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Healthcare startup ExplORer Surgical secures $5M in new funding

Healthcare SaaS provider ExplORer Surgical has raised a new round of funding to help it expand.  The startup announced Thursday that it closed a $5 million financing round led by Mill Valley, Calif.-based Aphelion Capital, the venture firm that also.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2019

A tech company that renovates for-sale homes expands to Houston

The venture capital-backed company will announce another funding round soon......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2019

Pinterest"s IPO pricing range seeks lower valuation than it landed with last round of venture funding

Pinterest is apparently bracing for a tough sell to potential IPO investors, releasing a pricing range Monday that gives the company a lower valuation than the one it secured just two years ago when it landed its last venture funding round. Pinterest is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2019

Pinterest"s IPO pricing range seeks valuation of upwards of $11.3 billion

Pinterest is apparently bracing for a tough sell to potential IPO investors, releasing a pricing range Monday that gives the company a lower valuation than the one it secured just two years ago when it landed its last venture funding round. Pinterest is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2019

10 Characteristics Which Make A Truly Great Venture Capital Investor

To VC, or not to VC, that is the question? 10 characteristics which make a truly great venture capital investor J. Skyler Fernandes is ranked as a Powerlist 100 VC and is the Co-Founder & General Partner of Ventur.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 27th, 2019

How a college investor is beating the Ivys

In 2005, Paula Volent, the head of the Bowdoin College endowment, wanted to move some of the college’s money into a Sequoia Capital venture fund focused on China. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 22nd, 2019

A college investor who beats the Ivys

In 2005, Paula Volent, the head of the Bowdoin College endowment, wanted to move some of the college’s money into a Sequoia Capital venture fund focused on China. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 22nd, 2019

A college investor who beats the Ivys

In 2005, Paula Volent, the head of the Bowdoin College endowment, wanted to move some of the college’s money into a Sequoia Capital venture fund focused on China. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 22nd, 2019

These female entrepreneurs in Austin are defying the odds

Less than 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs are women, and female-founded startups receive only about 2 percent of venture capital funding in the U.S. But these six Austin companies are the exception to the rule — find out why......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2019

The List: Venture capital investing still has ups and downs in Arizona

Arizona has never been a hotbed for venture capital investing, but things have been picking up during the past few years. One Phoenix investor says there are many positive signs along with some of the same old challenges......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

VC Arlan Hamilton stands out from the SXSW crowd

Arlan Hamilton brings a compelling background to SXSW. She's a venture capital investor focused on backing women, people of color and the LGBT community......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 10th, 2019

Outside the Box: Women-owned businesses face a lack of funding — and here’s how to change this

Just 2.2% of all venture capital in the U.S. goes to female founders......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 8th, 2019

21 Female Venture Capitalists on Investing, Diversity, and the Value of Independent Thought

Meet some of Silicon Valley’s most powerful investors. We all know the stats. Only 2% of venture funding went to female founders, and just 8% of partners at the top venture capital firms are women. But in honor of International.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 8th, 2019

General Mills boosts stake in cottage cheese startup Good Culture

Good Culture, a California-based maker of organic cottage cheese, has drawn new investment from the venture capital arm of General Mills Inc. as part of an $8 million funding round.  L.A. Biz reports on the latest financing effort from Irvine, Cal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 28th, 2019

Chicago VC firm OCA Ventures opens Silicon Valley office

OCA Ventures, a 20-year-old Chicago-based venture capital firm, is heading west with the opening of an office in Silicon Valley. OCA announced that it has hired Kevin McQuillan, a longtime venture investor and co-founder of Focus Ventures, to lea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 27th, 2019

Alternative Investment Platform YieldStreet Closes $62M Series B Funding Round

Edison Partners leads a $62 million round of financing in the online wealth management platform, YieldStreet, according to a Tuesday announcement. The capital will help expand investment offerings, investor access and educational resources. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 26th, 2019

Scaleworks investors put in $80M toward second fund for tech startups

San Antonio-based Scaleworks Associates raised $80 million from investors in its second funding round. Scaleworks Associates, founded three years ago, is a venture equity firm that blends investment philosophies of private equity and venture capital a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2019

Deals of the week: LA investor buys Tempe offices for $63 million

The Rio West Business Park, a five-building, 296,663-square-foot office campus in the Rio Salado corridor in north Tempe, sold for $63.35 million. Los Angeles-based Oaktree Capital Management LP bought the complex from joint venture of the princi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2019

Flexport Flies Like A Unicorn With $1 Billion Financing Round Led By SoftBank

Flexport, the venture capital-backed freight forwarder, secured an additional $1billion in new funding in a round led by a unit Japan's SoftBank Group. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 21st, 2019

Partnership will harness technology to solve affordable housing crisis

To help solve issues in affordable housing, startups, venture capital and public players all agree on one thing: it’s time to turn to technology. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyFeb 15th, 2019