Venture Capital

Atlas, the employer of record, has raised up to $200 million; other companies with rounds include Joonko, Ashby, Gig and Take and Reejig

September 20, 2022 Employer Provider of Record Atlas has announced a Series B funding round of up to $200 million. Joonko, Ashby, and Gig and Take and Reejig also announced funding rounds this month. Atlas Atlas, a Chicago-based global provider of referral employers, announced that Sixth Street Growth, a San …

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VC Firm a16z: ‘Ethereum is a far superior blockchain now than it was before’

On September 15, the day Ethereum completed its merger upgrade, marking its transition from proof-of-work (PoW) consensus to proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus, the venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley’s Andreessen Horowitz (“a16z”), explained why “Ethereum is a much superior blockchain now than it was before.” Around 07:00 UTC on September …

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Do we really need “femtech”?

For a sector that attracted an estimated $2.4 billion in venture capital in 2021, “femtech” continues to be plagued by misconceptions. A recent conversation with a founder whose startup is developing treatments for women’s health issues illustrated this problem. The founder shared her experience of being told quite bluntly by …

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Aignostics raises €14m Series A to advance AI

Oversubscribed funding round from leading life sciences investors, led by Wellington Partners Spin-off from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin developing sophisticated AI models to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of complex diseases Funds to expand US market presence and advance AI platform BERLIN, Sept. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aignostics, …

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North Island Ventures closes its second venture capital fund

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–North Island Ventures, a crypto-focused investment firm, today announced the closing of NIV Fund II with commitments of $125 million. With this new fund, NIV will aim to make 30-40 seed investments in emerging crypto and Web3 companies and protocols, with initial investments ranging from $250,000 to $3 …

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“We need more talented black VCs.” Say less.

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 17: Black Thought of The Roots performs during Le Savoir multi-sensory dining experience at Skylight Clarkson SQ. on August 17, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage) WireImage “Yo, when I started recording I swore it was more important/To get to Soul Train …

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T-Hub Partners with SucSEED Indovation to Accelerate Investment Opportunities for DeepTech Startups in India

The partnership aims to provide innovation and venture capital investment opportunities to DeepTech startups in India with access to capital, mentorship and advice. T-Hub startups will have the opportunity to be part of the SucSEED portfolio to increase networking opportunities with venture capitalists (VCs) and family offices. T-Hub, which leads …

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Start-up suffering from lack of funds, investments under spending pressure

Emerging companies face several challenges given the scarcity of funds globally and the US Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates to 2.5% in hopes of calming the economy and limit price increases. These factors have contributed to a decline in venture capital investments by injecting new funds in a …

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NJBIA Releases 2022 Innovation Indicators Report

The NJBIA’s 2022 Innovation Indicators Updated Report, a comprehensive review of how New Jersey’s innovation economy compares to other regional states, shows the Garden State declining slightly in terms of overall score and position against the 2020 report, but is also taking key steps that could improve its future standing. …

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Erie Insurance launches $10 million venture capital fund

Erie-based Erie Insurance has found another way to invest. The company, which has injected about $50 million into Federal Opportunity Zone Projects, which offer special tax incentives for investing capital gains in designated low-income zones, announced on Thursday the creation of another type of investment fund. Erie Strategic Ventures is …

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Venture capitalists and private equity investors worried about valuations – Preqin

Venture capital is the asset class the research firm sees as most at risk from the current volatility in the economy and market, as venture capital-backed companies have much in common with listed technology companies. stock exchanges that have suffered significant investment losses since the start of 2022, according to …

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Core5 Vietnam celebrates the inauguration of its first industrial project in Hai Phong

Haiphong, Vietnam, August 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Indochina Kajima, a joint venture between Indochina Capital and Kajima Corporation (Japan), organized the first sod of their Core5 Hai Phong project in Deep C 2 Hai Phong industrial zone, Hai Phong, Vietnam. On completion, the project will provide a total of approximately …

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Web3-focused launch house launches $10 million fund

By Christos Makridis Investing has long been criticized as an activity reserved for the elite and the powerful, especially in the flow of venture capital for startups. The nascent Web3 community has not escaped these criticisms. But one company is determined to change things. Launch House “launched” a $10 million …

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BioImpact Capital Announces Landmark Multi-Billion Dollar Vaccines and Cancer Transaction

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioImpact Capital, a subsidiary of MPM Capital (“MPM”), today announced that Orna Therapeutics (“Orna”), a portfolio company it founded, incubated and funded, has agreed to collaborate history with one of the world’s leading large biopharmaceutical companies. The collaboration, with a total transaction value of up to $3.75 billion …

