Venture capital megafirm Andreessen-Horowitz is likely in the process of doing some fundraising.
Flagship Ventures, a VC firm focusing on technologies for healthcare and sustainability, has closed its 2011 fundraising efforts with $270 million in the bank.
Those intriguing fundraiser banners have finally disappeared from the pages of Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia.
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[vimeo 33840204 w=640 h=360] Every now and then, we hear from a female startup founder who says she’s having a hard time raising money. She can’t quite figure out if it’s her idea or her slide deck or — and no one wants to think this — if it’s simply the fact that she’s a woman pitching an idea to a roomful of male investors.
[vimeo 34056969 w=640 h=360] Every now and then, we hear from a female startup-founder who says she’s having a hard time raising money. She can’t quite figure out if it’s her idea or her slide deck or — and no one wants to think this — if it’s simply the fact that she’s a woman pitching an idea to a roomful of male investors.
Storied venture capitalist Vinod Khosla and his firm, Khosla Ventures, have raised a $1.05 billion fund.
Salsa Labs, a web-based tool non-profits use for fundraising, isn’t having any problems raising cash of its own. On Monday it received a $5 million first round of funding.
Venture capital firm Emergence Capital Partners is in the process of raising its third fund, a $200 million fund labeled “Emergence Capital Partners III,” according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Money raised by venture capital firms to fund startups is on the rise, but the number of venture capital firms raising that money is at a 16 year low.
President Obama’s busy trip to Silicon Valley included a private fundraiser at the home of billionaire Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, and a town hall meeting with Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg at the Palo Alto, Calif. headquarters of the social networking firm. I felt his impact by getting stuck in the “Obama jam,” as the accompany traffic snarl in San Francisco was called.
Venture capitalists and angel investors who are working on buffing their brand image and building relationships with entrepreneurs may be wasting their time, according to a newly released survey of 363 startup executives who recently raised funds or plan to do so within the next year.
In a time of other rather dense Intel announcements, the company has now announced that its financing arm Intel Capital invested $30 million in four new tech companies as part of its $200 million Invest in America Technology fund launched in February.
The primary investor of 3Par, Menlo Ventures, is looking to raise $600 – $800 million for a new fund that would surpass Battery Ventures‘ and Institutional Venture Partners‘ $750 million funds raised this year, according to a report by Bloomberg News.
Brian and Matthew Monahan weren’t quite sure how to raise venture capital funding, so they built Inflection from scratch and made it profitable with its first website for searching public records, Archives.com.
It’s unseasonably warm in San Francisco. But is top Valley investor Marc Andreessen planning for winter? PEHub’s Dan Primack reports that Andreessen’s venture-capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, is raising a $650 million fund, little more than a year after it raised its first $300 million fund.
1000Memories, a company that lets people create online memories for lost loved ones, announced a partnership today with WePay, a payment provider. The deal will give users a free account and the option of easily raising money for projects, foundations or charities, according to its blog.
Investors in the Twitter ecosystem aren’t being dissuaded by the microblogging network’s recent moves to build or buy its own mobile apps.
Payvment, a San Francisco-based startup aiming to provide a single shopping network across Facebook, raised $1.5 million in funding from BlueRun Ventures and angel investor Dave McClure.
Actor Edward Norton, star of movies like Fight Club and The Italian Job, just launched a new funding website for charities called Crowdrise. The service targets non-profits and volunteers looking to create, promote, and raise money for a charity of choice.
Invested.in is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.
I meet lots of web entrepreneurs who tell me they want to raise venture capital. Most of these people are first time entrepreneurs and they just assume that once they’ve got an idea, the next thing to do is raise venture capital. That’s naive.
Back in 1998 during our first startup, ViewPlus, my co-founder (and close friend) Jimmy Kim and I went through the usual hardships of begging for money from friends and family, digging into our piggy banks and signing up for credit cards like they were lotto tickets.