Growth Capital Conference

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Thursday, April 26, 2018 -- Network with capital sources: Angels,VCs,High Net Worths,advisors and 100 entrepreneurs seeking capital and counsel. See [link] (more

Venture Capital is About Human Capital

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Fundamentally venture capital is about human capital. In the end I know the only true differentiator in venture capital is the company you keep. Venture Capital is a people business.

Casa Verde Capital Raises $45M Investment Fund

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West Hollywood-based Casa Verde Capital said this week that it has raised $45M in its debut, investment fund, which will specifically invest in the "ancillary cannabis" industry. The venture capital firm--whose founders include Calvin Broadus (aka Snoop Dogg)--said it will specifically invest in agtech, health & wellness, financial services, technology, media, compliance and laboratory technology related to the legal cannabis industry.

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Clearlake Capital Acquires Provation

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital Group said this morning that it has acquired Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Provation Medical , a developer of software for the healthcare documentation and coding market. documentation healthcare software acquisition merger investor investment equity private capital clearlake provation

The Minority Venture Capital Opportunity

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This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the historic billion-dollar leveraged buyout of Beatrice Foods, put together by African-American business pioneer Reginald Lewis.

Core Innovation Capital Announces $100M In Second Venture Capital Fund

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Los Angeles-based fintech investor Core Innovation Capital announced this morning that it has closed its second fund, which is at $100M so far. Core Innovation Capital says it has also invested in a couple of yet-unannounced companies, which are in stealth mode. The venture capital investor says it currently is hiring a full time intern for the Summer, to work at the company either in San Francisco or Los Angeles.

Growth Capital Conference

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Thursday, October 26, 2017 -- Growth Capital Conference. Network with capital sources, advisors, deal makers and 100 entrepreneurs seeking capital and counsel. DEAL DISPLAY showcases growing firms needing capital and counse. View products, videos, online demos. See [link] (more

Clearlake Capital Buys Perforce Software

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital said this morning that it has acquired Perforce Software , a developer of version control software. clearlake capital perforce merger acquisition private equity software summit sourceFinancial details of the buy were not announced. Perforce was based in Minneapolis, MN, and had previously been owned by another private equity company, Summit Partners.

March Capital Backs SpyCloud In $5M Funding

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Santa Monica-based venture investor March Capital Partners has led additional funding in SpyCloud , a company developing software to prevent account takeovers by cybercriminals, has raised $5M in a Series A funding round. SpyCloud announced this morning that it raised the new funding from Silverton Partners and March Capital Partners, both existing investors in the startup. employee capital venture security cybersecurity cybercriminal march spycloud

UCLA Pulls Commitments From Binary Capital

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UCLA , a limited partner in venture capital investment fund Binary Capital , has pulled its committment to the venture fund over the weekend, after Managing Director Justin Caldbeck was accused of unwanted advances towards women. UCLA had been one of the venture capital fund's first investors. ucla binary capital limited partner venture sexual harassment

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Clearlake Capital's NetDocuments Acquires ThreadKM

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital and portfolio firm NetDocuments said today they have acquired ThreadKM , a developer of project management and collaboration software. Clearlake Capital acquired NetDocuments in March. netdocuments threadkm clearlake capital private equity

Lowercase Capital

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At Lowercase Capital, we invest in startups, acquire later stage companies, and advise businesses and funds of all sizes on strategy and execution.

Growth Capital Conference

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Thursday, October 27, 2016 -- Growth Capital Conference. Network with capital sources, advisors, deal makers and 100 entrepreneurs seeking capital and counsel. DEAL DISPLAY showcases growing firms needing capital. View products, online demos. See [link] (more

Clearlake Capital Acquires NetDocuments

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital Group announced this morning that it has acquired NetDocuments , a provider of cloud-based document management, email management, and collaboration software for law firms and corporate legal and compliance customers. Clearlake Capital said the company will continue to be led by Matt Duncan, CEO, and Alvin Tedjamulia, CTO. clearlake capital netdocuments merger acquisition document cloud management legal

Growth Capital Conference

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Thursday, July 27, 2017 -- Growth Capital Conference. Network with capital sources, advisors, deal makers and 100 entrepreneurs seeking capital and counsel. DEAL DISPLAYtm showcases growing firms needing capital. View products, videos, online demos. Hot Networking Breakfast at 7:00 AM sharp! See [link] (more

Snoop Dogg's Casa Verde Capital Funds Green Bits

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West Hollywood-based Casa Verde Capital , the new, $45M investment fund run by rapper Snoop Dogg, is one of the investors in a software developer developing code for running cannabis businesses. Green Bits , which focuses on compliance for cannabis dispensaries and retailers, said it raised $17M in a Series A funding, led by Tiger Global, and also included Snoop Dogg's Casa Verde Capital.

Wpromote Gets Investment From Shamrock Capital

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Los Angeles-based digital marketing agency Wpromote has received a private equity investment from Shamrock Capital , the two announced today--the first ever outside investment received by Wpromote, ever. The companies did not say how large of a stake Shamrock Capital has taken in Wpromote. marketing agency digital private acquisition merger investment venture capital shamrock wpromote

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March Capital Backs Mandal's The Fabric

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Los Angeles-based March Capital Partners has joined Verizon Ventures in backing a new, early stage investment accelerator--called The Fabric --whose co-founders include Sumant Mandal, a Managing Partner at March Capital Partners, and former Managing Partner at Clearstone Ventures. march capital fabric venture clearstone sumant mandal cloud infrastructure software

Clearlake Capital Sells Calero Software

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital announced today that it has sold off one of its portfolio firms, Calero Software , to private equity investor Riverside Partners. clearlake capital calero software merger acquisition private equityFinancial terms of the sale were not announced. Clearlake created Calero in 2013, when it rolled up three companies--Veramark Technologies, PINNACLE, and Movero--into a single entity.