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Trinity Capital Stock: A Perfect Time to Buy Huge Gains (NASDAQ:TRIN)

pixelfit/E+ via Getty Images Trinity Capital (NASDAQ:TRIN) is among the top early-stage companies that have the potential to grow at multiple rates to achieve mid- or large-cap status. Its low-risk, high-return strategy can provide shareholders with strong and sustainable returns on time. Despite a slowdown in venture capital funding, demand …

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Atlanta-based Collab Capital says “I’m in” for local employee scheduling app with $1 million investment

Absenteeism continues to plague offices across the country. Illness, childcare logistics, and transportation issues are the main reasons someone calls unemployment, which ultimately wreaks havoc on a company’s bottom line. According to a recent report by US Bureau of Labor Statistics. About one million American employees miss work every day …

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Thirty Capital launches CRE Finance online training

Thirty Capital is both a commercial real estate lender and venture capital firm. It’s also a company that apparently isn’t happy with new CRE analysts, so it’s launching the online “CRE Finance & Innovation Academy” in a bid to train people the way it would like to see. “Capital markets …

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Interest loophole survives another political battle

“Interest has become the MacGuffin of the IRA saga,” said James Lucier, an analyst at Capital Alpha Partners, a political research firm in Washington, describing it as a literary device that writers include simply to make plots more interesting. “The MacGuffin diverted attention from the really important things that happen …

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Gig App Bacon.Work Secures $8M in Funding from Established Backers and Venture Capitalists Who Once Used Bacon to Find Temp Jobs

The “never be out of work” app offers a great quit solution by providing hourly employment to displaced workers and helping companies meet changing demands PROVO, Utah, August 4, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bacon on-demand labor app (www.bacon.work) received $8 million in Series A-1 funding from some of the top companies country’s investment …

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Strand CEO on Founder-Led Biotechnology, Venture Capital and Market Rollback

Venture capitalists have poured tens of billions of dollars into new pharma startups in recent years, dramatically expanding the ranks of private and public biotech companies. But some say there is still room for more. Specifically, there is room for more young biotechs driven and led by the scientists and …

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3 things that need to happen for Web3 to take off (really)

Couldn’t attend Transform 2022? Discover all the summit sessions now in our on-demand library! Look here. Web3 is the next generation of the Internet that will redefine our daily digital experiences. Leveraging cryptography and distributed ledger technology, Web3 establishes the framework for a user-owned and controlled Internet. A tsunami of …

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This Week’s ‘Raises’: Kitchen United Takes $100M, Upfront Ventures Lands $650M

A local ghost kitchen business has secured new funding to expand the company’s physical locations from 15 to 500 over the next five years, while a Santa Monica-based venture capital firm has raised more than $600 million dollars which will be spread over three funds. Capital risk united kitchen, a …

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The Roots’ Black Thought joins venture capital firm to help black entrepreneurs

Principal lyricist and co-founder of The Roots Tariq Trotterbetter known as “Black Thought”, joined a venture capital firm. Impellent Ventures, a founder-led, equity-focused venture capital fund David Brown and Philippe Beauregardhas chosen Black Thought as the general partner of the venture capital fund. “I kept an eye on the industry …

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Mercury Fund chief brings expertise to federal government’s innovation council

Houston native Aziz Gilani thinks his hometown is worth investing in. Gilani, 42, is managing director of Mercury Fund, a Houston venture capital firm that has invested $300 million in more than 100 startups. He was recently appointed to the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a 32-member group …

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Kevin Durant’s venture capital firm invests in Premier Lacrosse League

Kevin Durant recently invested in the Premier Lacross League Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Bbasketball star Kevin Durant expands its footprint in sports ownership. According Bloombergthe two-time NBA champion’s venture capital firm has invested in the Premier Lacrosse League. The league, which had its inaugural season in 2019, was started by a …

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To slow down? What slowdown? Menlo Ventures pockets $761 million for its biggest opportunity fund – TechCrunch

Startup founders and laid-off tech workers know the 2022 funding downturn all too well, but the boom times aren’t over for everyone. US venture capital firms in particular are amassing more cash than ever, and Menlo Ventures is continuing the trend. The 46-year-old Bay Area firm, known for its early …

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Neil Shen’s Sequoia China seeks a ‘politically correct’ investment strategy

After a dismal year for Chinese tech companies, the $9 billion Sequoia China raised earlier this month to fund hundreds more start-ups was a demonstration of the star power of the group’s billionaire founder. venture capital, Neil Shen. Shen’s peers have struggled to raise funds this year, following heightened political …

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Asset owners cautious as private market valuations come under pressure

