The Capital Report v19.42

Reblog from Investor Network


Jackson Square Ventures (JSV), an eight-year-old, San Francisco-based early-stage venture firm that takes its name from the neighborhood in San Francisco where it’s headquartered, has closed its third fund with $193 million in capital commitments — a sizable step up from its first two funds, which had both rounded up roughly $120 million from the firm’s limited partners.

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  • Jackson Square Ventures, a San Francisco, CA-based venture capital firm specializing in SaaS and Marketplace companies, closed its third fund, at $193m
  • Sofinnova Partners, a Paris, France-based venture capital firm focused on life sciences, closed its latest early-stage healthcare fund, Sofinnova Capital IX, at €333m
  • Idinvest, a European mid-market private equity firm, closed Idinvest Digital Fund III, at €350M
  • Clean Energy Ventures (CEV), a Boston, MA-based investor in early-stage advanced energy startups, closed its first fund, at $110m
  • M13, a Los Angeles, CA-based venture firm, closed its second venture capital fund, at $175M
  • Sunstone Partners, a San Mateo, CA-based growth equity firm, closed its second fund, at $475m
  • Day One Ventures, a San Francisco, CA- and NYC-based early-stage venture capital firm specializing in spearheading communications for its portfolio companies, closed its first fund, at nearly $20M
  • London, UK and Luxembourg based Hiro Capital has launched a €100m fund to back UK and EU leaders in the global Games, Esports and Digital Sports sectors
  • One Equity Partners, a NYC-based middle market private equity firm, completed fundraising for its seventh fund, with $1.75 billion in total capital commitments
  • Ginkgo Bioworks, a Boston, MA-based organism company, has launched the Ferment Consortium, a $350m private investment vehicle for funding spinout companies with transformative potential in established industries

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