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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

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

Construction technology is catnip for investors

During the first half of 2018, venture capital firms invested a record $1.05 billion in construction technology startup companies, or nearly 30% more than during the same period in 2017, according to a new report from JLL. Since 2009, VCs have funde.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetwork2 hr. 35 min. ago

Florida drone companies get regulatory boon

The new program replaces a slow, cumbersome and inconsistent approval process with a "near real-time" solution that increases the amount of projects drone-based businesses can take on......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals5 hr. 20 min. ago

Dallas" venture investing took a hit in the spring, report says

It was a tough spring for Dallas-area startups. The region saw a 22 percent decline in venture capital investments during the second quarter compared to the first quarter, according to research by Crunchbase News. Crunchbase tracks and provides da.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Duke Energy invests in $130M emerging technology fund

Duke Energy Corp. is an investor in a new $130 million venture capital fund raised by the Westly Group, an emerging technology investor. Duke spokeswoman Catherine Butler says Duke is not disclosing the financial details of its investment. But sh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Why This Venture Capitalist Raised a $13 Million Fund In an Era of Mega-Funds

SC Moatti, the founding partner of Mighty Capital, isn't scared of Softbank. SC Moatti has access to one of the largest commun.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 11th, 2018

Local venture funding plunged big time last quarter. But it"s not all bad news.

Venture funding for Greater Washington companies fell nearly 50 percent in the second quarter from a year ago, but the region's take for the first half of the year remains above last year. The region's VC haul totaled $237.27 million across 50 compan.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2018

D.C.-area cybertech companies persuade West Coast investors to head east

Charlottesville-based Social SafeGuard recently raised $11 million from a pair of Silicon Valley venture funds......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 8th, 2018

Maryland casino revenue grows 14% in June

Maryland casino revenue rose 14.1 percent in June, as all six of the state's gaming venues posted increases for the second straight month. The state brought in $148.9 million during the month, compared with $103.5 million in the year-ago period, a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 6th, 2018

TRANSACTIONS: Meridian negotiates six Union City multifamily mortgages; Hakimian Capital funds Brooklyn deal

Meridian Capital announced the following transactions: • Six new mortgages in the amount of $15,300,000 on six multifamily properties located in Union City, NJ. The loans feature rates of 3.67 percent and five-year terms. Judah Hammer negotiated t.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJul 5th, 2018

Capital Gazette GoFundMe campaign surpasses $128,000

A fundraiser for the victims of the Capital Gazette shooting in Maryland had already raised more than $128,000 by Friday afternoon on philanthropy-minded GoFundMe.com, and the donations keep pouring in......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJun 29th, 2018

The most valuable venture-backed startups in all 50 states

Michael Cohen/Getty Images for The New York TimesVenture capital-backed companies based out of California are usually recognizable. But what can get lost in the mix.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 24th, 2018

Industry gives tech firm MetaProp $40M vote of confidence

Real estate tech firm MetaProp has raised $40 million in venture capital from the largest consortium of real estate supporters it has ever gathered. RXR, PGIM .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJun 20th, 2018

Deep Dive: 10 pure-play cloud companies to put on your watchlist

A venture capital firm that specializes in cloud companies has an index that focuses on the explosive industry......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2018

Fed: Rates Increased for Second Time This Year

As predicted by all officials, the Fed raised rates for the second time in 2018—from 1.75 percent to 2 percent. The remainder of 2018 and 2019 may see more gradual hikes, with analysts predicting two more increases by year’s end in order to cur.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaJun 13th, 2018