CAPITALIZATION v210604 (beta) Hotels PE / M&A

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KEYWORDS: Diamond Resorts, Hilton Grand Vacation Inc, Apollo Funds, Apollo Global Management, Colony Capital, AccorInvest, Palms Casino Resort, San Manuel Sovereign Fund

DEAL FEATURED (Diamond Resorts)

PRESS RELEASE:https://www.hiltongrandvacations.com/en/news/press-releases/hgv-to-acquire-diamond

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) (“HGV” or “the Company”) announced on March 10 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Diamond Resorts International, Inc. (“Diamond”) from funds (the “Apollo Funds”) managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE:APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “Apollo”), funds managed by affiliates of Reverence Capital Partners (“Reverence”), and other Diamond stockholders, in a stock-based transaction with an equity value of approximately $1.4 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, the Apollo Funds and other Diamond stockholders will receive 34.5 million shares of HGV common stock, subject to customary adjustments.

The acquisition will combine the strength of HGV’s brand and culture with Diamond, the largest independent timeshare operator. Diamond’s 92 leisure resorts and nearly 400,000 owners uniquely complement HGV’s 62 upscale and luxury properties and over 325,000 owners, and the combination will create the premier vacation ownership company with the broadest offering in the industry.

About Hilton Grand Vacations:

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) is recognized as a leading global timeshare company. With headquarters in Orlando, Florida, Hilton Grand Vacations develops, markets and operates a system of brand-name, high-quality vacation ownership resorts in select vacation destinations. The Company also manages and operates two innovative club membership programs: Hilton Grand Vacations Club® and The Hilton Club®, providing exclusive exchange, leisure travel and reservation services for more than 325,000 club members. 

About Diamond Resorts:

Diamond Resorts offers destinations, events and experiences to help members make a habit of breaking from the routine. From unforgettable getaways to exclusive concert series to VIP receptions and dinners, members turn to Diamond to recharge, reconnect and remind each other what matters most. Our focus on quality resorts, customer service and flexibility means members can return to a favorite resort, book a cruise to explore new countries or attend a once-in-a-lifetime event with the same level of confidence and anticipation. With access to a world of entertainment and activities, a Diamond membership ensures that people are always looking forward to vacation. 

About Diamond Resorts CEO:

Mr. Michael Flaskey serves as Chief Executive Officer at Diamond Resorts. He previously held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for Diamond Resorts from 2014 to 2016, and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, North America for Diamond Resorts from 2010 to 2014. Throughout Mr. Flaskey’s tenure at Diamond Resorts, the Company has achieved unprecedented growth both organically and through strategic acquisition integration, as he has shifted the traditional timeshare marketing and sales model to a hospitality-infused process that includes a high-touch upstream engagement stance, providing guests with a service-first approach to marketing and sales. Prior to Diamond Resorts, Mr. Flaskey held key senior executive roles with Starwood Vacation Ownership and Fairfield Resorts (now Wyndham Vacation Ownership). Mr. Flaskey has also successfully negotiated many strategic ambassadorial alliances with world-famous artists, Hall of Famers from Major League Baseball and the National Football League, Super Bowl MVPs, NASCAR legends and current PGA, LPGA and Champions Tour stars. Most notably, he is also the Founder and Executive Director of the Diamond Resorts Invitational.

DEALS (OTHER DEALS)

Colony Capital (Hospitality Business Portfolio):

The Hospitality Business Portfolio of Colony Capital was acquired by Cerberus Capital Management and Highgate Hotels through a $2.8 billion LBO on March 25, 2021.

AccorInvest:

The company received EUR 954 million of development capital from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC), Crédit Agricole Assurances, Colony Capital and Amundi on March 24, 2021. As a part of the transaction, EUR 477 million of debt financing in the form of a state-guaranteed loan was provided by the existing banking partners.

