Venture Capital A subcategory of Financial Services & Investing-specific stories, this section includes news and announcements related to diversified venture capital activities and transactions.

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23 Jun, 2017, 11:32 ET MC Private Equity Union Re-appoints Bjorn Monteine as Chairman For a Further Term

Monaco-based entrepreneur Bjorn Monteine has been reappointed as Chairman for MC Private Equity Union for a term of two years. Mr Monteine brings...


23 Jun, 2017, 08:49 ET Synthio, Inc. Announces $10.5 Million Capital Raise To Accelerate Rapid Growth

Synthio, Inc., formerly known as Social123, the fastest growing customer data platform (CDP), today announced a major new financing round totaling...


22 Jun, 2017, 12:10 ET Microsoft Accelerator Shanghai Jump Starts the Evolution of 14 Startups, The Total Valuation tripled to RMB 6.6 billion in 4 months

China becomes the only country where Microsoft has two accelerators Being an entrepreneur is not easy. It requires vast knowledge, drive,...


22 Jun, 2017, 04:00 ET Kalray raises $26 million, anticipating the launch of its third generation of microprocessor that will target two rapidly growing markets: autonomous vehicles and data centers

Kalray, a pioneer in high-performance, low-power manycore microprocessors, has announced the completion of a new round of funding that will total...


21 Jun, 2017, 12:00 ET Elevate Security Launches with $2M Seed Funding From Costanoa Ventures and Webb Investment Network

Elevate Security, a platform that focuses on shifting human behavior and responses to security threats to prevent breaches, today publically...


21 Jun, 2017, 11:34 ET Celtra secures $15 million financing to lead creative transformation in digital advertising, providing Brands a Cloud-based Creative Operating System

Celtra, the creative management platform for digital advertising, today announced a $15 million investment led by Unilever Ventures and WPP....


21 Jun, 2017, 11:07 ET Wayne Le Page - Making Waves in the Mobile Gaming Industry

Based in a prestigious address in the newly-redeveloped London borough of Paddington, Wayne Le Page is making waves in the mobile gaming...


21 Jun, 2017, 08:00 ET Sorenson Capital Announces Formation of Sorenson Ventures

Sorenson Capital today announced the formation of Sorenson Ventures, a new investment group focused on early-stage enterprise software and security...


21 Jun, 2017, 07:00 ET Flagship Pioneering Launches Sigilon Therapeutics to Advance Afibromer™ Encapsulated Cell Therapies

Flagship Pioneering, a fully-integrated life science innovation enterprise, today announced the launch of Sigilon Therapeutics Inc. Sigilon...


21 Jun, 2017, 06:15 ET Unlocking America's Potential: Michelson 20MM Joins the America Forward Coalition

The Michelson 20MM Foundation became the newest member of the America Forward Coalition in an effort to champion innovative, effective solutions to...


20 Jun, 2017, 10:17 ET DFS Lab Announces Investment in African Fintech Startups

Digital Financial Services Lab (DFS Lab) today announced it would invest $250,000 in four separate fintech startups that are building products that...


20 Jun, 2017, 10:12 ET CloudPost Networks Raises $4M Seed Round Led By Wing Venture Capital To Transform Internet Of Things Security

CloudPost Networks, the developer of Security and Risk Management software that enables companies to deploy IoT devices safely and securely across...


20 Jun, 2017, 10:07 ET EaseCentral Raises $6.5 Million in Series A Funding Led by Propel Venture Partners

EaseCentral, an industry-leading SaaS platform solution for benefits & HR, today announced the closing of a $6.5 million Series A funding round...


20 Jun, 2017, 09:01 ET Feedzai Selected as Most Innovative AI Startup of 2017 by Silicon Valley Bank and In-Q-Tel

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world's most innovative companies and their investors, and In-Q-Tel, Inc. (IQT), the non-profit...


20 Jun, 2017, 03:00 ET OBN (UK) and Eurasanté (FR) Announce the Launch of BioSeed®

A New European Equity Investment Event to Support Early-Stage Companies in Life Sciences OBN (UK) and Eurasanté (FR) are delighted to announce...


19 Jun, 2017, 11:17 ET Alight, Inc. Announces Series A Funding Round Of $11 Million Including Strategic Investment By Caterpillar Venture Capital Inc.

Alight, Inc., today announced closure of a Series A funding round for $11 million including Caterpillar Venture Capital Inc. and a consortium of...


19 Jun, 2017, 10:37 ET ClassPass Raises $70 Million in Series C Funding Led by Temasek Following Its Strongest Quarter to Date

ClassPass, the leading membership to the world's largest fitness network, today announced its largest funding to date, raising $70 million in a...


19 Jun, 2017, 09:40 ET 50 of the Most Innovative Nordic Companies - These are the Finalists in Serendipity Challenge 2017

The 50 companies competing in the Nordic entrepreneurship competition Serendipity Challenge are now official. Two of them will be awarded the...


19 Jun, 2017, 08:10 ET BV Investment Partners Announces Strategic Investment in Hero K12

BV Investment Partners ("BV"), a middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services and IT services sectors, today announced...


19 Jun, 2017, 08:00 ET At the Paris Air Show, Starburst Accelerator Hosts Exclusive "Ones to Watch" Pitch Event, Featuring the Early-Stage Innovators Shaping the Aerospace Renaissance

Paris Air Show – Tomorrow, in a first for the Paris Air Show, Starburst Accelerator, the global aerospace and aviation incubator, alongside...


19 Jun, 2017, 07:30 ET Casper Raises $170 Million in Series C Funding

Casper (casper.com), the global sleep company that launched just three years ago with its outrageously comfortable mattress, today announces...


19 Jun, 2017, 06:00 ET Pattern Energy Announces Key Strategic Initiatives for Major Expansion of Growth and Capital Opportunities with Pattern Development, Riverstone and PSP Investments

Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) ("Pattern Energy" or the "Company"), Pattern Energy Group LP ("Pattern Development 1.0"), Pattern...


15 Jun, 2017, 10:00 ET Covr Financial Technologies raises $5 million from four leading venture capital firms: Nyca Partners, Commerce Ventures, Connectivity Capital Partners and Contour Venture Partners

Covr Financial Technologies, a digital personal insurance platform, closed today on a $5 million fund raising from four leading venture...


15 Jun, 2017, 09:00 ET Bright Greens Raises $2M in Seed Funding led by Kellogg's eighteen94 capital

Bright Greens, maker of blender-free, plant-based frozen smoothies, announced that it has raised a seed round led by eighteen94 capital, the...


15 Jun, 2017, 07:00 ET Evasc Neurovascular Announces Closing of $10 Million Venture Financing

VANCOUVER, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Evasc Neurovascular Enterprises ULC announced that it has closed a CAD $10 million Series A venture capital...