• Home insurance startup Hippo raises $70M

    28 days ago - By Inman

    Hippo, a startup offering online home insurance quotes, has raised $70 million in a funding round led by Felicis Ventures and Lennar Corporation.
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  • Russia and Singapore ink $1bn worth of investment deals at ASEAN Summit

    28 days ago - By RT

    Russia's sovereign wealth fund has signed agreements with companies from Singapore on investment projects in Russia totaling more than $1 billion. The contracts were sealed at the Russia-ASEAN Summit in Singapore.
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  • Dragos Raises $37 Million to Secure Industrial Systems

    Dragos Raises $37 Million to Secure Industrial Systems

    28 days ago - By Fortune

    Two years ago when Rob Lee first sought funding for his cybersecurity startup Dragos , most venture capitalists didn't deem the business “investible,” he says.
    The market for securing industrial control systems-machinery used in manufacturing, water treatment, power plants, and oil and gas facilities-struck prospective backers as too complex, slow-moving, and small. The opportunity wasn't obvious, even in the immediate aftermath of a hacker-induced outage of a Ukrainian power grid by a group associated with Russia in December 2015.
    Today Dragos is having no such difficulty. The Hanover...
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  • Bain Capital Ventures closes $1 billion fund amid venture fund-raising frenzy

    28 days ago - By Reuters

    Bain Capital Ventures, the venture capital division of the eponymous Boston-based investment firm, said it has raised a new $1 billion fund to invest in startups, adding to a year of big-dollar fund-raising by tech investors.
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  • Bain Capital Ventures has a fresh $1B to invest in startups

    Bain Capital Ventures has a fresh $1B to invest in startups

    28 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Bain Capital Ventures , the venture capital arm of the private equity giant Bain Capital, has brought in $1 billion to invest in startups across industries and stages.
    The capital has been spread across three funds: $650 million for its eighth flagship vehicle, $250 million for a co-investment fund focused on growth-stage investments and an additional $100 million directly from the partners at Bain Capital, which will be deployed on every investment out of the latest fund.
    Founded in 1984, BCV is known for its investments in LinkedIn, Rent the Runway, SurveyMonkey, SendGrid and DocuSign...
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  • Bain Capital Ventures closes new funds totaling $1 billion for startups in SaaS, security, financial tech, and health

    Bain Capital Ventures closes new funds totaling $1 billion for startups in SaaS, security, financial tech, and health

    28 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Bain Capital Ventures announced today that it has raised $1 billion in investment capital to target startups from the earliest to growth stages.
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