venture capital

Current FinTech

FinTech start-up Current valuation triples after Andreessen funding

Current has raised $220 million in a funding round led by venture capital giant Andreessen Horowitz that lifted its valuation by three-fold to a cool $2.2 billion.

Platform News: Amazon building

Amazon pledges $2 billion venture capital fund to invest in clean energy

Amazon.com has said that it will launch a $2 billion venture capital fund that will focus on technology investments to reduce the impact of climate change and support sustainable d...

Benchmark Ventures

Venture firm Benchmark raises new fund without early Uber investor – source

The Silicon Valley venture capital firm known for its early backing of companies such as eBay is raising a new fund, but without one of its most prominent general partners, a sourc...

Money

Israeli high-tech firms raised record first quarter funds before hit from coronavirus

Private high-tech companies in Israel raised a record $2.74 billion in the first quarter of 2020.  However, the deals began falling apart in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

London

Diversity-focused UK Venture Capital firm closes inaugural fund with high-profile backers

Reuters – A new London-based venture capital aimed at funding tech companies whose founders come from traditionally under-represented groups said on Tuesday it closed its ina...