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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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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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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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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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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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Which world capitals are overlooked by investors? Investment Monitor

Ottawa has many positive attributes, so why do investors tend to favor cities like Toronto or Vancouver over Canada’s capital? (Photo by Iryna Tolmachova/Shutterstock) Essentially, the very words “capital” emphasize the central role that a place plays in its country. A capital city should be a hub for many industries …

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Spyke Games Raises Record $55M Social Mobile Gaming Round from Leading Global Gaming Partners VC Griffin Gaming

ISTANBUL & LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spyke Games, a social and mobile casual games company, has closed $55 million in a funding round led by renowned venture capital firm Griffin Gaming Partners (GGP). Spyke Games’ co-founding team has an unparalleled track record of creating some of the world’s best mobile casual games …

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How the Haute Vallée became a biotech hub

In 2001, when Phil Ferneau and his partners launched a venture capital firm focused on NH startups, they met with several academics from Dartmouth College. Ferneau had been an advocate for converting academic research into viable businesses in his role as founding executive director of the Center for Private Equity …

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Joe Guzel of Crosslink Launches Haven Ventures FinTech Fund

After five and a half years at Crosslink, Joe Guzel is launching his own venture capital fund Haven Ventures, a new fintech fund focused on seed and pre-seed startups, cutting checks of up to $ 1 million. In this episode of the LA Venture podcast, Guzel talks about his journey …

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Upfront Ventures raises funds for a new fund

[ad_1] Santa Monica-based venture capital firm Upfront Ventures has raised $ 176.5 million for a new fund, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. According to the deposit, at least part of the capital raised for the new fund, called Upfront Continuation Fund I, came from a …

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Why Silicon Valley can’t escape Elizabeth Holmes

[ad_1] SAN JOSE, Calif .– In 2016, start-up founders sang, “Theranos doesn’t stand for, we’re better,” in a vacation video created by venture capital firm First Round Capital. Over the following years, several columnists wrote that Silicon Valley shouldn’t be blamed for Theranos. Last month, Keith Rabois, a venture capitalist, …

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Kalaari Sponsors Raised Over $ 600 Million In 2021

[ad_1] MUMBAI : Limited partners (LPs) of venture capital firm Kalaari Capital generated returns of over $ 600 million in 2021 alone after the company exited around 10 companies, partially or fully. “We’ve had about 8-10 solid outings this year, some bigger than others. I think a few of our …

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Miami’s startup scene gets hotter during pandemic

[ad_1] Miami has become a more desirable city than ever. An unexpected consequence of the pandemic, the tech industry is flocking to this glamorous South Florida city. The beginnings of the hype on the Miami tech scene can be traced back to a single tweet in December 2020. The tweet …

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Field Day Launches Beta Program and Closes Initial Funding Cycle Led by defy.vc

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Oregon – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Field Day, a startup that empowers employers and individuals to engage with nonprofits in their local communities, today announced the launch of its private beta program with selected employers in the region Metro Portland, OR. Field Day also announced an undergraduate funding round …

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Appalachia Made Company secures funding from Wing 2 Wing Ventures and L37 Ventures to expand operations to Williamson, West Virginia and beyond.

[ad_1] WILLIAMSON, W.Va., December 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Appalachia Made Company, a company founded in 2016 to diversify the local rural economy, create sustainable salaried jobs and reframe the national Appalachian narrative has successfully closed a round of funding for Wing 2 Wing Ventures, co-founded by Brad smith, …

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K36 Therapeutics launched with $ 30 million Series A funding from F-Prime Capital and Atlas Venture with Eight Roads Ventures

[ad_1] CAMBRIDGE, Mass., December 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – K36 Therapeutics, Inc. (“K36”), a privately held biotechnology company developing breakthrough therapies for the unmet medical needs of cancer patients, today announced its $ 30 million Series A financing co-led by F-Prime Capital and Atlas Venture with Eight Roads Ventures. …

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Xen Capital Raises US $ 7.5 Million Series A Led By Headline Asia To Develop Alternative Investment Platform

