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...
April 17, 2014 | 10:55 am
Venture capital funds raised $8.9 billion in new commitments for 58 funds in the first quarter, surpassing the amount of capital raised in the fourth quarter of $4.9 billion for 53 funds and more...
April 14, 2014 | 05:16 pm
Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System made three new venture capital commitments totaling $51.7 million.
April 14, 2014 | 02:11 pm
Los Angeles County Employees’ Retirement Association, Pasadena, Calif., committed up to $100 million to venture capital fund GGV Capital V, wrote David Kushner, chief...
April 11, 2014 | 04:06 pm
Institutional investors are not huge fans of bitcoin, but some have exposure to the digital currency without necessarily knowing it.
March 17, 2014
OMERS Ventures, the venture capital arm of the C$65.1 billion (US$58.7 billion) Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, picked up a world-class athlete when it hired a new managing director...
March 17, 2014
Texas County & District Retirement System, Austin, made two commitments totaling $35 million to venture capital funds.
March 13, 2014 | 01:57 pm
Private equity returned 5.1% for the quarter and 17.2% for the year ended Sept. 30, while venture capital earned 6.5% and 15.1%, respectively, during the same time periods, mostly underperforming the ...
March 05, 2014 | 04:06 pm
Kent Thexton was named managing director at OMERS Ventures, the venture capital investment arm of the C$65.1 billion (US$58.9 billion) Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System.
March 05, 2014 | 03:48 pm
Greg Robinson was named general partner of 4490 Ventures, a newly formed venture capital fund created by the $101.3 billion State of Wisconsin Investment Board and the $2.5 billion...
March 05, 2014 | 03:28 pm
Illinois Teachers' Retirement System, Springfield, committed $1 billion total to five managers and allocated an additional $450 million total to four existing managers.
February 21, 2014 | 02:26 pm
Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency Employees' Retirement System is searching for a manager to run $1 million to $2 million in a private equity venture capital strategy,.
February 19, 2014 | 02:55 pm
Texas County & District Retirement System, Austin, committed $30 million to DFJ Venture XI, an early-state venture capital fund managed by Draper Fisher Jurvetson, confirmed...
February 06, 2014 | 04:16 pm
Venture capital returns earned 6.5% for the quarter and 15.1% for the year ended Sept. 30, according to the Cambridge Associates LLC U.S. Venture Capital index released Monday.