday for proposing an end to the special tax treatment of carried interest. In a major economic address in Detroit, Clinton reiterated her intent to close the carried interest loophole. […]
Corporate VCs slowed their investment activity in the second quarter, putting to work less than half of what they did in the United States during the first three months of the year.
Venture capitalists in Silicon Valley continued to mark up funding rounds at a slower pace in the second quarter with pressure on pricing showing up across a broad range of financings.
The National Venture Capital Association took aim at Donald Trump’s plan to end the special tax treatment for carried interest, saying Monday the Republican presidential candidate misunderstood the role it played in the U.S. entrepreneurial ecosystem.