Scott Haslem (left), Jeremy Larkin, Kelvin Mak and Jessica Melville Asset owners are increasingly wary of private market valuations, fearing that falling stock markets could be a harbinger of valuation pressure in unlisted markets. Jessica Melville, head of strategy and research for medium-risk portfolios at AustralianSuper, noted that stock markets …

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Vektor Partners launches a fund of 125 million euros

Vektor Partnersan independent technology venture capital firm based in London, UK, dedicated to supporting mobility startups, has launched a €125 million fund. The team, which draws on decades of experience investing, operating and scaling businesses, as well as deep networks in the automotive, technology and transport, has received support from …

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Conscious Venture Partners Raises $15.8M for Fund II

Conscious Venture Partners, based in Baltimore, Maryland, announced that Conscious Venture Fund II has raised $15.8 million of its $50 million goal. Sagamore Ventures – the investment arm of Under Armor founder Kevin Plank – is leading local investments with a $2.5 million commitment to Conscious Venture Fund II. Other …

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Dr. Ben Robbins talks about the presence of GV in healthcare

Benjamin Robbins, MD, MBA, Venture Capital Partner at GV, explains the process the venture capitalist follows when deciding to invest in a healthcare company, including examining the intersection of technology and health services. Transcription Can you describe the process GV follows to assess which emerging healthcare companies will receive capital? …

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Data shows who was hit hardest by the big wave of tech layoffs – TechCrunch

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh, human take on this week’s startup news and trends. To receive this in your inbox, subscribe here. As the second quarter venture capital data begins to come out, it’s clear that there’s a difference between how the startup market acts and how it actually …

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Enduring Planet’s $2.1 Million Seed Rig – TechCrunch

We are facing a pretty great challenge of climate change, and I have long been skeptical about whether venture capital can be as important a part of the solution as it seems to think. That’s why I was so excited when Harri wrote about fintech startup Enduring Planet. That’s playing …

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UNEA launches new €100m evergreen climate tech fund

Fabian and Ferry Heilemann, millionaire entrepreneurial brothers, experienced a kind of green awakening. “A few years ago, we realized we were really in trouble, and the tech ecosystem hasn’t figured that out yet,” says Fabian. They started with nonprofit investing, then pivoted their family office, now called Pirate Impact, to …

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Flat6Labs invests in seven Jordanian startups

Amman, Jordan – Flat6Labs – the MENA region’s leading seed and early-stage venture capital firm, currently managing the region’s most renowned startup programs – recently announced that it will invest in seven new Jordanian startups , as part of the second cycle of its funding program launched last June. By …

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OP Crypto’s $100M Fund-of-Funds to Support Early-Stage VCs

Despite current market challenges, OP Crypto is launching a fund-of-funds designed to support aspiring fund managers of early-stage crypto startups OP Crypto’s latest fund follows the success of its venture capital fund backed by Galaxy Digital and Digital Currency Group. Venture capital firm OP Crypto, founded by former Huobi executive …

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Mapan Secures US$15 Million from Global and Indonesian Investors in Series A Funding Aimed at Improving Financial Access for Indonesians

Indonesian giants’ participation in the A-series round saw PT Astra Digital Internasional, a subsidiary of PT Astra International Tbk (Astra)Blibli, BRI Ventures, SMDV and Prasetia Dwidharma, as well as global venture capital firms Patamar Capital, Flourish Ventures and 500 Global New funds will be deployed to grow the product line, …

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After Doubled ARR, Leading Software and Game Development Acceleration Platform Incredibuild Raises $35M Led by Hiro Capital, Significantly Boosting Its Valuation

IThe investment will be used to drive Incredibuild’s innovation and growth in areas such as AI, Metaverse and more, as well as improve its supercomputing platform TEL AVIV, Israel, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Incredibuild, creator of the leading hybrid development acceleration platform for developers and DevOps teams, today announced …

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Nylas Alumni Fund: Investing in Former Employees

Hello and welcome to Pipeline. My name is Biz Carson, and I’ve listened to Beyonc sing “You won’t break my soul” too many times to count this week. On a quick maintenance note: Pipeline will be out of service next Saturday for the holiday weekend. This week in the startup …

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Q2 2022 PitchBook Analyst Note: Did VC fly too close to the sun?

