Top 10 Posts Focus on Q3 Fundraising, Performance Data and ‘Lessons from the Loo’

Happy Monday! If you want to catch up on news you may have missed last week, here are peHUB’s top 10 posts, as judged by the pageviews of our regular readers. Hot topics included Q3 fundraising, performance data from Colorado PERA, UTIMCO and New York pension funds, and a growing number of restaurant bankruptcies.

ONE: Slideshow: 15 Largest U.S.-based Venture Funds Raised in Q3by Lawrence Aragon
TWO: CrunchFund Wasn’t the Only Newbie Fund Raised in Q3; Here Are 18 Others (slideshow)by Lawrence Aragon
THREE: Slideshow: Top-Performing PE/VC Funds Of 3 Big-Apple Pensionsby David Toll
FOUR: Top Ten Performing Funds From The Colorado PERA Venture Portfolio (slideshow)by Mark Boslet
FIVE: Qwikster and 7 Other Terrible, Short-Lived Ideas (slideshow)by Connie Loizos
SIX: Slideshow: Riverside’s Lessons from the Looby Buyouts magazine
SEVEN: Slideshow: Restaurant Bankruptcies Make PE Queasyby Bernard Vaughan
EIGHT: Slideshow: UTIMCO in 17 Active Funds with IRRs > 25% (subscribers only) – by Lawrence Aragon
NINE: Gores Group Turns More Industry-Focused (subscribers only) – by Bernard Vaughan
TEN: Welsh Carson To Buy Triple Point Tech from ABRYby Luisa Beltran

Week’s Top 10 Hub Posts Focus on Groupon Criticism, UC’s Recent VC Commitments, SEC Charges Against Former VSP Partner Matt Crisp

Since you’re not working (hopefully) this Labor Day, why not catch up on the stories and slideshows your colleagues found most compelling on peHUB last week? Here are the top 10 posts that garnered the most pageviews from regular readers from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2.

1. Slideshow: Top And Bottom-Performing Funds Of Louisiana Teachers’ (subscribers only), by David Toll
2. Slideshow: University Of California’s Recent Venture Investments Include The Expected And Unexpected, by Mark Boslet
3. Slideshow: PE Firms Chowing Down on Restaurants, by Jonathan Marino
4. Groupon PR to peHUB: Call Us Before You Write Another ‘Nastigram’, by Connie Loizos
5. Slideshow: Top 10 VC Funds for What’s Shaping Up as a Weak Q3, by Lawrence Aragon
6. Slideshow: Pre-IPO Preview Of Carlyle Group Returns, by David Toll
7. Groupon’s August Gets Worse, as Analysts Call Valuation “Colossally Absurd”, by Connie Loizos
8. The No. 1 Predictor of Startup Failure: Premature Scaling, by Joanna Glasner
9. Cash Machine Slideshow: CalPERS’ Top 10 VC Funds Based on Return of Cold, Hard Cash (subscribers only) by Mark Boslet
10. SEC Alleges Former VC Matt Crisp of Adams Street Partners Responsible for Conflicts of Interest and “Willful Violations”, by Jonathan Marino

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