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BNI probes missing GHȻ32 million at Venture CapitalSmart Ventures Limited: Stepan Chernovetskyi, founder of leading venture capital firm Chernovetsky Investment Group ...Why J.D. Vance is bringing venture capital to the Rust BeltA venture capitalist explains how to become insanely well-connectedVenture capital investors betting big on cannabis – Orange County ...With $1.2M in venture capital, biotech group to set up in Warren CountyVenture Capital Firms Are Really Into PodcastingVenture capital flowing to EV charging and smart glass firms, Mercom showsVenture capital firm launches in CharlestonBRIEF-Teda Venture Capital sells 4.96 pct stake in Shenzhou Yiqiao Information ServiceVenture-Capital Firms Use Big Data to Seek Out the Next Big ThingStrong Growth in 1Q Venture Capital Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency FundingBehind the Money: He stepped out of the Pentagon and into venture capitalForesite Capital adds venture partner to teamVancouver venture capital firm quietly prospers in Asian high-growth markets

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5 homegrown Indian venture capital firms that are making a mark
DEALSTREETASIAApril 4, 2017

The business of venture capital in India isn't in great shape at the moment. For nearly every early-stage fund manager out there, the past 18-odd months have mostly been about writing down past investments, scrambling to find follow-on capital for ...more »

Discipline Returns to Venture Capital
Inc.comApril 5, 2017

On Wednesday, the National Venture Capital Association and industry database PitchBook jointly released their Q1 2017 issue of Venture Monitor, which reports and analyzes the data on American venture capital activity. All in all, the absolute numbers ...more »

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BNI probes missing GHȻ32 million at Venture Capital
Myjoyonline.comApril 26, 2017

An alleged corrupt scandal at the Venture Capital Trust (VCTF) has caused the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) to open investigations. According to the Daily Guide newspaper, the Development Assistance Fund (DAF) and the Special Purpose Vehicle ...more »

Smart Ventures Limited: Stepan Chernovetskyi, founder of leading venture capital firm Chernovetsky Investment Group ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)April 26, 2017

Stepan Chernovetsky, leading Ukrainian businessman and founder of top Eastern Europe venture capital firm Chernovetsky Investment Group, was arrested in July 2016 as part of a national Spanish police investigation into alleged money laundering ...more »

Why J.D. Vance is bringing venture capital to the Rust Belt
Acton Institute (blog)April 25, 2017

As Americans continue to face the disruptive effects of economic change, whether from technology, trade, or globalization, many have wondered how we might preserve or revive the regions that have suffered most. For progressives and populists alike, the ...more »

A venture capitalist explains how to become insanely well-connected
QuartzApril 25, 2017

A young Chris Fralic is selling software for Oracle. He's not sure what he wants to do next, but he's always been curious about venture capital. And then some unusual magic happens—a friend offers to introduce him to Kevin Compton, a vaunted name in VC.more »

Venture capital investors betting big on cannabis – Orange County ...
OCRegisterApril 25, 2017

Jim Patterson, CEO of Eaze, delivers a company-wide address at the the on-demand marijuana delivery startup in San Francisco, Calif., Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.more »

With $1.2M in venture capital, biotech group to set up in Warren County
Dayton Business JournalApril 25, 2017

With $1.2M in venture capital, biotech group to set up in Warren County. Apr 25, 2017, 1:16pm EDT. Industries & Tags: Health Care, · Technology, · Venture capital, · Biotech, · Startups · Tristan Navera Senior Reporter Dayton Business Journal. Share.more »

Venture Capital Firms Are Really Into Podcasting
FortuneApril 25, 2017

As the tech industry revealed in the 2015 Ellen Pao trial, it is important for venture capitalists to be “thought leaders.” In the past, they'd do that by writing provocative (but not too provocative!) blog posts, speaking at conferences, providing ...more »

Venture capital flowing to EV charging and smart glass firms, Mercom shows
Electric Light & PowerApril 25, 2017

Venture capital funding for smart grid companies rose nearly 300 percent in the first quarter compared to the preceding three months, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group. Some $164 million in private equity and corporate money flowed ...more »

Venture capital firm launches in Charleston
Charleston Regional BusinessApril 25, 2017

Good Growth Capital, a venture capital firm, has launched in Charleston with the goal of raising $20 million to invest in startups, according to a news release. South Carolina has long struggled to raise enough early and later-stage funding for ...more »

BRIEF-Teda Venture Capital sells 4.96 pct stake in Shenzhou Yiqiao Information Service
ReutersApril 25, 2017

Reuters is the news and media division of Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news ...more »

Venture-Capital Firms Use Big Data to Seek Out the Next Big Thing
Wall Street Journal (subscription)April 25, 2017

Computers are on the rise as Wall Street's brave new stock pickers. Now some Silicon Valley startup investors are giving big-data analytics a prominent role in the venture-capital arena. In recent years a small group of emerging venture firms have been ...more »

Strong Growth in 1Q Venture Capital Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency Funding
Microgrid MediaApril 24, 2017

Venture capital (VC) funding for smart grid companies surged three-fold quarterly and nearly 50 percent annually in 1Q 2017 as $164 million was invested across 14 deals. That compares to $46 million in six transactions in 4Q 2016 and $110 million in 14 ...more »

Behind the Money: He stepped out of the Pentagon and into venture capital
Chicago TribuneApril 24, 2017

Chicago's top venture capitalists are well-known leaders whose identities often define their firms. But what about those who aren't on the marquee? Behind the big names, there are principals and associates finding deals, mentoring startups and figuring ...more »

Foresite Capital adds venture partner to team
PE Hub (subscription) (blog)April 24, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Foresite Capital, a healthcare growth equity firm, today announced that it has named Molly He, Ph.D., as venture partner. A former senior director at Illumina, Dr. He brings to Foresite more than 15 years of experience in ...more »

Vancouver venture capital firm quietly prospers in Asian high-growth markets
Vancouver SunApril 23, 2017

Now, Axion Ventures is trying the model in Thailand, hoping to repeat the company's Chinese success in a region quickly modernizing its mobile infrastructure, which could catapult Southeast Asia's 626 million people into the next boom market in digital ...more »

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