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Removing sampling biases reveals greater parity between US and European venture capital performance than is often expected, according to a report from eFront.
Future Planet is seeking at least $500m for a vehicle targeting university spin-outs, executive chairman Douglas Hansen-Luke told PEI.
The firm, which focuses on growth, venture and expansion capital in the eastern Mediterranean, is seeking at least €100m.
The industry standard creates misalignment problems and needs rethinking for growth investors, says fund investor Dave Richards.
Growth capital firm VT partners, which was co-founded earlier this year by a 12-year Carlyle veteran, will look to pool its resources and network with the US-based cyber-security focused VC firm.
The Vietnamese firm is also winding down its partnership with Draper Fisher Jurvetson, 10 years after the pair set up their first tech fund.
The Singapore-headquartered venture firm has raised $210m from Temasek, Kasikorn Bank and Cathay Life Insurance to invest in South-East Asia and Indian start-ups.
Hong Kong’s Innovation and Technology Commission will co-invest up to $50m alongside venture capital firms to back tech-focused companies.
The superannuation fund has made a $40m commitment to venture firm Artesian's China fund.

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