Asian growth funds showed improvements through the middle of 2014, if one LP’s portfolio is an indication, with big gains in funds from Emerald Hill Capital Partners and Everstone Capital Partners.
Ten of the […]
SaaS Capital said it closed a second fund of $58 million to provide debt-based capital to SaaS companies. The fund is a step up from the Cincinnati firm’s first fund of $22.5 million. The 2012 maiden fund provided […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Fund performance: Bets on late vintage IA, Foundry, Sofinnova funds comes up aces — VCJ, on the site PE HUB 6 days, 7 hours ago
Go early! Hit big! You might think of traditional venture that way.
You might also want to look at the University of Texas Investment Management Company’s most recent venture capital portfolio, funds with […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Engineering Capital targets data center transformation with $32 mln fund, on the site PE HUB 1 week ago
Engineering Capital unveiled a $32 million seed fund on Tuesday that will target data center infrastructure investments at a time of great disruption.
Engineering Capital Fund I expects to make 12 to 18 investments with first checks of $500,000 to $1 million.
What differentiates the fund is its tight focus on data center transformation.…[Read more]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Notation Capital raises about $8 mln for pre-seed fund, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 1 day ago
Notation Capital, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based VC firm, said it raised a maiden fund of about $8 million.
The fund – Notation Capital Fund I – expects to write checks of $100,000 to $200,000 to join pre-seed rounds of less than $400,000, according to a blog post. It seeks to be the first money in and won’t shy away from being an only…[Read more]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Engineering Capital raises $31.4 mln maiden seed fund, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 2 days ago
Engineering Capital has raised $31.4 million toward a maiden seed fund, according to a filing with the SEC and news reports.
Lone Managing Partner Ashmeet Sidana expects to make 12 to 18 investments from the […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Homebrew raises $85 mln in capital for seed and growth deals, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 2 days ago
Almost exactly two years ago, San Francisco-based Homebrew began investing its maiden fund with $35 million of seed capital. Last Friday, it unveiled a big increase in firepower: $85 million in new money split between a second seed fund and a follow-on fund for primarily B rounds deals.
In a blog post, the two-investor firm led by partners Hunter…[Read more]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Intermountain Healthcare raises $35 mln venture fund, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Intermountain Healthcare has raised a $35 million, single-LP venture fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
The fund – Intermountain Healthcare Innovation Fund I – lists Marina Nashif, CEO of Healthbox, as […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Wamda Capital raises $55.7 mln for its venture fund, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Wamda Capital has raised a $55.7 million venture fund to invest in the Middle East and North Africa, according to an SEC filing.
The target for Wamda MENA Ventures I is $75 million. The money has come from 26 […]
Sequoia Capital has raised a combined $1.1 billion for funds in China and India, according to SEC filings.
The firm attracted $625 million from 105 LPs for its Sequoia Capital China Growth Fund III, according […]
General partners like to say their funds are in the top quartile, but perhaps that isn’t enough anymore.
With the difference between the top of a quartile and its bottom 10 percent to 12 percent or more, the […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Emergence unveils new fund and a shift to earlier investing, on the site PE HUB 3 weeks ago
Emergence Capital Partners announced a $335 million fourth fund on Wednesday along with a shift in investment strategy to earlier Series A and Series B companies.
The new fund – Emergence Capital Partners IV – is a significant step up from the firm’s $250 million third fund, raised in 2012. Strong investor interest driven by the firm’s success…[Read more]
Lux Capital has set out to raise a $350 million fourth fund, according to an SEC filing. No first close is yet reported.
The firm’s previous $245 million fund was raised in 2013, according to Thomson […]
Emergence Capital Partners said it raised a $335 million fourth fund, Emergence Capital Partners IV. The firm, in a press release, said the fund was “immediately oversubscribed” and eventually capped.
The fund […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Growth in Silicon Valley VC valuations sets 10-year record , on the site PE HUB 3 weeks, 1 day ago
The growth in Silicon Valley startup valuations continued to skyrocket in the fourth quarter, setting a 10-year record, according to a survey of private company transactions.
The value of the average private […]
Listen to some, like TPG Capital Founding Partner David Bonderman, and private equity is somewhere in the middle of its cycle.
Capacity utilization globally is low, wages are feeling little upward pressure and inflation is tame, he said at the SuperInvestor U.S. 2015 conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco.
Talk to others and a…[Read more]
Investing in connected devices could gather considerable steam in 2015 as markets for wearables, smart TVs, the connected car and even the smart home begin to mature.
But a significant shift appears to be […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Team8 raises $18 mln from Bessemer, Innovation, Cisco, Marker, Alcatel, on the site PE HUB 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Team8, a Tel Aviv-based cybersecurity foundry, said it has raised $18 million in a Series A transaction backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Innovation Endeavors, Cisco Investments, Marker LLC and Alcatel-Lucent, […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, UTIMCO sees mixed results in mid-decade venture portfolio, on the site PE HUB 3 weeks, 2 days ago
The performance of mid-decade venture funds drifted through much of last year, though several generated considerable distributions, if the University of Texas Investment Management Company’s portfolio is […]
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