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

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

Bain Capital Ventures closes $1 billion fund amid venture fund-raising frenzy

Bain Capital Ventures, the venture capital division of the eponymous Boston-based investment firm, said it has raised a new $1 billion fund to invest in startups, adding to a year of big-dollar fund-raising by tech investors......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 14th, 2018

Startup Point Of Sale Operating System Poynt Raises $100M

Poynt, a startup that builds a point-of-sale operating system on which merchants can plug in third-party apps, has raised $100 million in venture capital funding from backers including Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG)'s read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 13th, 2018

Oil slide, China worries jolt Wall Street

The S&P 500 fell more than 1 percent on Friday, with shares of large technology, industrial and material companies taking a hit as weak Chinese data and a slide in oil prices raised concerns about global growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

APS parent sees Q3 revenue, profit increases on hot weather, growth

The parent company of the state's largest utility saw a 14 percent increase in its profits, largely on the backs of hotter fall weather and a growth in its customer base. Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE: PNW), the parent of Arizona Public Service .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Startup links: aging American companies

Thursdays at Abnormal Returns are all about startup and venture capital links. You can check out last week’s links including a .....»»

Category: blogSource: abnormalreturnsNov 8th, 2018

Fit Factory"s $33M capital raise may be tied to Dallas expansion

Fit Factory is raising $33 million that is likely tied to its expansion into Dallas, TPG nears $1 billion raised for tech companies that aren't ready to go public, and a former Goldman exec is helping wealthy family offices invest in hotels......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 5th, 2018

Jay-Z-backed life insurance start-up Ethos gets a valuation of more than $100 million

Life insurance start-up Ethos has raised $35 million in a funding round led by Accel and backed by Google's venture capital arm......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 30th, 2018

Latinx Female Founders Receive Only 0.4% of Venture Capital Funding

Only 58 LatinX women have ever raised over $1 million in venture funding. Latinx women received 0.4% of $400 billion in venture capita.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 26th, 2018

These St. Louis startups have raised the most money so far in 2018 (photos)

More than $200 million has been invested into St. Louis startups through the first three quarters of 2018, according to data provided by PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association. Thirty-six deals have generated $213.7 million for St. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 21st, 2018

Market Extra: European buyout funds ring up third biggest six-month fundraising figure in more than a decade

Private-equity and venture-capital groups across Europe raised $52.4 billion (or €45.6bn) in the first half of 2018,.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2018