Six Tampa Bay companies raised venture backing in Q4, according to report

Six Tampa Bay area companies raised venture backing in the fourth quarter of 2018, declining from other quarters this year and contributing to an overall decline from 2017. According to the Venture Monitor report released Wednesday by Pitchbook, $2.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2019

Capitol Report: Here’s who America’s CEOs are backing in the Democratic presidential race

It’s still early days in the race to become the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nominee, but a few CEOs of S&P 500 companies already have been voting with their wallets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 18th, 2019

Chicago tech companies raised nearly $275 million in May

This is a roundup of Chicago tech and startup companies that received venture capital investments during the month of May. If one was missed, contact Chicago tech and startup companies raised at least $274 million in venture c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2019

Startups hoping to fight climate change struggle as other tech firms cash in

Despite all the money sloshing around Silicon Valley, few venture capitalists have been willing to join him in backing companies trying to address climate change......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2019

Broward startup attracts largest VC investment in South Florida in Q1

CarePredict raised the most venture capital in the tri-county area during the first quarter of 2019, but startups in other parts of Florida attracted larger investments, according to a new Money Tree Report by PwC and CB Insights. The Plantation compa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2019

New York"s fashion startup scene is having a red carpet moment

New York’s startup fashion scene is trending among venture capitalists. Record amounts of funding are being raised, leading to two freshly minted billion-dollar companies in the past two weeks. And... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 7th, 2019

Mass. medical device companies see gains in VC funding, jobs

The report, which will be presented on Wednesday at the annual meeting of industry trade group MassMedic, shows that Massachusetts-based medical device companies snared more than $5 billion in venture capital investments between 2010 and 2017......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 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

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

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

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

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

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: bdcnetworkJul 17th, 2018

Economic Report: Second quarter even stronger than it first looked: GDP raised to 4.2% from 4.1%

The surging U.S. economy was even stronger in the spring than initially reported thanks to higher government spending and business investment. And companies cashed in big time. Gross domestic product expanded at a 4.2% annual pace in the second quarter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 29th, 2018

Atlanta fintech startup KyckGlobal raises $8 million

Atlanta fintech startup KyckGlobal Inc. said Tuesday it's raised $8 million to launch a payments platform that makes it easier for companies to pay their contract workforces. Participating in the funding are angel investors and Atlanta-based venture.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 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

Venture firms pour $6 billion into local tech firms

Deals are getting bigger and targeted toward high-profile companies The money raised in the third quarter is a record for the New York metropolitan area. So far this year, New York companies have... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 10th, 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

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

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