Palms Casino Resort:

The company has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by San Manuel Sovereign Fund through a $650 million LBO on May 4, 2021. Previously, the company was acquired by Red Rock Resorts (NASDAQ: RRR) for $312.5 million on October 3, 2016. The company is being actively tracked by PitchBook.

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BETA Capitalization Report v210603 Manufacturing VC deals

KEYWORDS: Beta Technologies, 24M, Furiosa, Yoto, Nourished, Viken Detection, Battery Technology, electric vehicle, grid storage, manufacturing

DEALS OTHER HIGHLIGHTED

Below is detail on 24M deal, but here are a few other deals highlighted.

Beta Technologies:

The company raised $425.62 million of Series A venture funding in a deal led by Fidelity Management & Research on May 24, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $1.03 billion. Amazon.com also participated in the round. The funding will be used to refine the company’s electric aircraft’s propulsion system and controls, as well as to build out manufacturing space, including expanding its footprint in Vermont on land at the Burlington International Airport.

Furiosa:

The company raised KRW 80 billion of Series B venture funding from Naver, DSC Investment and Aion Asset Management on May 31, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at KRW 180 billion.

Yoto:

The company raised GBP 12.02 million of Series A venture funding in a deal led by Acton Capital on May 11, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at GBP 44.51 million. Emerge Education(VC), Global Founders Capital, JamJar Investments, Caddie Venture, MPL Ventures and Sir Hossein Yassaie also participated in the round.

Nourished: 

The company raised GBP 8 million of Series A venture funding in a deal led by ADM Ventures and Cibus Fund on May 10, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at GBP 42.9 million. Henkel Tech Ventures, RiverPark Ventures and Apater Capital also participated in the round. The funds will be used to develop the portfolio further, adding lines for kids and personalized protein bars to the range this year along with production expansion to the US.

Viken Detection:

The company raised $6.44 million of Series D venture funding from undisclosed investors on May 24, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $50 million.

DEAL PROFILED (M24)

M24, announced on May 17 it has raised a $56.8 million Series E to commercialize its simple, capital-efficient, low-cost SemiSolid™ manufacturing process and expand its technology development programs for grid storage and electric vehicle applications.

The financing was led by global trading company ITOCHU Corporation and as a part of the financing, Hiroaki Murase, General Manager of the Sustainable Energy Business Department, of ITOCHU will join 24M’s Board of Directors. Also participating in the round were new investors Fujifilm Corporation and Mirai Creation Fund II along with previous investors, including Kyocera Corporation, Global Power Synergy Public Company Ltd (GPSC) and North Bridge Venture Partners.

24M’s innovative SemiSolid™ manufacturing platform delivers market-leading price-performance. SemiSolid™ electrodes use no binder, mixing electrolyte with active materials to form a clay-like slurry with unique attributes. As a result, the 24M process eliminates the need for a significant amount of inactive materials and capital-intensive processes like drying and electrolyte filling, thus dramatically reducing manufacturing cost.

About 24M:

24M answers the world’s need for affordable energy storage by enabling a new, more cost-effective solution — SemiSolid™ lithium-ion technology. By re-inventing the design of the battery cell as well as the manufacturing method, 24M solves the critical, decades-old challenge associated with the world’s preferred energy storage chemistry: reducing its high cost while improving its safety, reliability and performance. Founded and led by some of the battery industry’s foremost inventors, scientists and entrepreneurs, 24M is headquartered in Cambridge, Mass.

About CFO:

Mr. Richard Chleboski serves as Chief Financial Officer at 24M. He serves as Chief Financial Officer at TeraDiode. He also serves as the President at RIAJ Enterprises. He was the Chief Executive Officer and a Board member at Bandgap Engineering. He co-founded Evergreen Solar in 1994. In December 2007, he assumed the position of Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Worldwide Expansion since February 2006. He also served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for 12 years. He also served as a Director from June 1995 to May 2003. He worked at Mobil Solar Energy Corporation for seven years where he was the Strategic Planner focusing on developing long-range business plans working with strategic partners. Prior to becoming Strategic Planner, he was a Process Engineer responsible for innovating the operation of Mobil Solar’s manufacturing line as the expert on its performance. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Boston College.

