Tezos to Open $50 Million Venture Fund After Raising $232 Million – Bitcoinist

Ashour Iesho · August 14, 2017 · 4:00 pm 2,217 views Tezos, the startup whose recent ICO raised $109 million in less than 15 hours and a total $232 million in just three days, has announced its plan to open a $50 million venture fund. The $232 Million ICO With the recent hype surrounding ICOs, more […]

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Brexit claims another victim: Britain's venture capitalists – POLITICO.eu

People work at computers in TechHub, an office space for technology startup entrepreneurs, near the Old Street roundabout in the Shoreditch neighborhood of London | Oli Scarff/Getty Images Prominent industry figures say European Investment Fund turned off tap after UK triggered exit process. By Mark Scott 8/10/17, 4:56 PM CET Updated 8/11/17, 11:31 AM CET […]

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International venture capital partnership to bring Israeli energy startups to Colorado – The Denver Post

Courtesy photo Gili Elkin In a unique international partnership, the Israeli government and a Colorado-based venture capital fund will start a new program to bring to Colorado Israeli startups that focus on water, energy and transportation. The Israel-Colorado Innovation Fund is a venture capital firm established in April by Gili Elkin, an Israeli citizen but […]

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Vyze Lands $13.1 Million in Venture Capital – Silicon Hills News

Vyze, a cloud-based financial technology company, has raised $13.1 million in venture capital to accelerate its growth and expand into new markets. Austin Ventures with additional investment from Fathom Capital and Starvest Partners led the Series C financing round. The company, founded in 2008, has raised $48.1 million including the latest funding round. As part […]

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Funding Conditions for US Tech Startups Reach Record High – The VAR Guy

There’s rarely been a better time for American technology startups. The Bloomberg U.S. Startups Barometer, which tracks the business conditions for U.S.-based private technology companies, reached a record high. A 44 percent increase from a year earlier was driven by a surge in the number of businesses that raised money for the first time, reflecting […]

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Ask an Investor: What are the best alternatives to venture capital? – BetaKit

Welcome to a BetaKit weekly series designed to help startups and entrepreneurs. Each week, investors Roger Chabra and Katherine Hague tackle the tough questions facing founders today. Have a question you would like answered? Tweet them with the #askaninvestor hashtag, or email them here. Throughout this series, we have often weighed the pros and cons […]

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Can a venture capital blacklist stop sexual harassment in Silicon Valley? – Phys.Org

Badly shaken over a flood of female founders accusing investors of sexual harassment, Silicon Valley’s venture capital community is searching for a new kind of pitch – one that will end unwanted workplace come-ons, groping and off-color jokes. Investors and entrepreneurs are crowdsourcing solutions, launching startups and creating online tools to tackle the issue. At […]

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