A cloudy end to the VC day in the sun Financial markets have taken a series of blows over the past two quarters. With growth stocks falling, a recent wave of layoffs and central banks scrambling to tame inflation, the tailwinds that VC funds enjoyed over the previous two years …

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MicroTransponder Raises $53M in Series E Funding

MicroTransponder, an Austin, Texas-based medical device company, raised $53 million in Series E funding. Backers included US Venture Partners, GPG Ventures, Exceller Hunt Ventures, Osage University Partners, Action Potential Venture Capital and The Vertical Group. As part of the investment, Casey Tansey …

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Van Hollen, Warner and colleagues introduce bill to spur economic growth in underserved communities

June 17, 2022 Bipartisan legislation will create a new tax credit to encourage private investment in community lenders Today we Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Mark R. Warner (D-Va.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) introduces bipartisan legislation to promote sustainable economic prosperity in underserved communities. This bill would …

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True Global Ventures doubles down on Web3 with $146M follow-on fund

Venture capital firm True Global Ventures 4 Plus (TGV4 Plus) announced the closing of a $146 million funding round for a wide range of Web3 projects, highlighting continued investor interest in crypto despite an ongoing bear market. The latest closing, dubbed the TGV4 Plus Follow On Fund, was led by …

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Okapi:Orbits Raises $5.7M in Seed Funding

SAN FRANCISCO — German startup Okapi:Orbits has raised €5.5 million ($5.7 million) in a seed funding round led by Munich Re Ventures with participation from Dolby Family Ventures, Herius Capital and APEX Ventures. Okapi offers space traffic management software designed to help satellite operators reduce maneuvering, save fuel and limit …

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From Nigerian Immigrant to Raising $25M in Venture Funds

Yinka Faleti’s impressive background takes her into the world of finance to fund underserved business founders A Nigerian immigrant who became an army captain, earned his law degree and then ran for statewide office has taken on another challenge: raising $25 million in venture capital to underserved populations. Yinka Faleti …

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Doctivity secures financing to support growth

BLOOMSBURG, Pa., June 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cathryn Connolley-Kluck, MHA, founding partner of Doctivity Health™, today announced that the company has secured venture capital funding to support its growth. Doctivity is an intuitive cloud-based platform that increases revenue through service line optimization and referral management by reducing leaks, improving …

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Telstra Ventures head says tech fix is ​​’nowhere near as bad’ as GFC

“Where we are now is nowhere near as bad as it was then. I think the whole industry will find a balance, as it has repeatedly over the ‘story. Koertge says valuations of new seed offerings have fallen by around 25%, although there are notable differences between the strong interest …

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There’s still good news for software startups – TechCrunch

Startup 2022 The market may look like a slow-moving train wreck, but there is good news to be found – provided you are willing to take a longer-term perspective. Sure, startup layoffs are rising, venture capital is slowing, and the stock market is a mess. Beneath every drumbeat of negativity, …

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Tesla shares fall after leaked email from CEO revealing hiring freeze, plans to cut 10% of staff – TechCrunch

For a preview of the biggest and most important stories from TechCrunch delivered to your inbox every day at 3:00 PM PDT, subscribe here. Happy Friday, June 3, 2022. Or, while this damn pandemic is still kicking in, it might be March 824, 2020, who knows. Whatever is going on …

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Abortion Pill Startup Choice Raises $1M in Venture Capital

For many women, abortion pills are an easy and safe way to terminate a pregnancy within the first 10 weeks. These pills have become more and more common, even if some states decide to restrict access to them. Choix, which means “choice” in French, connects clients with a medical provider …

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Nation of reduction: who is afraid of layoffs?

From euphoria to hysteria – this is the most accurate description of what is happening in the venture capital industry today and is projected directly onto start-ups. It hasn’t reached Israel yet, but some of the events of the past few days should worry Israeli entrepreneurs. Not necessarily because the …

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Venture Capital Funds Redirected to Web 3.0, Gaming Startups in Drought Times

Leading the pack is Andreessen Horowitz (A16Z) who just announced two new funds – a massive $4.5 billion fund for Crypto and Blockchain businesses and Web3.0 startups New Delhi: As venture capital (VC) funds and mainstream investors are squeezing the flow of money to traditional startups due to multiple global …

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startup financing: the venture capital fund Beenext explains to startup founders how to adapt to the winter of financing

Bengaluru: Beenext, a Singapore-based start-up investor that has backed companies like BharatPe, Open, Jupiter, among others, has joined the growing list of venture capital funds to issue warnings to their companies about wallet asking them to reset and adapt to the current market downturn. . Beenext, which focuses on fintech …

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Questions arise over Y Combinator’s role in startup patching – TechCrunch

A thrill has has come down to the global startup market, but not evenly. Venture capital totals are collapsing in most geographies, and falling stock prices of tech companies large and small have soured sentiment about the future value of high-growth and often cash-hungry startups. The end of the long …

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Israeli Startup Food Tech Yo! Egg will debut in the United States

Israeli food tech startup Yo! Egg, which has developed plant-based poached and fried eggs (also known as sunny-side-ups), has announced plans to launch in US restaurants later this year, following a recent $5 million seed funding round. The company’s seed round was led by food technology-focused venture capital firm Stray …

