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

UK"s Sky to invest in Israeli VC fund and open Berlin office

Pay-TV group Sky plans to step up investments in tech start-ups in Europe and the Middle East by opening a new office in Germany and investing $4 million in an Israeli venture capital fund......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 1st, 2018

Silicon Valley Investor Admits "Start-Up Economy" Is A Ponzi Scheme

Authored by Michael Scott via, Silicon Valley’s Chamath Palihapitiya, the tech investor behind the Social Capital venture firm, is telling clients th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 7th, 2018

MIB: Josh Wolfe, Lux Capital

This week, we speak with Josh Wolfe, co-founder of Lux Capital. The venture firm was set up to support scientists and entrepreneurs who pursue counter-conventional solutions to the most vexing puzzles in physical and life scie.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPicture18 hr. 48 min. ago

STAR Market tech board offers hope to Chinese venture capitalists

When Chinese venture capital firm New Vision Capital invested in two startups focusing on cloud computing and micro-optics, the plan was to eventually take them public on the Nasdaq exchange......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 16th, 2019

What is Minnesota’s most active venture capital firm?

Editor's note: This story came from our online sister publication, Minne Inno, which focuses on the Twin Cities startup scene. Want more stories about tech and innovation in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area? Subscribe to the Beat by Minne Inno, a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 11th, 2019

Didi Chuxing Spins Off Its Autonomous Driving Unit Into A Separate Entity

Didi Chuxing, the Chinese e-cab hailing giant, announced on August 5 that it has spun off its autonomous driving arm into an independent company, following a month of talks with its investors that includes Japanese venture capital firm Sof read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 5th, 2019

Cushman & Wakefield partners with Fifth Wall

Cushman & Wakefield announced a strategic partnership with Fifth Wall, a venture capital firm focused on te.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyAug 2nd, 2019

Reston wealth management firm raising $75M "GovCon" fund

A Reston wealth management firm is raising up to $75 million in venture capital, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The fund, dubbed “GovCon Fund” and run by Preston Wealth Advisors, appears to be directed toward the governm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2019

How This Investor Passed On 100,000% Returns

Imagine deciding to sit out on an investment that ended up yielding 100,000% returns. Those five zeros are not typos, and that scenario is no hypothetical: just ask John Doerr, the chairman of the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 25th, 2019

Female-focused VC firm makes first investment

The Artemis Fund, a female-founded and female-focused venture capital fund based in Houston, has made its first investment, the Houston Business Journal reported. The Artemis Fund led a $2 million round in California-based U-Nest, a mobile app ai.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2019

South Florida biotech raises $56M in Series A funding

Another South Florida health care startup has raised a significant round of funding as venture capital investments rebound in the region. X-Vax Technology, a biotechnology firm based in Jupiter, has raised $56 million in upsized Series A financing.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2019

Tishman Speyer, Bellco start life sciences firm

Tishman Speyer and Bellco Capital, an investment .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJul 17th, 2019

Here"s the latest on this firm"s technology for self-driving cars (PHOTOS)

The tech company recently raised more than $100 million in additional venture capital......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2019

Can-Fite BioPharma Appeals Lawsuit Against Venture Capital Firm

Can-Fite BioPharma (NYSE: CANF) 6-K shows the company filed an appeal with the Supreme Court of Israel of a decision related to the convening of a special shareholder meeting to replace directors. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 10th, 2019

Upfront Ventures looking to raise $250 million growth fund

Upfront Ventures is looking to raise $250 million for a third growth-stage fund, dubbed Upfront Growth III. The venture capital firm, headquartered in Santa Monica, California, disclosed the fundraise with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2019

Ohio Capital Fund"s management firm seeks 3-year extension, raise

The firm managing the state-backed bond fund attracting venture capital investment to Ohio is asking for three more years to wrap up the program......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2019

Chicago biotech sues Third Rock, bluebird bio CEO over gene therapy license

A Chicago biotech claims in a new lawsuit that Cambridge venture capital firm Third Rock Ventures and bluebird bio CEO Nick Leschly worked to hinder its drug development efforts so it could more easily obtain a key part of its intellectual property. E.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2019

Goldman Sachs CFO eyes wealth management acquisitions in Europe

may seek to manage more of the fortunes of Europe’s wealthy as the Wall Street brokerage looks to expand beyond the volatile returns of equity and bond trading. The New York-based firm currently... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Realtors invest in blockchain startup

The National Association of Realtor’s venture capital arm, Second Century Ventures, announced in a investment in start-up Propy. Propy is a blockchain powered platform that enables the buying and selling of properties using a.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJun 12th, 2019

Inside the Secrets of Sand Hill Road: Term Sheet

On deals and dealmakers. 5 Qs WITH A DEALMAKERScott Kupor has been at Andreessen Horowitz since the venture capital firm launched in.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 4th, 2019