Commentary: European venture capital – Out of Silicon Valley's shadow – Pensions & Investments

For as long as European venture capital has existed, it has been in the shadow of its bigger, bolder trans-Atlantic counterpart. While Europe has had many notable success stories in recent years — from Skyscanner and Spotify to Supercell and Zalando — for every tech giant over here, there are plenty more U.S. equivalents.However, as […]

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Mubadala launches venture capital business; opens its first US location in San Francisco – Markets Insider

SAN FRANCISCO and ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mubadala Investment Company, the Abu Dhabi-based investment company (Mubadala), today announced it is launching a venture capital arm of its business. A dedicated ventures investment team will be based in San Francisco, the first Mubadala office in the United States. The team will […]

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Investment group announces expansion amid venture capital growth in Montana – The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

A Montana-based group of financial investors announced it has reorganized and added members as it expands its funding efforts for startups across the state. Frontier Angels, one of several regional venture investment groups, plans to grow its membership of current and former CEOs and entrepreneurs from 35 to more than 100. The move will allow […]

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Q3'17 US Venture Capital Investment Reaches $21.5B: KPMG Report – The FINANCIAL

The FINANCIAL — Venture capital (VC) investment continued to remained strong, dominating with $21.5B total invested, which is just shy of the record high of $23.4B invested in Q2’16 and $22.9B invested in Q2’17, according to Venture Pulse, a quarterly report on global VC trends published by KPMG. Activity suggests that deal sizes were augmented […]

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Vacasa Raises $103 Million as Venture Capital Commits to the Property Management Sector – Skift

Venture capital has awoken in a big way to the potential of vacation rental property managers. In the largest round ever in this facet of the vacation rental industry, Vacasa, a vacation rental property management company based in Portland, Oregon, has secured a $103.5 million Series B found of financing. The $103.5 million injection comes as […]

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Difference between starting a venture capital firm and managing it – Al-Arabiya

Everyone loves an entrepreneur venture capitalist as they extol the best in human spirit, self-motivation, drive and creating wealth for themselves and others. In the Gulf, the emphasis is to move away from reliance on hydro- carbon revenue and state spending and to unleashing the capitalist spirit of the private sector, especially of technology entrepreneurship. […]

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