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Venture Capital Giant Andreessen Horowitz Launches New $600,000,000 Metaverse Fund

A Silicon Valley-based investment firm is launching a new $600,000,000 metaverse fund in its latest push to embrace crypto assets. In a new corporate blog post, venture capital giant Andreessen Horowitz announces the launch of the Games One Fund, a fund dedicated to supporting innovation in the games industry and …

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Canadian venture capitalist lobbyist says there will be no more requests for government aid once $450m program ends

A decade after the federal government agreed to bail out Canada’s venture capital industry, the sector’s now-healthy chief lobbyist promises that his days of demanding big cash injections from Ottawa are over. “I’ve made a commitment not to go back and ask for another general fund” to fund venture capital …

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Emory University student-run venture capital fund focuses on underrepresented entrepreneurs

Peachtree Minority Venture Fund gives Emory students a hands-on opportunity to learn about … [+] venture capital while providing capital to minority entrepreneurs. Humza Mirza. The venture capital industry is reckoning with its lack of diversity since the 2020 murder of George Floyd. But despite companies’ efforts to hire more …

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Gennext in family offices is not afraid of riskier assets

Investment products, from vanilla common stock PMS funds to complicated alternative investment products, long-term debt funds, private equity, venture capital and even peer-to-peer lending are now structured in the context of the “investment commitments” received from the bulging family in parentheses pools of offices. But what makes family offices (FOs) …

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Elon Musk says Twitter deal on hold pending fake account details

Elon Musk, during an event at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, United States, Thursday, October 10, 2019. Bloomberg/Getty Elon Musk announced Friday that his Twitter deal is on hold until he receives more information about the number of fake accounts on the social media platform. In a follow-up tweet about …

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Ripple valued at over $11 billion after last funding round

May 11 (Reuters) – HR software company Rippling said on Wednesday it was valued at $11.25 billion after a $250 million funding round led by venture capital firms Bedrock and Kleiner Perkins. The San Francisco-based company offers services for businesses to manage their human resources and information technology operations, such …

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Raise funds on trust, says Mathilde Collin, CEO of Front – TechCrunch

Startups need capital and often raise funds from investors. It requires a pitch, numbers, stats and a story. And the time must be correct. The key to timing is simple, according to this CEO: fundraise when your confidence is high. Every week on TechCrunch Live, investors and entrepreneurs share lessons …

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How Brett Gibson went from making pizza to starting Capital VC

Initialized Capital’s Brett Gibson quit his job as a pizza maker to learn to code. He became a serial startup founder, then met his future colleague Garry Tan at Y Combinator. Tan then brought Gibson to work with him in his startup, Posterous, then Initialized. After earning a philosophy degree …

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Fractional home equity lender Point raises $115 million

Fintech and Fractional Home Equity Lender Indicate raised an additional $115 million through a Series C fundraising round led by a venture capital firm West Cape. The capital will be used to accelerate Point’s growth in the $25 trillion real estate market, according to company co-founder and CEO Eddie Lim. …

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A third hospitality model that major brands have all but ignored

Skift grip Investment manager LaSalle is betting on Numa, a hotel start-up. The deal suggests that some institutional investors are attracted to a market segment that has little appeal to big brands. Sean O’Neill Hotel owners have long been faced with two choices: manage independently or become franchisees. But a …

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Atlanta beauty brand receives $1.2 million investment to grow business and create jobs

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Herb’N Eden, a natural baths and beauty company, has received $1.2 million in funding to go toward business development. The Douglasville-based, black-owned company closed the deal with Mercantile Venture Capital and The Core Venture Studio in April. Husband and wife team Quinton and Terran Lewis founded …

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App-based GR bike repair startup among Michigan VC’s latest investments

AThe Grand Rapids startup seeks to do for biking what Uber and Lyft did for transportation or DoorDash, Instacart and similar companies did for food delivery and retail. Bike Inc. plans to launch next week, offering consumers what founders David Hopson and Jared Lebel consider a much more convenient way …

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South Africa’s most active venture capital firm.

