Greycroft, the venture capital firm that's backed companies like the Huffington Post, Plated and Venmo, is announcing that it has raised $250 million for its latest fund. The firm was founded in 2006 by Alan Patricof, Ian Sigalow and Dana Settle, and it now invests from a fund for seed and Series A deals (this [...]
ZhenFund has joined the $1.7 million seed investment of video editing platform Kapwing while Arbor Ventures took part in Global iD round. The post Asia Digest: Kleiner Perkins, ZhenFund back Kapwing; Arbor joins Global iD round appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Venture capitalists put much more pressure on startups than capital markets do on big companies. Maybe that's why this San Francisco startup is winning in $70 billion worth of markets in which IBM and Oracle compete.
Francophone social impact fund Gaia has made an investment in Senegalese solar startup Oolu. The amount was not made public, but the investment is part of a Series B round of funding for the West African off-grid solar startup, which will come to a close in 2019, according to Weetracker. Oolu provides off-grid households in rural [...] The post Senegalese Solar Startup Attracts Investment From Francophone Social Impact Fund appeared first on Moguldom.
Venture capital investment in Australia in the 2017-18 financial year hit a record $US630 million ($AU849 million). The trend is for larger raises going to later stage startups. More >>
Chennai-based Kobster, an online procurement portal for office supplies, has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-series A round of funding led by Japanese seed investment firm Incubate Fund, a company statement said. Chandigarh Angel Network, Angel Network Middle East (ANME) and investors on the LetsVenture platform also participated in the round. "In India, the office supply and MRO (maintenance, repair and operations) market are highly fragmented and still most of them do offline transactions.
Headout has raised $10 million funding led by Nexus Venture Partners and Version One Ventures. The post India Digest: Kobster, McXtra, Headout, Wishberry secure funding appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Productboard Raises $8m Series A Led By Kleiner Perkins To Help Product Managers Get The Right Products To Market Faster
productboard Raises $8 Million Series A Led by Kleiner Perkins to Help Product Managers Get The Right Products to Market Faster SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2018--- productboard, the leading product excellence system today announced it has raised $8 million in Series A financing led by Kleiner Perkins, with participation from previous Seed investors - Index Ventures, Credo Ventures, Reflex Capital, and Rockaway Capital. Also joining the round as strategic angels are respected SaaS industry leaders Eoghan McCabe & Des Traynor (co-founders, Intercom), Clark Valberg (co-founder, InVision), and Larry Gadea (founder, Envoy).
Sri Capital Announces $100m Early Stage Us-india Vc Fund, Brings Reach And Skillset Not Available With Most Us And Indian Vcs
SRI Capital Announces $100M Early Stage US-India VC Fund, Brings Reach and Skillset not Available with Most US and Indian VCs PHILADELPHIA & HYDERABAD, India, July 12, 2018-- SRI Capital (SRI), an early stage venture capital firm focused on funding innovative startups primarily in the US and in India, today announced the launch of its maiden $100M early stage VC fund focused on tech opportunities in the US and India. Anchored by a $20M commitment from the family office of Sashi Reddi, managing partner, SRI, the fund is raising capital primarily from investors in the US and Europe.
Sri Capital Announces $100m Early Stage Us-india Vc Fund, Brings Reach And Skillset Not Available With Most Us And Indian Vcs | Business Wire
PHILADELPHIA & HYDERABAD, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SRI Capital Announces $100M Early Stage US-India VC Fund, Brings Reach and Skillset not Available with Most US and Indian VCs.