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18 March 2014

Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz lead $33m Series A for AltSchool

Micro-school network AltSchool has raised $33m in a Series A round of funding, which was led by Founders Fund and Andreessen Horowitz.

7 March 2014

Benchmark Capital collects $34m for eighth Founders Fundp

dollars roll_sq Veteran early-stage venture firm Benchmark Capital has pulled in more than $34m for what appears to be a final close of its latest Founders Fund.

7 March 2014

Founders Fund general partner Sean Parker steps down

boardroom2_lrg Founders Fund partner Sean Parker has left the San Francisco-based venture capital firm, which has just closed its new fund on $1bn.

6 March 2014

Thiel’s Founders Fund cements place among venture big guns with $1bn fund close

dollar large_sq The venture capital firm co-launched by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel has pulled in a weighty $1bn for its fifth fund.

27 January 2014

Founders Fund seeks $750m for new fund

dollar envelope money Facebook investor and payPal co-founder Peter Thiel’s venture capital firm Founders Fund is reportedly seeking $750m for its new fund.

18 December 2013

Planet Labs raises $52m ahead of Flock 1 launch

sub-orbital-spacecraft Satellite startup Planet Labs has raised a massive $52m Series B round from new and existing investors.

6 November 2013

Venture51 gambles on Betable success by backing $18.5m Series A round

dice-casino_sq Venture51 has led an $18.5m Series A financing round for gambling platform Betable, which allows game developers to offer real-money play in their games.

16 October 2013

Venture funding in healthcare IT sector reaches record levelsp

Venture capital investment in healthcare IT businesses reached a record level in the third quarter, keeping 2013 on pace to double the previous year's level, according to a recent report from Mercom Capital Group.

3 October 2013

Venture-backed Climate Corporation sold to Monsanto for $930m

corn_170.sq_ Venture capital-backed agriculture data science business The Climate Corporation has been bought by Monsanto Company in a cash deal worth about £930m.

26 September 2013

Urban Compass raises $20m Series A from new and existing backers

new york 5_sq Urban Compass, a technology company that helps people search for apartments, has raised a $20m Series A round from new and existing backers.

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