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Amount of venture capital raised by Maryland companies increases 142 percent in 2Q

Maryland companies raised $247 million in venture capital funding in the second quarter, the sixth consecutive quarter the state has raised at least $100 million. The state had 23 deals, up from 20 in the first quarter and 17 in the prior-year qua.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Why more venture capital is coming into Maryland and Baltimore

Baltimore companies raised more than $100 million for the third consecutive quarter, while Maryland raised more than $100 million for the fifth straight quarter......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018

Maryland companies raise more than $400M of venture capital for second straight quarter

Maryland companies raised $406 million from venture capitalists in the first quarter of 2018, almost double what they raised the prior year. There were 16 deals involving Maryland companies in the three-month period, according to the PwC/CB Insights Mo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018

VCs plowed a record $9.3 billion into AI startups last year

Artificial intelligence was a no-brainer bet for humans in 2018. Venture capital funding of AI companies soared 72 percent last year, hitting a record $9.3 billion, according to a new report from PwC and CB Insights......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 8th, 2019

The 9 Chicago tech companies that raised money In November

This is a roundup of Chicago tech and startup companies that received venture capital investments during the month of November. Chicago tech and startup companies raised at least $56 million in venture capital throughout the month of November, a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 1st, 2018

Women"s share of venture capital remains flat

Although women entrepreneurs have raised a record amount of venture capital this year, their share of the total remains the same as last year, research by financial data and software company PitchBook shows. In the first 10 months of 2018, U.S. s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2018

These 15 Mass. tech startups raised more than $415M in October

Two companies raised rounds of $100 million, continuing the state's months-long streak of venture capital mega-rounds. The state saw its fair share of startup exits in October, as well......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2018

Investors Pour $3.5 Billion Into Food-Delivery Startups

Restaurant and grocery delivery companies are the latest feeding frenzy for investors, with venture capital firms investing $3.5 billion in food and grocery delivery services so far this year, more than triple the amount they invested in all of 2017......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 25th, 2018

Arizona startups raised $70.5 million in venture capital last quarter

Ten companies raised $1 million or more in the third quarter......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2018

Success with Snap helps venture firm Lightspeed raise $1.8 billion for new funds

Venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners has raised $1.8 billion to invest in startups from cryptocurrency to beauty supplies, hoping to build on its streak of lucrative bets in companies such as Snap Inc , the firm's partners told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 10th, 2018

Check out the 21 most highly-funded tech startups from the last quarter — and most of them you"ve never heard of

HBO The tech startup gold rush continues, and there's no stronger sign of the times than the amount of venture capital money being raised by these young .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 29th, 2018

Compass among tech startups with most venture capital raised

Venture funding is flowing through New York's tech startups. In the first quarter of the year, VC-backed companies in the metro area took in $2.6 billion in investments, according to the MoneyTree... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 9th, 2018

Without Magic Leap, South Florida"s venture capital plunges 80% year-over-year

The amount of venture capital deployed to startups across South Florida decreased 9 percent on a quarterly basis, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights. Without Magic Leap – always an outlier in investment data for t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018

This attorney says we should let more startups fail

Richard Honen is a partner at Phillips Lytle LLP based in Albany. He specializes in venture capital and technology, and has worked with some of the largest technology companies in the area, from startup to Fortune 50......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Key Takeaways From Stifel"s Private Equity And Venture Capital Panel

More and more transportation and logistics companies are choosing to sell to private equity (PE) groups because of the value-add provided by PE firms and the increasing expense and burden of public markets. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 13th, 2019

Venture capital firm uses AI to seek out start-ups across Europe

A London-based venture capital firm that uses artificial intelligence to find promising start-ups across Europe said on Tuesday it had raised 53 million euros (£46.6 million) for its biggest fund to date......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

HashiCorp attracts huge venture capital investment by helping companies link different cloud technologies

HashiCorp has brewed up a storm of interest among venture capitalists with its open source technology that allows companies to automatically provide, secure, connect and run any cloud infrastructure, such as Amazon’s AWS or Microsoft’s Azure, for any.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2019

Amazon, Sequoia Invest in $2 Billion Self-Drive Startup Aurora

"This is a great amount of capital for us to build from," said Aurora CEO Chris Urmson Self-driving vehicle startup Aurora has raised Series B investments of $530 million, valuing the company at over $2 billion, the company said yesterda.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 8th, 2019

Florida"s number of VC deals in 2018 nearly shatters 19-year record

Florida has not seen more than 200 venture capital deals in one year since the dot-com bubble nearly 20 years ago, but last year, the state came mighty close. Florida companies pulled in a combined 189 venture capital deals in 2018, coming close .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2019

Magic Leap led Florida venture capital deals in 2018

The augmented reality company raised $461 million in a March round led by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund. It was the biggest capital injection in the pool of $1.7 billion raised by Florida startups in 189 deals during 2018......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2019

China"s foreign direct investment into the US dropped precipitously in 2018, data show

Trade tensions, along with pressure on companies from Beijing, have caused a decline in Chinese direct investment into the United States. Still, Chinese home purchases and venture capital funding continue to grow......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJan 15th, 2019