venture investing

Foundry Group is shutting down and won’t raise another fund

Foundry Group, an 18-year-old venture firm with nearly $3.5 billion in assets under management, has quietly decided to shut down and not raise any more funds. The move was unexpected considering that

Homebrew targets $50M for new fund

Venture capital firm Homebrew is targeting $50 million for a new fund, according to a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing comes as a bit of a surprise considering t

Exponent Founders Capital, led by Plaid and Robinhood alums, raises $75M to invest in early-stage startups

Exponent Founders Capital, an early-stage venture firm founded by alumni of startups such as Plaid, Robinhood and Ramp, has closed on $75 million in capital commitments, TechCrunch is the first to rep

Riverwood Capital closes $1.8B fund, says opportunity in LatAm ‘has never been greater’

Riverwood Capital has closed on $1.8 billion in new capital, the growth investment firm announced today. The firm last raised in 2020, with total capital commitments of $1.4 billion at that time. Rive

‘High conviction, low volume’: Playfair launches $70M pre-seed fund for European startups

London-based VC firm Playfair Capital targets super-young startups that have yet to make much of a ripple in their respective industries.

Is ocean conservation the next climate tech? 7 investors explain why they’re all in

For an ecosystem that covers a majority of the planet, the oceans have basically been ignored by startups and investors alike.

All we are saying is give due diligence a chance in 2023

You should never be signing checks because all the cool kids are doing it — that is never a sound approach to doing most things in life, let alone investing millions of dollars.

Roofstock founder closes on $90M fund to back early-stage proptech startups

Early-stage proptech startups have a potential new source of capital in 1Sharpe Ventures, which recently closed its $90 million inaugural fund. Roofstock co-founder and chairman Gregor Watson and real

Better Tomorrow Ventures closes on $225M fintech-focused fund, which is triple the size of its last fund

Early-stage fintech-focused venture firm Better Tomorrow Ventures has raised $225 million for its second fund — triple the amount it raised for its debut fund that closed in September of 2020. F