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14 April 2015

Accel, BlackRock join security startup Illumio’s $100m Series C

security-camera-340859-m Accel Partners and BlackRock Funds have joined existing investors in the $100m Series C financing round for network security startup Illumio.

12 March 2015

Korean online beauty business Memebox bags $17.5m VC round

Memebox South Korean online beauty products business Memebox has picked up $17.5m of Series B funding from a string of venture capital firms.

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 slowdown $

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.

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