General Atlantic promotes five

General Atlantic has promoted Graves Tompkins to managing director and Chris Caulkin, Tony Li, Peter Munzig and Paul Stamas to principal. Tompkins and Stamas are based in New York while Caulkin, Li and Munzig are working in the firm’s London, Hong Kong and Palo Alto, Calif. offices, respectively.


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First Read helps you through the post-holiday hangover with news tech purchases on Black Friday shoot up despite declining retail sales, the Supreme Court will consider Facebook threats case and Twitter plans to peek at your apps to serve you targeted ads.


General Atlantic invests in SAS

SAS Sistema de Ensino has received an undisclosed investment from General Atlantic. Based in Brazil, SAS is a learning systems provider.


General Atlantic’s CLEAResult agrees to buy APT

CLEAResult, a portfolio company of General Atlantic, has agreed to acquire Applied Proactive Technologies. No financial terms were disclosed. Headquartered in Springfield, Mass., APT is a maker of energy efficiency consumer products programs and services.

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Uber pursues valuation of more than $12 billion – WSJ

Uber, the app-based transportation company, is seeking to raise about $500 million from a group of fund managers as part of a deal that could value the startup at more than $12 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

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General Atlantic invests $125 mln in Alignment Healthcare

Alignment Healthcare said Monday that it has raised $125 million in funding from General Atlantic. According to the firm, the capital will be used for expansion and to strengthen its service platforms. Based in Irvine, Calif., Alignment Healthcare is a provider of population health management solutions.


General Atlantic provides $40 mln growth funding to Squarespace

General Atlantic has provided $40 million for a Series B funding round in Squarespace, an all-in-one website publishing and e-commerce platform. Anton Levy, managing director and head of Internet & Technology at General Atlantic, will join the company’s board of directors. Squarespace raised $38.5 million from investors led by Index Ventures and Accel Partners in 2010.

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