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4 February 2015

Lightspeed drives $50m Series C for cancer analysis company Guardant Health

life science test tube_sq Lightspeed Venture Partners has led a $50m Series C funding round for Guardant Health, which has a vision of transforming cancer into a manageable disease.

30 January 2015

Formation 8 exec Lonsdale named in former intern’s sexual abuse lawsuit

Joe-BW Founding partner of venture firm Formation 8 Joe Lonsdale has been named as a defendant in a Californian court case accusing him of sexual abuse against a former intern at the VC firm.

21 January 2015

RRE leads $23.5m Series A round in home robot maker Jibo

download (8) Venture capital firm RRE Ventures has led a $23.5m Series A financing round in consumer robot developer Jibo.

7 January 2015

Formation 8 follows $500m Fund II close by hiring new hardware head

Lior Susan Formation 8 Formation 8 has made a second hire in the wake of closing its $500m second fund last month by hiring Lior Susan to head its early-stage hardware investments.

4 December 2014

Formation 8 nails speedy $500m close of Fund II

Money US venture capital firm Formation 8 has topped its debut fund by more than $50m by closing its second investment vehicle on $500m.

21 May 2014

Formation 8 leads $21m VC round for Context Relevant

Predictive analytics software developer Context Relevant has raised $21m in Series B funding led by San Francisco-based Formation 8.

15 November 2013

Education technology business Kidaptive collects $10.1m venture-backed Series B

playing-leos-pad Formation 8 has led a $10.1m Series B financing round for education technology company Kidaptive.

23 July 2013

Second quarter spike in venture capital fundraising contrasts with deal slowdownp

Venture capital fundraising in the US increased during the second quarter of the year, leading to a four per cent increase for H1 2013 compared to the same period in 2012.

14 June 2013

RelateIQ raises $20m Series B from venture and angel investors

Palo Alto-based big data startup RelateIQ has raised $20m in Series B financing from its venture and angel backers to bring its fundraising total to $29m.


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