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July 21, 2017
Y Combinator is in the process of raising up to $1 billion for its newest VC fund. The massive vehicle represents YC’s expanded investment thesis.
Three major PE investors are making moves in European payments following a flurry of corporate M&A activity in the sector.
July 20, 2017
An industry vertical (also called a vertical market) is more specific, identifying companies that offer niche products or fit into multiple industries.
Ecommerce company Dote has raised $7.2 million for its mobile shopping app. The startup is betting it will be able to compete with Amazon, as have other fashion-focused companies.
July 19, 2017
The SoftBank-led $200 million investment in indoor farming startup Plenty puts the agtech industry on pace to procure a record amount of capital this year.
July 18, 2017
What does an LP base increasingly more interested in direct investments mean for private equity?
The future of the US healthcare industry remains a question mark, but private equity firms continue to invest.
July 17, 2017
Thirty-four companies with VC backing have hit the $1 billion valuation mark this year and become unicorns. Watch this page as we track every company that achieves unicorn status in 2017.
July 14, 2017
The once-heralded music-streaming service is reportedly on the brink. How did this happen?
July 13, 2017
The US ridesharing giant's decision marks another shift away from its historically aggressive foreign market tactics.
July 12, 2017
US consumer electronics maker Vizio has accused LeEco of agreeing to a $2 billion deal even as “its far-flung corporate empire had begun to collapse.”
Southern Oak Consulting in cooperation with PitchBook identified a statistical correlation between funds that use management consultants and above average financial performance.
McCormick's acquisition of the Reckitt Benckiser unit that houses French's mustard continues the consolidation underway across the food industry.
For the past decade, one year stood clear above the rest as a high-water mark for US private equity fundraising. Will 2017 become its equal?
When it comes to European private equity activity, the top dog is clear. In the past decade, no investor on the continent has completed more new investments than Ardian.
As the generation that founded many of the original private equity firms ages, several industry titans have announced heirs apparent. KKR had held out—until now.
Through the first half of the year, mega-funds of $10 billion or more have made a strong comeback in the US and Europe.
US venture industry sees smooth skies heading into the second half of 2017.
DraftKings and FanDuel have called off their merger, announced in November 2016, after the US Federal Trade Commission moved to block the deal late last month.
It’s not exactly a secret that VC investment in the transportation industry is heating up. Autotech Ventures is making a $120M bet that the space will continue to spawn valuable startups.
August 14, 2017
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