Fundraising for U.S.-based venture firms fell precipitously in July, following a robust June. A total of 12 U.S. firms collectively raised $1.24 billion in July, an 85 percent drop in dollars from the month before, when 28 firms raised $8.23 ...ATTENTION, FUNDRAISERS. Don't miss our 10th annual PartnerConnect West on Oct. 9-11 in beautiful Half Moon Bay, California. More than 400 PE, VC and real estate GPs, LPs and service providers are expected to attend for fundraising, deal-making and golf. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!