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BETA The Capitalization Report (AI) v210524

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THE CAPITALIZATION REPORT V210524

EDITOR: JD M. and Will E.

KEYWORDS: Asapp, Dragoneer Investment Group, Fidelity Management & Research, Smartly.io, Viralspace.ai, Quest Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Wysa, Cervest, SymphonyRM, Heru Inc.,

DEALS HIGHLIGHS (Recent Deals)

Asapp, Inc., a New York based artificial intelligence research-driven company, raised $120m with Dragoneer Investment Group and Fidelity Management & Research leading the deal (see below form more information)

Smartly.io acquired Viralspace.ai, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based digital advertising A.I. startup. Viralspace investors have included Lightspeed Venture Partners and Quest Venture Partners.

Wysa, a Boston MA-based company that provides an AI-powered mental health platform, raised $5.5M in Series A funding 

Cervest, a London UK-based company which specializes in Al-powered Climat Intelligence (CI) platform, raised $30m in Series A funding

SymphonyRM, a Palo Alto, CA-based provider of AI powered patient engagement solutions for health systems, raised $25m in Series B funding

Heru Inc., a Miami FL-based company developer of wearable AI-powered vision diagnostics and augmentation software, raised $30m in Series A funding 

(See List of 50+ Deals Below)

DEAL OVERVIEW ( Asapp, Inc. )

Developer of a machine learning software designed to make customer experiences more productive. The company’s AI platform augments, automates and enhances conversations with customers to close more deals while focusing on complex and data-rich problems, enabling customer care teams, salespeople and other organizations to be more efficient and effective while realizing their full potential and increase efficiency.

The CEO, Mr. Gustavo Sapoznik, is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Asapp.

DEAL VALUATION ( Asapp, Inc. )

The company raised $120 million of Series C venture funding in a deal co-led by Dragoneer Investment Group and Fidelity Management & Research on May 19, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $1.48 billion. Telstra Ventures, March Capital, Emergence Capital Partners, 40 North Ventures, Victor Wang, Marcus Westin, John Doerr, John Chambers, and Euclidean Capital also participated in the round. The funds will be used to increase investment in its AI Native® and Customer Experience Performance (CXP) platform.

DEAL (Recent AI Deals)

