Monday, 30 March 2015
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Jan 5 2009 | 12:54pm ET
California-based VantagePoint Venture Partners has redently raised $435 million for its second fund, a clean-technology vehicle, reports VentureWire.
The firm’s portfolio holds names fuel cell developer Angstrom Power, electric recharge grids developer Better Place, and green lighting company SuperBulbs.
Investors in the new fund include AlpInvest Partners Clean Technology Investments 2007, GKM Newport/N.Y. Venture Capital Fund, PCG Clean Energy and Technology Fund, and the State of Oregon.
VantagePoint Venture Partners currently has $4 billion in assets under management.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…