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Editor’s note: Last week Formation 8 announced it raised $500 million for its second fund. This profile of the San Francisco-based venture, which already has a monster exit with Oculus VR, previously ran in the July 2014 issue of VCJ
Healthcare investors, like Versant and others, are looking at plenty of ophthalmic deals and exits
The volume of venture-backed initial public offerings slowed in the third quarter from the prior quarter, while acquisitions with disclosed dollar amounts came in higher.
Silicon Valley firm is seeking $275 million for a planned Fund XI.
Industry Ventures has closed its third venture capital fund-of-funds with $170 million in committed capital after raising the cap a few times during fundraising.
Lux Capital, among others, sees a range of investment opportunities tied to drone industry
Silicon Valley firm is seeking $275 million for a planned Fund XI
No one wants a shotgun wedding over a term sheet, so it’s advisable to take a few weeks to get to know one another
There’s something to be said for sticking with a job. It certainly has worked out for Jim Breyer, who joined Accel Partners as a newly minted MBA graduate in 1987. It was a good call, Venture Capital Journal reports.
Too early to tell, but Trinity, Khosla and Upfront each have funds from the era that are breaking away from the pack

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