Venture Capital

It’s been 50 years since Venrock established itself to expose investors to venture capital opportunities. Today, the global venture capital industry tracks just south of $200 billion and continues to grow as new entrepreneurs, engineers, financiers, and thought leaders create the economy of tomorrow. The DailyAlts VC channel tracks the trends, opportunities, key thought leaders, and next-generation industries that will generate billions in returns.

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Venture Capital: CARES Act – Save Our Small Businesses, Urge Pelosi and Khanna

Hundreds of small businesses that have received venture capital finance may be excluded from the relief offered in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a part of the $2 trillion CARES Act coronavirus stimulus package. They would be denied even if the number of their employees is less than the qualifying limit of 500. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Cal.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Cal.) wrote to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Jovita Carranza, head of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to correct this anomaly.

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Sports Gambling Meets Venture Capital
October 3, 2019

The Sports Gambling Investment Fund has announced the formation of its first fund. The group aims to discover, fund, and mentor startups entering the casino and gaming business.

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Preqin and Vertex VC Report Shows $1 Trillion Market on Tap
September 27, 2019

A new Preqin and Vertex VC Report indicates robust growth ahead for the venture capital markets. Preqin and Vertex launched the joint research report called the Global Venture Capital Perspectives…

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Burning Through Cash, WeWork Turns to Goldman
September 26, 2019

Is WeWork running out of money? According to Bloomberg, WeWork (or We Co.) burning through the green stuff at a torrid pace.

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Salad Chain sweetgreen Raises $150 Million
September 25, 2019

Salad restaurant chain sweetgreen, which has a cult-like following, raised $150 million at a valuation of $1.6 billion. The funding round was co-led by Lone Pine Capital and D1 Capital…

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WeWork CEO Adam Neumann Steps Down; Company May Cut 5,000 Jobs
September 23, 2019

WeWork’s founder and chief executive officer has stepped down as CEO but will continue as non-executive chairman. WeWork’s Adam Neumann said he had decided it was in the best interest…

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WeWork CEO Neumann facing boardroom coup?
September 23, 2019

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann may be forced out if some members of his company’s board have their way, reports Bloomberg. According to unnamed sources, SoftBank Group head honcho Masayoshi Son…

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Stripe Valued at $35 billion in Latest Funding Round
September 20, 2019

Payments start-up Stripe raised $250 million in additional funding at a new pre-money valuation of $35 billion. Investors in the latest funding round of payments start-up Stripe included General Catalyst,…

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DevOps giant GitLab raises $268 million in a Series E round
September 17, 2019

DevOps giant GitLab raises $268 million in a Series E round. The software-cum-ops company said it was valued at $2.75 billion in the funding round GitLab’s $268 million funding was…

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Ori Living gets $20 million funding led by Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs
September 13, 2019

Ori’s robotic furniture and interiors can be moved around to optimize a small living space In the picture above, a bed that concealed in the ceiling is lowering itself down…

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Softbank Having Second Thoughts About the WeWork IPO
September 12, 2019

SoftBank, a significant investor in WeWork, wants the shared workspace company to postpone its IPO What a comedown. WeWork was last valued at $47 billion earlier this year when SoftBank…

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