Kleiner Perkins Spin-Out Raises $1.25 Billion in Less Than Four Months – Institutional Investor

Former Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker has already raised $1.25 billion for her new growth fund, Bond Capital. The venture capital firm began fundraising in January and hit its target of $1.25 billion nearly four months later, according to a person familiar with the matter. Investors in the fund include endowments, foundations, pension funds, and […]

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Saudi Venture Capital Company commits to invest over $133 million in six local VC funds – MENAbytes

Saudi Venture Capital Company (SVC), the recently created government-owned VC firm that invests in Saudi VC funds and startups, has signed letters of commitment with six VC funds to invest over $133 million (SAR 500 million) in them, Monshaat (the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises), the government entity that established SVC, announced in […]

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Visual AI Training Company Chooch AI Raises $2.8 Million Led by Vickers Venture Partners – Associated Press

Click to copyhttps://apnews.com/Globe%2520Newswire/749d4a74448e4ad4ba6b6d807ff2ee66 SAN FRANCISCO and SINGAPORE, April 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chooch.AI, an artificial intelligence training platform for visual recognition, has raised a $2.8 million seed round led by venture capital firm Vickers Venture Partners. The round also includes funding from angel investors. The funds will be used to expand market reach and […]

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Rock Health on investor optimism for mental health startup investments – Business Insider

Mental health was once a sleepy arena for venture capital investments. But that’s changing fast, according to researchers at a Silicon Valley venture capital firm in the hottest area of healthcare. Called Rock Health, the firm is the first fund dedicated solely to an emerging area of healthcare known as digital health. Over the past […]

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Green Bay Packers' venture capital firm gets investment from Boston Bruins owner – SportsPro Media

Brought toyou by the New York Mets CCO adds to financial boost and will sit on TitletownTech advisory board. Posted: April 25 2019 By: Ed Dixon Getty Images  TitletownTech, a venture capital firm formed between the National Football League’s (NFL) Green Bay Packers and Microsoft, has announced fresh investment, taking it closer to its funding […]

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StartAlberta Forges Data Partnership with Crunchbase – Yahoo Finance

CALGARY , April 25, 2019 /CNW/ – A new strategic partnership between StartAlberta and San Francisco -based Crunchbase expands Alberta’s richest database for the startup community – giving Alberta entrepreneurs even greater exposure to national and international investors. StartAlberta fills a void within the Alberta ecosystem, as a free and open-source central dealflow directory that external […]

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Ontario Teachers launches late-stage venture capital, growth equity investing unit – AltAssets Private Equity News

Canadian pension giant the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has launched a new investment department targeting late- Sorry, you need to subscribe to read this article. If you would like to access this article you must become a Premium Subscriber. Premium subscribers receive complete access to our daily breaking news, premium stories, weekly Fundraising & IR […]

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