Monday, 20 October 2014
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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.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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