venture capital

Technology infrastructure launchpad The Fabric raises $15 million

The Fabric, an early-stage investment company developing new infrastructure technologies, has raised $15 million for its third investment vehicle. Announced at the Montgomery Summit in Santa Monica, C

2018 VC investment into crypto startups set to surpass 2017 tally

Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor With at least $1.3 billion invested globally in 2018, VC funding

Global tech firms and investors are reshaping Latin America’s startup environment

Julie Ruvolo Contributor Julie Ruvolo, a former writer for TechCrunch, is the head of editorial content for the Latin American Private Equity and Venture Capital Association. More posts by this contri

All-star team of synthetic biologists raise $53 million for cancer therapy startup Senti

A who’s-who from the world of synthetic biological research have come together to launch Senti Biosciences with $53 million in funding from a slew of venture capital investors. Led by Tim Lu, a

The rise and rise of supergiant rounds

With more money flowing into a shrinking number of deals, the average startup funding round is getting bigger. And it’s not by a small margin, either. Supergiant funding rounds are coming to dominat

Jeremy Fiance, the 26-year-old founder of House Fund, ups his VC ambitions

A little less than two years ago, we reported on Jeremy Fiance, a then 24-year-old recent UC Berkeley graduate who’d just taken the wraps off his new firm, The House Fund. It had secured $6 mil

Homebrew closed $90 million fund

Homebrew is announcing the close of its third fund. This time they've raised $90 million, an increase from $50 million in 2015 and $35 million for its debut fund in 2013. Led by Hunter Walk and Saty

Raise softly and deliver a big exit

In the world of venture capital, the prospect of a successful “exit” looms large in the minds of investors. A VC’s business model is less about the money that goes into a startup than it is abou

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital Group closes first fund at $360M

B Capital Group, the VC fund founded by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, has closed out its first fund at $360 million.

NYC-based Notation Capital raises $27 million for second fund

Notation Capital, the NY-based pre-seed fund that launched in 2015, has just picked up a fresh $27 million in capital to invest in to super early stage startups in the NYC area. The fund is called Not

Kapor Capital promotes Ulili Onovakpuri to partner

Kapor Capital, the venture arm for the Kapor Center for Social Impact, has promoted Ulili Onovakpuri to a partner role. As partner, Onovakpuri will focus on healthtech and people operations tech.

Mobile delivers high exit multiples despite broader market slowdown

In the world of mobile apps, numbers come in two sizes: big and bigger. More than one billion people use Facebook’s mobile app every day. But what about the financial side of the mobile business; sp

Bonfire Ventures closes $60 million to invest in SoCal B2B startups

Los Angeles is becoming one of the more interesting destinations for startups and the investors that provide money for venture capital firms to place bets on young companies are increasingly starting

Apartment List raises $50 million for home rentals

It’s estimated that over one-third of Americans rent their homes, according to the National Multifamily Housing Council. And half of those people are under 30-years-old. But what’s the be

The state of Israel’s cybersecurity market

Ofer Schreiber Contributor Ofer Schreiber is a partner at YL Ventures. More posts by this contributor Trends in Israel’s cybersecurity investments The drone race is off and running, with Israel

US & Canada VCs favor late-stage giants over upstarts in Q4

Startup investors in the U.S. and Canada have been putting a little less money to work across a lot fewer deals in recent months. After three quarters of rising investment at early through growth stag

Prototype Capital launches to take pre-seed student investing out of the Ivy League

The two founders of Prototype Capital believe that pre-seed investment focused on student entrepreneurs needs to change. While existing micro-investment funds focused on young entrepreneurs spend thei

Winning deals as a new venture capital fund

This is my third time joining a new firm and second time starting one of my own. One would think that I would remember the challenges of building up a new firm, like a type of muscle memory, but I alw

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launches $1 billion corporate venture capital fund

The world’s largest automaker, Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi, has launched a $1 billion corporate venture capital fund to focus on investments in “new mobility” including ele

Baidu and AMI launch Southeast Asia joint venture and $200M fund

Baidu teamed up with Asia Mobility Industries to launch a new Singapore-based mobility venture fund, called "Apollo Southeast Asia." This will also help establish a foothold for Baidu to pursue commer
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