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Kairos’ $25M venture fund will invest in ideas that help the middle class

Kairos, the organization for young entrepreneurs founded in 2008 as Kairos Society, has lifted the veil on its first venture fund that it teased earlier this year. The $25M fund will focus on companie

IVP announces $1.5 billion venture fund

IVP, one of the original late-stage venture capital firms, is announcing its sixteenth fund. And at $1.5 billion, it’s the largest yet. This brings the group’s total committed capital to $

A $150 million fund, The Engine, will back startups others find ‘too hard’

A fund and accelerator for advanced technology startups, The Engine, closed its debut fund at a robust $150 million this week, according to its president, CEO and managing partner, Katie Rae. Last yea

AccelFoods fund for food and beverage innovators reaches $35 million

AccelFoods, an accelerator and fund that backs innovative food and beverage companies, has added $15 million to its second fund, according to founding partners Jordan Gaspar and Lauren Jupiter. AccelF

Crunch Report | Jay Z Has Arrived

More news about Jay Z's new venture (Arrive), robots that fix their mistakes and Y Combinator launches its MOOC. All this on Crunch Report.

Greycroft announces $250 million growth fund

Greycroft Partners, the venture firm co-founded by industry veteran Alan Patricof, is announcing their second growth equity fund. They will have about $250 million in capital to deploy, an increase fr

SOSV, “the accelerator VC,” closes third fund at $150 million

Since the advent of accelerators, venture capitalists have competed to lock in deals with the best startups in a given batch. Entrepreneur turned investor Sean O’ Sullivan thought it would be better

Former TechShop CEO Mark Hatch joins Network Society Ventures as General Partner

Early-stage venture firm Network Society Ventures has snagged TechShop’s former CEO and co-founder Mark Hatch as general partner. Hatch is recognized as a pioneer of the maker movement, is a cu

Starburst Ventures closes $200 million debut fund to back space tech startups

A new venture fund called Starburst Ventures has raised a $200 million debut fund to invest in early stage aerospace startups over the next three years. The fund is an extension of the Starburst Accel

Greylock closes $1 billion fund

Greylock Partners is getting another $1 billion to invest in startups. The long-time venture capital firm is announcing its 15th fund, bringing the total to $3.5 billion currently under management. Wi

These Utah College Students Have Millions Of Dollars To Invest In Your Startup

Twenty-one-year-old Dominic Callas is not your typical venture capitalist. The Westminster College student spends 20-30 hours a week sourcing and researching possible deals at an $18 million venture f

A Step Forward? Bertelsmann & Others Back $100 Million Venture Fund For Innovative Education

Just as (mobile) technology <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/01/16/mobile-technology-is-transforming-the-health-industry-but-to-what-extent/">is bringing some exciting changes</a> to the heal