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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

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

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

Term Sheet — Wednesday, March 20

On deals and dealmakers. BACKSTAGE SHAKE-UPBackstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton is stepping down as CEO of Backstage Studio, the firm's venture studio that incubates new companies and produc.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 20th, 2019

BitGo Adds Custody Support for Blockchain Capital’s Security Token

Cryptocurrency custodian BitGo now lets clients compliantly store the BCAP security token from venture capital firm Blockchain Capital......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 19th, 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

Term Sheet — Wednesday, February 27

On deals and dealmakers. BIG MONEYGood morning, Term Sheet readers. Founders Fund, the venture capital firm co-founded by Peter Thiel, has produced out.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 27th, 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

An AT&T Director Just Bought the Stock

Geoffrey Y. Yang, founding partner and managing director of venture-capital firm Redpoint Ventures, paid $1 million for 33,558 shares of the telecom and media giant......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 8th, 2019

An AT&T Director Just Bought the Stock

Geoffrey Y. Yang, founding partner and managing director of venture-capital firm Redpoint Ventures, paid $1 million for 33,558 shares of the telecom and media giant......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 8th, 2019

Amazon Enters Self-Driving Vehicle Market, Invests In Aurora

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) joined with capital venture firm Sequoia and T. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 7th, 2019

Here are the largest Series A rounds in Mass. biotech

Massachusetts biotech startups are not only reaching new heights in the scientific field, but in the pots of money they raise. Late last month, Cambridge startup Dewpoint Therapeutics emerged from incubation at Boston venture capital firm Polaris Partn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2019

Scottsdale VC firm ranked as most active in Arizona, report says

Using data on tech investments from 2014-2019, software maker CB Insights created a map that highlights the most active venture capital firms in every state......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2019

Blockchain Capital Leads $1.7 Million Round for Crypto Compliance Startup

Venture capital firm Blockchain Capital has led a $1.7 million seed round for San Francisco-based crypto compliance startup TRM Labs......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 31st, 2019

Einhorn"s Greenlight Capital Up 11% YTD, Will Start Taking Outside Money Again

After a year where nothing went right for David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital (the firm's main fund lost 34% in 2018, its worst year on.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 23rd, 2019

No Venture Capital Needed, or Wanted

Although rare, start-ups have become multimillion-dollar businesses by bootstrapping financing themselves......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 14th, 2019

Bill Gates-Led Venture Capital Fund Invests in Carbon-Free Steel Manufacturing

Boston Metal hopes to reduce pollution in steel manufacturing. A venture capital firm led by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has invested in a startup that is trying to significantly cut carbon emissions from steel manufacturing. B.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 9th, 2019

Long Beach investment firm Sunstone injects $100M to build ultra-fast jets

Long Beach, California-based Sunstone Venture Capital Fund has invested $100 million in an aerospace startup that aims to build ultra-fast jets that will make supersonic air travel dramatically more accessible. Sunstone was joined by Y Combinator .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2019

SpaceX confirms it’s raising $500 million, still lists Steve Jurvetson as board member

SpaceX indirectly confirmed that it is in the midst of raising a half-billion dollars. Elon Musk’s aerospace company also indirectly confirmed that Steve Jurvetson, an investor who left his venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson following all.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2019

Atlas launches $250M fund for later-stage investments

Life sciences investment firm Atlas Venture is launching a new $250 million fund for later-stage investments, the Cambridge-based company announced Wednesday. Atlas Venture's new bank of capital, its first so-called Opportunity Fund, will be used for.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2019

City"s leading VC says crypto has hit bottom

Fred Wilson is probably New York's most successful venture-capital investor. His firm, Union Square Ventures, was an early backer of Twitter, Etsy and Kickstarter, to name a few.So it was interesting... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 12th, 2018