Maiden Lane has set out to raise a second fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
The filing did not list a target for the fund. Maiden Lane’s first fund was $25 million and invested in AngelList listed startups.
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Startup studio DataTribe attracts investment from Allegis, Deloitte, Yahoo Japan, on the site PE HUB 15 hours, 15 minutes ago
A startup studio focused on incubating cyber-security companies from the concentration of government research labs in the Washington D.C. area has attracted investment capital from Allegis Capital, Deloitte and […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, 500 Startups has first close on $15 mln Turkish fund: Update, on the site PE HUB 4 days, 9 hours ago
500 Startups said it has closed on more than $6 million of the $15 million Turkish fund it announced last October.
The firm said the first close took place Friday. On Thursday it filed the paperwork for 500 St […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Studies paint conflicting views of venture capital in Europe, on the site PE HUB 5 days, 8 hours ago
A pair of reports released Thursday painted conflicting views of European venture capital and entrepreneurship, with one relatively upbeat and the other pointing to an early impact of Brexit on investment […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, 500 Startups to raise a second Latin American fund, on the site PE HUB 5 days, 10 hours ago
500 Startups has begun raising a second Latin American seed fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
500 Luchadores II is targeting $10 million, an increase over the $2.5 million raised for the firm’s 2014 […]
Venture funding to U.S. startups rose in the second quarter after a slow start to the year, but remained far below the ebullient levels of last year, according to a report from Dow Jones VentureSource.
8VC, a firm with Joe Lonsdale as a founding partner, has set out to raise a $400 million co-invest fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Lonsdale, co-founder of Palantir Technologies, had previously founded […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Venture fundraising maintains strong pace with $8.8 bln raised in Q2, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Venture fundraising continued at a strong pace in the second quarter, with $8.8 billion raised by 67 funds, according to the National Venture Capital Association and Thomson Reuters.
The total was down […]
Bain Capital Ventures has raised a $600 million venture fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
The new fund is a slight pullback from Bain’s $650 million 2014 fund. The firm also has a $200 million […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Unicorns grab record share of invested capital in Q2, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Venture capital may be seeing a flight to quality, or at least perceived quality.
At a time when investors are showing signs of caution, unicorn deals are flourishing.
This was evident in the second quarter […]
Forerunner Ventures has raised a $122 million third venture fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
The new fund is a substantial step up from the firm’s $75.8 million second fund raised in 2013. The early […]
Veriflow said it raised $8.2 million of Series A funding in a deal led by Menlo Ventures and joined by current investor New Enterprise Associates, according to a press release.
The network security company […]
Joy Capital has raised a $200 million first venture fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
The Chinese firm is run by former Legend Capital colleagues Erhai Liu, Mi Dai and Xiao Li. Twenty-five LPs committed […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, VC-backed IPO activity remains weak in Q2 with 12 U.S. deals, on the site PE HUB 3 weeks ago
The number of venture-backed IPOs in the United States doubled in the second quarter, but activity remained at a low level with biotech offerings outpacing tech by a wide margin, according to a report from Thomson […]
Shasta Ventures has set out to raise a $300 million fifth fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Shasta Ventures V has yet to report a first close, according to the filing. Listed as partners are managing […]
Flagship Ventures has set out to raise a $350 million opportunities fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Flagship Ventures Opportunities Fund I has yet to report a first close, according to the filing.
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Kleiner Perkins raises $1.4 bln for new growth and core funds, on the site PE HUB 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has raised $1.4 billion for its latest core and growth funds, according to a pair of filings with the Securities and Exchange Commssion.
The storied firm, which is now trying to […]
Intel Capital has appointed four new managing directors as part of a restructuring to streamline its investment process and give startups more access to company business units, according to a newsletter from the […]
Will Barack Obama become a venture capitalist when he leaves office? Speculation is running high after a recent interview Obama did with Bloomberg.
When asked what industries he might go into, the President r […]
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