Updated January 29, 2014
Seed-stage investor Acorn Innovestments opens fundraiser its latest fund, White Oak Innovestment. Already having made several local deals, the firm has landed 10 investors and $2.5 million for its latest fund. Michael Noel, an NCSU graduate, is the founding partner. WRALTechWire Insiders can learn more about the firm, its investments and its strategy.
August 28, 2013
A total of 55 demo companies across a range of sectors will be represented at CED's annual Tech Venture Conference.
Updated August 16, 2013
The Durham a venture capital fund, which is affiliated with entrepreneurial organization NC IDEA, has raised $8.1 million for its latest fund, according to securities filings.
August 15, 2013
Fulcrum Equity Partners led the round of investment in the Raleigh company, with participation from WRD Capital and other unnamed investors.
Updated August 5, 2013
The surge in the public markets is outperforming the returns from venture capital investments, according to a new report from the National Venture Capital Association and Cambridge Associates.
Cambridge Associates U.S. Venture Capital Index
Updated July 4, 2013
North America led all global regions for venture capital deals, according information from research firm Preqin. Learn which industry led all sectors in total VC deals.
Preqin 2Q 13 VC report
June 18, 2013
New National Venture Capital Association CEO Bobby Franklin beat out more than 100 applicants for the post.
Updated January 21, 2011
New data shows North Carolina investments rose back to pre-recession levels in 2010. "What's really encouraging is that North Carolina so dramatically outpaced the rest of the country in its recovery back to pre-recession investment levels," says Intersouth Partners' Jimmy Rosen.
January 21, 2011
Investments were up 19 percent in 2010 from a year earlier despite a big drop in the year's final quarter, say PricewaterhouseCoopers and National Venture Capital Association.
April 12, 2010
"There is no question that the bar has been raised for venture capital fundraising,” NVCA President Mark Heesen said.
Updated November 29, 2007
VentureBeat: Latest quarterly statistics show 48 percent jump to $2.6 billion. Especially hot are solar-related deals.
September 20, 2007
Hatteras Investment Partners files plans with SEC to raise fund for “late stage VC” investments. Company won’t discuss details.
September 18, 2007
Initial public offerings also surge for cleantech firms, Cleantech Network reports
December 11, 2006
Intersouth's Garheng Kong to discuss how venture funds operate. Plus: Panel to review changes in biotech business models.
January 24, 2005
The MoneyTree survey shows the three-year decline in venture funding is over. Biggest driver were later-stage deals, which hit highest percentage of transactions in a decade. Early stage sector also grows.