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

Record $1.8B year for metro Atlanta venture capital

While activity slowed in the fourth quarter, VCs invested around a record $1.8 billion into Atlanta companies in 2019, across 157 deals......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2020

Foresight 2020: St. Louis VC forecast includes two firms expecting to raise big money in the new year

Managing partner of one of St. Louis' biggest venture capital firms says volume of investing activity may fluctuate in the region, but the outlook remains positive......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 1st, 2020

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

Investor interest in the built environment not quite as avid in 2019

The top 50 venture capital investments in Built Industry Technology totaled just under $1 billion in 2019, about one-tenth of the top 50 deals the previous year......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkFeb 22nd, 2020

"The engine is humming": These VC firms made the most Philadelphia-area deals over the past decade

A new report from PitchBook and the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technology dissected the region’s past year in venture capital investments (hint: it reached record highs), but it also revealed new data on the top investors across Greater.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2020

How to Get VC-Like Returns …

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Some of the biggest gains in investing come from venture capital. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get VC-like returns in the stock market   The largest ever private acquisiti.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceJan 31st, 2020

The Capital One Venture card is one of the best travel cards available, and its annual fee is even waived the first year

Crystal Cox/Business Insider The Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card comes with a big sign-up bonus, a simple system for earning and redeeming miles, and valuable benefits. Its 50,000-mile sign-up bonu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 28th, 2020

Private equity jumps as this Texas city experiences a surge in venture funding

A few interesting data points came out on private equity and venture capital this past week as dealmakers settled into the year, giving some perspective on where we’ve been – and where we might be headed. Private equity funds continue to get bigg.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 28th, 2020

Kobe Bryant leaves behind business empire with a few D.C.-area connections

With his untimely death, former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant left behind a 20-year basketball career, five NBA championships, two Olympic gold medals — and a budding business empire that stretched into venture capital, media and, of course.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 27th, 2020

Hottest "Hoods 2019: Home prices were steepest in these 25 Portland-area ZIP codes

Slightly fewer houses sold across the Portland metro area last year. They sat on the market a few days longer. Yet prices kept on rising. The median sale price among 103 ZIP codes in the Portland area's four counties, averaged out last year, was $425,8.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2020

Report: M&A exit value saw record year in the U.S.

While venture investors may have seen portfolio-company M&A cool off slightly during the last half of 2019, the value of those exits set a huge record, according to a report released Tuesday by PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2020

Drive Capital raises $650M in 2 new VC funds for $1.2B under management

Drive Capital LLC has closed two new funds totaling $650 million, one targeting early startups and the other to spur growth in more mature companies throughout the Midwest. In the past year the Columbus venture capital firm doubled to $1.2 billi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2020

Israeli Tech Firms Pull in Record Funding in 2019

Israeli tech firms received $8.3 billion in venture capital last year, crowning a record-breaking decade for the digital nation. The figure, which represents a .....»»

Category: topSource: redherringJan 8th, 2020

We"ve made it to 2020. These are the top business issues to look for in the new year

It's 2020 — do you have the vision it takes to grow your business in the new year? You have questions. We have answers. For example, where will cash-rich venture capital firms invest? Will New England, a higher education mecca, see additional closu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 1st, 2020

How Amazon changed over the course of 2019

It's been a dramatic year, and decade, for the unstoppable 25-year-old company that is opening a headquarters just a few Metro stops from the nation's capital. In 2010, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) was still referred to as just "one of the natio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 24th, 2019