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Underscore VC Quickly Raises $117M for Second Early-Stage Fund

UNDERSCORE VC QUICKLY RAISES $117M FOR SECOND EARLY-STAGE FUND

Underscore VC's partners planned to begin seeking capital for the firm's second early-stage venture fund in the fall. Instead, their...

 
 
 
Techstars Boston Demo Day: VC Gets More Selective, Plus 3 Takeaways

TECHSTARS BOSTON DEMO DAY: VC GETS MORE SELECTIVE, PLUS 3 TAKEAWAYS

It's getting tougher out there for early-stage startups, but Techstars Boston keeps plugging away. In the age of “unicorns” and “mega-rounds”...

Venture-capital funding in 2017 was the highest it's been in the past 10 years

VENTURE-CAPITAL FUNDING IN 2017 WAS THE HIGHEST IT'S BEEN IN THE PAST 10 YEARS

Venture-capital funding is booming in the United States. According to Pitchbook data charted for us by Statista , startup funding reached...

 
 
 
SD Venture Funding Tops $1.9B in 2017; and Q4 Top 10 Deals

SD VENTURE FUNDING TOPS $1.9B IN 2017; AND Q4 TOP 10 DEALS

Venture capital activity ended the year with a strong finish in San Diego, as investors poured $498.4 million into 61 companies during...

 
 
 
Business Leaders: Foxconn Plant Could Benefit WI Startups, Lure VC

BUSINESS LEADERS: FOXCONN PLANT COULD BENEFIT WI STARTUPS, LURE VC

Local startup companies could be among the beneficiaries of a 25 million-square-foot manufacturing facility that Foxconn, a Taiwanese...

 
 
 
Map of Europe's most valuable startups by country will surprise you

MAP OF EUROPE'S MOST VALUABLE STARTUPS BY COUNTRY WILL SURPRISE YOU

Europe's tech scene is growing fast. And thanks to a new interactive map from PitchBook, we can see how the hottest company in each...

 
 
 
Venture Capital spending is on track to be higher than it has been in years, but fewer companies are getting funded

VENTURE CAPITAL SPENDING IS ON TRACK TO BE HIGHER THAN IT HAS BEEN IN YEARS, BUT FEWER COMPANIES ARE GETTING FUNDED

Venture capitalists have been on a spending spree so far in 2017, but have been funding significantly fewer companies than in the past....

 
 
 
This map shows just how concentrated VC money is on the west coast

THIS MAP SHOWS JUST HOW CONCENTRATED VC MONEY IS ON THE WEST COAST

While everyone knows anecdotally that California is the place to go if you're looking for a drink from the venture capital fountain,...

Amazon quietly bought a gaming company for $10 million, according to reports

AMAZON QUIETLY BOUGHT A GAMING COMPANY FOR $10 MILLION, ACCORDING TO REPORTS

Amazon has reportedly acquired yet another company involved in the video game industry. PitchBook is reporting that Amazon purchased...

 
 
 
VC Investment in Seattle Companies Up 27 Percent in First Half

VC INVESTMENT IN SEATTLE COMPANIES UP 27 PERCENT IN FIRST HALF

Seattle companies raised $803 million in venture capital during the first half of 2017, a 27 percent increase over the first six months...

UX DESIGNER I - PITCHBOOK DATA, INC. - SEATTLE, WA

The PitchBook Platform is a cutting edge web and mobile application that provides private equity and venture capital data and analysis...

 
 
 
New NW-Focused Tech VC Firm Flies Under the Radar

NEW NW-FOCUSED TECH VC FIRM FLIES UNDER THE RADAR

A group of Seattle-area angel investors is organizing a new tech-focused early stage venture capital fund. Flying Fish Partners is...

VCs Poured $300M into Seattle Area Companies in Q1, Up 33 Percent

VCS POURED $300M INTO SEATTLE AREA COMPANIES IN Q1, UP 33 PERCENT

Seattle-area companies collected some $300 million in investment during the first quarter, with biotech and medical devices companies...

 
 
 
Seattle Week in Review: Mech Bezos, Bay Area Capital, Family Leave

SEATTLE WEEK IN REVIEW: MECH BEZOS, BAY AREA CAPITAL, FAMILY LEAVE

Spring will get here eventually, and it will be more glorious for the wait. In the meantime, we're looking back on a relatively quiet...

Investors Reboot Wisconsin Venture Capital Association

INVESTORS REBOOT WISCONSIN VENTURE CAPITAL ASSOCIATION

The Wisconsin Venture Capital Association, a nonprofit trade group that was formed in 2002 but has been dormant since 2008, is springing...