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1 hr ago | MarketWatch
Jeff Clavier, a managing partner of venture-capital firm SoftTech VC, is no stranger to risk as a seed investor who has made bets on companies including Fitbit, Coin and Gnip, which was acquired by Twitter But Clavier has held off on investing in bitcoin startups - despite meeting with candidates every week or two - because because of the ... (more)
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Bain Capital LLC has raised $7.3 billion from investors and its dealmakers for its next flagship fund, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday, underscoring the favorable fundraising environment for established private equity firms.
6 hrs ago | Applied Clinical Trials
The proceeds will be used to expand the development of Nora's lead drug, NT100, including the addition of a second Phase 2 trial in women with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss.
Venture capital investment continued to trend upwards in the first quarter of 2014 with $10.74 billion raised by U.S. based companies, up 18% from the fourth quarter of last year and the most raised since the first three months of 2001.
Online dating website Zoosk Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock.
The Dig takes a look at Marty Walsh's steadfast opposition against letting non-profits open voter-approved medical-marijuana dispensaries in Boston even as his administration gets ready to shut its one public Methadone clinic just as Bain Capital is beefing up its portfolio in for-profit drug clinics.
The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster for the company's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario.
Jasper has raised $50 million in funding at a valuation of more than $1 billion for software that enables objects of all types-autos, baby pajamas, airplane engines and so on-to communicate in what has lately become known as the Internet of Things.
Provista Diagnostics, Inc., a privately held molecular diagnostics company developing and commercializing diagnostic, prognostic and predictive tests for cancers affecting women, today announced completion of its Series B financing.
Squarespace , which provides tools for people and businesses to create polished websites, said on Tuesday that it closed a $40 million growth round from General Atlantic, upping its total outside funding to at least $78 million and fueling a big expansion.
A wide cross-section of regional executives from private and public sector organisations participated in a venture capital financing seminar hosted by The University of the West Indies, Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance at the Hyatt Conference Centre in Port-of-Spain.
Newark-based Manischewitz, the country's largest manufacturer of processed kosher foods, announced it had been bought by Sankaty Advisors, a division of Bain Capital.
Betterment and LearnVest on Tuesday both announced new rounds of funding that makes the two online advisory firms richer by a combined $60 million.
U.S. venture capital firms raised more cash in the first three months of this year than at any time since the final quarter of 2007, but it's still a handful of funds driving up the numbers.
AAVLife, a gene-therapy company focusing on rare diseases, today announced that it has raised $12 million in Series A financing to advance into clinical studies the promising work on Friedreich's ataxia recently reported in Nature Medicine .
AngelList, an online forum connecting individual investors with startups, is trying a new fund called Maiden Lane that will invest in angels and co-invest in select startups.