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venture capital

In this interview series, we profile trailblazing women working in M&A, private capital and finance who are driving deals. We highlight their experiences and achievements, and share their insights on what the industry can do to ensure that we see more...

Sequoia Capital recently announced their intentions to raise $8 billion for a new fund to invest in tech. The VC firm, most famous for its early backing of Google, is on the record as saying they need a “bigger war chest”...
tech valuations

In the midst of 2016s first quarter, venture capital database CB Insights launched Downround Tracker – a tool which keeps a running tab on the latest failures and disappointments in the valuation sphere, with a special focus on tech valuations. Four...
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At the end of each year, Goldman Sachs compiles their favorite charts from their Thematic Research team and publishes them. These charts often capture interesting trends outside the more conventional research trends, covering topics that range from caloric consumption by gender...
Ninja Skills: How Private Equity Can Outmaneuver Strategic Buyers

How can private equity firms outmaneuver strategic buyers and get the best companies at (relatively) good prices? Here are some key suggestions.
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In the last few months there has been a trend towards venture capital firms raising money for “growth funds,” which are focused on much-later-stage deals. In other words, they’re going into private equity’s turf.

We are seeing the rise of more structured, well-rounded startups. As someone who’s made the jump from private equity to the venture capital world, and sees a lot going on in the startup industry, here are some tips for PE shops that want to enter the startup realm.

Dealmakers must make data driven decisions everyday. And in this day and age, that data can be sourced from a variety of places, including your smartphone. Here are 7 must-have mobile apps for every business professional in the deal-making space: 1. Finance Toolkit by...

Kids today don’t buy lottery tickets. They launch startups. The news is obsessed with the story about how Facebook just bought WhatsApp, with a mere 50 lucky employees, for $19 billion. For those who haven’t downloaded a calculator app because their...

In Peter Fuhrman's nearly-twenty years in and around the PE and VC industry in the US, Europe and Asia, he's never seen anything quite like what happens in China.