Specifically, Dell’s venture arm is looking to fund enterprise technologies, including cloud computing, big data, next generation data center, security and mobility.
Take that, Sand Hill Road’s good ol’ boys! Illuminate Ventures just closed a $20 million fund to invest in early-stage enterprise startups.
The company’s catchy tagline is that it’s “taking your smartphone to med school.”
A UK-based venture fund has secured a £37.5 million ($60 million) fund to invest in early-stage technology startups.
Revolution Ventures has raised a $200 million fund, which the firm said is the “largest first-time venture fund outside of Silicon Valley since the 2008 financial crisis.” It focuses on early startups “off-the-beaten path.”
The four-year-old social media management startup just raised $165 million for strategic acquisitions, marketing and international expansion.
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SV Angel, Ron Conway and David Lee’s investment firm, is in the process of raising a new fund, “SV Angel IV”.
NXT Capital has loaned $3.5 million to antenna solution company SkyCross to drive its global growth efforts.
There were two pretty incredible tech events in New York this Tuesday. I only managed to score an invite to one of them, the Lerer Ventures CEO summit at Citi Field. The other was Union Square Ventures more exclusive Hacking Society get together, which luckily was live streamed. It’s worth taking a look at these two gatherings to get a sense of where the Silicon Alley scene is at right now and how the most powerful players in the East Coast tech world are thinking about the future.
Critics made a lot of hay over Andreessen Horowitz’s decision not to re-invest in Instagram. As our own Dylan Tweney pointed out, this made a $78 million win seem like a big mistake.
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Greylock Israel Partners, the affiliate fund of Greylock Partners – well-known for investing in companies like Facebook, Groupon, LinkedIn, and Pandora — is reportedly raising a new venture fund valued at $160 million for startups in Europe and Israel.
Craig Walker, a co-founder of Google Voice developer GrandCentral, has left the company to join Google Ventures as entrepreneur-in-residence and begin working on his next company.
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.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Brad Feld is an early stage investor and co-founder of Foundry Group. This post originally appeared on his blog.)