Venture capital investing in the Portland metro tops $470M so far this year

Venture capital investors pumped $169.43 million into 27 companies in the third quarter of 2019, according to the latest data from the Venture Monitor. The report by Seattle research firm PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association tracks.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2019

The Top VC Investors In Cannabis

PitchBook, a financial database and information platform on private equity, has released its list of the top venture capital firms investing in cannabis in 2019.  Last year set a $1.2-billion record for venture capital investments in cannabis. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 29th, 2019

Number Of Cryptocurrency Funds Continues to Skyrocket

The number of hedge funds and venture capital firms investing in cryptocurrency and blockchain companies continues to grow at a record pace. 34 cryptocurrency funds have launched this year, putting 2018 on .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 27th, 2018

Compass among tech startups with most venture capital raised

Venture funding is flowing through New York's tech startups. In the first quarter of the year, VC-backed companies in the metro area took in $2.6 billion in investments, according to the MoneyTree... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 9th, 2018

Five Top New York City VC Firms

Silicon Valley is still the king of American venture capital: last year the San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA metro area contributed just over $23 billion, or 34.13%, of the nation’s entire VC spending. While….....»»

Category: topSource: redherringJun 28th, 2018

Fundraising activity tops $30 billion for fifth consecutive year

More data about venture capital activity continues to pour in, illustrating how the market evolved throughout the third quarter (Q3) of this year. According to a new report, 2018 is already at record levels since 2006. Some 143 mega-deals — those valu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2018

Investors Pour $3.5 Billion Into Food-Delivery Startups

Restaurant and grocery delivery companies are the latest feeding frenzy for investors, with venture capital firms investing $3.5 billion in food and grocery delivery services so far this year, more than triple the amount they invested in all of 2017......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 25th, 2018

VC investments in Dallas area fell during third quarter after big first half of the year

The Dallas area saw a sizable slowdown in the third quarter with venture capital investments following some of the best numbers in years. North Texas pulled in $29 million and six investments during the period, according to the PwC/CB Insights Mone.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2019

In a quarter awash with mega-fundings, these 11 were Bay Area"s biggest

Megafunding deals of $100 million have abounded this year, accounting for about 43 percent of the total money raised in the U.S. through the third quarter, according to PitchBook Data and the National Venture Capital Association. That's reflected .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2019

It"s back to the drawing board for the tech IPO class of 2019

2019 was to be the Year of the Tech IPO. And it is. But not in the way tech executives, their venture-capital investors, friends and well-wishers wanted. Last night, WeWork postponed its... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 18th, 2019

It"s back to the drawing board for the Tech IPO Class of 2019

2019 was to be the Year of the Tech IPO. And it is. But not in the way tech executives, their venture-capital investors, friends and well-wishers wanted. Last night, WeWork postponed its... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 17th, 2019

St. Louis VC firm’s tech fund tops $70M with new cash

St. Louis-based venture capital firm Cultivation Capital now has raised over $70 million for a technology fund after securing nearly $50 million in additional capital. The firm has raised another $48.7 million for its Cultivation Capital Tech Fund.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 29th, 2019

PITCH-DECK LIBRARY: The pitch decks that helped hot startups raise millions

Gettty/Neilson Barnard Billions of dollars are invested in startups every year. Whether a startup seeks to raise money from angel investors, venture-capital firms, or other backers, the presentation — or.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 16th, 2019

What Oregonians earn varies by the counties where they live

Wheeler County in central Oregon is 1,700 square miles but has only 284 jobs, and someone who holds one of them brings in just over $600 a week, or about $31,000 a year. By contrast, the counties that make up the Portland metro area are home to hundr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2019

Capital Metro CEO: Ridership gains since major changes show "system is working"

A year after launching the largest route overhaul in the agency's history, Capital Metro leaders are reveling in its success. Ridership has increased in 12 of the past 13 months, especially on its most popular bus routes......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2019

Smoothie startup Kencko scores venture capital

Launching a food product is no easy endeavor. Entrepreneurs test the product, often in their homes, before investing their own money in a commercial- or industrial-grade kitchen to get the product ready for taste testers. Once the product is exactly rig.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2019

Startup links: investing in businesses

Thursdays at Abnormal Returns are all about startup and venture capital links. You can check out last week’s links i.....»»

Category: blogSource: abnormalreturnsJun 27th, 2019

AOL Co-Founder: 2020 Candidates Need to Address the Entrepreneurial Gap

More than 75% of venture capital last year went to California, New York, and Massachusetts, writes Steve Case. In the lead up to the 2016 election, I issued a clarion call to all political parties.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 25th, 2019

Ohio Capital Fund"s management firm seeks 3-year extension, raise

The firm managing the state-backed bond fund attracting venture capital investment to Ohio is asking for three more years to wrap up the program......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2019

Exclusive: Fintech Startup Tally Raises $50 Million to Automate People’s Finances

The company plans to double its headcount over the next year. Tally, a San Francisco-based financial technology startup, has raised $50 million in new venture capital .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 18th, 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