[ad_1] SINGAPORE, December 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Xen Capital announces having raised US $ 7.5 million in a Serie A round led by Big title Asia (formerly known as Infinity Ventures) to evolve its B2B2C alternative investment platform. Xen Capital has created an open architecture client management platform …

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4 Ways Venture Capital Can Work For The 99% And Be Profitable

[ad_1] Ten years ago this month, we witnessed what could very well be considered one of the most significant events in modern American history: in Zuccotti Park in downtown New York, Police stormed a small makeshift compound, evicting a small crowd of occupiers and putting an end to what has …

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Will venture capital be canceled by Gen Z?

[ad_1] The two billion teens and young adults born after 1995 that we call Gen Z have been described as so many things. They are seen as intransigent, uninfluenced by political or marketing gimmicks, but also as supporters of “Cancel culture” – public and vocal stopping of speech perceived as …

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Armis exceeds IoT with $ 300 million for “global” asset security

[ad_1] Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other senior executives and leaders on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit on January 12, 2022. Learn more Armis, which provides a visibility and security platform for all of a company’s assets, including IT and IoT, announced it has raised …

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Microchip pioneer helped bring silicon to Silicon Valley

[ad_1] Dr. Last, the son of a metallurgist from Butler, Pa., Started out with a more modest career goal: to get his doctorate. in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in an interesting job that would allow him to live in California. Graduated from MIT in 1956, he joined …

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14 promising Israeli startups to watch, according to VCs

[ad_1] In Europe, only the UK, Germany and France have collected more venture capital than Israel this year. Investors issued checks to the tune of 7 billion euros in 2021 for Israeli startups, a record figure, exceeding last year’s total by nearly 3 billion euros. The country has also hit …

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Drive by DraftKings VC fund raises $ 60 million

[ad_1] Drive by DraftKings targeting performance investments; sports and games; media and fan engagement; as well as data analysis and monetization The company’s portfolio currently includes Whoop, Cardless and Just Women’s Sports “All-Star Network” also unveiled to support Drive by DraftKings’ investment strategy Drive by DraftKings, the multi-stage venture capital …

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Peter Thiel, bane of Silicon Valley

[ad_1] Sep 25, 2021 FOR A MAN who wants to live forever, Peter Thiel has already done enough in his 53 years to leave mere mortals exhausted and above all frustrated. The venture capitalist, techno-utopian and scourge of the liberal left is a myriad of contradictions. He co-founded PayPal, a …

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7 best performing Dutch venture capital funds by IRR

[ad_1] According to PitchBook’s second quarter 2021 European Business Report, capital raised by European venture capital funds is expected to exceed 2020 figures by the end of the year. Sponsors and general partners are confident in their ability to find quality investment opportunities among a wide range of startups across …

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Crowdcube CEO’s paytech start-up Juno is launched

[ad_1] Paytech startup Juno, regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and backed by £ 1.6million of seed money from angel investors and venture capitalists, has launched the world’s first digital payments platform in the UK to take full advantage of Open Banking technology. Juno operates in the bank-to-bank payments space, …

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Aircover Raises $ 3M Seed Funding Led by Defy Partners

[ad_1] SAN MATEO, California, September 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Air cover, a real-time business intelligence platform for teams in contact with customers, today announces its $ 3 million Seed Funding Series. The round was led by Defy Partners, with participation from Firebolt Ventures, Flex Capital and Ridge Ventures. …

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At the forefront of medical innovation

[ad_1] Describe your current job and why you find it rewarding. What is the most difficult? TW: My main job is venture capital, where I invest in biotech companies as a partner at Bios Partners, a venture capital firm focused on life sciences. We examine emerging biotechnology companies that have …

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Women-Only VC Invests $ 8 Million in Behavioral Science Start-Up to Help School Districts Tackle Chronic Absenteeism | New

