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May 3, 2019
SoftBank is considering a public offering for its Vision Fund, the $100 billion vehicle that's been burning through cash at an unprecedented rate, according to The Wall Street Journal.
January 28, 2019
Last year was a record-breaking year in US VC. We compiled a set of our favorite charts from the latest PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor to track the major trends in deals, fundraising and more.
October 25, 2018
A flurry of new billion-dollar funds joins the rise of robots and more (yes, more) looming unicorn IPOs on our rundown of the past week in VC.
October 22, 2018
Tiger Global has closed its 11th fund on $3.75 billion, making it the world's largest VC vehicle of the last 10 years. We took a look at which other funds round out the top 10.
September 7, 2018
The state-owned oil company of Saudi Arabia, Aramco, may raise a $1 billion VC fund to back big investments in tech companies adjacent to the energy sector, per The Wall Street Journal. Aramco,...
September 5, 2018
Brand Foundry Ventures has set a $50 million target for its third flagship fund, per an SEC filing. The consumer-focused VC firm has a portfolio that includes Allbirds and Cotopaxi.
September 4, 2018
Powerplant Ventures has set a $100 million target for its second flagship fund, per an SEC filing. The firm makes growth equity investments in food, beverage and food service companies, with a...
Future\Perfect Ventures has collected about $25 million toward a $50 million target for its second fund, per Forbes. FPV focuses on early-stage investments in sectors including blockchain and...
August 30, 2018
Bessemer Venture Partners is looking to raise $1.6 billion for its 10th flagship fund, per PE Hub. The VC firm filed paperwork earlier this month indicating a new fund but didn't specify a target....
Foxconn, Northwestern Mutual, Advocate Aurora Health and Johnson Controls have invested $25 million apiece to form a $100 million VC vehicle called the Wisconn Valley Venture Fund. The fund will...
August 29, 2018
The Silicon Valley powerhouse will focus on smaller, more specialized funds—a strategy it's already put to use this year with vehicles aimed at crypto and diverse founders.
August 27, 2018
Vestigo Ventures has closed its debut fund on $58.9 million. The firm focuses on early-stage companies in the fintech sector, with a portfolio that includes tax software developer LifeYield and...
August 24, 2018
Lead Edge Capital has raised the fund, the largest in firm history, from more than 250 different executives and investors. With a portfolio including companies such as Uber and Spotify, Lead Edge...
August 22, 2018
Sequoia India has closed its sixth fund on $695 million, which will be deployed in companies across all stages throughout the tech, consumer and healthcare industries in Southeast Asia and India....
Former Shasta Ventures managing director Sean Flynn is launching a new VC fund called Domestique Ventures, per Axios. The fund is reportedly targeting $50 million for its debut effort, which will...
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