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Goldman Sachs Sold Wework Stake And Assigned Lower Valuation Than Ipo Pitch

Goldman Sachs had sold some of its stake in WeWork even as the investment bank was pitching the coworking company for a highly lucrative IPO mandate. The bank unloaded shares at two earlier fundraising rounds when the WeWork mega-investor SoftBank gave employees and earlier investors a chance to sell their stake, according to a person with knowledge of Goldman's actions.
Read by 58% of LPs October 15, 2019

Building Engines Raises Additional $12.7M To Fuel Continued Growth

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #CRE--Building Engines Raises An Additional $12.7 Million to Fuel Continued Growth. : Cash infusion further accelerates development of innovative commercial real estate platform and will help fund additional strategic acquisitions BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Building Engines, the leading operations platform for commercial real estate owners, operators and occupants, today announced a $12.7 million investment led by existing investor, Wavecrest Growth Partners, with participation from River Cities Capital Funds, MassMutual Ventures and Camber Creek Ventures. This investment follows the investor group's initial investment of $26.5 million into Building Engines in 2016.
Read by 71% of LPs October 14, 2019

Spindletop Capital Announces Appointment Of Jim Henry To The Advisory Board

AUSTIN, Texas, October 14, 2019-- Spindletop Capital Management, a healthcare-focused growth equity firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of James (Jim) H. Henry to the Spindletop Advisory Board. Jim joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1981 and was admitted to the partnership in 1991. Most recently, Jim was Managing Partner of the San Francisco area, where PwC's revenue doubled in 6 years. In 2016, Jim also oversaw the Firm's Investment Management Office, where he prioritized the Firm's $1 billion annual investment budget.
Read by 38% of LPs October 11, 2019

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe Names Three New Operating Partners In The Firm's Technology Group

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe Names Three New Operating Partners in the Firm's Technology Group NEW YORK, October 10, 2019-- Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS), a leading private equity firm focused exclusively on the technology and healthcare industries, announced today that it has named new Operating Partners, Tim Clifford, Emanuele "Manny" Conti and John Fay. Mr. Clifford brings over 30 years of technology leadership experience to WCAS in a variety of software subsectors including cloud computing, human capital management, education technology, enterprise resource planning and big data analytics.
Read by 71% of LPs October 10, 2019

Wcas Recruits Three As Operating Partners

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a private equity firm focused on the technology and healthcare industries, has appointed Tim Clifford, Emanuele Conti and John Fay as operating partners. Recently, Clifford was [...]
Read by 78% of LPs October 09, 2019

Ai Intelligence Platform Arkera Launches Atlas Live

Arkera, a leading AI-powered, human enhanced, intelligence platform for institutional and corporate...: Arkera, a leading AI-powered, human enhanced, intelligence platform for institutional and corporate clients, today announces the launch of second-generation product, Atlas Live. Arkera is releasing its next-generation product ahead of the IMF's Annual Meeting, held in Washington D.C. 14-20 October 2019.
Read by 40% of LPs October 04, 2019

B2b Ecommerce Tips The Vc Scales

More than $874 million in fresh funding landed at B2B startups this week across a range of market segments and geographies. An Egyptian firm landed the MENA region's largest-ever seed round, a California company proved U.S.-based alternative small business lending isn't dead with investors and an India startup landed more than half a billion dollars. [...]
Read by 78% of LPs September 25, 2019 Secures $37M Of Funding Led By Lightspeed Venture Partners And Founders Fund

Platform will provide insurance carriers and brokers an efficient and effective data-driven approach to write cyber insurance SAN FRANCISCO, September 25, 2019--, provider of the leading end-to-end cyber risk analytics and insurance platform, today announced it has secured $37 million in overall funding. The funding was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Founders Fund with participation from CRV and UL Ventures. In addition, Hemant Shah, founder and former CEO of RMS, the world's leading catastrophe risk modeling company, has joined Arceo's Board of Directors.
Read by 59% of LPs September 25, 2019

Fiddler Labs Raises $10.2M In Series A Funding To Make Ai Explainable In Every Enterprise

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiddler Labs announced it has raised $10.2 million in Series A funding to accelerate its work building its breakthrough Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine with explainability at its heart. This is critical for businesses looking to...
Read by 71% of LPs September 25, 2019

Cyberfortress Announces $3M Seed Fundraising Round Co-led By Greycroft And Liveoak Venture Partners | Business Wire

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CyberFortress, an insuretech startup focused on protecting e-commerce companies from cyber threats, announces that it has closed a $3 million seed round co-led by Greycroft and LiveOak Venture Partners. The funds will be used to expand its product development team in order to accelerate its product launch in the Texas market, which is anticipated for early 2020. CyberFortress was formed in 2018 to develop a new approach to cyber insurance for small businesses that.
Read by 54% of LPs