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Frazier Healthcare Tops Target for Life Sciences Fund, Grabbing $617M on...

Frazier Healthcare raised a greater-than-expected $617 million for its latest fund, as private investors’ appetite for healthcare innovation shows no sign of slowing.

Head of Japan’s Biggest Public Fund Says Short Selling Isn’t Compatible...

The world’s largest pension fund, Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund, is getting pushback from a recent decision to throw in its lot...

Magnetar Raising $400 Million for Healthcare Fund as Private Money Piles...

Magnetar Capital, which has made billions on its energy and infrastructure bets, is joining others who are seeing green lights flashing in...

Portag3 Raises Largest Canadian Fintech Fund Even as Investment in Sector...

Portag3 Ventures pulled in $321.2 million in closing its second fintech-focused fund, making it the largest Canadian investing pool committed to early...

Green Investing’s Moment? Demand Surges for Clean Energy Ventures’ Fund

Green investments, at times shunned and misunderstood by mainstream investors, may be having their moment in the sun.  In...

Accion’s Venture Lab Announces $33 Million Fund to Expand Inclusive Fintech...

Kenyan shopkeepers, Chinese farmers and U.S. migrant workers are all vital parts of the global economy. The formal economy, though, has mostly...

UBS Raises $225 Million for KKR Fund, As Institutions Add to...

UBS raised $225 million from private clients for KKR’s Global Impact fund, the latest example of major financial institutions responding to demand...

KKR’s Impact Fund Said to Top $1 Billion on Robust ESG...

KKR & Co.’s fundraising for its first Global Impact Fund surpassed its goal, as bets on investments intended to provide a social...

BlackRock Pays $90 Billion Price For Ignoring Its Own Climate Change...

BlackRock’s fossil fuel investments cost its investors $90 billion in lost value and missed opportunities over the last decade, according to a...

Smartphone Maker ROKiT Launches $50 Million Indie Game Development Fund

ROKiT, maker of 3D smartphones and handheld devices, launched a $50 million development fund to support independent game developers.

Kiva Starts Refugee Fund to Raise Larger Amounts for Micro-Lenders

Kiva, the crowdsourced micro-lending platform, is going bigger to help refugees gain access to larger amounts of capital by launching the Kiva...

Hatteras Venture Plans to Fund Life Science Startups With New Fund

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to for their impact on industry. Venture capital firm Hatteras Venture Partners raised $94 million for its...

Data Collective Looks to Launch New, Possibly Largest-to-Date Fund

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to for their impact on industry. Palo Alto, California-based Data Collective (DCVC) is looking to raise a...

Cool Japan Fund Invests $10M in Fashion Platform Clozette

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to for their impact on industry. Clozette Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based social platform focused on fashion and...

Blackstone Group Raises Record Amount for Flagship Fund

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to for their impact on industry. Blackstone Group’s flagship buyout fund is the private equity firm’s largest...

Michael Shaoul: “[Tech giants] are starting to get so large that...

Perspectives: Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. Two large Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs), Saudi...

Ekta and Sanjit Singh Dang: “For most corporations it is not...

Strategic Investors: Profiles of investors with strategies to consider. Sanjit Singh Dang and Ekta Dang, the founders of Santa Clara-based U First Capital, bring innovative technology...
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