Index Ventures leads $26 mln round for Super Evil Megacorp

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Super Evil Megacorp has raised $26 million in funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Index Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Yuri Milner, Jim Breyer of Breyer Capital and Korea Investment Partners. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Super Evil Megacorp is a games developer.


Breyer Capital backs Datalogix

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Datalogix has received an undisclosed investment from Breyer Capital. Also, Breyer Capital’s Jim Breyer, who is also a partner at Accel Partners, will join the Datalogix board of directors. Datalogix connects digital advertising to in-store sales.


Top 10 peHUB Posts this Week Highlight Fundraising, Monster VC Rounds and Troubled American Apparel

By Lawrence Aragon — 5 years ago

Want to catch up on what your colleagues found most interesting on peHUB this week? Here are the blog posts written by our staff this week that garnered the most pageviews from our regular readers from April 4 to April 8.

Post No. 1: Slideshow: Top 10 Largest VC Funds Raised in Q1

Post No. 2: Slideshow: Monster VC Rounds Grow Bigger and Bigger

Post No. 3: Carlyle v. Blackstone: A Contrast In Confidence

Post No. 4: You Sold Your Company! Too Bad It May Take Another 8 Months to Close

Post No. 5: Another Ray of Sunshine for VC Fundraising: Ex-USVP Partner Raises $35M for New Fund

Post No. 6: In Bizarre Twist, LPs Praise Venture Asset Class, See Strong Future

Post No. 7: Exclusive: Embattled American Apparel Is Exploring a Sale

Post No. 8: ARAMARK-able Dividend for PE Investors

Post No. 9: Exclusive: King Bolts Irving Place to Start Culpeper Capital

Post No. 10: Midas List is Back; So is Status for Industry Big Names


Facebook Loses Face: Board Member’s Account is Breached

By Connie Loizos — 6 years ago

Sunday morning, some of the 2,301 Facebook friends of venture capitalist and Facebook board member Jim Breyer received a message from him, through Facebook. “Would You Like a Facebook Phone Number?” it asked, presenting a link to “see more details and RSVP.” While no one would be surprised by a service that allowed users to call […]


Video Q&A With Accel’s Jim Breyer

By Lawrence Aragon — 6 years ago

In a dismal year for both VC-backed IPOs and M&A, Accel Partners stood out. Nine of its portfolio companies were sold for combined proceeds in excess of $2 billion, a significant increase from 2008, when 10 of its portfolio companies were sold for less than $300 million in total disclosed proceeds.

Accel’s three biggest hits were mobile advertising startup AdMob, bought by Google for $750 million; open source software developer SpringSource, acquired by VMWare for $420 million; and national defense technology provider BBN Technologies, bought by Raytheon for $350 million.

I spoke to Accel’s Jim Breyer about his firm’s M&A successes and a host of other issues for Venture Capital Journal’s January issue. VCJ subscribers can read the full interview here. For you, dear peHUB reader, you can get video snippets of our interview after the jump…