Biomatics Capital files to raise $150 mln

By Alastair Goldfisher — 2 years ago

Seattle-based Biomatics Capital Partners has filed to raise $150 million, according to a regulatory filing. The firm, which earlier this year invested in New York-based AiCure, was established by Boris Nikolic, who previously was a science adviser for Bill Gates, and Julie Sunderland, former director of program-related investments for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Zetta eyes $100 mln for sophomore fund

By Alastair Goldfisher — 2 years ago

San Francisco-based Zetta Venture Partners is seeking to raise $100 million for its second fund, according to a regulatory document. Zetta, founded in 2013 by Managing Directors Mark Gorenberg, a 25-year veteran venture capitalist, and Ash Fontana, who formerly launched online fundraising at AngelList, raised $60 million for its inaugural fund. The firm focuses on early-stage analytic software companies.

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500 Startups launches $30 mln Canadian fund

By Alastair Goldfisher — 2 years ago

500 Startups continues its push to find and back startups worldwide by launching a $30 million Canadian fund.  500 Canada plans to make more than 150 investments in early-stage startups in the country over the next few years. Audiobooks founder Sanjay Singhal will lead Ontario-based 500 Canada. Singhal is a founding board member of the Canadian angel investment group Angel One and has backed more than 30 Canadian companies as an angel investor.

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David Lee’s Refactor Capital files to raise $50 mln

By Alastair Goldfisher — 2 years ago

Refactor Capital is seeking $50 million for its inaugural fund, according to a regulatory filing. The fund, which is based in Burlingame, Calif., according to the filing, is led by David Lee, the seed-stage investor who left SV Angel last year. Joining him as GPs are Rick Barber and Zal Bilimoria. All three are former Google employees.

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SV Angels targets $46 mln for new fund

By Alastair Goldfisher — 2 years ago

San Francisco-based angel investor SV Angel has filed to raise $46 million for its sixth fund, according to a regulatory filing The only partner listed on the filing is Topher Conway, son of Ron Conway, although the SV Angel website also lists Brian Pokorny and Kevin Carter as general partners.

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