NewView Capital announced Tuesday it has led a $55 million Series C transaction into Heap in a deal that brought in new investors DTCP, Maverick Ventures, Triangle Peak Partners, Alliance Bernstein Private Credit Investors and SharesPost. The deal is the NewView’s second primary transaction since completing a roughly $1 billion secondary purchase of 26 New […]
ACME Capital, formerly Sherpa Capital, has set out to raise a $200 million venture capital fund, according to a regulatory filing. ACME is co-founded by Hany Nada, a co-founder of GGV Capital who left the firm in 2018, and Scott Stanford, a co-founder of Sherpa Capital. Sherpa Capital became embroiled in turmoil after co-founder Shervin […]
Green Bay Ventures has raised $46.1 million toward a growth fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Longitude Capital, DCM Ventures and Bay Partners stand atop a portfolio at the Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension System. The portfolio features vintages from 2004 to 2007. The top performer as of June 2018 was Longitude Venture Partners, with an IRR of 25.5 percent, according to a VCJ analysis of the report. The $325 […]
Secondary transactions could top $100 billion for the first time this year as rapid growth continued during the first half of 2019, sending the global market up about 32 percent, according to NYPPEX. Private-equity transaction volume reached approximately $55.4 billion for the first six months of the year, with LP-related transactions making up almost two-thirds […]
RA Capital Management said it has raised a venture-capital fund of $308 million to target life sciences investing, according to a filing with the SEC.
Convertible notes by and large have continued to rise in size, keeping pace with the expansion of priced rounds in venture capital. The median size of convertible debt transactions rose 14 percent in recent months to $1.6 million, according to a 15-month study Fenwick & West conducted from January 2018 to March 2019. This was […]
Link Ventures has set out to raise a $100 million second venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Top Tier Capital Partners has raised a $150 million investment fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
As exits roll in for the massive Vision Fund, EquityZen took a look at return rates so far
The full year is on pace to be the third largest in last 20 years, thanks in part to an improving exit market
Haystack Ventures has raised a $50 million fifth venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Measure 8 Venture Partners has set out to raise a $250 million second venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Cybersecurity investing held up its rapid pace this year with U.S. cybersecurity startups raising a record $1.5 billion in the second quarter, according to data from Thomson Reuters. The quarter included large deals, such as KnowBe4’s $300 million round and SentinelOne’s $120 million funding. (See bottom of story for a list of cybersecurity companies that […]
Initialized Capital has raised a $50 million venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
MPM Capital has raised $52.7 million toward a $200 million oncology venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
With Moore’s Law coming to an end, a new generation of semiconductor companies has seen a surge of investing. These task specific silicon makers could be the future, even if funding temporarily throttles back
In May, Miraki Innovation said it had set out to raise a $175 million third fund to mine academic and research labs for technology. Founder Christopher Velis said the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based firm is focused on medtech, including delivery systems for drugs, surgical robotics, nano-molecules, advanced visualization systems, and genetically modified proteins and peptides He added that Miraki […]