BETA The Capitalization Report v20.01.31


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“Capitalization should always result in a return for investors with the goal of improving humanity” – J20.01.31.16P

FUND NEWS

  1. 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
  2. Ribbit Capital, a Palo Alto, CA-based fintech-focused venture capital firm, is raising $420m for its sixth fund;
  3. 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;
  4. Prime Movers Lab, a Jackson, Wyo.-based partnership that invests in breakthrough scientific startups, raised approximately $100m for its first early-stage fund;
  5. Bloc Ventures Limited, a London, UK-based venture capital firm focused on European early-stage deep technology investment, raised over £20m in equity funding
  6. 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
  7.  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, UtahJan. 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.

Read More: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/utah-tech-community-launches-silicon-slopes-ventures-300996454.html

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20180914 IN Pipeline with focus on VC funds


Venture Capital funds are still raising small funds vs. the mega funds  (i.e Billion dollar Softbank Vision Fund)!  Our Senior Executive Advisors have their own small funds (really just family office money of theirs) as well as investing in a few ( We had 125% return on a Draper fund in 45 days during the internet bubble.

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INVESTOR NETWORK (IN) PIPELINE 09-14-2018 VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDS

  • Seven Peaks Ventures, a Bend, Oregon-based early-stage venture capital firm, closed its second fund, at $28m

  • Raise Ventures, a Paris, France-based venture capital firm, held the first close of its first fund, at €60m

  • Golden Gate Ventures, a Southeast Asian venture capital firm, raised its 3rd fund, at US$100M

  • State Farm, a Bloomington, Illinois-based insurer of cars and homes in the U.S., has launched a $100M venture capital initiative

  • Cibolo Energy Management, LLC, a Houston, TX-based energy focused, private equity firm providing growth-oriented credit solutions to middle market upstream and midstream companies, closed Cibolo Energy Partners I, L.P., at $245m

  • Ribbit Capital to raise $420M fifth fintech fund

PRESS RELEASE FROM STATE FARM ON THIER NEW FUND

State Farm, a Bloomington, Illinois-based insurer of cars and homes in the U.S., has launched a $100M venture capital initiative.

Newly formed State Farm Ventures will focus on investing in startups developing technologies and products in order to fulfill customer needs in innovative ways. Led by Michael Remmes, Innovation Executive, the arm will focus on several key areas, with the goal of providing new and innovative products and solutions to customers.

State Farm and its affiliates provide auto and home insurance in the United States. Via nearly 19,000 agents and approximately 65,000 employees, the companies serve approximately 83 million policies and accounts – approximately 81 million auto, fire, life, health and commercial policies and approximately 2 million bank accounts.

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