The pace at which unicorns are minted slowed over the past couple of years in the United States, but 2018 could see a reversal back to a more rapidly expanding herd. And perhaps a record. Through the end of July, the year witnessed the creation of 27 private companies with unicorn valuations of $1 billion […]
Below is performance data for the University of Texas Investment Management Company‘s venture portfolio, featuring vintages 2003 to 2005. Included internal rates of return are current as of February 2018. To download the full version of the table below, click here: UTIMCO’s mid-decade venture capital funds (2003 to 2005 UTIMCO’s mid-decade venture capital funds (2003 […]
Coefficient Capital has set out to raise a $150 million maiden venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Madrona Venture Group named Elisa La Cava a senior associate.
It is no secret the IPO market for venture-backed companies has been galloping along this year. One observer paying close attention is Bob Blee, head of corporate finance at Silicon Valley Bank. Not only has an attractive supply of technology companies and an abundance of capital contributed, but so has low market volatility and improving […]
Matrix Partners has raised $300 million for a third Indian venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Clobotics said it added $11 million to its Series A round, pushing the financing to a total of $21 million. New investors include Nantian Infotech VC and Wangsu Company. Earlier investors are KTB Network, GGV Capital and the Capital Development Investment Fund Management.
Full Harvest said it raised $8.5 million of Series A capital in a round led by Spark Capital and joined by new investors Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, Rent the Runway founder Jenny Fleiss, Jon Scherr and Adam Zeplain of Mark.vc. Existing investor Wireframe Ventures also joined the round.
Exabeam said it raised $50 million of Series D capital in a round backed by existing investors. The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and joined by Aspect Ventures, Cisco Investments, Icon Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners and Shlomo Kramer.
Below is the latest fund performance report for the Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension System and their venture portfolio featuring vintages 2016 and 2017. The fund performance data is current as of March 2017, as compiled by VCJ. Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension System venture portfolio (vintages 2016 to 2017) Fund Vintage Fund […]
Bessemer Venture Partners has set out to raise a tenth venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
European venture capital was slow to recover from the euro-zone financial crisis in the early years of this decade, but in 2018 it’s now poised to set records in both money raised and capital disbursed. And in contrast to investment activity in the U.S. and Asia, the recovery is driven less by a small number […]
Innventure has set out to raise a $150 million maiden venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Pie Insurance raises $11 mln from Greycroft, Aspect Ventures, Sirius Group, Moxley Holdings, Elefund
Pie Insurance said it raised $11 million of Series A capital in a round led by Greycroft and joined by Aspect Ventures and existing investors Sirius Group, Moxley Holdings, and Elefund.
Strategic Healthcare Investment Partners has set out to raise a $125 million venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Venture funding for artificial-intelligence companies hit another record in the second quarter, with $2.3 billion going to U.S.-based startups. The quarter was the second in a row to set a funding record, with dollars disbursed climbing 21 percent from the $1.9 billion of the first quarter, according to the MoneyTree Report put together by PricewaterhouseCoopers […]
Audius raises $5.5 mln from General Catalyst, Lightspeed, Kleiner Perkins, Pantera Capital, 122West, Ascolta Ventures
Audius said it raised $5.5 million of Series A capital in a round led by General Catalyst and Lightspeed Venture Partners, and joined by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer, Pantera Capital, 122West and Ascolta Ventures.
StreetLight Data raises $10 mln from Osage University Partners, ENGIE New Ventures, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, others
StreetLight Data said it raised $10 million of Series C capital in an oversubscribed round backed by Osage University Partners, ENGIE New Ventures, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners and others.