Endeavor South Africa doubled its initial target of Harvest Fund II with R190 million raised at the fund’s final close. The fund has already invested in 10 companies over the past year, the first being flexible club and the most recent being supported by Sequoia Clickatellmaking him South Africa’s most …

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VC ‘bottom feeders’, valuation calculator, think like an investor – TechCrunch

Farmers are not bothered when the price of maize drops; likewise, there’s no reason for startup founders to lose their joy because publicly traded tech stocks are undercutting their valuations. If making as much money as possible is your main goal, prepare to be disappointed. Accepting a down round or …

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Chinese company aims to circumvent US sanctions: expert

CONCERTED EFFORT: A planned venture capital fund will likely serve as a platform to boost competition and acquire technology from the United States, an expert said. A plan by a group of Chinese military and business institutions to invest $471 million in the creation of a venture capital fund aims …

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Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark, Bessemer Venture Partners, First Round Capital – Blackswan Real Estate

The latest competent intelligence report released by WMR with the title “Rising Demand and Opportunities for Global Venture Capital Funding Market 2022“Provides a sorted picture of the Venture Capital Funding industry through the analysis of research and information gathered from various sources which has the ability to help the decision …

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How venture capital is creating an inclusive and sustainable future for Southeast Asia

A recent Bloomberg Intelligence report pegged investments in sustainability funds at $53 trillion by 2025, a 40% increase from $37.8 trillion in 2021. While only 11% of respondents in Bain & Co’s 2022 Global M&A Report said they regularly assess ESG today, 65% expect their company is focusing more on …

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Base10 Becomes First Black-Led Venture Capital Firm To Cross $1 Billion In Assets Under Management With New Fund

Base10 Partners was founded by (left to right) TJ Nahigian – former VC at Accel and Coatue, then co-founder and CEO of Jobr (acquired by Monster) – and Adeyemi Ajao, who co-founded two companies and helped launch the arm of Venture Capital from Workday. Base10 Partners At the end of …

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PE-VC investments fall 20% QoQ

Chennai: Private Equity – Venture Capital (PE-VC) investments paused during the January-March 2022 period, dropping on a sequential basis from the October-December 2021 quarter. PE-VC firms invested more than $15.1 billion (across 346 deals) in Indian companies in the first three months of 2022, according to data from research firm …

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100X.VC plans to invest Rs 125 crore in 100 start-ups this year

Venture capital firm 100X.VC said on Saturday it plans to invest 125 crore rupees (over $16.5 million) in 100 early-stage start-ups over the next 12 months. The company said in a statement that it plans to invest the future 15% stake amount in each startup using iSAFE Notes. He added …

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HealthQuad, India’s largest healthcare venture capital, closes second fund, raising $162m, led by global pharma giant MSD

HealthQuad is the largest venture capital fund dedicated to healthcare in India The oversubscribed HealthQuad Fund-II will foster innovative healthcare models in India The fund has already invested in seven companies including Medikabazaar, THB, Impact Guru, Stanplus, Ekincare, Qure.ai and HealthifyMe NEW DELHI, March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — HealthQuad, india …

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Longtime DCM partner Kyle Lui leaves to join Bling Capital as second GP – TechCrunch

Another venture capitalist is leaving his longtime home for something new. This time it’s DCM partner Kyle Lui, who left after nearly eight years to become Bling Capital’s second general partner. DCM has a long history. It is notably one of the first Sand Hill Road venture capital funds to …

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Shield Capital Announces Launch of National Security Venture Capital Fund

Shield Capital has announced the successful launch of its first venture capital fund. These are the details. Shield Capital (SHIELD) has announced the successful launch of its first venture capital fund to help entrepreneurs develop critical technologies for commercial and national security clients. Launched in stealth mode, Shield Capital Fund …

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Journalist TR Cutler examines the role of venture capital in Africa in the March issue of Manufacturing Outlook

Industry journalist, TR Cutler recently pointed to an increase in global venture capital and investment in Africa as an indication of extraordinary growth. According to Cutler, “When you look at the indicators that predict the future of the African economy, none are as obvious as foreign investment. So far, China …

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Source-to-Pay solutions provider Aavenir raises $6 million

Aavenir, a provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-based source-to-pay (S2P) solutions, has raised $6 million in Series A funding, the company announced on Tuesday (March 22). Aavenir said it would use the capital to create new products, increase its S2P solutions footprint and strengthen its sales team for market expansion. Palo …

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NFTs, Crypto Mortgages, 5G Network and Web3 Developers Raise Millions

The cryptocurrency market hasn’t made significant progress in recent months, but that hasn’t stopped industry builders from building. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), crypto mortgages, blockchain-powered cellular networks, and Web3 games have all attracted interest from venture capitalists. These new and familiar investment themes headline the latest edition of the VC Roundup, …

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Qualcomm Ventures had a 2021 banner

Qualcomm Enterprises Qualcomm Technology companies can innovate in different ways: they can do it organically, partner, invest or acquire. Qualcomm does all of the above and is one of the last remaining companies on the planet investing in technology research. I’m looking more and more at how tech companies do …

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All Raise, a nonprofit to increase diversity in tech, has a new CEO – TechCrunch

