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34 min ago | PE Hub
Palladium Equity Partners has held a final close on its fourth private equity fund, beating its original target and cap by collecting $1.14 billion, the firm confirmed.
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The media is atwitter with word that venture capital investment in the first quarter hit $9.5 billion - the highest since 2001.
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Foundation Capital has led a $70 million funding round in ad tech company AdRoll .
2 hrs ago | Adotas
You know those ads that seem to follow you online, enticing you to click and purchase that Nike Fuel Band or those Nappa leather Prada shoes you've previously viewed on a retailer's website? It's a good bet that companies like AdRoll , Criteo or Retargeter are working behind the scenes to help brand advertisers recapture your online attention.
Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into a growing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday.
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BlackRock Inc., T. Rowe Price Group Inc. and Fidelity Investments are among the mutual-fund firms pushing into Silicon Valley at a record pace, snapping up stakes in high-profile startup companies including Airbnb Inc., Dropbox Inc. and Pinterest Inc.
Background: Congressional staffer on Capitol Hill, senior executive at Safeguard Scientifics, founder of the Eastern Technology Fund, co-founder of Pennsylvania Early Stage Partners, chair of Eastern Technology Council.
WVLP intends to invest in technology sub-sectors with asset light, high growth companies that are active in e-payments, e-commerce, premium content, and IT-enabled services.
He was the 30th employee and first product manager at Twitter, where he helped start Twitter Ads from scratch.
Software deals netted out 42% of all dollars invested in the first quarter, with biotechnology receiving 11%.
There is a reason it feels like everyone and anyone is raising money to build a company: They are.
In the first quarter of 2014, investors dished out nearly double the amount recorded in the same period last year.
Corporations last year invested nearly as much money in venture capital as they did during the dot-com boom, according to the National Venture Capital Association , with hundreds of companies opening offices in Silicon Valley so they can get closer to the startup action.
The D.C. region's total venture capital haul for the first quarter dropped from the same period last year.
Berlin-based venture firm Point Nine Capital has hired Silicon Valley veteran Michael R. Wolfe to open a San Francisco office and help its portfolio companies enter and win the U.S. market, Venture Capital Dispatch has learned.