Section 12J venture capital company structures 'benefit investors' – Business Day

Section 12J venture capital company (VCC) structures can be commercialised to enhance returns from renewable energy projects for properties and for hospitality businesses, says Jaltech co-founder Gaurav Nair. It would be a mistake for South African taxpayers who are making investments in SA not to consider structuring their investments through a section 12J VCC, as […]

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Navitas Capital Closes Second Venture Capital Fund, at $60M – FinSMEs (blog)

Navitas Capital, a Beverly Hills, CA-based venture capital fund focused on early-stage technology investments for the real estate and construction industries, closed its second fund, at $60M in LP commitments. Limited partners included DivcoWest, JLL, Equity Residential and Saint-Gobain. Co-Founded by Travis Putnam and James Pettit, who have been joined by Managing Partner Gary Dillabough, […]

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A venture firm focused on real estate, Navitas Capital, just raised $60 million – TechCrunch

Real estate heavyweights clearly don’t want to be left in the dust by tech startups that see opportunities to do things more efficiently, more transparently, and more affordably than has previously been possible in the long clubby, expensive, and opaque world of real estate. Just one indicator is their sudden interest in venture capital. Indeed, […]

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Today In Data: Consumer Spend, Venture Capital And Bitcoin Reach Record Highs – PYMNTS.com

Today in PYMNTS’ data, consumers are spending billions on holiday preparations, venture capital (VC) funding is helping luxury eTail expand, subscription-based fitness class models are helping gyms fill classes and fitness enthusiasts try new things, bitcoin is projected to reach newer and higher heights and accounting practices are investing more resources to increase advisory services […]

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A Chinese billionaire has quietly become one of the biggest seed investors in Silicon Valley – Quartz

Everyone wants a piece of Silicon Valley. Few can get it. If you’re just a new venture investor arriving in Silicon Valley, it’s a long climb to the top. It’s even steeper if you’re an institutional investors from overseas. None of that stopped Chinese magnate Shan Xiangshuang from creating the largest seed fund in Silicon […]

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Venture Capital Firm Innogest Appoints Richard Belluzzo as Partner – FinSMEs (blog)

Italian Venture capital firm Innogest appointed Richard Belluzzo as a partner. Belluzzo, who has worked ith Innogest as a venture partner based in Silicon Valley for the las three years, now full time joined the investment team. Belluzzo, who has Italian origins, has worked at:– Hewlett-Packard for 23 years, becoming executive VP of the Computer […]

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Aurum Investments launches Multi-million Dollar Venture Capital Fund focused on Asian PropTech – Markets Insider

SINGAPORE, Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Michelle Yong might be better known in the startup community as the co-founder of innovation-focused co-working space, Collision8. But wearing her other hat as fourth-generation leader of Aurum, subsidiary of construction conglomerate Woh Hup, Michelle has made yet another bold move by pivoting the family business’ investment arm, Aurum […]

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