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vcaonline.com April 17, 2019

Sales Engagement Leader Outreach Reaches Unicorn Status, Raises $114M Series E

Seattle-based SaaS Company Uses Machine Learning to Help More Than 3,000 Companies Generate Sales Leads, Close Deals and Retain Customers SEATTLE, April 17, 2019-- Outreach, the leading sales engagement platform, has secured $114 million in Series E financing at a $1.1 billion valuation, making it the first and only unicorn in the rapidly growing sales engagement category. Sales engagement uses machine learning to provide actionable insights to sales reps and streamline communication between sales teams and prospects. The result is an increase in pipeline, sales cycle velocity and close rate.
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prnewswire.com April 17, 2019

Sales Engagement Leader Outreach Reaches Unicorn Status, Raises $114M Series E

SEATTLE, April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Outreach, the leading sales engagement platform, has secured $114 million in Series E financing at a $1.1 billion valuation, making it the first and only unicorn in the rapidly growing sales engagement category. Sales engagement uses machine...
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prnewswire.com April 17, 2019

Sales Engagement Leader Outreach Reaches Unicorn Status, Raises $114M Series E

Seattle-based SaaS Company Uses Machine Learning to Help More Than 3,000 Companies Generate Sales Leads, Close Deals and Retain Customers SEATTLE, April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Outreach, the leading sales engagement platform, has secured $114 million in Series E financing at a $1.1 billion valuation, making it the first and only unicorn in the rapidly growing sales engagement category. Sales engagement uses machine learning to provide actionable insights to sales reps and streamline communication between sales teams and prospects. The result is an increase in pipeline, sales cycle velocity and close rate.
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vcaonline.com April 16, 2019

Ping An Overseas Holdings Announces The Closing Of Ping An Global Infrastructure Funds With $758M In Commitments

Ping An Overseas Holdings Announces the Closing of Ping An Global Infrastructure Funds with $758 Million in Commitments HONG KONG, April 16, 2019-- China Ping An Insurance Overseas (Holdings) Limited, together with its subsidiaries ("PAOH"), the main overseas platform for direct investments and asset management of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (2318.HK, 601318.SH), announced the closing of approximately US$758 million in capital commitments to its Ping An Global Infrastructure Funds. The Funds' investments will be focused on telecommunication, transportation, midstream, power, utilities and other infrastructure assets.
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techcrunch.com April 15, 2019

The Other Micro VC Allocation Model

Always curious to see how rounds come together when there is limited capacity for both new investors and existing investor pro-rata.
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businessinsider.com April 11, 2019

Slow Ventures Loses Two Partners, Raises $165M In Fourth Fund

Ex-Facebook employees started Slow Ventures with personal funds in 2011 to invest in promising seed-stage companies. Today the firm announced its $165 million fourth fund in addition to its first $55 million fund for later stage investments. According to a blog post announcing the news, partners Dave Morin and Scott Marlette will not invest further but will continue to support the firm's existing portfolio companies. Slow Ventures current fund has 50 core investments including Ro, Birdies, Airtable and Citizen. The firm's previous investments include Casper, Postmates, Brandless, and Wag. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories.
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prnewswire.com April 01, 2019

Collegevine Secures $24M In Series B Funding To Continue Its Disruption Of The College Guidance Industry With Affordable And Effective Solutions

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CollegeVine, the leading provider of affordable, data-driven high school guidance and college admissions advising, announced it has secured $24 million in Series B funding from Maywood Street Investments (Maywood"), Fidelity...
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pehub.com March 27, 2019

Ardian In Talks To Sell Stake In Indigo To Mirova And Meag

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dealstreetasia.com March 19, 2019

India: Sewa Group's Affordable Housing Finance Arm Raises $10M In Series B Round

Oikocredit and Omidyar Network India, HDFC Life Insurance, HDFC Holdings and Women's World Banking invested in the round. The post India: SEWA Group's affordable housing finance arm raises $10m in Series B round appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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hedgeweek.com March 13, 2019

Sidley Adds Investment Funds Partner In Chicago

Sidley Austin has added Joshua S Cohen as a partner in its Investment Funds practice in Chicago. : Cohen joins the firm from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he was a partner. Previously he was a managing director and general counsel of Highbridge Capital Management, LLC, and global head of Alternatives Legal for JPMorgan Asset and Wealth Management. Cohen brings extensive experience in the formation, structuring and maintenance of open and closed-end private funds, with particular emphasis in hedge funds, private equity funds, credit funds, hybrid funds, fund of funds, liquid alternative mutual funds and fund platforms.
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