MetaProp targets $25 mln second fund

By Kaitlyn Landgraf Bartley — 2 weeks ago

MetaProp Ventures announced a second fund targeted at $25 million, according to a regulatory filing. The New York-based firm is led by Aaron Block, Zachary Aarons, Zachary Schwarzman and Clelia Peters and invests in real estate technology startups, according to its website. In 2015, the firm raised an unspecified amount, according to Thomson Reuters.

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Sway Ventures targets $250 mln second fund

By Kaitlyn Landgraf Bartley — 2 weeks ago

Sway Ventures is raising a second fund at $250 million, according to a pair of regulatory filings targeted at $85 million and $165 million. No commitments have yet been raised. The San Francisco-based firm invests in early to mid-stage technology companies, according to its website, and is led by Brian Nugent and William Malloy III. In December 2016, AITV announced it would rebrand as Sway Ventures. As AITV, the firm said it raised $173 million for its first fund.

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Costanoa Ventures targets $175 mln third fund

By Kaitlyn Landgraf Bartley — 3 weeks ago

Costanoa Ventures is raising a third fund targeted at $175 million, according to a regulatory filing. Fund II raised $135 million, according to Thomson Reuters. The firm is based in Palo Alto, California, and is led by founder and Managing Partner Gregory Sands. It focuses on early-stage companies developing data-driven applications, business networks and marketplaces, the mobile economy, and agile infrastructure, according to its website. No investors have committed to the fund, according to the filing.

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Fifth Wall adds EIR

By Alastair Goldfisher — 3 weeks ago

Venice, California-based Fifth Wall Ventures, which in May raised $212 million to invest in real estate technology, announced it has added Landon Tucker as its first entrepreneur-in-residence. Previously, Tucker was a senior analyst at Trian Fund Management, the firm said in a Medium blog post.

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LatAm-focused Kaszek Ventures closes $200 mln third fund

By Kaitlyn Landgraf Bartley — 4 weeks ago

Kaszek Ventures has closed a $200 million third fund, according to a regulatory filing. The firm has offices in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil, and is led by Hernan Kazah and Nicolas Szekasy. It invests in technology companies with a focus on Latin America, according to its website. A second fund raised $135 million, according to data from Thomson Reuters. The third fund raised commitments from 87 investors, according to the filing.

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