Sempra LNGSempra Energy reached a definitive agreement to sell a 20% stake in the company to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts for $3.37 billion on April 4, 2021. The transaction values the company at approximately $25.2 billion. Proceeds from the sale will be used to help fund growth across Sempra Energy’s $32 billion capital program, which is centered on its U.S. utilities and to further strengthen its balance sheet. The company is being actively tracked by PitchBook.
NuvalentThe company raised $135 million of Series B venture funding in a deal led by Bain Capital Life Sciences on May 11, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $335 million. Fairmount Funds Management, Driehaus Capital Management, Boxer Capital, Venrock, Deerfield Management, Fidelity Management & Research, Wellington Management, Viking Global Investors, Janus Henderson Investors, Avoro Capital and Logos Capital also participated in the round. The funds will be used to advance clinical trials and expand the discovery research pipeline. Previously, the company raised $50 million of Series A venture funding from Deerfield Management and other undisclosed investors on January 27, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $20 million.
NeurelisThe company raised $114.76 million of Series D venture funding from Decheng Capital, Philos & Partners and Cormorant Asset Management on March 5, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $350 million. Other undisclosed investors also participated in the round.
Ventyx BiosciencesThe company raised $114 million of Series A1 venture funding in a deal led by venBio on March 9, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $184 million. OrbiMed, Vivo Capital, Qiming Venture Partners, New Science Ventures, Third Point Ventures, RTW Investments, Janus Henderson Investors, Wellington Management, Cormorant Asset Management, Surveyor Capital and Farallon Capital Management also participated in the round. The funds will be used to accelerate the clinical development of immunology programs and advance preclinical programs against novel drug targets with the prolific drug discovery engine.
FogPharmaThe company raised $107 million of Series C venture funding in a deal led by venBio on March 1, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $150 million. GV, PagsGroup, The Invus Group, HBM Healthcare Investments, 6 Dimensions Capital, Deerfield Management, Cormorant Asset Management, Farallon Capital Management, Blue Pool Capital, Casdin Capital and T. Rowe Price also participated in the round. The funds will be used to advance its lead, only-in-class Helicon peptides aimed at addressing substantial cancer patient populations into clinical development.
TripledotThe company raised GBP 58.93 million of Series A venture funding from Access Industries, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Eldridge (Greenwich) on April 8, 2021, putting the pre-money valuation at GBP 260 million. The funds will be used to expand operations by acquiring studios and rollout the next generation of titles.
Rapid Micro BiosystemsThe company raised $81 million of Series D1 venture funding in a deal led by D1 Capital Partners on March 16, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $625 million. Bain Capital, Ally Bridge Group, Endeavour Vision, Xeraya Capital, Quaker Partners, Longitude Capital, Asahi Kasei Medical, BlackRock, T. Rowe Price, Adage Capital Management, Sunley House Capital Management and CaaS Capital Management also participated in the round. The funds will be used to accelerate the company’s growth.
Aura BiosciencesThe company raised $80 million of Series E venture funding in a deal led by Matrix Capital Management and Surveyor Capital on March 22, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $200 million. Chiesi Ventures, Lundbeckfond Ventures, Medicxi, Ysios Capital, Advent Life Sciences, Arix Bioscience, Columbus Venture Partners, Velosity Capital, Rock Springs Capital and Adage Capital Management also participated in the round. The funds will be used to advance the clinical development of its VDC technology platform, including the pivotal Phase 3 program for AU-011, its lead candidate in development for the first-line treatment of choroidal melanoma, and ongoing research for additional programs in ocular oncology, as well as expanding the VDC technology into bladder cancer, the first non-ophthalmic solid tumor indication.
ComplyAdvantageThe company raised $70 million of Series C venture funding in a deal led by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan on May 20, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $296.26 million. The Goldman Sachs Group and 9 other investors also participated in the round. The company intends to use the fund to accelerate the development of the company’s industry-leading data and suite of products to serve institutions with diverse clients and complex risk exposure.
VyondThe company raised $50 million of venture funding in a deal led by PeakSpan Capital on April 16, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $150 million. The funds will be used to continue its history of high caliber innovation velocity and dedication to delivering superior customer success at scale, for the most demanding customers across the globe.
MineralysThe company raised $40 million of Series A venture funding in a deal led by HBM Healthcare Investments and Samsara BioCapital on April 6, 2021, putting the company’s pre-money valuation at $37.5 million. Adams Street Partners and Catalys Pacific also participated in the round. The company intends to use the fund to complete a phase 2 proof-of-concept study for its lead experimental hypertension treatment, MLS-101 and for preparatory work for late-stage testing of the therapy.
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BETA Capitalization Report v20.05.04

KEYWORDS: Apollo Global Management, Advent International, The Blackstone Group, HealthpointCapital, Spectrum Equity, Cinven, KPS Capital Partners, Warburg Pincus, General Atlantic

NEW FROM EDITOR: Look for good news on May 7th!  Our LinkedIn group “Sell Your Company” will be changing it name soon as it reaches 9,983 members.  Please join us with M&A news at the following URL: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2593533/

PRIVATE EQUITY NEWS:

