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Are you an entrepreneur? Are you starting a business or developing a new product idea? Or are you looking to invest in new and exciting start-ups? You can stay up-to-date with the latest venture capital industry news through the tailored daily email digest from Wiser. Venture capital has allowed many companies to develop and become successful. Facebook is one of the most famous examples. It is where an investor puts money into a business that is at an early stage of its development. In many cases, the venture capitalist also gives his or her time and access to other resources. The business is unlikely to have access to other sorts of funding, so the injection of cash is a lifeline. For the venture capitalist, it is high risk as the company or product might not work. But there is potential for returns that are above average, particularly in the area of innovative and cutting edge technology. For this reason, venture capital investments remain popular. The Wiser venture capital news email sources the best articles on the internet and presents them to you in a comprehensive and easy-to-use daily email. Sign up today to start receiving it.

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US regulators halt trading of 3 companies after they said they were diving into crypto
businessinsider.com.au • Frank Chaparro
This former 'Sims' intern raised over $33 million for her 3D furniture platform
CNBC • Courtney Connley
Insight Venture Partners invests in CentralReach
peHub News • Iris Dorbian
Chicago Venture Partners backs GrowLife
peHub News • Iris Dorbian
PE-backed Red Monkey Foods snags financing from Avidbank Specialty Finance
peHub News • Iris Dorbian
Gree VR Fund invests $18.3m into 17 augmented and virtual reality startups
Game Industry International
ATP to cut venture capital, shut New York office in strategy shift
Investments & Pensions Europe • Rachel Fixsen
Pomona Capital Announces Partner Promotion
BusinessWire
The 1 Most Important Truth I Wish I'd Known as a First-Time Fundraiser
Inc. • Adam Robinson
How to Raise Venture Capital When Nothing Is Going Your Way
Inc. • Jeremy Bodenhamer
 
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Bitcoin, Economic Policy
US regulators halt trading of 3 companies after they said they were diving into crypto
businessinsider.com.auFrank Chaparro
The SEC has halted trading in three companies that have made cryptocurrency-related announcements. The three companies, which trade in OTC markets, all announced plans to purchase crypto assets. Count this as another sign that US regulators are paying closer attention to the...
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Economic Policy, Entrepreneurship
This former 'Sims' intern raised over $33 million for her 3D furniture platform
CNBCCourtney Connley
Finding the right piece of furniture for any space can be difficult. Being able to virtually see how that sofa you've been eyeing will look in your home before you purchase it, or whether that lamp will fit perfectly in the corner...
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Electronic Health Records, Finance
Insight Venture Partners invests in CentralReach
peHub NewsIris Dorbian
Insight Venture Partners has made a “significant” investment in Pompano Beach, Florida-based CentralReach, a provider of electronic health record and practice management software for clinics focused on applied behavioral analysis and speech therapy. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE POMPANO BEACH,...
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Finance, Investment Industry
Chicago Venture Partners backs GrowLife
peHub NewsIris Dorbian
Kirkland, Washington-based GrowLife Inc, an indoor cultivation service provider, has secured equity financing from Chicago Venture Partners. According to terms of the deal, CVP has bought shares at $0.021 per share. PRESS RELEASE KIRKLAND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GrowLife, Inc. (PHOT) (“GrowLife”), one of the...
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Finance, Investment Industry
PE-backed Red Monkey Foods snags financing from Avidbank Specialty Finance
peHub NewsIris Dorbian
Red Monkey Foods, which is backed by San Francisco Equity Partners, has secured an acquisition term loan and a working capital line of credit from Avidbank Specialty Finance. No financial terms were disclosed. The capital is to support RMF’s growth as well...
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Finance, Gaming Software
Gree VR Fund invests $18.3m into 17 augmented and virtual reality startups
Game Industry International
Gree VR Capital has announced the end of its first funding round in virtual, augmented, and mixed realities after having committed $18.3 million into 17 different startups. The San Francisco-based venture capital fund has previously invested in startups such as VRChat, Silver.tv,...
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Finance, Investment Industry
ATP to cut venture capital, shut New York office in strategy shift
Investments & Pensions EuropeRachel Fixsen
ATP Private Equity Partners (ATP PEP), the private equity unit of Denmark’s giant statutory pension fund ATP, is to close its New York office and stop investing in venture capital as part of an investment strategy overhaul. The shift is mainly a...
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Corporate Governance, Finance
Pomona Capital Announces Partner Promotion
BusinessWire
NEW YORK & LONDON & HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pomona Capital, a global private equity firm, announced today the promotion of their Chief Financial Officer, John Stephens, to Partner and CFO. “John has demonstrated the experience, energy, integrity and humanity so crucial to Pomona...
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Economic Policy, Finance
The 1 Most Important Truth I Wish I'd Known as a First-Time Fundraiser
Inc.Adam Robinson
Over the past five years, I've raised over $30 million in venture capital for my company. Along the way, I've met with over a hundred institutional investors from across the world, and after countless emails, phone calls, pitch meetings, and term sheet...
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Venture Capital
How to Raise Venture Capital When Nothing Is Going Your Way
Inc.Jeremy Bodenhamer
I was in a bind. We were running short on cash. We had waited too long to start fundraising and now our target investors were disappearing for the holidays. The new year came and I was ready to hit the road. We...
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