Defy closes Fund II at oversubscribed $262 mln, about 75 pct larger than Fund I


Defy Partners, venture capital, early stage, startups, Neil Sequeira, Trae Vassallo
The Defy founders and managing directors Neil Sequeira and Trae Vassallo. Photo courtesy of the firm.
Early-stage investor Defy Partners closed its sophomore fund at an oversubscribed $262 million, nearly 75 percent larger than Fund I. The Woodside, California, firm in late 2017 quietly raised $151 million for its maiden fund to make Series A deals ...

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