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Q3 2021 Quarterly VC Update: Merritt Hummer on the State of Venture Capital Investing

In conjunction with our Q3 Venture Financing Report, Justin Rattigan sat down with Merritt Hummer of Bain Capital Ventures to get her take on the state of venture capital investing. Key Insights On valuations and later-stage investments: “As a growth investor, I believe the valuation environment puts a bigger onus on us to make […]

Q2 2021 Quarterly VC Update: Frederik Groce on the State of Venture Capital Investing

In conjunction with our Q2 Venture Financing Report, Peter Werner sat down with Frederik Groce of Storm Ventures and BLCK VC to get his take on the state of venture capital investing. Key insights On the pace of the market: “The use of technology has been paramount for companies, organizations and institutions to operate through an […]

Q4 2020 Quarterly VC Update: Sean Barrett on the State of Venture Capital Investing

In conjunction with our Q4 Venture Financing Report, Lauren Creel sat down with Sean Barrett of HMI Capital to get his take on the state of venture capital investing. Key Insights On going back to basics this year: “HMI made its first investment in early 2009. … Everything was for sale, and the experience […]

GGV Capital Raises $2.5 Billion Across Four Funds

Cooley advised GGV Capital on raising $2.52 billion across four funds, which will focus on tech startups and growth deals in the US and China. The closing represents the largest family of funds raised by GGV since its inception. Cooley partner Jordan Silber led the team advising GGV. GGV Capital […]

Q3 2020 Quarterly VC Update: Logan Bartlett on Continued Strength During the Pandemic as Deal Sizes Surge

In conjunction with our Q3 Venture Financing Report, Sacha Ross sat down with Logan Bartlett of Redpoint Ventures to get his take on the state of venture capital investing. Key Insights On valuations moving forward: “While the amount of capital in the system is so high, it’s discerning in nature, and some of […]