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These Two Universities Have Graduated the Most Venture Capital-Funded Female Startup Founders

Two universities soar above the competition when it comes to producing venture capital-backed female founders.

According to new data released Thursday from PitchBook, a venture capital and private equity research firm, Stanford’s undergraduate program and Harvard Business School have graduated the most venture-capital backed female entrepreneurs out of the top 20 schools for women founders that were analyzed in the study. 437 more words


SharesPost announce that 30% of unicorns will sell or IPO for less than $1B

About 30% of unicorns in the US will sell or IPO for less than $1B, according to investment firm, SharesPost; the findings were extracted from its own proprietary data, along with details from PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association; the report also suggests the average unicorn has been around for roughly seven years, while firms that IPO have been around for 10 to 11 years.

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It’s a good time to be a venture capitalist

Venture capitalists raised a record amount of money in the second quarter of 2016, according to data from PitchBook. Worldwide, VCs brought in $18.7 billion across 101 funds, up 15% from what they secured in the same period last year. 235 more words

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Great Point Partners has invested approximately $800 million in equity capital to over 100 health care companies. Maintaining a focus on acquisitions, Great Point Partners is making new private equity investments. 146 more words

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