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Correlation Ventures Raises $200M In New Investment Fund

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Correlation Ventures , a venture capital investment firm with offices in San Diego, Palo Alto, and New York City, said this week that it has raised $200M in a new investment fund. The company said the second fund was oversubscribed, and brings its total assets under management to $366M. READ MORE>>.

ROX Medical Gets $40M Funding

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San Clemente-based ROX Medical , a startup developing medical devices to treat hypertension, has raised $40M in a Series E funding, the company said this morning. The funding was led by Novartis Venture Fund and Apple Tree Partners and also included prior investors Versant Ventures and Domain Associates. READ MORE>>.

Netwrix Gets Series A Funding

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Irvine-based Netwrix , a developer of hybrid cloud security software, has received a Series A funding round, the company said Tuesday. The funding was led by Updata Partners. Netwrix, led by Michael Fimin, said the funding will go towards product development and growth. Size of the round was not announced. READ MORE>>.

What I Learned In 2015: Lawrence Ng, OnRamp Fund

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Today's thoughts are from Lawrence Ng , who founded Oversee.net, and just launched the OnRamp Fund (onrampfund.com). READ MORE>>.

Kareo Gets $15M Debt Funding

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Irvine-based Kareo , which provides cloud-based, medical office software, said Friday that it has raised $15M in a mezzanine debt funding round. The funding came from Escalate Capital Partners. The company said the new funding brings its total raised to $47M in 2014. Terms of the new funding were not announced.

Core Innovation Capital Backs Mosaic's $220M Funding

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Los Angeles-based fintech investor Core Innovation Capital is one of the backers in a big, $220M equity funding for solar power financing provider Mosaic. Core Innovation Capital is very active nationally in fintech investments, and raised a big fund in 2015. The company is based in Oakland. READ MORE>>.

Report: Crosscut Ventures Launching Fourth Venture Investment Fund

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Los Angeles-based venture capital investor Crosscut Ventures has reportedly started approaching limited partners (LPs) for investments in a new fund, its fourth. Crosscut's last fund, Crosscut Ventures 3, was worth $75M. Crosscut has not yet filed regulatory details on the new fund. READ MORE>>.

Embodied Gets Funding From Intel For Personal Robots

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Pasadena-based Embodied , a new startup developer "affordable personal robots", has raised funding from Intel Capital. Size of the funding was not announced. recent regulatory filing from Embodied suggests the funding round was worth around $3.79M. READ MORE>>.

SaaS Funding Targest Software Companies With New Santa Monica Office

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SaaS Funding , a new provider of debt funding to software-as-a-service companies, said it has set up an office in Santa Monica. SaaS Funding's Santa Monica office is led by Charlie Perer. saas funding santa monica debt financing finance venture capital software investmentREAD MORE>>.

University of California Plans $250M Venture Capital Fund

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The fund would seek to invest in companies started on campus, from University research, and from students. READ MORE>>.

Should Startups Announce Their Funding?

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Is Funding a Worthy Announcement? There are reasons you may delay funding announcement but rarely reasons not to announce. 1. Benefits.

Changes in the Venture Capital Funding Environment

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Explosion in Seed Funds. Now seed funding is conventional wisdom. I 3VCs agreed to fund an inside round and cut costs.

Appetize Raises $20M In Funding, Ramps Hiring

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Los Angeles-based point-of-sale technology developer Appetize said Tuesday that it has raised $20M in a new funding round, led by private equity investor Shamrock Capital Advisors. Oak View Group, led by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff, also participated, along other investors. READ MORE>>.

Mucker Capital Raises $45M Fund, Mucker III

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Los Angeles-based Mucker Capital said this week that it has closed on a new, $45M fund, Mucker III. The fund, run by Erik Rannala and William Hsu, did not detail the limited partners in the new fund. Mucker Capital started fundraising for that new fund in May of last year. READ MORE>>.

Quarterly Gets Funding From Science

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Los Angeles-based subscription box service Quarterly , which develops unique gift boxes every three months from such influencers as Pharrell Williams, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and actress Rosario Dawson, has raised a round of funding and connected with Los Angeles-based Science Inc. Size of the investment was not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

mobileStorm Gets Debt Funding

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Los Angeles-based mobileStorm , the provider of mobile messaging and email marketing services headed by Jared Reitzin, has scored a venture debt funding, according to provider Agility Capital. Financial details of the funding and terms were not announced. mobilestorm venture capital debt funding agility mobile marketing

Unitas Global Gets Funding For Private Cloud Efforts

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Los Angeles-based Unitas Global , a new, cloud services company founded by infrastructure veteran Grant Kirkwood, said today that it has raised a new funding round, from MK Capital and Azure Capital. Size of the funding round was not announced. enterprise infrastructure capital venture funding cloud private global unitas

Avalon Leads $18M in Early Funding for Cancer Immunotherapy Startup

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[ Note: The headline has been corrected to better describe the company’s type of funding. 9/27/16, 2:09 p.m. Bregua Corp.,

TVC Capital Raises $115M Software Fund

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San Diego-based TVC Capital , the software-focused, growth equity investment firm founded by Jeb Spencer and Steve Hamerslag has raised a big, $115M software fund, the company said Wednesday. The fund said that TVC Capital III was oversubscribed, and closed in only 90 days. million in revenues. READ MORE>>.

What To Do When Your Competitor Gets Funded?

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We will have two well-funded companies educating the market on why this market opportunity for the $24 billion US storage market is ripe for disruption. When we funded Sam , Rahul and team at MakeSpace > 2.5 What should you do when a competitor announces a big fund raise? Pretending the funding didn’t happen is dumb.

