Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Corporate venture seen rising to 35 percent of global VC investments, on the site PE Hub 2 days, 6 hours ago
Corporate venture capital investments will grow to 35 percent of venture capital dollars invested globally by 2025, according to a study from Telstra Ventures, the venture capital arm of telecommunications company […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, NVCA, in letter to Trump, calls for startup visas and net neutrality, on the site PE Hub 1 week ago
The National Venture Capital Association on Thursday offered Donald Trump a wish list of what it would like to see during the next administration, confronting the controversial issue of immigration with a call for […]
Gobi Partners has set out to raise a $250 million third fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
The Chinese firm’s second fund dates to 2008 and it manages a handful of other funds, such as its 2012 Gobi […]
Bullpen Capital has raised a $75 million third fund with institutional backers playing a bigger role. The oversubscribed fund is a substantial step up from the firm’s $31 million second fund in 2013 and allows B […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Lisa Suennen to join GE Ventures as managing director, on the site PE Hub 1 week, 3 days ago
Lisa Suennen will join GE Ventures on Dec. 1 as a managing director, according to her blog.
Suennen, a former partner at Psilos Group, will focus on healthcare investing, particularly health IT, health […]
SV Angel has raised $53.1 million for its sixth seed fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
The fund, which initially had a target of $46 million, drew money from 119 LPs and will be operated by Topher […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, SignalFire to raise second affiliates fund and affiliates breakout fund, on the site PE Hub 2 weeks, 3 days ago
SignalFire has set out to raise a second affiliates fund and an affiliates breakout fund, according to filings with the SEC.
No targets for the funds were provided. The seed-stage firm was founded by former […]
ARCH Venture Partners has raised $408.4 million toward a ninth venture capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
The fund has a target of $550 million, which appears to have expanded from an earlier […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Two thirds of U.K. GPs deferred PE fund launches after Brexit vote, on the site PE Hub 1 month ago
A majority of private equity firms in the United Kingdom and many across the continent delayed fund launches following the Brexit vote, and a sizable number of them anticipate European startups will see less […]
The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index rose sharply in the third quarter with investors excited about technology shifts they see ahead.
The index climbed to 3.88 on a scale of 1 to 5 from 3.6 a […]
Third Rock Ventures has raised $616 million for a fourth venture fund, according to a blog post.
Third Rock Ventures IV was oversubscribed and will continue to target heath care companies with a focus on […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Small number of deals drive late stage valuations higher, on the site PE Hub 1 month, 1 week ago
Venture investing on the whole slowed in the United States during the third quarter, but not among a top tier of later stage companies.
There it was very much a have-and-haven’t period, with a small number of […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Chicago Ventures raises $66 mln for second seed fund, on the site PE Hub 1 month, 1 week ago
Chicago Ventures has raised $66 million for a second seed fund, according to a blog post.
The firm said Chicago Ventures Fund II has already invested in 27 companies, half of them in Chicago. The firm’s first […]
MIT said Wednesday it will launch an accelerator program, called The Engine, and raise a $150 million venture fund to support startups innovating in science and technology, according to a news account.
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Intel Capital invests more than $38 mln in 12 tech startups, on the site PE Hub 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Intel Capital has invested more than $38 million in 12 technology startups, the venture investment arm of chipmaker Intel said at its annual Global Summit.
Intel also announced the creation of the Intel Sports […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Private equity distributions hit record of $443 bln in 2015, on the site PE Hub 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Private equity firms returned $443 billion to LPs last year, the third record year in a row, according to Preqin.
The distributions were up 5 percent from $424 billion in 2014.
Meanwhile, called capital fell […]
Sofinnova Ventures has closed a $650 million 10th fund with an increase in capital and a goal to invest in more companies. The firm also announced it added Sunil Agarwal to its investment ranks as a partner. He […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Redpoint raises $180 mln for ACE Redpoint Ventures China I, on the site PE Hub 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Redpoint Ventures has raised $180 million for its ACE Redpoint Ventures China I fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
The fund is to be managed by partners David Yuan, Tony Wu and Reggie Zhang. Twenty-five […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, FourKites raises $13 mln from Bain Capital Ventures, Hyde Park, Otter, on the site PE Hub 1 month, 3 weeks ago
FourKites has raised a $13 million Series A round led by Bain Capital Ventures and joined by existing investors Hyde Park Venture Partners, Hyde Park Angels, and Otter, according to a press release. The company […]
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