Industry Ventures

  • Industry Ventures raises $700 million to buy secondary shares

    Industry Ventures raises $700 million to buy secondary shares

    Industry Ventures, one of the largest buyers of secondary shares, has raised about $700 million to purchase more equity from VCs, hedge funds, startup employees and others. About $500 million is for the secondary fund and $200 million is separated into a special opportunities fund, in case Industry Ventures sees more opportunity beyond the initial $500 million. Industry Ventures, which is also… Read More

  • Luxury Consignment Site The RealReal Adds $40 Million In New Funding

    Luxury Consignment Site The RealReal Adds $40 Million In New Funding

    Online luxury consignment site The RealReal announced this morning its largest round of financing to date with news that it has closed on $40 million in Series D funding, as the company is poised to double its $100 million in annual revenue in 2015. The round was led by Industry Ventures and included participation from new investors Greycroft Growth, e.ventures Growth, and DBL… Read More

  • Industry Ventures Closes $400 Million Secondary Fund, Exceeds $1B Of Capital

    VC firm Industry Ventures has closed its Fund VI, a $400 million secondary fund focused on providing liquidity alternatives for venture capital and growth equity investments. Additionally, the firm recently closed a $155 million ‘Special Opportunities Fund’, bringing total capital under management to more than $1 billion. The new fund, which Industry Ventures says was… Read More

  • Messaging Security Company Cloudmark Raises $23 Million From Nokia, Others

    Cloudmark, a provider of messaging security solutions, has scored a massive $23 million funding round led by new investor Summit Partners and joined by Nokia Growth Partners, the mobile giant’s venture capital investing arm. Existing investors Ignition Partners and Industry Ventures also participated in the round, which is the first financing Cloudmark has closed since 2004, when it… Read More