After a robust 2016, in which U.S.-based venture firms raised $40.5 billion in commitments, the new year has gotten off to a much slower start. Nearly $1.7 billion was raised in February, following $1.6 billion in January, according to a ...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!