  • Apollo Global Management is investing $300 million in Cimpressan Irish printing services provider. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • Blackstone acquired a near 7% stake in Energy Transfer, a transporter of natural gases and crude oils, including shares held by Harvest Fund Advisors, per Bloomberg citing sources. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • HealthpointCapital acquired IlluminOss Medicalan East Providence, RI-based provider of technologies for fracture repairs.
  • Cinven and Advent, the private equity firms behind planned Europe’s largest deal in a decade, are seeking other investors to help them pay for the €17.2 billion acquisition for Thyssenkrupp’s elevator business, per the Financial Times citing sources.
  • KPS Capital Partners agreed to acquire Lufkin, a Missouri City, Texas-based maker of rod lift products, from Baker Hughes (NYSE: BKR).  Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • Ocean Link, Warburg Pincus, and General Atlantic have offered to buy 58.com, a Chinese classified ads marketplace, for roughly $8.2 billion.
  • AE Industrial Partners acquired Adcole Maryland Aerospace, a Marlborough, Mass.-based provider of satellite components. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • Spectrum Equity invested in OurFamilyWizard, a Minneapolis, Minn.-based co-parenting application. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • Vander-Bend Manufacturing, a portfolio company of Aterian Investment Partners, acquired TMK Manufacturing, a Santa Clara, Calif.-based specialty prototyping and precision machining provider. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • Macquarie Capital Principal Finance ​acquired a majority stake in Multifuels Midstream Group, a Houston-based operator of lateral natural gas pipelines and related infrastructure in the U.S. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • MPK Equity Partners and Princeton Equity Group invested in Restoration 1, a Waco, Texas-based property restoration company and sister brand Bluefrog Plumbing + Drain, a plumbing franchise.
  • Warburg Pincus invested in Polyplus-transfection SA, a Illkirch, France-based, developer of gene and cell therapies, alongside the existing majority shareholder, ArchiMed. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

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BETA Capitalization Report v04.04.27

KEYWORDS: Enov0, Goodpath, Nuvocargo, SingleOps, Qnergy, OpenInvest, Fishtown Analytics, Digits, LifeSprout, Brain Corp, The Closing Exchange, 

FROM EDITOR:  Good news is that deals are closing and we will try to profile them here as we develop our Report for our readers.

  • Env0, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a self-service cloud management platform for infrastructure as code (IaC) architecture, raised $3.3m in seed funding

  • Goodpath, a Cambridge, Ma.-based telehealth startup focused on  improve helping people managing common health conditions, raised $4m in seed funding

  • Nuvocargo, a New York and Mexico City, Mexico-based digital freight forwarder and customs broker for U.S./Mexico trade, raised $5.3M in seed funding

  • SingleOps, an Atlanta, Ga.-based SaaS business management software for outdoor services companies, raised $6m in funding

  • Qnergy, an Ogden, Utah-based provider of solutions for methane emissions mitigation, raised $10M in Series B financing

  • OpenInvest, a San Francisco, CA-based tech-enabled asset manager that provides customization, direct indexing, and ESG investing at scale, completed a $10.5m Series A1 round of strategic financing

  • Fishtown Analytics, a Philadelphia Pa.-based provider of an open-source data engineering platform, raised $12.9m in Series A funding

  • Digits, a San Francisco, California-based fintech startup, is coming out from stealth mode with $22m in Series B funding

  • LifeSprout, a Baltimore, Md.-based regenerative medicine company founded with technology licensed from Johns Hopkins University, closed a $28.5m Series A financing

  • Brain Corp, a San Diego, CA-based AI company creating core technology in the robotics industry, raised $36m in Series D funding

  • Miro, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a digital whiteboard for distributed teams, raised $50m in Series B funding round

  • The Closing Exchange, a Long Beach, CA-based dynamic vendor management and signing services company, received a multi-million-dollar investment from Decathlon Capital Partners (read here)

  • Medallia, Inc. (NYSE: MDLA), a  San Francisco, Calif.-based global leader in experience management, is to acquire Voci Technologies, a provider of a real-time speech to text platform, for $59m

BETA: Capitalization Report AI v20.03.12

Keywords: artificial intelligence, AI, Unity Technologies, Artomatix, Deep North, SymphonyAI Group, TeraRecon, Dexai Robotics, Hailo, DocuSign, Seal Software, LinkSquares, K Health, Supersie.ai, 