Bonfire Ventures Launches $60M Venture Capital Fund

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investor volger leah mullen mark andelman investment capital venture ventures bonfireLos Angeles-based Bonfire Ventures said this morning that it has officially launched with its first fund, a new $60M fund aimed at early stage startups. The fund was founded by longtime Southern California technology investors Jim Andelman and Mark Mullen, who are joined by Leah Volger, formerly of Google and Santander InnoVentures.

Clearlake Capital Acquires LANDESK

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital Group L.P. management software heat bravo thoma equity private acquisition merger landesk capital clearlakeannounced this morning that it has agreed to acquire LANDESK , a developer of IT management software, from private equity investor Thoma Bravo. Financial details of the deal were not announced. As part of the acquisition, LANDESK said it will merge its existing portfolio company, HEAT Software, with LANDESK.

March Capital Partners Backs SpyCloud

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Los Angeles-based venture investor March Capital Partners is one of the investors in SpyCloud , a new startup in the cybersecurity market, focused on protecting businesses from data breaches. in a seed funding from Silverton Partners and March Capital Partners. The investment is one of several in the cybersecurity space for March Capital Partners, including investments in Crowdstrike and E8. spycloud venture capital march partners investment data breach

Growth Capital Conference

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 -- Growth Capital Conference. Network with capital sources, advisors, deal makers and 100 entrepreneurs seeking capital and counsel. DEAL DISPLAYtm showcases growing firms needing capital. View products, online demos. Hot Networking Breakfast at 7:00 AM sharp! See [link] (more

Toba Capital Backs Grow.com In $16M In Funding

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Toba Capital , the venture fund run by former Quest Software founder Vinny Smith, has backed reporting and analytics dashboard software developer Grow.com in a $16M Series B funding round. Toba Capital also led Grow.com's SEries A funding. Toba Capital is based in Orange County. grow software analytics reporting venture capital saas toba business intelligence vinny smith

Palisades Venture Capital Mystery Solved

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A number of Los Angeles area insiders were attempting to figure out what the mysterious "Palisades Venture Capital Group" was from. There is an existing, unrelated Palisades Venture Capital, which now goes by Palisades Growth Capital. The "new" Palisades Venture Capital, which is actually GameMine's CEO, Daniel Starr, had posted a mysterious website which was plagiarized from the existing website of Spark Capital.

SmartAction Finds Funding From Staley, TVC Capital

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El Seguno-based SmartAction , which is developing artificial intelligence-driven, call center automation software, said today that it has raised funding in a management recapitalization by private equity investors Staley Capital and TVC Capital. Staley Capital is based in Boston, and TVC Capital is based in San Diego. ORIX Growth Capital and Silicon Valley Bank provided debt financing to the company, with G-Bar Ventures also participating in the transaction.

Growth Capital Conference

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 -- Growth Capital Conference. Network with capital sources, advisors, deal makers and 100 entrepreneurs seeking capital and counsel. DEAL DISPLAYtm showcases growing firms needing capital. See [link] (more

Illumina Ventures Raises $230M Venture Capital Fund

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Illumina Ventures , the early-stage venture capital investor which was founded by San Diego-based life sciences equipment maker Illumina , says it has raised $230M for its first fund. The venture capital investment fund said it is focused on genomics, and will invest in companies in the areas of life science research, clinical diagnostics, novel therapeutic platforms, and other technologies impacting human health.

Miva Gets Growth Capital Injection

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San Diego-based Miva , the developer of e-commerce shopping cart software, has received a growth capital funding from private equity investor Bison Capital Partners, the companies said this week. Miva said that the investment is the first time in its history that it has accepted growth capital funding. capital venture equity private bison cart shopping ecommerce miva

Moonshots Capital Gets Acquisition At Edbacker

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Los Angeles-based venture investment firm Moonshots Capital , which is led by Kelly Perdew, has scored an exit at portfolio company Edbacker. Edbacker was venture backed by 1776, Moonshots Capital, Michael Chasen (Former Blackboard Founder and CEO), Capital Factory of Austin, and Acrebay Investment Management. edbacker moonshots capital merger acquisition school fundraising district education livingtree

Interview with Kelly Perdew, Moonshots Capital

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Our interview this morning is with Kelly Perdew of Moonshots Capital , a Los Angeles based investment firm that makes seed stage investments in early stage companies�and in particular, for this Veterans Day, in companies founded by military veterans. I decided to found Moonshots Capital as an angel syndicate through our network of accredited angels, basically as a single purpose vehicle. Kelly Perdew: We're seeing 100 plus deals a month, and we can be contacted at Moonshots Capital.

TVC Capital Backs BitTitan

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San Diego-based growth and private equity investor TVC Capital is the lead backer of cloud services company BitTitan , which announced a $15M, Series A financing this morning. According to BitTitan, the funding was led by TVC Capital, and also included Tao Capital Partners, and was the company's first funding since it was foundedi n 2007. Steve Hamerslag of TVC Capital will join BitTitan's board as part of the funding.

Mucker Capital

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Mucker Capital invests in seed and “pre-seed” stage companies building defensible and scalable businesses in Internet software, services and media