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Rebecca Szkutak

Brexit who? The United Kingdom continues to trailblaze the European VC market in regards to deal count and the amount of invested capital. The U.K. clocked a 99.8 percent year-over-year growth rate from H1 2018 to H1 2019 regarding the volume of invested capital, according to a report released by Refinitiv. More than €4.25 billion […]
The venture capital community in Benelux is headed in the right direction to potentially break records this year. More than €894 million ($988 million) has already been invested into the three-country region through July of this year, according to a recent report from PitchBook. The activity is already close to surpassing the €1 billion median […]
The Canadian venture capital market experienced a record-setting second quarter and the highest amount of invested capital during H1 of a year yet. Canada’s venture community saw more than C$2.2 billion ($1.65 billion) invested across 256 deals during the first six months of 2019, according to a report released on Aug. 27 by the Canadian […]
Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement System (SCERS) made a $20 million venture capital commitment in July, which makes venture the pension fund’s top private equity strategy so far in 2019. The California limited partner made a $20 million commitment to Threshold Ventures III last month, according to an investment report released this week. Threshold Ventures, the […]
Venture capital was the top performing asset class for foundation limited partners in 2018, according to a recent industry report. Venture capital returned an average of 13.3 percent for private foundations and 9.5 percent for community foundations in 2018, according to a report, released on Aug. 15, by the Council on Foundations in collaboration with […]
The Los Angeles Fire and Police Pensions (LAFPP) recently committed $40 million to funds from Oak HC/FT, Pelion Venture Partners and Threshold Ventures, an early stage firm formerly known as Draper Fisher Jurvestson. LA Fire and Police committed $15 million to Oak HC/FT Partners III, which recently held a final close on $800 million. Oak […]
Cottonwood Venture Partners launches its second fund after closing on more than $32 million for its debut vehicle last October.
San Francisco-based 01 Advisors held a close on more than $134.7 million on its 01 Advisors 01 fund on Aug. 6.
My name is Rebecca Szkutak and I’m joining the Venture Capital Journal team as a reporter based in New York City. So far in my career, I’ve developed a real passion for covering business and private markets. I always strive to find the human interest stories that lie underneath the numbers and learn more about […]
Altibbi, a digital health platform focused on businesses and consumers in the Middle East-North Africa region, raised a $6.5 million funding round. Dash Ventures and Middle East Venture Partners led the round, while three new strategic investors -- TAMM, RIMCO Investments and Endeavor’s Catalyst Fund – participated.

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