Category Archives: Venture capital

Artificial Intelligence: Funding and Acquisitions

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Economic Impact of U.S. Venture Capital

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Fastest $1B+ Exits For VC-Backed Companies

CB Insights: Walmart bought Jet.com for $3.3B a little over a year after the site was officially launched…Airwatch represents the fastest acquisition post-investment, selling the company to VMWare about a year after raising a gigantic $200M growth equity round (Airwatch … Continue reading

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Top Investors in Digital Health

CB Insights: Digital health continues to be a hot category as the number of investors entering the space globally continues to increase, with more than 1,350 unique investors with at least one investment in a digital health company in 2015. … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence: Most Active Corporate Investors

CB Insights: Artificial intelligence dealmaking has exploded recently, leaping to a new quarterly record of over 140 deals in Q1’16. Corporates and their venture capital groups are among the most active investors in this category (tech corporates have also been … Continue reading

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Apple, Uber, and the Ride-Hailing Investment Landscape

CBInsights: Just last week, Apple made waves by investing $1 billion into Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, its first disclosed private investment in recent years. The deal was just the third $1B+ equity financing round of 2016 to-date. The top … Continue reading

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Q1 2016 VC investment in AR/VR 45% higher than previous quarter

Digi-Capital: Almost $1.2 billion was invested by VCs in AR/VR in the first quarter of 2016, with around $800 million going into Magic Leap. To put this in perspective, $1.2 billion dollars is 25x the level of AR/VR investment 2 … Continue reading

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