[ad_1] REDWOOD CITY, California, September 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Student absenteeism has reached crisis levels during the COVID pandemic, with students and families facing significant barriers to learning. EveryDay Labs, which works with thousands of schools to increase attendance rates through behavioral science, today announced a $ 8 …

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“The future of brands is omnichannel” – Glossy

[ad_1] As she has experience as the founder – of fashion brand Bow & Drape, launched in 2012 – Aubrie Pagano, general partner of venture capital firm Alpaca VC, is adept at determining whether a founder is worth the effort. to invest. “It’s about understanding what your customer needs from …

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Panakès Partners announces the first closing of its new fund “Purple” Global Biotech / Medtech at 150 million euros (180 million dollars)

[ad_1] Panakès will take advantage of the successful closing of its second fund to extend its investment activity to biotechnology, while maintaining its continued activity in medical technologies, at the center of the first Panakès fund Panakès plans to invest the new fund in companies at the forefront of global …

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Scott Crockett, CEO of Everest Business Funding, explains what often happens with the money invested

[ad_1] Posted on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 10:41 a.m. Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: augustafreepress2@gmail.com Advertising requests: freepress@ntelos.net (© .shock – stock.adobe.com) Venture capital is growing in popularity as …

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Blockchain Venture Capital Firm Market Global Demand 2021 and Emerging Trends by 2028 – Venture IQ, Blockchain Impact, Blockchain Assembly

[ad_1] A new market report from The Research Corporation shows the Blockchain Venture Capital Firm Market has been published with reliable information and accurate forecast for a better understanding of current and future market scenarios. The report offers an in-depth analysis of the global market including qualitative and quantitative insights, …

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Andreessen Horowitz Launches $ 2.2 Billion Crypto Fund

[ad_1] Andreessen Horowitz partner Marc Andreessen Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Andreessen Horowitz is launching a multibillion dollar fund to invest in a volatile ecosystem, he is betting it will be as influential as the internet. The Silicon Valley venture capital firm, founded by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, announced …

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ThreeD Capital Inc. starts trading on the OTCQX market

[ad_1] TORONTO, June 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – ThreeD Capital Inc. (“ThreeD” or the “Company”) (CSE: IDK / OTCQX: IDKFF) a Canadian venture capital firm focused on opportunistic investments in companies in the junior resource and disruptive technology sectors, is pleased to announce that its common stock is now trading …

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Baltic States become stars of venture capital

[ad_1] There doesn’t seem to be an end to the constant flow of world-class start-ups from the Baltic states. The Baltic states compete with established tech innovation hubs like the Nordic countries and Israel and attract interest from foreign investors, with venture capital firm Index Ventures ranking the Baltic states …

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Nymbus CUSO secures $ 5 million in funding

[ad_1] Source: Shutterstock. Nymbus CUSO, founded three months ago to help credit unions manage fintech solutions, has landed a second investment of $ 5 million from the Curql Fund, a venture capital fund founded last year and managed by credit unions. The Curql Fund is investing in financial services technology …

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Impervious.ai closes Venture’s turn

[ad_1] Friday, May 20, Impervious Technologies (impervious.ai) closed a pre-seed funding round led by TVP.fund Tweet this “Impervious is working to standardize privacy protection and censorship for all software developers through a native Bitcoin programmatic layer where these features are not enforced but inherent in the technology stack itself,” said …

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Digital tax uncertainty worries PE / VC managers

[ad_1] The expected increase in capital gains is prompting some business owners, who otherwise might have remained in charge, to consider selling their businesses. And the time has come, as venture capital and private equity funds are scrambling to return to acquisition mode. For many business owners looking to sell …

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Bet on upcoming startup markets – TechCrunch

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Capsida Biotherapeutics debuts with $ 140 million in capital

[ad_1] THOUSAND OAK, California, April 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Versant Ventures and Westlake Village BioPartners today announced the emergence of stealth mode from Capsida Biotherapeutics Inc., a biotechnology company using an adeno-associated virus (AAV) engineering and development platform of cargo to develop tissue-targeted gene therapies for several types …

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