Venture Capital Investments in US hit $100 Billion in 2018

Venture Capital Investments hit $100 Billion in US alone! So many new unicorns valued at $1 billion-plus, countless $100 million venture financings, an explosion of giant funds — it’s no surprise that Venture Capital Investments hit $100 Billion in 2018 and now 2019 which is shaping up to be banner years for venture capital. The […]

REO Capital – Hires Managing Director – Dianne Gubin

Press Release For Immediate Release: August 2.2019 REO Capital is pleased to announce it has hired a New Managing Director – Dianne Gubin REO Capital hires Managing Director – Dianne Gubin. Dianne actively sources, networks and introduces institutional investors, to Private Equity and VC funds seeking $100 mm or more in financing. As part of […]

Where Will LP Investors Allocate Their Money in 2020

By Alex Lykken – Pitchbook July 26, 2019 Global private market strategies are growing and will continue to grow for the foreseeable future. PitchBook heard from 101 institutional limited partners as part of a new survey report to see where LP Investors are allocating their money in the year 2020. Two-thirds of LP Investors said […]

Abuse of Power – Michigan Attorney General Office

I have posted this on my Blog because I want potential clients who look at my Securities License under Broker-Check to be able to read the Abuse of Power – Michigan Attorney General that happened to John Denes and not just the Libelous & Slanderous Fake News Michigan Attorney General’s Office posted on my Securities […]

Capital Raising for First Time VC Funds – REO Capital

Improvements in Capital Raising have led to a resurgence in investor interest for venture capital funds. As a result, there has been an uptick in first-time and spin-off fund managers entering the space in an effort to capitalize on the institutional interest. While there is an opportunity for new managers to capture the outsized returns […]

U.S. Venture Capital Pacing for Another Record-Breaking Year in 2018

SEATTLE, WA – Investment into venture capital companies is already on pace to experience another record-breaking year in 2018, according to the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor, the authoritative quarterly report on venture capital activity. Coming off multiple years of record fundraising, just over $8 billion raised in 1Q 2018, a slight decline from previous quarters. Despite […]

Cannabis Real Estate Draws Investors As Prices Surge

The hot topic at the Institutional Cannabis & Capital Conference in San Jose this week was real estate. While institutional investors are unlikely to invest directly in cannabis production or sale given federal illegality and are somewhat averse to investing in companies operating to support the industry, it was clear that owning real estate and […]

Private Equity Predictions in 2018

Private Equity Fundraising Hits a New Record With some $621 billion raised for private equity funds last year, 2017 finally surpassed the longstanding fundraising record of 2008, when $557 billion, was raised across all Private Equity strategies and regions, according to the estimates of Triago, the fund advisory firm. This year should set a new […]

Family Offices Globally Increase Private Equity Exposure

Family Offices and wealth managers are turning to private equity to boost their returns in the low interest rate environment. New figures from private equity fund marketplace Palico show that family offices accounted for 8% of the $4 trillion in private equity assets under management globally in August – double the sector’s share five years […]