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February 08, 2018
"I knew nothing about startups at that time," Shanna Tellerman told PitchBook about seeking funding for her first company. We chatted with her about her journey from founder to VC and back again.
With its massive Vision Fund, SoftBank has been taking stakes in high-profile private businesses across numerous sectors and geographies. But what do all of these investments actually add up to?
February 07, 2018
On February 7, 2014, KKR agreed to acquire National Vision, an optical retailer with hundreds of locations across the US—including more than 200 in Walmart stores.
Recent research shows that just hiring or promoting women VCs doesn't automatically lead to an increase in funding for female-founded startups. But here's what could.
February 05, 2018
Aiming to take its share of the flood of LP dollars going into private equity, TowerBrook Capital Partners is reportedly targeting $5 billion for two new funds.
February 02, 2018
In what is the eighth consecutive yearly increase, IT volume rose 7% last year. What allows the sector to withstand unpredictable consumer behavior, new legislation and other PE "earthquakes"?
February 01, 2018
Apollo Global Management and Blackstone have exceeded analyst expectations with their 4Q 2017 results, reporting significant gains driven in no small part by a booming stock market.
January 31, 2018
We spoke to the founder and CEO of the autonomous software startup, which is also nearing tie-ups with two major postal and telecoms companies.
With interest in the iPhone X cooling, all eyes are on Apple's looming earnings report and possible M&A plans.
January 30, 2018
Asana is seeking to raise a $75 million Series D at a valuation of between $800 million and $1 billion, PitchBook has learned.
January 29, 2018
After a record year for venture capital investment in European fintech, the implementation of new regulations and standards could see the funding boom continue.
The Carlyle Group co-founders David Rubenstein and William Conway ended their tenures as co-CEOs on a high note.
February 06, 2018
The Dow Jones Industrial Average just suffered its worst-ever one-day points decline. What's driving the loss, and will it continue?
Over the last few years, SoftBank and Didi Chuxing have each poured billions into the global ridehailing industry. We've taken a look at which companies they've backed.
Think Super Bowl LII is a mismatch? When it comes to VC investments in Boston and Philadelphia, it's not even close.
One of the most valuable private biotechs in the world is raising an additional $500 million in VC funding. The genetics startup develops medicines to treat different types of diseases.
The way corporate venture capital investors are compensated differs from the structure for traditional VCs. Together with Thelander, we've created charts showing how CVCs are awarded bonuses globally.
Ian Logan has joined Drop, which just announced a $21 million Series A—one of the largest Series A rounds for a Canadian company so far this decade.
JAB Holding is continuing to build its food-and-beverage empire with a massive add-on acquisition of a well-known drinks conglomerate.
January 26, 2018
We've put together a selection of key charts from the 4Q PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor highlighting major trends in the industry, from rising deal values to near-record unicorn activity.
February 20, 2018
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