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: Beijing-based start-up Missfresh May Soon Nab $500M

The Covid-19 has boosted the fortunes of online grocery delivery start-up Missfresh. Locked-in families have stepped up their demand for groceries and fresh foods to be delivered at home amidst shelter-in-place restrictions. The online grocery sector, somewhat of an also-ran in the burgeoning e-commerce space, has now come into its own. According to a Bloomberg report, fundraising of $500 million by Missfresh is imminent.

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Venture Capital Firm MiddleGame Raises $165 Million for Funding Fintechs
November 27, 2019

MiddleGame Ventures, which focuses on financial services innovation at early-stage fintech startups, closed its $165 million Fund I MGV fund. The fund will invest in startups transforming financial services from…

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Activist Investors Pressure Palantir on Human Rights
November 25, 2019

Palantir Technologies, a tech analytics company, faces new pressure from a group of activist investors. The Investor Alliance for Human Rights has raised concerns about the firm’s contracts with government…

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Airbnb Lost $100 Million the Second Quarter
November 25, 2019

Airbnb is losing money ahead of its public offering. During the second quarter of 2018, Airbnb earned a $10 million profit. A year later, it lost $100 million before interest…

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ZecOps Raises $10.2 Million Seed To Exploit Cyber-Attackers’ Mistakes
November 22, 2019

ZecOps received $10.2 million in seed funding from CEAS Investments, Evolution Equity Partners, KPN Ventures, Plug and Play Ventures, Stormbreaker Venture Group, and some angel investors.

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Prosus is Hunry for Venure Capital Returns in Food Space
November 21, 2019

Prosus Ventures, the VC arm of Prosus NV, will continue to make investments in the food delivery space. A new report from Reuters suggests that the company is ready to…

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Pensa Systems Raises $10 Million Seed Funding For AI-powered Inventory Drones
November 21, 2019

Pensa Systems raised another $10 million in a seed funding round that brought its total raised tally to $17.2 million. Pensa’s autonomous drones, powered with computer vision and artificial intelligence…

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Spotify’s First Backer Northzone Closes $500 Million Venture Capital Fund
November 19, 2019

Northzone, the Swedish venture capital firm that backed Spotify out of the gate, announced its largest fund to date.

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Chinese Investors Pump In $120 Million Into Nigerian Fintech OPay
November 19, 2019

Chinese Investors Pump In $120 Million Into Nigerian Fintech OPay. Nigerian fintech OPay is an arm of Opera, which is based in Norway and majority-owned by Chinese. Opera founded OPay…

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WeWork Layoffs to Total 4,000 to 6,000 Over Five Years
November 18, 2019

WeWork layoffs are coming, and the number could range between 4,000 and 6,000 employees. The WeWork layoffs are set to start this week. According to International Business Times, the company…

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Lazard to Launch Venture and Growth Banking Unit in London
November 15, 2019

The firm hires two key executives to lead European initiatives Lazard has hired two Numis executives to launch a new group in Europe. The team will focus on European private…

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