Jay Rose, a member of StepStone Group’s board of directors and the firm’s Executive and Investment Committees, took some time to discuss U.S. fundraising with us as part of the release of our 2H 2014 Fundraising and Overhang Report, which publishes Thursday. Topics include PE fundraising, the funds-of-funds landscape, and StepStone’s first Brazilian office, which opened earlier this year.
For you entrepreneurs plus everyone else out there with an interest in the Internet of Things and home automation space, Microsoft and American Family Insurance have partners to create a new accelerator focused on home automation. Click on for more details.
With the recent release of our 3Q 2014 U.S. Venture Industry Report, we’ve gathered some of the top U.S. venture capital stats and trends from 2Q. Here’s a look at a few of those highlights: U.S. Venture investment jumped to $16.4 billion in the second quarter. Venture investments over the $25 million mark continue to increase. The…
A few weeks ago, we took a look at how demographics will affect the healthcare industry and how PE and VC firms may be changing investment strategies as a result. But apart from healthcare, what other sectors will benefit directly from aging consumers? Click to find out.
Ahead of our 3Q U.S. Venture Industry Report, which publishes Wednesday, we asked Craig Sherman and Herb Fockler, partners at Wilson Sonsini, some questions about the VC industry, including how today’s environment differs from the dot-com boom and where they see it heading in the quarters ahead. Click on to read the interview.
League tables are always a popular feature in PitchBook reports, and before we unveil our second quarter venture capital league tables in the forthcoming 3Q 2014 U.S. Venture Industry Report, we decided to take a look at some of the most active VC investors since 2000 to provide a taste of what the PitchBook Platform can do.
With our 3Q 2014 U.S. PE Breakdown report now published, we’ve compiled some of the top statistics and trends from 2Q in order to provide a picture of the current private equity environment, as well as examine what’s likely in store for the rest of 2014. Watch the attached video for more.
The World Cup semifinals are here, and as PitchBook’s coverage of the tournament starts to wind down, it’s time to take a look at the last few contenders left standing. In this edition, we compare PE and VC activity in Brazil and Germany, as they prepare for their semifinal match today.
Jeff Bunder, the global private equity leader at EY, took some time to talk to us about several topics in the PE industry, including fundraising, exits, the Volcker Rule and deal flow in the back half of 2014. To access the interview, continue on.
In the largest quarter for total VC capital invested since 1Q 2000, Bay Area companies came out as clear winners in 2Q, bringing in a huge amount of capital with some grandiose valuations. To learn more about how the Bay Area and other regions fared in 2Q 2014, check out the datagraphics in this article.
As the second quarter of 2014 comes to an end, it’s time to reflect on all things VC that occurred during the past three months. And what better way to do that than to check out PitchBook’s quarter-end datagraphic, packed full of interesting stats and facts. Click to see more.