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Dan Primack / Fortune:
Andreessen Horowitz announces it has raised $1.5B for its fifth fund, all from previous limited partners   —  Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has raised $1.5 billion for its fifth fund, maintaining its position as one of Silicon Valley's best-capitalized investors.
Jun 10, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Sherpa Capital raises $172M for Sherpa Ventures II, a new early-stage fund, and $298M for Sherpa Everest, a mid-stage fund   —  Sherpa Capital, the San Francisco-based venture capital firm led by Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford, on Thursday announced that it has raised $470 million for a pair of new funds.
Jun 9, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Home WiFi startup Eero raises $50M led by Menlo Ventures, expected in Best Buy stores this summer   —  Eero, the maker of home Wi-Fi devices that use multiple access points to improve coverage, on Tuesday will announce that it has raised $50 million in new venture capital funding.
May 25, 2016, 8:05 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
BlackJet, an on-demand private jet service launched by a team that included Uber co-founder Garrett Camp, shuts down   —  BlackJet, an on-demand private jet service created by Uber co-founder and chairman Garrett Camp, today informed members that it is “abruptly” ceasing operations.
May 7, 2016, 9:25 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Inside the acrimonious breakdown of Xfund, the early-stage VC firm with ties to Harvard University   —  Harvard-Linked VC Fund Goes Up in Smoke and Acrimony  —  When venture capital firms implode, it usually happens quietly.  Once all the lawyers and mediators and PR pros are done, the mess is cleaned up for public consumption.
May 4, 2016, 9:55 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Michael Arrington steps back from CrunchFund as Pat Gallagher is now the sole general partner on the firm's third fund   —  Michael Arrington Steps Back at CrunchFund  —  TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington is stepping back from some of his responsibilities at CrunchFund, the seed-stage venture capital firm he launched in 2011.
Apr 20, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Fortune:
Sources expect fewer than ten offers from bidders by Yahoo's Monday deadline; many of the rumored 40 bidders have not even read Yahoo's sale book   —  Don't Believe Everything You Read on the Yahoo Sale  —  If you believe everything you read about Yahoo YHOO , then you'd expect the company …
Apr 15, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
With 60K home WiFi routers preordered, Luma raises $12.5M Series A from Accel, Amazon, others   —  Amazon Invests in Luma, a New Home WiFi System  —  It's been a year since we were introduced to Eero, a home Wifi solution that promised to improve coverage by using multiple access points.
Apr 10, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Just 5.7% of decision-makers at 282 US venture capital firms are women   —  Venture Capital Still Has a Big Problem With Women  —  Fewer than 6% of all decision-makers at U.S. venture capital firms are women, according to data compiled by Fortune.  It is a pathetic figure …
Apr 3, 2016, 3:20 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Ancestry.com now valued at $2.6B after Silver Lake and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC buy minority stakes in the company   —  Silver Lake Buys Into Ancestry.com at $2.6 Billion Valuation  —  Private equity firm Silver Lake and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC have agreed …
Apr 1, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context

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