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May 21, 2018

ERS Of Texas Aims To Be 'Opportunistic, Timely And Tactical' | CIO Tom Tull | Q&A

Tom Tull is the chief investment officer at the Employees Retirement System of Texas, a $28 billion defined benefit pension fund. In this interview, he discusses what attracted him to pension investing as early as the '70s, the emerging markets that TRS wants to be more actively involved in and how his experience as a U.S. Army veteran translates to his role as an asset allocator.
Read by 49% of LPs 3 hours, 52 minutes ago

Tiger Global Backs $45.46m Series C Round In Australia's Safetyculture

This is the largest funding round raised by an Australian startup in 2018. The post Tiger Global backs $45.46m Series C round in Australia's SafetyCulture appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Read by 33% of LPs 3 hours, 52 minutes ago

Signalfx Raises $45m Led By General Catalyst

San Mateo, California-based SignalFx, a provider of real-time operational intelligence for data-driven DevOps, announced it has raised $45 million in Series D funding. General Catalyst led the round with [...]
Read by 32% of LPs 3 hours, 52 minutes ago

Barclays India's Bhavin Shukla Quits, To Join Jp Morgan

At Barclays, Shukla held the role of head of Indian infrastructure coverage. The post Barclays India's Bhavin Shukla quits, to join JP Morgan appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Read by 30% of LPs 4 hours, 22 minutes ago

Brazilian President Michel Temer Orders Liquidation Of Sovereign Wealth Fund | Swfi - Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute

Brazilian President Michel Temer signed an executive order to shut down the country's sovereign wealth fund. The money in the sovereign fund will go toward repayment of foreign debt. The Sovereign Fund of Brazil, also known as Fundo Soberano do Brasil, was formed in 2008. The formation of the Fundo Soberano do Brasil was authorized [...]
Read by 72% of LPs 4 hours, 42 minutes ago

Tear Film Innovations Completes $8.5m Series B Funding

Tear Film Innovations Completes $8.5 Million Series B FundingVisionary Ventures Fund, L.P. and Bluestem Capital Lead the Funding, Providing Growth Capital for the iLux(r) Evaporative Dry Eye System SAN DIEGO, May 22, 2018-- Tear Film Innovations, Inc. (TFI) announced today it has completed a $8.5 million Series B Preferred Stock funding round led by Visionary Ventures Fund, L.P. and Bluestem Capital. "This successful funding round completes the capitalization for our growth strategy. We are currently making key hires to meet the significant market demand for our iLux(r) system," said Rob Thornhill, CEO of TFI.
Read by 43% of LPs 4 hours, 42 minutes ago

Lockstate Secures $5.8m In Series A Round Of Funding

LockState Secures $5.8 Million In Series A Round Of FundingInvestment Will Accelerate the Adoption of the RemoteLock Cloud Platform for Smart Locks in the United States and Internationally DENVER, May 22, 2018-- LockState, the parent company of RemoteLock cloud platform for smart locks, announced today it raised $5.8 million in a Series A round of funding, led by Iron Gate Capital in Boulder and joined by Kozo Keikaku Engineering Inc. (KKE) in Japan, Nelnet, and Service Provider Capital. RemoteLock is the leading cloud-based smart lock platform enabling users to manage any type of internet-enabled lock from a single centralized dashboard.
Read by 60% of LPs 4 hours, 46 minutes ago

Okera Launches Out Of Stealth With $14.6m In Funding To Relieve Tension Between Agility And Data Governance For The Modern Data-driven Enterprise

Okera Launches Out of Stealth with $14.6M in Funding to Relieve Tension Between Agility and Data Governance for the Modern Data-Driven EnterpriseCompany also announces general availability of its first product - the Okera Active Data Access Platform - and enterprise customer win with Capital One SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2018-- Okera today launched out of stealth mode with $12 million in Series A funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners, bringing the total amount raised to date to $14.6 million. The company was previously known as Cerebro Data.
Read by 77% of LPs 4 hours, 46 minutes ago

Mainstem, Inc. Closes Series B Investment Round At $2.175m Led By Merida Capital Partners

MainStem, Inc. Closes Series B Investment Round At $2.175 Million Led By Merida Capital Partners SEATTLE, May 22, 2018-- MainStem, Inc. a leading cannabis e-commerce technology company, today announced that it had closed its Series B Investment round led by a Merida Capital Partners, a private equity fund. MainStem intends to use the funds to expand the MainStem Affiliate (MAP) and the MainStem Vendor (MVP) programs including software development, sales and marketing, and enhanced operations. This investment round also included investments from Poseidon Asset Management, all previous Series A investors, and others.
Read by 49% of LPs 4 hours, 46 minutes ago

Terminal Raises $10m To Help Build Elite Remote Engineering Teams; Appoints Clay Kellogg As Ceo

Terminal Raises $10m to Help Build Elite Remote Engineering Teams; Appoints Clay Kellogg as CEODemand has tripled in 6 months; funding will accelerate growth across Canada and expand offering into Latin America SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2018-- Today, Terminal, a startup that provides high-growth technology companies with a complete solution to build and scale remote world-class technical teams, announced a Series A funding round of $10m. The round included leading venture capitalist firms Lightspeed Venture Partners, Thiel Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Atomic, Craft Ventures (David Sacks' new venture firm) as well as prominent angel investor Yahoo! founder Jerry Yang.
Read by 33% of LPs 4 hours, 46 minutes ago

Parabola Raises $2.2m To Help Everyone Automate Manual Work

Parabola Raises $2.2 Million to Help Everyone Automate Manual WorkMatrix Partners backs Parabola as it introduces new product offering that empowers non-engineers to fully leverage data SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2018-- Parabola, the company that helps teams reduce busywork and automate processes via an easy-to-use, drag-and-drop interface, today announced that it has raised $2.2 million in seed funding. Matrix Partners led the investment with participation from AngelPad, Merus Capital, Abstract Ventures, and individual investors including Alex Kvamme and Mike Hennessey.
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