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Chinese venture firm Qiming Venture Partners has set out to raise $250 million for its second U.S.-based healthcare venture fund, according to a regulatory filing. Qiming U.S. Healthcare Fund II will focus on early-stage healthcare opportunities in the United States and Europe. The firm’s first U.S. healthcare fund raised $120 million in 2017. The firm operates […]
Leawood Venture Capital, a Leawood, Kansas-based firm, is raising $75 million for its second fund. The firm will invest in 20 to 25 startups, writing checks from $1 million to $3 million to early-stage and growth-stage tech companies, Founding Partner Brendan Fallis told VCJ. The firm has so far raised about $5.1 million towards Leawood […]
Austin, Texas-based legal tech company Disco just announced an $83 million Series E round led by Georgian Partners, bringing total investment to $135 million. Bessemer Venture Partners, LiveOak Venture Partners, the Stephens Group and Comerica also participated in the latest round. The company uses artificial intelligence to help lawyers and other legal professionals with e-discovery […]
Legacy Ventures, a Palo Alto, California-based VC fund-of-funds with a philanthropic mission, raised $312.8 million for its ninth fund, according to a regulatory document. The firm invests in a select group of the most sought-out venture capital firms, such as Andreessen Horowitz, Accel Partners and Index Ventures. For its latest fund, Legacy received capital commitments from 157 LPs. […]
CrediFi, a New York and Israel-based commercial real estate data and analytics company, wants to become the Bloomberg of real estate finance. The company announced that it raised $6 million, a second part of Series B round, bringing total investment in CrediFi to $29 million since it was founded in 2014. The big data company […]
Menlo Park, California-based Redpoint Ventures is seeking to raise $300 million for its second flagship China fund and $100 million for an opportunity fund that will focus on Chinese tech startups. Redpoint raised $180 million from 25 LPs for its first ACE Redpoint Ventures China fund in 2016. The funds will be led by Partner […]
Austin McChord was thinking about his next steps after leaving Datto, a company he founded and led before selling it for what some reports estimate to be $1.5 billion, when David Fialkow, General Catalyst’s co-founder, approached him to join the firm as a venture partner. “Datto provided a great return and I was asked to […]
Despite choppy stock market conditions and the U.S. government shutdown, this year will likely see at least several of the largest and best-known VC-backed unicorns make their public-market debuts, rewarding investors who have for years been patiently waiting for liquidity events. Uber, Lyft and Slack have all reportedly filed confidential IPOs with the SEC. Meanwhile, […]
The hedge fund Light Street Capital Management has started raising $25o million for a venture fund called Light Street Beacon I, and $20 million for a principals fund, according to a pair of regulatory filings.
Amplify.LA has raised more than $10.9 million of a $30 million targeted fourth fund, according to the latest regulatory filing. The Venice, California-based startup accelerator initially announced its intention to raise this fund in January 2018. The firm received capital commitments from 53 LPs. Amplify.LA invests in early-stage technology companies.
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