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.

Top Story

Venture Capital: Call for UK Government to Support Startups During the Coronavirus Crisis

The Save Our Startups (SOS) campaign launched in the UK on Sunday. It aims to mobilize financial support for the 30,000 startups and high-growth businesses in the country, many of whom may not be covered by the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). (Sifted) The CBILS will provide financial support to small and medium-sized business firms (SMBs) during the pandemic. However, a large number of startups may not qualify as they have not yet reached the stage of profitability. A large number of prominent tech personalities vouched for the campaign.

Read more

Get Daily Updates

Subscribe to DailyAlts Today to get Alternative Investment news, insight, and commentary delivered straight to your inbox every day.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

https://dailyalts.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Frank-Slootman-PRNewswire.jpg
Venture Capital: Snowflake’s Latest Funding Triples Its Valuation to $12.4B
February 10, 2020

Snowflake, the cloud data warehousing company, raised new funding of $479 million at a valuation of $12.4 billion. Dragoneer Investment Group and Salesforce led the round.

https://dailyalts.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/police-2070772_1280-netskope.jpg
Venture Capital: Cloud Security Company Netskope Raises $340 Million In A Series G
February 7, 2020

Cloud Security Company Netskope Raises $340 Million In A Series G led by Sequoia Capital Global Equities. The funding propels Netskope’s valuation to nearly $3 billion.

https://dailyalts.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/currency-1954_640.jpg
Venture Capital: Chinese VC Investors Home In on Indian Startups
February 6, 2020

Shunwei Capital, a VC firm founded by Xiaomi founders Lei Jun and Tuck Lye Koh, has co-led a $5.5 million funding round in regional language podcast app Kuku FM. The…

https://dailyalts.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/SpaceX-Launch.jpg
Venture Capital: The Futuristic Call That Strapped the TSLA Stock To A Booster Rocket
February 5, 2020

Whatever the description for the chart and TSLA’s price action, it’s worthwhile to look at the catalyst that sent the stock soaring over 40% higher in the last two trading…

https://dailyalts.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/screenshot-www.jobyaviation.com-2020.02.03-18_02_19.png
Venture Capital: Saudi Investment Firm Participates in Electric Air Taxi Startup Funding
February 3, 2020

Jameel Investment Management Company invests in Joby Aviation. California-based Joby Aviation, an electric air taxi startup founded in 2009, raised $590 million in a Series C fundraising. The round was…

https://dailyalts.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/17121703798_c3be57bae8_c-insurance-policy-flickr.jpg
FinTech: Online Insurance Marketplace and Insurtech Policygenius Raises $100 Million
January 31, 2020

Policygenius, an online marketplace for comparing and buying insurance products, announced the successful raising of $100 million via its Series D funding round. Jennifer Fitzgerald and Francois de Lame founded…

https://dailyalts.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/dangerous-1282330_640-boeing-vc.jpg
Venture Capital: Why Traditional VCs Avoid Startups in Defense and Aerospace
January 31, 2020

Brian Schettler, the head of Boeing’s HorizonX venture fund, talks to DefenseNews. Boeing’s HorizonX venture fund has invested across 25 companies. Each investment is less than $10 million, and the…

https://dailyalts.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Melinda_Gates_Davos_2009-wiki.jpg
Venture Capital: Melinda Gates’ Incubation Firm Pivotal To Invest $50M for Women’s Equality in Tech
January 30, 2020

Over the next five years, Melinda Gates’ Pivotal Ventures, an investment and incubation company, will invest $50 million to create more opportunities in the tech sector for women. Last year,…

https://dailyalts.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/kobe-bryant-932875_1920-vc.jpg
Venture Capital: The Kobe in “Bryant Stibel & Co”
January 29, 2020

Kobe Bryant was a legendary basketball player and star. Until his untimely death in a helicopter crash on Sunday, it was not commonly known that he was also a successful…

https://dailyalts.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/global-2082635_640-banking-software-currencycloud.jpg
Venture Capital: CurrencyCloud Gets $80 Million From Top Notch Investors Including Visa
January 28, 2020

CurrencyCloud Gets $80 Million From Top Notch Investors Including Visa. London-based startup CurrencyCloud builds remittance APIs for money transfer businesses. It’s software you are never likely to see. It works…

Scroll to Top