Gigafund 0.1 has officially kicked off its fundraising efforts, according to a filing with the SEC.
The accelerator Cie Digital Labs said Brad Martin was named executive in residence.
Avoka Technologies said it raised about $12 million from existing institutional investors in Australia.
Jumpstart Capital has raised $9.6 million toward a $30 million growth fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Cybersecurity investing in the United States kept its fast pace this year, almost matching last year’s total with another month to go, Thomson Reuters data shows. Big deals helped drive the activity. Overall deal volume will likely be down from last year, but average round size is up significantly. Among the top investors year-to-date are […]
Funds from GGV Capital, W Capital Partners and the Column Group have performed well in a portfolio of emerging venture funds at the University of California. The portfolio, with 2011 to 2016 vintages, is made up largely of mid-sized funds and favors an early-stage approach to investing. Six of the 13 funds range from $600 […]
Vida Ventures has raised a $254.8 million venture capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Bullpen Capital is a seven-year-old post-seed firm more interested in operating metrics, unit economics and product-market fit than in chasing the latest hot sector for venture investing. In putting out money, it does what many firms don’t. It shies away from trying to predict how big an emerging market will be in five or more […]
Prevoty said it raised $13 million of Series B capital in a round led by Trident Capital Cybersecurity. Prior investors, including USVP, participated in the funding.
Sama Fund has set out to raise a $150 million venture fund, according to a filling with the SEC.
InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital arm, completed investments in 11 companies in the United Kingdom, the United States and Hong Kong in 2017, according to a press release.
First came the age of unicorns, a period beginning four years ago when venture investors pushed up median valuations by 3x and multi-billion-dollar-plus companies were born. Then came the 2016 fallout. GPs made fewer investments, counseled companies to cut costs and pared back valuations. But winter wasn’t as cold or as long as many expected. […]
Alcide said it raised a seed round of $5.2 million led by Intel Capital and Elron. The Israeli company is developing technology for container and data-center workload protection.
Jump Capital has raised a $100 million venture fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Revolution Ventures raised a $150 million Rise of the Rest seed fund with three dozen high-profile entrepreneurs and investors backing the effort, according to a press release.
Astral Capital has raised a $48.9 million venture fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
SharesPost Financial Corp. said it has been selected to run an initial coin offering for Finom AG, a cryptocurrency transaction and mining company.
Private equity is best known in the tech sector for big deals with the likes of Dell, Seagate Technology, EMC and Freescale Semiconductor. Now a new type of deal flying lower on the radar is drawing welcome attention from the venture capital industry. The companies involved peddle enterprise software, and the private equity firms eyeing them bring a new source […]