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Venture capital firm uses AI to seek out start-ups across Europe

A London-based venture capital firm that uses artificial intelligence to find promising start-ups across Europe said on Tuesday it had raised 53 million euros (£46.6 million) for its biggest fund to date......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

UK"s Sky to invest in Israeli VC fund and open Berlin office

Pay-TV group Sky plans to step up investments in tech start-ups in Europe and the Middle East by opening a new office in Germany and investing $4 million in an Israeli venture capital fund......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 1st, 2018

Silicon Valley Investor Admits "Start-Up Economy" Is A Ponzi Scheme

Authored by Michael Scott via Safehaven.com, Silicon Valley’s Chamath Palihapitiya, the tech investor behind the Social Capital venture firm, is telling clients th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 7th, 2018

Chicago biotech sues Third Rock, bluebird bio CEO over gene therapy license

A Chicago biotech claims in a new lawsuit that Cambridge venture capital firm Third Rock Ventures and bluebird bio CEO Nick Leschly worked to hinder its drug development efforts so it could more easily obtain a key part of its intellectual property. E.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2019

Goldman Sachs CFO eyes wealth management acquisitions in Europe

may seek to manage more of the fortunes of Europe’s wealthy as the Wall Street brokerage looks to expand beyond the volatile returns of equity and bond trading. The New York-based firm currently... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Realtors invest in blockchain startup

The National Association of Realtor’s venture capital arm, Second Century Ventures, announced in a investment in start-up Propy. Propy is a blockchain powered platform that enables the buying and selling of properties using a.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJun 12th, 2019

Inside the Secrets of Sand Hill Road: Term Sheet

On deals and dealmakers. 5 Qs WITH A DEALMAKERScott Kupor has been at Andreessen Horowitz since the venture capital firm launched in.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 4th, 2019

Beam Dental raises $55M VC round led by Canadian firm

Beam Dental has raised $55 million in venture capital – by far Central Ohio's largest round of the year to date – in a Series D round led by a Canadian firm seeking novel uses of artificial intelligence. The fast-growing dental insurer combine.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2019

New Cambridge VC firm ElevateBio"s first investment is a Houston biotech

A Texas cell therapy company is restarting its clinical testing and setting up shop in Massachusetts after becoming the first company to work with new venture capital firm ElevateBio. Cambridge-based ElevateBio was launched last week by three forme.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2019

MIB: Television shows are like Venture Capital Funded Start Ups

Dave Goetsch is executive producer and writer of CBS’ The Big Bang Theory, the highest ranked sitcom on TV. After a 12-year run, the its series finale was aired last week. Goetsch explains in this week’s Masters in .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureMay 21st, 2019

The Funded: Mary Meeker"s new firm"s first funding and other Bay Area venture news

Mary Meeker's first investment with her new fund, Bond Capital, is an Australian online design platform provider that doubled its valuation to $2.5 billion in the round. The former Kleiner Perkins partner joined a $70 million funding of Canva, whi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 20th, 2019

This bank pays employees an average of $250,000

Silicon Valley, better known for hot tech start-ups and venture capital firms, is also home to the highest-paying public bank in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 10th, 2019

Snoop Dogg"s Casa Verde Capital Invests In Precision Vaporizer Company Indose

Cannabis-focused venture capital firm Casa Verde Capital has invested in vaporizer company Indose. What Happened Casa Verde, Snoop Dogg's venture capital arm, led the Series A round that helped Indose raise $3.5 million. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 4th, 2019

Brazil"s Natura to invest $5 million in new brands through venture capital funds

Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 3rd, 2019

Snoop Dogg"s Casa Verde Capital Invests In Dose Precision Vaporizer Company

Cannabis-focused venture capital firm Casa Verde Capital has invested in vaporizer company Indose. What Happened Casa Verde, Snoop Dogg's venture capital arm, led the Series A round that helped Indose raise $3.5 million. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 3rd, 2019

Brazil"s Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds

Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 3rd, 2019

Brazil"s Natura to invest in emerging brands through venture capital funds: chairman

Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in emerging brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 3rd, 2019

Midas VC Mary Meeker raises $1.25B as she pulls away from Kleiner

Top-ranked venture investor Mary Meeker has $1.25 billion in capital commitments for the first fund at her new firm, Bond Capital. Meeker spun the San Francisco-based firm out of Kleiner Perkins last year as new partners Mamoon Hamid and Ilya Fus.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2019

Cannabis PR Firm Mattio Communications Completes Seed Round

Mattio Communications, a cannabis marketing company, said Tuesday it completed its seed round of funding that included a number of high profile venture capital firms. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 23rd, 2019

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

St. Louis VC firm doubles down on fast-growing real estate startup

St. Louis-based venture capital firm Cultivation Capital has made another investment in a fast-growing Chicago-based real estate startup.  Cultivation Capital led a $2.5 million financing round for Avail, which has an online platform for do-it-your.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2019