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Vulcan Capital, the multi-billion family office of late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, has around 5% of its portfolio invested in the region, CIO Chris Orndorff tells PEI.
Semi-conductors
South Korean tech giant SK has formed a $1bn investor club with China's Legend Holdings to back a semiconductor firm and Legend Capital's funds.
Greater competition for a limited number of assets has diluted equity ownership, delegates told an industry conference on Tuesday.
Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand's government has proposed a NZ$300m fund of funds to back offshore and domestic venture capital managers.
More venture capital-like fund terms could be bad news for limited partners.
More capital than ever is flowing to the continent’s entrepreneurs. With venture capital deal sizes increasing and international VCs joining local counterparts, is African VC reaching critical mass? Vicky Meek reports
The Skype founder has seen European investors largely miss out on one wave of the technological revolution. He is determined that it won’t happen again.
A flurry of VC activity drove spending up almost 40% last year as investors took advantage of tax-friendly government initiatives.
The Dutch VC firm held a first close on €270m for Fund IV this week just two months after launch, managing partner Sander Slootweg told PEI.
SV Health Investors’ Dementia Discovery Fund will discover and develop medicines for dementia, an area untouched by breakthroughs.
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