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Opinion | The rise of late-stage venture capital
Opinion | The rise of late-stage venture capitalA stock market listing has long been one of the most significant milestones in a company’s life. It comes with a range of benefits, including a raised company profile, flexible access to a very liquid ...read more
Source: Mint
Published on Sun, 19 Aug 2018 11:19:00 GMT
Venture Capital Deals Of The Week: Alphabet's $375M Bet On Oscar Health
Venture Capital Deals Of The Week: Alphabet's $375M Bet On Oscar HealthWelcome to Seeking Alpha’s Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. Did we miss a notable deal? Let us ...read more
Source: Seeking Alpha
Published on Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:05:00 GMT
A new foreign investment bill will impact venture capital and the US startup ecosystem
A new foreign investment bill will impact venture capital and the US startup ecosystemBobby Franklin is the president and chief executive of the National Venture Capital Association and previously served as an executive vice president for the CTIA – The Wireless Association. President ...read more
Source: TechCrunch
Published on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:39:00 GMT
As St. Louis venture capital matures, all eyes are on the exits
As St. Louis venture capital matures, all eyes are on the exitsAny discussion of venture capital in St. Louis must start with the fact that the region has come a long way. Even after a couple of down years, the region attracts more funding for its early-stage com...read more
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Published on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:17:00 GMT
After Mercari: Japanese asset managers see new era in venture capital investing
After Mercari: Japanese asset managers see new era in venture capital investingTOKYO (Reuters) - The hugely successful IPO by online marketplace Mercari in June was a bonanza for its shareholders – and may transform lukewarm attitudes among mainstream asset managers about invest...read more
Source: Reuters
Published on Thu, 09 Aug 2018 04:42:00 GMT
Kevin Durant, Will Smith Top the Lineup for a New Venture-Capital Fund for Black Investors
Kevin Durant, Will Smith Top the Lineup for a New Venture-Capital Fund for Black InvestorsSilicon Valley stalwart Andreessen Horowitz is launching a novel effort to boost diversity in technology: an exclusive new fund targeted at black celebrities, athletes and media figures. Basketball st...read more
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published on Mon, 13 Aug 2018 06:30:00 GMT
Four Ways To Fund Your Startup Without Venture Capital
Four Ways To Fund Your Startup Without Venture CapitalMost financial institutions don’t work with early stage startups, which is why founders are turning to angel investors and venture capitalists for funding. Today, fewer deals and larger raises make ea...read more
Source: Forbes
Published on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:00:00 GMT
New KC venture capital firm taps local tech startup for its first investment
New KC venture capital firm taps local tech startup for its first investmentLess than a year after launching, Novel Growth Partners made its first investment, and it's in a local tech company. The Kansas City venture capital firm backed Kansas City-based DivvyHQ, which is a s...read more
Source: The Business Journals
Published on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:45:00 GMT
Pantera Capital Raises $71.5M for Third Venture Capital Fund
Pantera Capital Raises $71.5M for Third Venture Capital FundPantera Capital, a Menlo Park, CA-based, blockchain focused venture capital firm, has raised $71.5m for its third fund. According to a regulatory filing, 90 unnamed investors participated in Pantera V...read more
Source: finsmes.com
Published on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:27:00 GMT
As it looks to build great companies, Austin-based venture capital group hires former cybersecurity CEO
As it looks to build great companies, Austin-based venture capital group hires former cybersecurity CEOGray Hall, former CEO of Houston-based cybersecurity company Alert Logic Inc., has joined Austin-based venture capital firm BuildGroup's new executive program, according to a July 31 announcement. Hal...read more
Source: The Business Journals
Published on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:41:00 GMT
Marlon Nichols Is Changing The Face of Venture Capital
Marlon Nichols Is Changing The Face of Venture CapitalThe lack of diversity in venture capital is no secret. The Silicon Valley stereotype of white male-dominated meetings and exclusive country club deals is backed by the numbers. Fewer than 3% of full-t...read more
Source: Forbes
Published on Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:08:00 GMT
Venture Capital Firm Bessemer Venture Partners to Raise Tenth Fund
Venture Capital Firm Bessemer Venture Partners to Raise Tenth FundVenture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners is raising its tenth fund. According to a filing with the SEC, the name of the new fund is Bessemer Venture Partners X Institutional L.P. The doc does no...read more
Source: finsmes.com
Published on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:39:00 GMT