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Jan 8 2009 | 7:56pm ET
U.K.-based WHEB Ventures has held a second closing of its latest clean technology fund, according to Environmental Finance.
In its most recent round of fundraising, the firm secured £73.7 million ($112 million), with a previous fundraising round netting £57 million. The fund is targeting a total of £150 million, which is more than 6 times as large as the firm’s first fund, which was launched in 2005.
The fund has already invested with one British company, Watson Brown HMS, which recycles rubber waste.
WHEB Ventures is also expanding it footprint with the opening of an office in Germany, which will be led by Joerg Sperling. Sperling was previously with U.S.-based venture capital firm Ridgewood Capital.
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…