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Top 100 Venture Capitalists List - AlwaysOn

Published: 11/25/2009 2:12:35 PM, comments: 0

Internet media property AlwaysOn recently announced its Top 100 Venture Capitalists based on M&A activity.

View list here

VentureDeal assisted in contributing some of the data in the formation of the list.  Congratulations to all of the VCs honored.

Cheers,

Don Jones

VentureDeal

Highland Capital Partners Closes $400 Million Fund

Published: 11/16/2009 8:36:39 AM, comments: 0

Lexington, Massachusetts-based Highland Capital Partners announced the recent closing of a new $400 million venture capital investment fund.

The fund is the firm's eighth fund.  Its previous generalist fund was double the size at $800 million.

Highland expects to invest in the fund in what it calls "exceptional healthcare, Internet and digital media and technology companies."

Highland manages approximately $3.4 billion in fund assets and also has offices in Menlo Park, CA.

Cheers,

Don Jones

VentureDeal

Venture Capital Looking Up

Published: 11/11/2009 7:27:19 AM, comments: 0

After a sharp drop-off in activity and a related drop in valuations, a recent report indicates that venture capital firms are paying a little bit more for investments in startup companies.

Read the article here

Cheers,

Don Jones

VentureDeal

Ballast Point Ventures Closes Second Fund

Published: 11/5/2009 10:55:34 AM, comments: 0

Diversified venture capital firm Ballast Point Ventures has closed its second fund with $140 million in commitments.

The firm prefers to make investments ranging in size from $1 million-$5 million and invests in a variety of sectors such as healthcare, software, manufacturing, consumer products, business services and specialty retail.

Ballast Point is headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida and focuses its investments in the Southeast US and Texas.

Cheers,

Don Jones

VentureDeal

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