VC Industry Makes Slow Progress on Diversity
Despite their wide recognition for exerting a positive effect on business results, diversity and inclusion programs remain relatively rare among VC firms.
Silicon Valley Bank Buys Leerink for $280M
The acquisition will enable to SVB to expand its investment banking services for life sciences companies.
Late-Stage Funding Rounds Draw Heaps of Capital
Mature startups have raised hundreds of millions of dollars in the past week.
Should You IPO?
Unless your company is big, profitable, and a category leader, the wisest choice may be to wait.
PwC Auditor Accused of VC Fund Audit Failures
Adrian Beamish allegedly failed to properly scrutinize millions of dollars in payments that biotech investor Steven Burrill made from a fund.
Tech Breathes New Life into IPO Market
The sluggish IPO market is on track for one of its worst years since 2009, but a blockbuster tech deal could be the catalyst for a resurgent fourth quarter.
Money, Exit Options Drying Up for Unicorns
Venture investors and public markets are starting to balk at the sky-high valuations of some tech startups.
Smacc Raises $3.8M for Robo-Accounting Platform
Accounting software startup Smacc uses intelligent algorithms to automate accounting and finance processes.
Venture Capital Has Best Quarter in 10 Years
VC firms raised $12 billion during the first quarter, suggesting investors are confident the IPO market will rebound.
VC Firms Report Another Strong Fundraising Year
Dollar commitments hit $28.2 billion, well above the annual average since 2006, said Thomson Reuters and the NVCA.
Capital Still Flowing Into Venture-Backed Firms
The five largest third-quarter deals involved Social Finance, Uber Technologies, Fanatics, DraftKings, and GitHub.