Unity Technologies, a San Francisco, CA-based creator of a real-time 3D development platform, acquired Artomatix, an Ireland-based software company that uses AI and neural networks to streamline 3D artistic workflows in top studios worldwide

SymphonyAI Group, an operating group of business-to-business AI companies, acquired TeraRecon, a Durham, NC-based advanced visualization and AI solution provider for medical imaging

DocuSign (NASDAQ: DOCU) acquired Seal Software, a Walnut Creek, CA – based contract analytics and AI technology provider, for $188 million in cash

Deep North, a Foster City, Calif.-based computer vision and AI-powered video analytics company, closed its $25.7m Series A funding round

Superwise.ai, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based provider of an AI Assurance platform, secured $4.5m in seed funding

Dexai Robotics, a Boston, MA-based AI robotics company focused on commercial kitchen automation, raised $5.5M in seed funding

Hailo, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based AI chipmaker delivering performance to edge devices, raised $60m in Series B funding

FastForward.ai​, a Mountain View, Calif.-based social media SaaS platform for digital marketing, commerce and payments, raised $8M in seed funding

DeepSig, an Arlington, VA-based company developing AI to transform wireless for 5G, IoT, and security, raised $5M in Series A financing

K Health, a NYC- and Tel Aviv, Israel-based AI powered telemedicine company, closed a $48m series C funding

Pony.ai, a Fremont, California-based autonomous driving company, raised $462m in funding

LinkSquares, a Boston, MA-based provider a comprehensive AI-powered SaaS contract management and analysis tool, raised $14.5m in Series A financing

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BETA The Capitalization Report v20.03.10 Fund

Keyword for fund version of the report: Elevate Capital, LSP, Imperial College London, Kleiner Perkins, Vertica Capital Partners, Bregal Sagemount, Innovestor, Anthemis, BV Investment Partners,

Silicon Valley based venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins has launched its nineteenth fund, KP19, with $700M

Elevate Capital, a Portland, Ore.-based venture capital fund that supports inclusion and diversity by targeting entrepreneur investments in women and minorities that includes founders of color, LGBTQ, immigrants, and veterans, is raising a second fund

LSP, a life sciences investor in Europe, has held its final close of LSP 6 at the $600m hard cap

Imperial College London has launched its first Innovation fund to invest in early-stage, high-growth, knowledge-intensive companies spun out of the world top ten university

Vertica Capital Partners, a NYC-based private equity firm, closed its $205m maiden fund

RTP Global, a global venture capital firm focused on early-stage technology investments, is launching a $650M fund to back tech startups

Bregal Sagemount, a NYC-based growth-focused private equity firm, closed its Bregal Sagemount Fund III, at $1.5 billion

Innovestor, a Helsinki, Finland-based venture capital firm, held the first close of its new B2B Industrial Technology Fund, at €30M

Anthemis, a London, UK and NYC-based venture platform dedicated to investing in the change in financial services, held the first close of its $90m latest discretionary fund

BV Investment Partners, a Boston, MA-based middle-market private equity firm, closed BV Investment Partners Fund X, at $1.1 billion

The Capitalization Report has identified 35 plus new funds.  Contact us at NewFunds@RedHookCapital.co anytime for more information.

PRESS RELEASE FROM KLEINER PERKINS:

Announcing KP19 Thursday, March 5, 2020

We’re excited to announce Kleiner Perkins’ nineteenth venture fund, KP19, with $700M to focus on early stage investments in Enterprise, Consumer, Hardtech, Fintech, and Healthcare companies.

The last few years in venture capital have been incredibly exciting with more amazing entrepreneurs and growing businesses than ever before. The momentum in our industry is palpable, and the opportunity is bigger than ever. Success requires a jedi-like focus and a small, nimble team of dedicated practitioners.