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July 07, 2020

Inside Caltech's 'Investment Office' During A Global Pandemic | Scott Richland, Chief Investment Officer | Q&A

Scott Richland has served as chief investment officer of the California Institute of Technology's (Caltech) investment office since September 2010. In this interview, he discusses the many things that separate Caltech from its research-centric peers; his biggest task when joining Caltech to his current focus on navigating the investment office through a global pandemic; and how having a tenured team has benefited them greatly.
Read by 43% of LPs 2 hours, 47 minutes ago

The Office Isn't Dead Yet, Even If Remote Work Keeps Rising, Says Moody's

Time is on the landlords' side. Many office buildings still have at least four more years until borrowers face a whirlwind of mortgage debt coming due and a wave of large tenant leases expiring, according to credit-rating firm Moody's Investors Service.
Read by 65% of LPs 3 hours, 37 minutes ago

Xm Cyber Secures $17M In Series B Funding To Accelerate Cloud Development

HERZLIYA, Israel, July 9, 2020-- XM Cyber, the multi-award-winning leader in breach and attack simulation (BAS) advanced cyber risk analytics and cloud security posture management, today announced that it has closed a $17 million Series B funding round with Macquarie Capital, Nasdaq Ventures, Our Innovation Fund, and Swarth Group. The company has now raised a total of $49 million, from this current round as well as the previous Series A round, and a seed investment from Swarth Group. XM Cyber will use the funding to grow its research and development department while expanding its sales and marketing presence worldwide.
Read by 62% of LPs 3 hours, 42 minutes ago

Inimmune Raises $22M In Series A Funding Led By Two Bear Capital

MISSOULA, Mont., July 9, 2020-- Inimmune,, a biotechnology company developing immune therapies and components for more effective vaccines, announced today that it raised $22 million in Series A funding. It was the Missoula-based company's first outside investment. The round was led by Two Bear Capital,, a new firm based in Whitefish, Montana. Two Bear Capital Founder and Managing Partner Michael Goguen will join Inimmune's board of directors. "We are excited to partner with Two Bear Capital for this Series A investment.
Read by 52% of LPs 3 hours, 47 minutes ago

Kernel Raises $53M From General Catalyst, Khosla Ventures, Eldridge

First outside investment to accelerate on-demand access to world-leading, non-invasive brain recording technology LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2020-- Kernel announced today the close of a $53M Series C round of venture financing, led by General Catalyst, with participation from Khosla Ventures, Eldridge, Manta Ray Ventures, Tiny Blue Dot and Kernel founder and CEO, Bryan Johnson. This financing represents the first outside funding of the company, following founder Bryan Johnson's $54M investment to date. The new capital will be directed towards further technology development and customer success. General Catalyst's Quentin Clark also joins Kernel's Board of Directors with this transaction.
Read by 42% of LPs 3 hours, 47 minutes ago

Docket Meeting App Secures $1.25M In Funding After Zoom Competition

INDIANAPOLIS, July 9, 2020-- Docket, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) productivity platform for managing effective meetings, has secured $1.25M in funding from new investors Sequoia Capital, Emergence Capital, Horizons Ventures and Maven Ventures with participation from existing investor High Alpha Capital. The funding follows Docket's first-place finish in Zoom's Marketplace App competition in May. "We're very excited to support Docket to become one of the many billion-dollar businesses that will be built on Zoom's platform," said Jim Scheinman, Maven Founding Managing Partner.
Read by 41% of LPs 3 hours, 47 minutes ago

Shale Markets, Llc / Offshore Wind Part Of Eu's Two Newly Adopted Strategies As Green Hydrogen Prioritised

By Adrijana Buljan The European Commission adopted two energy strategies on an EU-level on 8 July, which prioritise hydrogen production powered by offshore wind and other renewable energy sources, and set the stage for linking different energy carriers, infrastructures, and consumption sectors. "The priority for the EU is to develop renewable hydrogen, produced using mainly...
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Logdna Advances Log Management Leadership With $25M Series C Funding

With 2.6X ARR growth over the past 12 months and strategic expansion of their executive team, the company continues to thrive as a leader in log management MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 9, 2020-- LogDNA, the leading log management solution for DevOps teams, announced today that it has closed a $25 million series C round of funding. Led by existing investor Emergence Capital with participation from prior investors Initialized Capital and Providence Equity and new investors TI Platform Management, Radianx Capital, Top Tier Capital Partners, and Trend Forward Capital, the round brings the company's total funding to date to $60 million.
Read by 70% of LPs 3 hours, 47 minutes ago

Rethink Impact Closes $182M Fund Ii, Making It The Largest, U.s. Venture Capital Firm Investing In Female-led Tech Companies Tackling Global Challenges

Rethink Impact Closes $182M Fund II, Making it the Largest, U.S. Venture Capital Firm Investing in Female-Led Tech Companies Tackling Global Challenges WASHINGTON & NEW YORK & SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2020-- Rethink Impact, the largest impact venture firm in the U.S. dedicated to investing in female tech entrepreneurs, announced today the closing of a new $182M Fund II, bringing its total AUM to nearly $300M. Since launching in 2016, Rethink Impact has backed over 25 companies focusing on gender diverse teams helping to solve the world's greatest challenges.
Read by 61% of LPs 5 hours, 17 minutes ago

Closed Offices Present Challenges For Cre Students | National Real Estate Investor

Many are having difficulty completing their programs' internship requirements, and onboarding for first jobs is challenging via Zoom. : The COVID-19 lockdown has been a real spoiler and source of frustration for many U.S. college students studying real estate and seeking summer internships, as well as recent grads looking for their first jobs. An internship, which provides real world, on-the-job experience, is a requirement for completing the University of California Los Angeles' (UCLA) real estate program, notes Tim Kawahara, executive director of the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate, UCLA Anderson School of Management.
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