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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Oct 18, 2017, 09:00 ET The Blinc Group successfully closes first financing round

The Blinc Group, a distribution-centric vapor and cannabis incubator, successfully closed its first financing round. With an infusion of US-based...


Oct 18, 2017, 08:40 ET New Fund Targets Large, Late-Stage Venture-Backed "Unicorns"

Endowment Wealth Management, Inc. has announced the launch of its EWM Unicorn Technology Fund. The private fund is seeking to raise up to $25...


Oct 18, 2017, 08:30 ET Maxogen Group LLC with support from WeFund Health successfully closed a financing round

Last month Maxogen Group LLC, producer of the Bite Helper, a revolutionary drug-free wellness device designed to work on neutralizing itch and...


Oct 18, 2017, 08:05 ET Healthcare Investment Funds Set Industry-Breaking Commitment to Cannabis Sector

In an unprecedented move, direct investment healthcare funds Provident Healthcare Capital (PHC) and Dey Investment Group (DIG) are entering the...


Oct 17, 2017, 20:30 ET Forty Seven Inc. Completes $75 Million Series B Financing

Forty Seven Inc., a clinical-stage company developing the next generation of immuno-oncology treatments, announced today the completion of a $75...


Oct 17, 2017, 11:00 ET Floris Capital: A New High for Cannabis Opportunities

A new private equity manager, Floris Capital Management, LLC, ("Floris"), has recently been launched to capitalize on investment opportunities in...


Oct 17, 2017, 10:00 ET Sway Ventures Expands European Focus with Addition of Karl Karlsson as General Partner, Head of European Investing

Sway Ventures, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm investing in early to mid-stage technology companies, has appointed Karl Karlsson to lead...


Oct 17, 2017, 07:00 ET Pluto TV Secures $5 Million In Funding From Samsung

Pluto TV, the leading free Internet television service in America, today announced it has received $5 million in funding from Samsung Venture...


Oct 17, 2017, 06:00 ET Next Frontier Capital Announces Successful First Close of Fund II With $22 Million in Limited Partner Commitments

Today, Next Frontier Capital announced the successful first close of Fund II with $22 million in LP Subscriptions. The Fund II target is $30...


Oct 16, 2017, 13:20 ET Innovative Meat Snack Closes on Series Seed Investment

Kalahari Biltong, a new meat-based snack brand, announced today that it has closed on a round of equity financing. The investment was led by...


Oct 16, 2017, 12:55 ET Q3'17 U.S. Venture Capital Investment Reaches $21.5B: KPMG Report

Venture capital (VC) investment continued to remained strong, dominating with $21.5B total invested, which is just shy of the record high of $23.4B...


Oct 16, 2017, 12:15 ET PICK-UP, Hong Kong Start-Up Operating 4-Hr Door-to-Door Delivery Platform Has Recently Completed Its Latest Funding Round

The financing round was participated by Axis Capital Partners, a Hong Kong-based venture investment company which has been an active investor in...


Oct 16, 2017, 10:19 ET BP Funds Smart Mobility Track, Leads New Round of Sponsorship for Urban Future Lab Competition

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering Urban Future Lab, New York City's hub for smart cities, smart grid, and clean energy startups, announced today...


Oct 16, 2017, 09:25 ET LimeBike Closes $50 Million Series B To Expand Dockless Bike Sharing Nationwide

LimeBike, the nation's leading dockless bike sharing service, today announced it has raised $50 million in Series B funding to speed the rollout of...


Oct 16, 2017, 08:00 ET Butterfly Raises $2.4 Million in Seed Funding

Butterfly, an employee intelligence and management coaching software, announced that it has raised a $2.4 million seed round investment from...


Oct 16, 2017, 07:00 ET Growing Quantum Dot Manufacturer, UbiQD, Named Breakout Labs Portfolio Company

UbiQD, Inc., a New Mexico-based quantum dot manufacturer, announced today that it has been recognized as one of the newest portfolio companies in...


Oct 15, 2017, 19:01 ET TIGA Calls for the Launch of a Games Investment Fund

TIGA, the network for games developers and digital publishers, and the trade association representing the video games industry, has proposed the...


Oct 13, 2017, 10:23 ET QUOINE and Bitfinex Announce Strategic Partnership To Build Cryptocurrency Liquidity Through Global Platform, QUOINE LIQUID, Powered By QASH, the Preferred Token for Financial Services

Leading global fintech firm QUOINE has entered into a strategic partnership with Bitfinex, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, to improve liquidity...


Oct 13, 2017, 10:00 ET SoFi Completes its Largest Loan Securitization to Date

SoFi announced today the closing of a $776.7 million offering of SoFi Professional Loan Program 2017-E notes. SoFi 2017-E marks the company's...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:08 ET VY Esports Raises Seed Round Funding Led By Raine Ventures To Launch Esports Content And Services Platform

VY Esports, a content and services platform that bridges the gap between esports and brands, today announced it has raised a seed round led by...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:00 ET Mynd Secures Additional 5 Million in Funding Led by Lightspeed Ventures

Mynd, a tech-enabled property management company with an industry first real-time data management and mobile app, announced today that it has...


Oct 12, 2017, 10:44 ET Omnyway Completes $12.75M In Series A Funding To Fuel Global Growth

Omnyway, the leading augmented digital commerce platform, announced today that it has closed on $12.75 million in Series A funding to help Omnyway...


Oct 12, 2017, 08:56 ET SecurityScorecard Secures $27.5 Million in Series C Round Led by NGP

SecurityScorecard, the leader in security ratings, announced today it has raised $27.5 million in Series C funding. The financing round was led by...


Oct 12, 2017, 07:20 ET Groupize Adds $3.25 Million to Series A Financing Round Led by Thayer Ventures

Groupize, the Simple Meetings technology leader, announced today that it has closed an additional $3.25 million in Series A2 funding. Thayer...


Oct 12, 2017, 07:00 ET Ben Narasin Joins NEA As Venture Partner

Global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) today announced that Ben Narasin has joined the firm as a Venture Partner....