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WOMEN IN VC

Women in VC Part III: Q&A with Itxaso del Palacio, partner at Notion vc

Women in VC Part III: Q&A with Itxaso del Palacio, partner at Notion vc

To mark Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), PEWire is publishing a mini-series of three Q&A interviews with women working in venture capital. Third up is Itxaso del Palacio, Partner at London-based Notion vc, which invests in enterprise technology and B2B SaaS companies at Series A stage across Europe.

WOMEN IN VC

Women in VC Part II: Q&A with Christine Hockley, director of investments at British Patient Capital

Women in VC Part II: Q&A with Christine Hockley, director of investments at British Patient Capital

To mark Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), PEWire is publishing a mini-series of three Q&A interviews with women working in venture capital. Second up is Christine Hockley, director of investments at British Patient Capital which makes long-term investments in innovative companies across the UK.

WOMEN IN VC

Women in VC Part I: Q&A with Kate Bingham, managing director, SV Health Investors

Women in VC Part I: Q&A with Kate Bingham, managing director, SV Health Investors

To mark Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), PEWire is publishing a mini-series of three Q&A interviews with women working in venture capital. First up is Kate Bingham, managing director of SV Health Investors, which invests in biotech, digital health companies, medical devices and healthcare services.

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VC exit values achieved second highest total ever in Q3 despite continued economic uncertainty

VC exit values achieved second highest total ever in Q3 despite continued economic uncertainty

Though external economic headwinds due to the coronavirus pandemic persisted in the third quarter, venture capital (VC) exit activity saw a major uptick, achieving the second highest exit values on record, according to the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor, a quarterly report on VC activity jointly produced by PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). 

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Preserving the pipeline: Ventures Platform's Aina on alleviating the effects of Covid-19 on early-stage Nigerian companies

Preserving the pipeline: Ventures Platform's Aina on alleviating the effects of Covid-19 on early-stage Nigerian companies

When the Covid-19 crisis hit, Kola Aina, partner at Lagos-based early stage fund Ventures Platform, started comparing notes with partners the company works with around the globe. The end result was the launch of the Nigeria Impact Startup Relief Facility, or NISFR, to bring together early stage investors in African startups that have been hit by the pandemic.