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24 August 2016

NVCA criticises Clinton on carried interest after attacking Trump on same proposal

hillary-41775_640 The NVCA has called 'misguided' Hillary Clinton's call for the elimination of the current tax treatment of carried interest only a week after attacking Donald Trump on the same.

24 August 2016

Sofinnova soars past Fund IX total in latest life sciences fundraise

microscope-772297_1920 Biotechnology-focused Sofinnova Ventures has outstripped the $500m raised for its ninth fund by approaching its $650m maximum for its latest raise.

23 August 2016

Brooklyn Bridge Ventures eyes bigger tickets with heftier second fund

brooklyn-690196_1280 Brooklyn Bridge Ventures has closed its second fund since its 2012 launch as the New York borough's first VC firm.

22 August 2016

Basketball star Kobe Bryant launches $100m VC fund

kobe-bryant-932875_960_720 NBA legend Kobe Bryant has launched a new $100m venture capital fund to invest in technology, media and data companies.

19 August 2016

ECA, Raven Ventures seek $150m for joint private equity fund

crow-828944_640 LA-based seed and early-stage investor ECA Europlay Capital Advisors seems to have teamed up with Australian peer Raven Ventures to raise a new $150m PE fund.

19 August 2016

Darwin Ventures eyes $100m for fourth FoF

Darwin San Francisco-based Darwin Ventures is looking to raise up to $100m for its latest fund of funds vehicle.

19 August 2016

Ex-Sierra exec Schwab scores $50m-plus for debut Vertical Venture Partners fund

skyscraper-1149478_1920 Former Sierra Ventures managing director David Schwab has pulled in more than $50m for what is believed to be a final close of his new firm's debut fund.

18 August 2016

Startup mortgage lender Clara raises $27m in VC-led round

keychain-453500_640 California-based fintech startup Clara has raised $27m in a second round of financing led by Redpoint Ventures and Venrock.

18 August 2016

Point Judith passes halfway mark for fourth fundraise

dollar-499481_1920 Boston-based early-stage investment firm Point Judith Capital is more than halfway to its target for its fourth fund, AltAssets can reveal.

18 August 2016

Impact investor Creation reels in more than $128m for third venture fund

dollar-1362243_640 Illinois-based venture capital firm Creation Investments Capital Management has raised just over $128m for its third fund after more than a year on the road.

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