All Raise, a non-profit organization which focuses on increasing diversity within venture capital deals and decision makers, named Mandela Schumacher-Hodge Dixon as the company’s new CEO. The appointment comes five months after Pam Kostka resigned as head of the nonprofit to join the world of startups. Dixon has spent more …

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Longtime enterprise software exec moves to venture capital

A Q&A with Nathan Owen, General Partner of Grand Ventures LLC NOTathan Owen moved from software development to venture capital a year ago. Owen previously ran Grand Rapids Blue software developer Medora, which he co-founded in 2007 and left in October 2019, months before the sale of a major business …

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New venture capital fund for women-led startups

WATERLOO REGION — Women-led startups receive just 3% of venture capital funding, according to Danielle Graham, managing partner of the Phoenix Fire investment fund. To mark International Women’s Day, Graham announced on Tuesday that the angel investment fund is accepting new investors through the end of the month. “It’s good …

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Aussie VC signs pledge to invest in more women-founded start-ups

“Women have been hit hard throughout COVID-19, so it’s critical that we continue to push to make sure funding gets into their pockets, because we know that once it does, women are more successful in the growth and valuations of their start-ups,” Ms. Clunies-Ross mentioned. As things stand, women are …

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How online tools can help you manage your money in retirement

By Grant Easterbrook, Next avenue Getty About 20% of the American population is retired, which represents nearly 66 million people. Despite the large retiree market, however, venture capital investments in new tools and services to help “decumulation” have been relatively limited. Decumulation is the phase of life where retirees must …

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Microsoft and Venture Capitalists to Inject $500 Million into Africa’s Startup Ecosystem

Microsoft announced new initiatives to accelerate the growth of 10,000 African start-ups and accelerate investments in the African start-up ecosystem over the next five years. The development is based on the remit of its recently established Africa Transformation Office, ATO. Just recently, the tech giant launched a global Founders Hub, …

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Cigna will increase venture capital spending on startups and digital technologies

Photo: Al David Sacks/Getty Images CIgna will pour an additional $450 million into its venture capital fund, Cigna Ventures, in an effort to increase spending on start-ups and digital health, the company announced this week. In addition to injecting additional cash into the venture capital fund, the insurer plans an …

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Global Micro-Venture (VC) Funds Market 2021 Future Scope and SWOT Analysis by 2027 – MatchStick Ventures, Reach Capital, Fifty Years Industries, LLC

Global Micro-Venture (VC) Funds Market from 2021 to 2027 is presented by MRInsights.biz. The study presents current trends, consumption/adoption scenario, market dynamics, competitive landscape and other information that would help companies in making business decisions regarding market penetration, investments, positioning branding and product marketing, among others. The impact of COVID-19 …

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Matrix World Raises $5.5M in Angel Funding, at a $50M Valuation

Today, Matrix World announced an exciting milestone: it has raised $5.5 million in angel funding led by Tess Ventures, Everest Ventures Group, Com2Us Group and Y2Z Ventures. A total of 17 companies participated in the angel investor round. These partnerships will help expand the Matrix World network and the funding …

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Prime Venture Partners Marks Final Close of Fourth Fund at $120M, Exceeds Target

Startup venture capital firm Prime Venture Partners said on Thursday it had marked the final close of its fourth fund at $120 million (Rs 900 crore), surpassing its target corpus of $100 million, its largest ever. funds to date. ADVERTISING The new fund brings the venture capital firm’s total capital …

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Ibex Investors Closes $113M Early Stage Mobility Revolution Venture Capital Fund

Ibex Investors Closes $113M Early Stage Mobility Revolution Venture Capital Fund Tweet that The Fund has already made several investments, including air fleet and Visionnaire.ai. aifleet is a US-based next-generation trucking company that helps solve the driver shortage and improve drivers’ quality of life. Visionary.ai is an Israeli embedded machine …

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Venture capital funding for Web3 can be ‘dangerous’, says Startmate’s Lauren Capelin

“I think the dangerous thing is the venture capital funding these communities,” she says. “But there is definitely room for VC to capitalize on the basic infrastructure of this space [through] more traditional funding sources. Capelin isn’t the first to raise these concerns, with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey recently accusing …

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Grocery Delivery Robots, Holographic Lectures and Record Blockchain Funding: It’s Your Week in Tech

Local startups have not been hit with funding during the pandemic, new research shows. The Bay Area garnered more than 4,000 startup investments last year, by far the most of any major tech hub, new research from Telstra Ventures shows. The San Francisco venture capital firm behind Box, DocuSign and …

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Riverstone eyes seed investment with stake in Blackhorn

