View pulls in $150 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Silicon Valley-based dynamic glass company View Inc has secured $150 million in funding. The investors include NZ Super Fund, Corning Inc and Madrone Capital Partners.


Hardware manufacturer Kateeva raises $38 mln

By Alastair Goldfisher — 1 year ago

Kateeva, a maker of flat panel OLED displays, has raised $38 million in a Series D round of funding from from Samsung Venture Investment Corp, Sigma Partners, Spark Capital, Madrone Capital Partners, DBL Investors, New Science Ventures and VEECO Instruments Inc. The Menlo Park, California-based company has now raised more than $110 million since it was founded in 2008.


Home solar company Sunrun snags $150 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Home solar firm Sunrun has closed $150 million in equity financing. The investors were not named although according to the firm, a “leading public institutional investor” led the round. Sunrun’s previous backers include Accel Partners, Sequoia Capital, Foundation Capital and Madrone Capital Partners.


Reuters – Solyndra Bankruptcy Plan Approved

By Reuters News — 3 years ago

Solyndra, the failed solar panel maker, received court approval on Monday for its plan to repay creditors after a bankruptcy judge overruled objections by the US government, writes Reuters. The government, which said it may appeal the ruling, had said the plan improperly provided $341 million in tax breaks to venture capital investors Argonaut Private Equity and Madrone Capital Partners.


Pressure on Solyndra Backers Intensifies

By Reuters News — 4 years ago

(Reuters) – Congress should seek testimony from two venture capital firms that poured money into Solyndra, the bankrupt solar panel maker being probed by the FBI and other agencies, top House Democrats said on Monday. Republican lawmakers on the House Energy and Commerce are investigating a $533 million federal loan guarantee given to Solyndra, and […]


TA Associates and Madrone Capital Partners Recapializes MicroSeismic

By Eamon — 5 years ago

TA Associates of Boston and Madrone Capital Partners of Menlo Park, Calif., made an investment in MicroSeismic Inc., Houston, Texas-based provider of microseismic data acquisition, analysis and interpretation to the oil and gas industry. The firms said the investment was substantial, but specific terms were not disclosed. Goodwin Procter LLP serves as legal counsel to both TA Associates and Madrone Capital.


Solyndra Files For An IPO

6 years ago

The company designs and manufactures photovoltaic panels and has raised more venture capital this year — $286 million in the third quarter, over $512 million total, according to Thomson Reuters — than any one else.

Equally impressive has been its ability to get money from the government. In March, Solyndra got a $535 million loan guarantee from the Department of Energy to build a second solar panel fabrication plant in California — the first clean tech company to get such a loan. It has applied for a second loan from the DOE of $469 million, according to the S-1, and estimates that the next phase of the fab will cost $642 million.


Hyatt Sets IPO Terms

By PEHub Administrator — 6 years ago

(Reuters) – Hyatt Hotels Corp (H.N) set the size and price range of its planned initial public offering, suggesting the launch of the $931 million deal is imminent despite signs of feuding within the controlling Pritzker family. (peHUB note: Goldman Sachs and Madrone Capital Partners maintain stakes in the company.) The Chicago-based hotel chain, which […]