Cooley Attorneys Setting Up Venture Fund

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It's unclear how and if the new venture fund will invest in any of the firm's new Silicon Beach clients. READ MORE>>.

Aligned TeleHealth Gets Angel Funding

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Size of the funding was not announced. The company said the funding came from Deepak Chopra, the CEO and founder of OSI Systems, and Hector Sulaiman, CEO of Controles Graficos. Both join the company''s board of advisors. Aligned Telehealth is led by Nitin Nanda. READ MORE>>.

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How to Develop Your Fund Raising Strategy

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And of course I’ve sat on the other side of the table: As a VC. I now observes the fund raising process as a profession. Call high. Lobby.

Viddy Confirms $30M Funding

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Viddy said the Series B funding comes from New Enterprise Associates, Goldman Scahs, Khosla Ventures, and Battery Ventures. READ MORE>>.

Ashton Kutcher, Sound Ventures Back Gigster In $10M Funding

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San Francisco-based Gigster said this morning that it has raised $10M in a Series A funding, which came from Andreessen Horowitz, along with Ashton Kutcher and Sound Ventures; Y Combinator; SV Angel and Ron Conway; and Jason Calacanis and Launch Fund. Gigster says its online service it targeted at both enterprises and startups.

SteelHouse Adds $49M In Funding

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Los Angeles-based advertising software developer SteelHouse is announcing this morning that it has raised $49M in a new funding round. The funding was led by Mercato Partners, and also included Staley Capital and Silicon Valley Bank. SteelHouse is led by Mark Douglas. READ MORE>>. capital venture software advertising adtech steelhous

Ecinity Scores Funding Round

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Los Angeles-based Ecinity , a developer of online, automated marketing software for the SMB market, has raised a round of funding from Siemer Ventures and others, according to details on investments released by Siemer Ventures yesterday. Ecinity, which is still in stealth mode, is one of the companies in the MuckerLab accelerator.

Fika Ventures Seeks $50M For New Venture Fund

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Los Angeles-based Fika Ventures , founded by Tx Zhuo and Eva Ho , is looking to raise a total of $50M for a new investment fund, according to a pair of regulatory filings by the firm in the last week. fund, Fika Ventures LP, and $11.5M for Fika Ventures - A LP. The new firm has two separate filings for a $38.5M READ MORE>>.

Coronal Energy Gets Funding From Panasonic

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Financial terms of the funding were not disclosed. Pasadena-based Coronal Energy , a provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) project development, financing, and operation services for the utility, municipal and corporate market, has scored a strategic investment from Panasonic , the two said this morning. READ MORE>>.

The Full Dataset on What VCs are Thinking About Funding in 2016

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We use this try to draw some context that informs our funding decisions. Of course we fund companies in good markets and bad.

Why Was Winter in Venture Capital Funding so Short?

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Yet as we enter February 2017 the VC funding markets are booming, Snap, Inc has filed for its IPO, AppDynamics was just purchased for $3.7

Three LA Organizations Score Funding From Google For CS Education

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Three, local Los Angeles organizations -- DIY Girls , LA Maker Space , and Teens Exploring Technology (TXT), have scored nonprofit funding from Google, as part of the 2016 Google RISE Awards , according to the groups. All three groups help increase access to computer science (CS) for Los Angeles kis and youth. READ MORE>>.

USC Marshall Awards $50K In Seed Funding Competition

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According to USC Marshall, it awarded $15,000 in seed funding for two first place winners, and four $5,000 seed prizes to companies.

American Solar Direct Lands Investment Funding For Rooftop Solar

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Size of the funding round was not announced. The new funding will go towards accelerating growth and expansion at the copmany. Los Angeles-based residential solar energy provider American Solar Direct has raised a round of investment, from Dubai-based solar developer and investor Adenium Energy Capital. READ MORE>>.

Pasadena Angels Form $1.3M Investment Fund

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Pasadena, California (June 1, 2016) – The Pasadena Angels (PA) today announced the formation of their first investment fund at $1.3 million, PA Fund 1 (The Fund). The Fund will specialize in seed and early stage investments and will co-invest exclusively in deals that are subscribed by Pasadena Angels members. 

Qualcomm Launches Medical Devices Subsidiary, $100M Fund

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The new subsidiary will also backed by a new, venture capital investment fund worth $100M, called the Qualcomm Life Fund , which will invest in medical device manufacturers. qualcomm medical devices investment fund venture capital lifescienceREAD MORE>>.

CarLabs Gets Funding For Car Shopping Bots

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Los Angeles-based CarLabs , a new startup developing conversational "bots" to guide users through car shopping, has scored an angel funding, the company said late last week. Size of the funding round was not announced. carlabs shopping angel funding venture capital artificial intelligence ecommerceREAD MORE>>.

Cogitai Gets Funding From Sony

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Cogitai said it would be using the new funding for "aggressive" hiring at the company. software funding strategic intelligence artificial sony cogitaiAnaheim-based Cogitai l, a new artificial intelligence (AI) software startup, said Tuesday that it has raised a strategic round of investment from Sony Corporation. READ MORE>>.

FastCall411 Gets Funding

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Hollywood-based FastCall411 , the developer of pay-per-call technology headed by Richard Rosen, has scored funding from Dave McClure's 500 Startups fund. FastCall411 was one of seven recipients of funding from the Twilio Startup Fund, a fund which looks to invest $250,000 in startups that use Twilio's telephony API.

Codesmith Raised $1.1 Million Funding Round Lead by Test Prep CEO

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million funding round led by Chad Troutwine, the CEO of  Veritas Prep. round of investment to bring their unique coding education focused on technical excellence, communication and community to new students in Los Angeles,” read the funding announcement. That’s right, LA-based Codesmith has just raised a $1.1

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