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We can, in a speculative mood, ask ourselves, "Will hedge fund fees continue to drop or have they reached an equilibrium after the decline of recent years?" But it would be better to ask instead "whose fees?" For talk of the "average" fee hides the fact that discounting for volume,Read More.
BEIJING, February 18, 2020-- CANbridge Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative drug candidates to treat underserved medical conditions in China and other markets, announced the completion of a US$98 million Series D financing. The round was led by General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, and WuXi AppTec. Each firm also has the option to invest up to an additional $10 million, upon the satisfaction of certain conditions by CANbridge. Additional participating investors in this round include RA Capital Management, Hudson Bay Capital Management, YuanMing Prudence Fund and Tigermed.
SAN JOSE, Calif., February 18, 2020-- UltraSense Systems, the creator of touch user interface technology using 3D ultrasound for smartphones, cars, home appliances, IoT and medical devices, today announced it has raised $20 million in its Series B funding, bringing its fundraising total to $24 million. Led by Artiman Ventures and Robert Bosch Venture Capital, this latest investment round included participation from Abies Ventures, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Hui Capital and Sony Innovation Fund.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., February 18, 2020-- Pamlico Capital ("Pamlico"), a leading, lower middle market private equity firm focused on growth-oriented businesses, today announced the first and final close of Pamlico Capital V ("PC V") at the fund's hard cap with total commitments of $1.4 billion. PC V was well oversubscribed with demand from existing and new investors significantly exceeding the original $1.25 billion target. Commitments to PC V came from a diverse group of global investors comprised of leading funds of funds, insurance companies, corporate and foreign pension funds, endowments, foundations and family offices.
Aisera Secures Series B Funding, Led By Norwest Venture Partners, To Transform The Enterprise Service Experience With Artificial Intelligence
Aisera Secures Series B Funding, Led by Norwest Venture Partners, to Transform the Enterprise Service Experience With Artificial Intelligence PALO ALTO, Calif., February 18, 2020-- Aisera, the world's first AI-driven platform that automates tasks, actions and workflows for employees and customers, announced today that it has secured $20M in Series B funding. The round was led by Norwest Venture Partners, with participation from Menlo Ventures, True Ventures, Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital, Ram Shriram and Maynard Webb Investments.
Data security company delivers groundbreaking privacy-preserving capabilities to enable critical business functions WASHINGTON, D.C., February 18, 2020-- Enveil, a pioneering data security company protecting Data in Use, today announced that it has secured $10 million in Series A funding. The round was led by C5 Capital with contributions from key partners including Mastercard, Capital One Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, and 1843 Capital. Enveil will leverage the funding to globally advance the business-enabling capabilities of its ZeroReveal(r) product line for performing secure search, analytics, sharing, and collaboration of sensitive data assets.
AUSTIN, Texas, February 18, 2020-- Swivel, Inc., an agile office leasing platform, has closed an $8 million Series A round led by Jim Breyer of Breyer Capital. Also participating in the round is JLL Spark, a strategic global venture fund investing in startups transforming commercial real estate through technology. The financing will be used to fund Swivel's continued nationwide expansion and for further investment in its agile leasing platform and tenant-broker partner program. "The future of real estate will continue to be defined by the demand for flexibility," said Jim Breyer, founder and CEO, Breyer Capital.
As investors crunch numbers to determine how the coronavirus will hit China's economy, hedge fund manager Nathaniel Polachek has tied much of his outlook to the fate of a ship anchored near Weihai, China.
Esper.io Announces $7.6M Series A To Offer Full Stack Development And Management Platform For Dedicated Android Edge Devices
BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Esper.io announces their Platform for Embedded Android Devops - and $7.6 million in Series A funding. : Madrona Venture Group leads round Supporting First DevOps platform for Orchestrating Android Smart Devices BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Esper.io today announced the closing of their Series A funding round led by Madrona Venture Group with participation from all existing seed investors including Root Ventures, Ubiquity Ventures, Haystack Ventures, and Pathbreaker Ventures. Esper provides a platform for the creation, deployment, updating, and monitoring of remote smart touch-screen devices and their associated applications and firmware.