Rather than dipping its toe back into the fundraising waters, it’s fair to say GSV Ventures dived in with both feet, launching not one, but two new funds just a few months apart. That confidence was inevitably boosted by the roaring success of edtech, GSV’s core specialism, throughout the pandemic – but how are things looking in the sector as things return towards normality? Managing partner Deborah Quazzo shared with AltAssets why she is optimistic that the pandemic boom will remain.
Password management and online security platform 1Password has hit a $6.8bn valuation thanks to a hefty Series C round led by ICONIQ Growth and backed by celebrities including Scarlett Johansson and Robert Downey Jr.
Global buyout giant Blackstone has bought Interplex, a specialist in customized connector solutions for the auto, medical and ICT markets, from Baring Private Equity Asia.
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