What do private equity executives do when their 27-year old firm is misunderstood? If the firm is Canaan Partners, you let it go to the dogs.
July 21, 2014
U.S. venture capital firms invested $13 billion in 1,114 deals in the second quarter, a 34% increase in capital invested from the first quarter and up 81% from the second quarter of 2013, The...
July 18, 2014 | 02:04 pm
Michael Dean joined HarbourVest Partners, an alternative investment firm that invests on the secondary market, as a principal focusing on real assets, said Laura Thaxter, principal,...
July 18, 2014 | 03:01 pm
Seventy-six U.S. venture capital funds closed on $7.4 billion during the second quarter of 2014, according to Dow Jones VentureSource's latest report released Thursday.
July 17, 2014 | 11:11 am
The first enforcement case brought under the SEC's pay-to-play rules has increased awareness of the extent of the regulations, and their impact on managers and investors.
July 07, 2014
Rhode Island State Investment Commission committed up to $25 million to Industry Ventures Partnership Holdings III, a fund of funds that invests in venture partnerships and early...
June 27, 2014 | 03:00 pm
TL Ventures Inc. will pay $300,000 to settle “pay-to-play” charges announced Friday by the SEC.
June 20, 2014 | 02:26 pm
The increasingly blurry lines between alternative investment classes — as well as between those investments and traditional stocks and bonds — have some managers predicting the term...
June 09, 2014
Texas County & District Retirement System, Austin, committed a total of $65 million to one private equity fund and one venture capital fund.
June 05, 2014 | 02:00 pm
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board's first direct investment in China is poised to yield huge rewards with the initial public offering of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
May 30, 2014 | 03:15 pm
Wellcome Trust, the world's second-largest medical charity and a backer of the Human Genome Project and Alibaba Group Holding, is looking to sell $750 million in venture capital fund stakes as a...
May 07, 2014 | 03:19 pm
Texas County & District Retirement System, Austin, committed $30 million to LC Fund VI.
April 23, 2014 | 02:29 pm
Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System committed up to $40 million to Vista Equity Partners Fund V.
April 22, 2014 | 04:26 pm
U.S. venture capital firms invested $9.5 billion in 951 transactions in the first quarter, with more money in fewer deals than in the fourth quarter of 2013 when venture capital firms spent $8.4...
April 18, 2014 | 04:16 pm
U.S. venture capital firms invested $10.7 billion in 862 companies in the first quarter, up 18% in capital invested but down 10% in the number of deals from the fourth quarter of 2013 when firms...