Energy-focused buyout specialist Riverstone Holdings is taking a stake in seed investor Blackhorn Ventures, a rare example of a private equity firm buying into a venture capital firm, as it seeks diversify your portfolio and access investment opportunities at an early stage. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. …

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The January 2022 US Venture Capital Funding Report

US Startup Funding Startups Started the Year Strong with $18.9 Billion Raised; up 55% year-on-year. Today, I take stock of the state venture capital and seed funding during the month of January nationwide, where more than $18 billion was invested in US startups. By analyzing some publicly available data from …

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A Roundup of LA Startup Funding News

Raises is dot.LA’s weekly article that highlights venture capital funding news in the Southern California tech and startup ecosystem. Please send fundraising news to Molly Wright (molly@dot.la). Capital risk San Diego-based biotechnology company Endeavor BioMedicines raised $101 million in Series B funding led by Ally Bridge Group and Avidity Partners. …

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Legit Security launches Out of Stealth with Series A investment to secure software supply chains

Bessemer Venture Partners and TCV Lead $30M Round to Deliver Holistic Security to Enterprise Software Supply Chains TEL AVIV, Israel, February 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Legit Security, a cybersecurity company offering an enterprise SaaS solution to secure an organization’s software supply chain, today announced that it will launch in …

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Debut Capital Launches Inaugural Investor-in-Residence Program with Powerful Class of Female Olympians and WNBA Athletes Including Sanya Richards-Ross, Lauryn Williams, Chelsea Gray and Lexie Brown

– Only 0.2% of VC partners are black or Latina women and this program of course aims to correct the lack of representation in the industry; at the end of the program, participants will have access to invest a total of $100,000 in startups – MIAMI, February 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ …

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ICCP SBI Venture Partners Secures $4.2M Capital for AI Company

ICCP SBI Venture Partners, Inc. (ISVP) has raised $4.2m following its “Series A” funding round for Singapore-based artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled recruitment solutions company, X0PA AI . ISVP is a joint venture of two venture capital firms, ICCP Venture Partners, Inc. and Japanese company SBI Holdings, Inc. “We seek to be …

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Raiven Capital arrives in Riyadh to judge the $600,000 startup competition at LEAP, one of the largest tech conferences in the Middle East

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Raiven Capital, a global early-stage technology venture capital fund, has arrived in Riyadh to judge a $600,000 seed competition for LEAP, a three-day technology conference with 61,000 attendees starting today today. The inaugural conference involves more than 400 speakers, 80 countries and 1,000 startups. It is part …

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Parsyl Raises $25M in Series B Funding

Denver-based Parsyl raised $25 million in Series B funding to expand its cargo insurance and risk management solutions. The company uses data to identify and manage risk, while reducing the waste of critical assets. According to a statement, its technology is currently monitoring the vaccines of nearly 200 million people. …

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Raleigh Finmark fintech raises $6.5M from AmEx Ventures

Rami Essaid, CEO of Raleigh-based startup Finmark. Submitted RALEIGH Listen to our daily briefing: Finmark, a Raleigh-based fintech startup, has raised a $6.5 million seed round from a group of investors that includes the venture capital arm of American Express, Bessemer Venture Partners and the fund IDEA of Durham. Founded …

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Venture capital investment by Massachusetts biopharmaceutical companies jumped 70% in 2021: report

A new report from MassBio paints a rosy picture of the state’s biopharma outlook — including a 70% year-over-year increase in venture capital funding from 2020 to 2021. “Record (coming) venture capital for Massachusetts companies is truly the result of our decades of leadership and success,” said Joe Boncore, CEO …

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Massachusetts biopharma companies raised a record $13.7 billion in venture capital last year

Massachusetts drugmakers continued to bring in huge amounts of venture capital last year, setting a record for funds raised, according to the industry trade group. Homegrown biopharma companies attracted $13.7 billion in 2021, up 70% from a year earlier, the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council said in a report Wednesday. The group …

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Malaysian start-up B2B Marketplace raises $7 million to help digitize businesses

Dropee CEO Lennise Ng. Courtesy of Dropee Dropee, a Malaysia-based B2B e-commerce marketplace, raised $7m in Series A funding led by return investor Vynn Capital, a Kuala Lumpur-based venture capital firm, to help digitize small businesses. companies. Besides Vynn Capital – which backed Carsome, Malaysia’s first unicorn tech startup – …

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Falling Crypto Stocks Could Dampen IPO and Deal Market

“Being a public company seems like a total blast.” Barry Silbert, managing director of crypto powerhouse DCG, was of course sarcastic in his tweet of January 21; this has been a brutal time for publicly traded companies in the digital asset market amid the continued rout of liquid tokens. Shares …

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