GGV Capital has set out to raise $1.13 billion in capital for two new funds, according to a pair of filings with the SEC.
GGV Capital VI is targeting $880 million for venture investing and has not reported a […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, BBVA spins out venture unit into Propel Venture Partners, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 15 hours ago
Spanish bank BBVA has spun out its corporate venture unit into an independent venture firm, Propel Venture Partners, according to sources at the bank and Propel’s website.
The firm is being funded with $250 […]
Private company investors showed an abrupt caution for U.S.-based unicorn financings in the fourth quarter of last year with average valuations plunging and the use of tough deal terms on the rise.
A Fenwick & […]
Private company investors showed an abrupt caution for unicorn financings in the fourth quarter of last year with average valuations plunging and the use of tough deal terms on the rise.
A Fenwick & West survey […]
DFJ has raised a $350 million 12th fund for early-stage investing, according to a blog post.
The firm said DFJ Venture XII was oversubscribed and raised in record time and with a single close. The fund […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Blumberg Capital raises $177.1 mln toward fourth fund, on the site PE HUB 5 days, 15 hours ago
Blumberg Capital has raised $177.1 million toward a fourth early-stage fund, according to an SEC filing.
The fund’s target is $200 million, a substantial step up from the firm’s $150 million third fund raised […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Luma Capital Partners to raise $100 mln venture fund, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 1 day ago
Luma Capital Partners has set out to raise a $100 million venture fund, according to an SEC filing.
Partners include Sumeet Jain and Carey Lai, both formerly at Intel Capital, Terence Kawaja, CEO at the […]
KnowBe4 Inc. said it closed an $8 million Series A funding led by Elephant, a venture capital fund founded by Jeremiah Daly and Warby Parker co-founder Andy Hunt. The financing comes after KnowBe4 saw annual […]
General Catalyst Partners said it raised an $845 million U.S.-focused eighth fund.
The fund is the second largest already raised this year, following Norwest Venture Partners’ $1.2 billion capital pool, and a […]
Late-stage valuations took a hit during the fourth quarter, with the median pre-money valuation for Series D and later rounds falling 32 percent, according to a study by the law firm Cooley.
Geodesic Investments has raised additional capital for its maiden late stage fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
Geodesic Capital Fund I has now raised $310 million toward a $400 million target, the […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Industry Ventures to raise $425 mln eighth secondary fund, on the site PE HUB 1 week, 4 days ago
Industry Ventures is raising a $425 million eighth fund for investing in secondaries, according to an SEC filing.
The San Francisco firm has yet to report a first close. The new fund is the same size as […]
Qiming Venture Partners has set out to raise a $620 million fifth fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
The China-based firm raised a $500 million early stage fourth fund in 2014, according to Thomson […]
Claudia Fan Munce, a long-time fixture in the venture group at IBM, has joined New Enterprise Associates as a venture advisor.
Munce joined IBM’s research division in 1985 and had served as managing director o […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Metamorphic Ventures to raise $75 mln third venture fund, on the site PE HUB 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Metamorphic Ventures has set out to raise a $75 million third fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
The fund, co-founded by David Hirsch and Marc Michel, has yet to report a first close. The firm’s previous […]
CAVU Ventures has raised a $156 million maiden fund for investing in the food and beverage space, according to a filing with the SEC.
The three partners in the fund are Rohan Oza, Christopher Clayton and Brett […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, ScaleArc raises $20 mln from Bain, Accel, Trinity, Nexus, on the site PE HUB 3 weeks, 4 days ago
ScaleArc said it raised $20 million in a Series C-1 round led by Bain Capital Ventures and joined by existing investors Accel Partners, Trinity Ventures, and Nexus Ventures. The new money will be used to fund […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Corporate VCs set 15 year investment record with $7.6 bln deployed in 2015, on the site PE HUB 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Corporate venture capitalists invested $7.6 billion in startups in the United States last year, the largest investment year since 2000, according to the MoneyTree Report put out by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, SoftTech to raise $130 mln for two new funds, promotes two to partner, on the site PE HUB 3 weeks, 4 days ago
SoftTech VC has set out to raise $130 million in new capital for two new funds, according to two regulatory filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm also promoted two investors to […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, VCs pull back in Q4 with $11.3 bln invested in U.S. companies, on the site Canada 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Venture capitalists pulled back during the fourth quarter with investments to U.S.-based startups reaching their lowest point in six quarters.
Expansion and later-stage investing suffered the most. Dollars […]
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