Venture capital

Why venture capital firms are pouring money into health insurance

Why venture capital firms are pouring money into health insurance

Entrepreneur Vivek Garipalli has a dim view of the way health insurance companies treat providers and patients. Patients develop trust with doctors and hospitals, and he thought insurers should be...

March 22, 2016 | 12:07 pm
Venture capital innovation transforms real estate market

Venture capital innovation transforms real estate market

Venture capital-fueled innovations are having a dramatic impact on real estate, and historically myopic real estate managers and investors are finding they no longer can afford to consider the asset...

March 21, 2016

World’s aging population a factor in venture capital, real estate

Investment themes such as the aging worldwide population also are playing across asset classes.

March 21, 2016

IPOs off to slow start

After several years of robust initial public offering activity in the U.S., stock market uncertainty has pinched offerings so far this year.

March 21, 2016 | 12:01 am

Contra Costa County sets $75 million for Adams Street venture capital fund of funds

Contra Costa County Employees' Retirement Association committed $75 million to Adams Street Venture Innovation Fund, a venture capital fund of funds managed by Adams Street Partners.

March 10, 2016 | 12:17 pm

Lightspeed Venture Partners closes 2 funds with $1.2 billion in commitments

Lightspeed Venture Partners closed Lightspeed Venture Partners XI and Lightspeed Venture Partners Select II at $715 million and $500 million, surpassing their fundraising targets of $600 million and...

March 10, 2016 | 03:21 pm

Texas County & District slates $12.5 million for venture capital fund

Texas County & District Retirement System committed $12.5 million to Spark Capital V.

March 10, 2016 | 12:04 pm

San Francisco City & County Employees sets $136 million for 2 funds

The $20 billion San Francisco City & County Employees’ Retirement System committed up to $100 million to Advent Global Private Equity Fund VIII, managed by Advent International.

March 08, 2016 | 02:49 pm

Texas County & District sets $35 million for 2 Lightspeed Venture funds

Texas County & District Retirement System, Austin, committed a total of $35 million to two venture capital funds managed by Lightspeed Venture Partners.

March 07, 2016 | 01:26 pm