“Capitalization should always result in a return for investors with the goal of improving humanity” – J20.01.31.16P
- KKR, a global investment firm, closed a $2.2 billion fund dedicated to growth equity investment opportunities in the technology space in North America, Europe and Israel
- Ribbit Capital, a Palo Alto, CA-based fintech-focused venture capital firm, is raising $420m for its sixth fund;
- Circulate Capital, a Singapore-based investment management firm dedicated to incubating and financing companies and infrastructure that prevent ocean plastic in South and Southeast Asia (SSEA), held the first close of the US$106m Circulate Capital Ocean Fund;
- Prime Movers Lab, a Jackson, Wyo.-based partnership that invests in breakthrough scientific startups, raised approximately $100m for its first early-stage fund;
- Bloc Ventures Limited, a London, UK-based venture capital firm focused on European early-stage deep technology investment, raised over £20m in equity funding
- Ardian, a private investment firm, raised €3bn from investors for its fourth-generation private debt platform to provide financing to mid-market companies across Europe
- Janngo, based in Abidjan, Cote D’lvoire has launched a €60m venture capital fund dedicated to financing tech-enabled startup accelerating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa
FUND PRESS RELEASE
SILICON SLOPES, Utah, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today at the Silicon Slopes Tech Summit, attended by more than 25,000 people in just its fourth year, The Silicon Slopes Venture Fund was launched as a way to better support Utah’s technology entrepreneurs. It will also provide a way to ensure additional long-term funding for Silicon Slopes, the non-profit organization that serves Utah’s booming tech community. The Silicon Slopes Venture Fund was created by Qualtrics co-founder and CEO Ryan Smith, Omniture co-founder and Domo founder and CEO Josh James and Pelion Venture Partners General Partner Jeff Kearl.
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