Dan Vene of iCapital Network

Need to meet Dan Vene, CEO, iCapital Network

One difficulty in raising capital is the inefficiency of the private fund marketplace, said Dan Vene, the chief executive of iCapital Network, a fledgling website that seeks to provide a matchmaking service—and more—to firms and their investors.

Carlyle touts energy, geographic funds

The Carlyle Group LP plans to build on energy funds to power its fundraising in 2014, co-founder David M. Rubenstein told analysts Wednesday on a call to discuss the firm’s fourth quarter earnings.