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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Apr 28, 2016, 07:44 ET Research and Markets - Car Rental Startup Drivy Raises USD 35 Million for Expansion

Drivy, a French car rental startup, has raised USD 35 million for European expansion. Currently operating in France, Germany and Spain, Drivy...


Apr 28, 2016, 05:00 ET EnterWorks Holding Company Invests in and Joins with Leading On-Demand Grocery Platform Digital Foodie

The Combination of Digital Foodie and Enterworks Offers the First End-To-End, On-demand, Omni-commerce Solution for the Food and Grocery...


Apr 28, 2016, 02:00 ET Xola Lands Series A, Led By Rakuten, Takes On The $120 Billion Global Tours And Activities Market

 Xola, the leading booking and marketing software for the tours and activities market, announced today its $5 million Series A round. Rakuten...


Apr 27, 2016, 18:15 ET Playground Global Leads uAvionix Series A

uAvionix, an emerging leader in aviation communication systems, has closed a $5 million Series A investment, led by Playground Global, a venture...


Apr 27, 2016, 14:17 ET Mosaic raises $200 Million from DZ BANK and NY Green Bank to Fund Demand for Rapidly Growing Residential Solar in the US

Mosaic, the leading provider of affordable solar financing solutions for homeowners, today announced the closing of an up to $200 million...


Apr 27, 2016, 08:40 ET Angel Capital Association Announces Finalists for Innovative Startup Award

The Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world's leading professional association for angel investors, today revealed the three startup...


Apr 26, 2016, 19:01 ET TIGA Publishes Manifesto for the Scottish Video Games Industry 2016

TIGA, the network for games developers and digital publishers and the trade association for the UK video games industry, has recommended that...


Apr 26, 2016, 16:59 ET Pacific Catch Announces Investment From Brentwood Associates

 Pacific Catch, a Westcoast Fish House serving fresh seafood inspired by the culinary traditions of the Pacific, announced that Brentwood...


Apr 26, 2016, 12:00 ET Trov Announces $25.5 Million Series C Round Led By Oak HC/FT And Launches World's First On-Demand Insurance For Single Items

 Trov, a technology company reinventing insurance for the mobile generation, today announced that it has closed $25.5 million in Series C...


Apr 26, 2016, 09:15 ET Vintage Expert to Lead 'M&A and Private Equity Outlook' Panel at Mergermarket Life Sciences and Healthcare Forum 2016

Vintage, the capital markets, corporate services and institutional & fund services division of PR Newswire, today announced that its Vice...


Apr 26, 2016, 08:00 ET Oxford Finance Provides Credit Facility for Diversis Capital's Acquisition of Caligor Rx

 Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today...


Apr 26, 2016, 08:00 ET LifeWalker Mobility Products Raises Initial Round of Equity Capital; Adds James H. Berglund as Chairman of the Board and Selwyn Isakow as Board Member

 ProtoStar, Inc., dba LifeWalker Mobility Products, developer and manufacturer of the newly introduced LifeWalker™ Upright medical...


Apr 25, 2016, 14:59 ET Research and Markets - Augmedix Secures USD 17 Million Investment for Google Glass Service

Google Glass startup Augmedix Inc. today revealed a USD 17 million strategic investment from five major healthcare systems. Augmedix will receive...


Apr 25, 2016, 12:30 ET Entrepreneurial Brothers Courtney and Carter Reum Sell VEEV Spirits and Launch M13 Brand Development Studio

Entrepreneurs and Founders of VEEV Spirits, Courtney and Carter Reum, announced the formation of M13, a diversified holding and branding...


Apr 25, 2016, 11:09 ET Immunomic Therapeutics (ITI) Delivering Closing Keynote Address at Wharton DC Innovation Summit

On Wednesday, ITI Chief Executive Officer Bill Hearl, PhD will deliver the closing keynote remarks at the third annual Wharton DC Innovation...


Apr 25, 2016, 06:00 ET Strideline And NBA'S Only Three-Time Dunk Champ And NFL Hopeful Nate Robinson Announce Pocket Sock Kickstarter

 Strideline, maker of the most comfortable socks on earth, today announced the launch of its first Kickstarter project in partnership with...


Apr 21, 2016, 15:17 ET Plug and Play Internet of Things Selects Startups for its Fourth Batch

Plug and Play's highly popular innovation platform, Plug and Play IoT, has just accepted 25 leading startups to join the fourth batch of its...


Apr 21, 2016, 07:30 ET Forter Closes $32M Series C Funding from Scale Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, and NEA To Help Retailers Combat Online Fraud

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- Forter, the first fraud prevention company to offer an automated, real-time Decision as a...


Apr 21, 2016, 07:01 ET Chameleon, a Platform for Intelligent User Onboarding, Raises 1.9 Million From True Ventures

 Tech startup Chameleon Intelligent Tech Inc. today announced its seed funding round led by True Ventures. Chameleon enables teams to easily...


Apr 20, 2016, 15:56 ET Arizona State University, Draper Associates and Global Silicon Valley Partner To Pilot And Certify Learning Technology Ventures

For the first time, a comprehensive research university is joining leading venture capitalists and investment advisors to fund, pilot and...