Pre-money valuations in angel deals fell last year as angels sought safer investments, according to the Halo Report.
The year saw angels do smaller first round deals and reserve capital for follow-on rounds, […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Secondary funds raise record $14 bln in first quarter, on the site PE Hub 12 hours, 29 minutes ago
Private equity secondaries funds attracted a record amount of capital in the first quarter with six funds raising $14 billion, according to Preqin.
This surpasses the previous record of $13 billion in the […]
Origin Ventures said it has raised an $80 million fourth fund, double the size of its previous fund.
The fund exceeded its $75 million target.
The Series A investor with a focus on software, market places […]
Chris Sacca, whose bets on Twitter and Uber brought him wide attention in venture circles, said he is giving up investing and his role on ABC’s Shark Tank.
Sacca, in a blog post, said he was “hanging up his spu […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Doc Halo raises $11 mln Series A led by Bain Capital Ventures, on the site PE Hub 2 days, 18 hours ago
Doc Halo has raised $11 million of Series A funding in a deal led by Bain Capital Ventures and joined by Refinery Ventures. The seven-year-old company had previously not taken money from outside investors.
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Venture fundraising rises in Europe but startup investments fall in Q1, on the site PE Hub 6 days, 11 hours ago
Venture fundraising in Europe rose briskly during the first quarter, but investments in startups fell, according to Dow Jones VentureSource.
The quarter saw 15 European funds raise $2.39 billion, an increase of […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Growth Street Partners raises $70 mln for inaugural fund, on the site PE Hub 1 week ago
Growth Street Partners has raised $70 million for an inaugural fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Commitments came from 36 LPs. The firm is founded by Stephen Wolfe and Nathan Grossman, both previously […]
The Foundry Group said it named Chris Moody as a partner, scheduled to start at the end of the summer.
Moody was most recently VP and GM of Data & Solutions at Twitter and before that CEO of Gnip, which Twitter […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Illumina raises $189 mln toward expanded venture fund, on the site PE Hub 1 week, 1 day ago
Illumina has more than doubled the size of its venture fund and raised $189 million toward the $250 million target, according to a filing with the SEC.
The company said in April 2016 it had committed $100 […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, CLEAR raises $15 mln from existing investors including T. Rowe Price, on the site PE Hub 1 week, 2 days ago
CLEAR said it raised $15 million from existing investors, including T. Rowe Price.
Past investors include Delta Airlines, Priceline Chairman Jeffery H. Boyd, Priceline former CFO Robert Mylod, Sterling VC, an […]
SeatGeek said it acquired Israeli ticketing software company TopTix for $56 million.
The acquisition was financed by a $57 million Series D round led by Glynn Capital and joined by existing investors Accel […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Freestyle raises $13.2 mln toward opportunity fund, on the site PE Hub 2 weeks ago
Freestyle Capital has raised $13.2 million toward a $20 million opportunity fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
The news comes days after Freestyle unveiled a $90 million fourth fund. The early stage […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Sansoro Health raises $5.2 mln Series A led by Bain Capital Ventures, on the site PE Hub 2 weeks ago
Sansoro Health said it raised $5.2 million of Series A financing in a deal led by Bain Capital Ventures.
The company previously raised a $1.2 million seed round in 2016 led by San Francisco-based Healthy […]
BIP Capital has merged with Accelerant Venture Capital, the firms said in a press release.
As part of the deal, Accelerant founder and Managing Partner Paul Iaffaldano will join BIP as a managing director. […]
Maveron has raised $96 million toward a $116 million sixth fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Twenty-two LPs have made commitments. The firm founded by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and former investment […]
Baseline Ventures has raised $32 million toward a sidecar fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
So far, six LPs participated. The fund does not list a target size. Baseline is founded by Steven […]
Freestyle Capital said it raised a $90 million fourth fund for early stage investing, according to a report on TechCrunch.
The firm also promoted Jenny Lefcourt to general partner.
Freestyle, founded by J […]
Uptake Technologies has raised another $50 million, bringing its recent round to $90 million, according to a news report from Crain’s in Chicago.
The company said in February it raised a $40 million first […]
Cendana Capital has raised $260 million of fresh capital for fund of funds and direct investing, the firm said.
The firm raised $80 million for Cendana Capital 3, a fund of funds, and received an additional $60 […]
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