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3 May 2016

Mayfield raises $400 for Fund XV, collects $125m for first later-stage investment vehicle

bag-1189868_640 Veteran venture capital firm Mayfield has raised a total of $525m for two new funds, including its fifteenth flagship vehicle and a first later-stage investment fund.

28 April 2016

HTC launches $100m fund to invest in VR tech

hololens-1330225_640 Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp has announced Vive X, a new $100m accelerator fund dedicated to investments in virtual reality (VR) startups.

27 April 2016

Peter Thiel, Mitt Romney’s Solamere Capital back $100m round for Blackstone’s Vivint

home-office-569153_640 Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel and Mitt Romney's private equity firm Solamere have led a $100m financing round for Utah-based smart home builder Vivint, a Blackstone portfolio company.

21 April 2016

Vintage closes oversubscribed FoF vehicle at $200m

israel Israel-based Vintage Investment Partners has closed its latest technology-focused fund of funds vehicle at $200m, making it the firm’s largest ever fund.

19 April 2016

China’s GSR Capital raises $1bn global fund focused on LED lighting

lamp-1076350_640 China-based investor GSR Capital, an affiliate of GSR Ventures, has announced its new $1bn GSR Go Global Fund has been oversubscribed with agreements already signed with anchor LPs.

5 April 2016

US early-stage investor EVC launches $50m India-focused fund

rupees-390484_640 Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital (EVC), a US-based venture capital firm, has launched a new $50m fund focused on early-stage investments in the Indian market.

21 March 2016

Altos closes Korean Opportunity Fund II on $110m

Han Kim Altos Ventures Early and growth-stage technology investor Altos Ventures is said to have held the final close of its econd Korea-dedicated fund on $110m.

14 March 2016

Intel Corp looking to offload VC portfolio worth $1bn

puzzle-654956_640 US tech giant Intel is said to be mulling over a partial sale of its venture capital business, exploring options to offload a VC portfolio with an estimated worth of some $1bn.

8 March 2016

KKR said to be out of running for Toshiba med tech unit, Permira still linked with bid

doctor-563428_1920 US buyout house KKR has reportedly pulled out of the race to buy the medical equipment unit of Japanese multinational conglomerate Toshiba.

5 February 2016

Microsoft deal best option for Swiftkey, Octopus exec says $

Jo Oliver Exiting UK technology company SwiftKey to Microsoft was the best option for the business at this stage, Octopus Ventures investment director Jo Oliver told AltAssets.

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