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7 October 2015

Formation 8 closes hardware fund on $125m

US venture capital firm Formation 8 has closed its new hardware fund on $125m, AltAssets understands. The fund, which was initially named Formation 8 Partners Hardware Fund I, has also been renamed Eclipse Ventures Fund I according to Dow Jones, which cited a person familiar with the situation. Eclipse will still be part of the San[...]

26 June 2015

Formation 8 continues fundraising frenzy with $400m-targeting Asia growth vehicle

number-437926_1280 Early-stage investor Formation 8 is in the market for a new $400m fund targeting growth investments in Asia.

8 June 2015

US VCs lead $32m Series B round in silk fibre maker Bolt Threads

rustic-texture-in-waves-1429186-m US venture capital firms Formation 8 and Foundation Capital have co-led a $32.3m Series B financing round in natural silk fiber maker Bolt Threads.

21 May 2015

Formation 8 looks for $100m for hardware-focused fund

Lior Susan Formation 8 Venture capital firm Formation 8 is reportedly looking to raise $100m for a new hardware-focused fund, AltAssets can reveal.

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.

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