Industry Ventures an investment firm focused on the venture capital market, has held the final closing of Industry Ventures Direct II, with total commitments of USD180 million.
European venture capital (VC) deal value registered the third largest quarterly figure on record in Q2, an incredible achievement amid widespread economic uncertainty, according to data released by PitchBook.
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has become the first US university to invest in Cosimo Ventures’s new, blockchain-focused tokenised fund, Cosimo X.
TrueBridge Capital Partners has closed its sixth venture capital fund-of-funds, TrueBridge Capital Partners Fund VI, with USD600 million in capital from LPs.
Nordic life science venture fund Eir Ventures has held a first close of its new fund, that will be focusing on healthcare innovation, on EUR76 million.
Alternative Investment Fund Manager, Innvotec Limited (Innvotec), has launched a Female Ventures Fund (FVF) to invest exclusively in UK female founded or co-founded enterprises.
Well-known Irish figures including former Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Guinness family head Lord Iveagh and U2 band members Adam Clayton and The Edge are among a wide-ranging line-up of advisors and investors in a new ‘Impact Ireland’ fund launched by Dublin-based venture private equity investor VentureWave Capital.
Hoxton Ventures has held the final close of its second fund, an early stage European VC fund, which includes seed investments in Babylon Health, Deliveroo and Darktrace.
Spanish biotech VC firm Ysios Capital has held a first close of its third fund, Ysios BioFund III, at EUR155 million.
Iron Pillar has closed its USD45 million Top Up Fund, which will top-up the Iron Pillar Fund I that held its final close in 2018 with capital commitments of USD90 million.