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17 August 2015

Andy Hunt, Jeremiah Daly leave Highland Capital to launch ‘Elephant Partners’

elephant Pixabay Andy Hunt and Jeremiah Daly, who left Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Highland Capital Partners earlier this year to launch their own venture firm, are seeking $125m for their first fund, according to press reports.

6 August 2015

Highland leads $50m round in ecommerce platform Enjoy

shopping-442708-m Highland Capital Partners has led a $50m Series B round in personal commerce platform Enjoy.

26 February 2015

Highland, Mesirow and Verizon back Cenx with undisclosed funding

download (51) Highland Capital Partners, Mesirow Financial Private Equity and Verizon Ventures have returned to back Cenx with an undisclosed amount of funding.

18 February 2015

Highland takes minority WeTransfer stake with $25m investment

folders5_sq Highland Capital Partners Europe has picked up a minority share in file transfer service WeTransfer by investing $25m in the business.

9 January 2015

GE Ventures leads $26.6m round in robot maker Rethink Robotics

robot_lrg GE Ventures has led a $26.6m Series D financing round in Boston-based robots maker Rethink Robotics.

8 January 2015

PetroCap closes second oil and gas on $350m hard cap

Oil Pumps Highland Capital Management affiliate PetroCap has closed its second oil and gas fund on $350m, hitting the hard cap and exceeding its $250m target, after just over a year of fundraising.

22 December 2014

Rent the Runway lands $60m in TCV-lead round

news_clothes3_lrg Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) has led a $60m Series D round in designer clothes hire service Rent the Runway.

14 November 2014

TPG-backed Evolution Media leads $35m Series A for games platform Scopely

download (2) A joint venture containing TPG Growth has joined Highland Capital Partners in a $35m financing round for mobile entertainment network Scopely.

17 September 2014

Private equity-backed Guitar Center’s interim CEO joins Highland

red-guitar-1392759-m Growth-stage investor Highland Capital Partners has hired Guitar Center’s interim CEO Marty Hanaka as operating partner.

18 August 2014

Samsung buys VC-backed home-monitoring smartphone app company

mobile-phone-in-hand-1438232-2-m Samsung’s investment arm the Open Innovation Center has agreed to buy smart home monitoring platform SmartThings.

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