Venture capital

ThreeD Capital Inc. Acquires Securities of Windfall Geotek Inc.

Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 12:06am

Immediately before the transactions herein, ThreeD did not hold any securities of Windfall.

Key Points: 
  • Immediately before the transactions herein, ThreeD did not hold any securities of Windfall.
  • The holdings of securities of Windfall by ThreeD are managed for investment purposes, and ThreeD could increase or decrease their investments in Windfall at any time, or continue to maintain their current investment position, depending on market conditions or any other relevant factor.
  • ThreeD is a publicly-traded Canadian-based venture capital firm focused on opportunistic investments in companies in the junior resources and disruptive technologies sectors.
  • The Canadian Securities Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this news release and accepts no responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy hereof.

LMP Announces Closing of $20 Million Private Placement of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 10:00pm

ThinkEquity, a division of Fordham Financial Management, Inc., acted as sole placement agent for the offering.

Key Points: 
  • ThinkEquity, a division of Fordham Financial Management, Inc., acted as sole placement agent for the offering.
  • LMP issued and sold 20,100 shares of a newly created series of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock (the Preferred Stock) in a privately negotiated transaction exempt from registration under Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.
  • The Preferred Stock is convertible into shares of LMPs common stock at an initial conversion price of $17.50 per share.
  • Pryor Cashman LLP acted as legal counsel to the Company and McGuireWoods LLP acted as legal counsel to the placement agent.

Roivant Grows Computational Drug Discovery Engine with Acquisition of Silicon Therapeutics

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 12:00pm

Silicon Therapeutics computational platform is powered by a proprietary supercomputing cluster and custom hardware enabling accurate all-atom simulations at biologically meaningful timescales.

Key Points: 
  • Silicon Therapeutics computational platform is powered by a proprietary supercomputing cluster and custom hardware enabling accurate all-atom simulations at biologically meaningful timescales.
  • We are delighted to integrate Silicon Therapeutics into Roivant as we continue to expand our capabilities in computationally-powered drug discovery, said Matt Gline, chief executive officer of Roivant Sciences.
  • Silicon Therapeutics is a fully integrated drug design and development company focused on small molecule therapeutics.
  • Silicon Therapeutics is currently the only company that owns the entire spectrum of proprietary physics-driven drug discovery from chip-to-clinic.

Hiro Capital Leads $15 Million of Games VC Investment Into Snowprint Studios, Double Loop Games and Happy Volcano Games

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 8:55am

The three mobile and cross-platform studios Snowprint in Stockholm/Berlin, Double Loop Games in San Francisco and Happy Volcano in Belgium will use Hiros investment to expand their development pipelines and accelerate global growth.

Key Points: 
  • The three mobile and cross-platform studios Snowprint in Stockholm/Berlin, Double Loop Games in San Francisco and Happy Volcano in Belgium will use Hiros investment to expand their development pipelines and accelerate global growth.
  • Ian Livingstone, co-founding partner at Hiro Capital, said, "We are excited to begin 2021 by announcing Hiro's investment in three amazing games studios, Snowprint, Double Loop and Happy Volcano.
  • "We've been thrilled with the level of insight the Hiro team brings to games and the games industry," said Emily Greer.
  • The third investment is Happy Volcano, a new studio from Belgium that secured funding after attending Hiro Capitals Dark Star VC investment summit for early stage Games studios.

World's First 24-Hour Global Venture Investor Conference "Emergence 2021" to launch on Friday 5 March 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:45pm

The world's first 24-hour Global Venture Investor Conference, Emergence 2021, will launch on Friday 5 March 2021

Key Points: 
  • The world's first 24-hour Global Venture Investor Conference, Emergence 2021, will launch on Friday 5 March 2021
    The event will be hosted by Wholesale Investor, an Australian based leading private investment platform
    Emergence 2021 represents a true world first, the first time globally that a venture investor conference has virtually streamed for 24 hours and 'followed the sun' for the global investment community
    SYDNEY, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first 24-hour Global Venture Investor Conference, Emergence 2021, will launch on Friday 5 March 2021.
  • Leading private investment platform Wholesale Investor will host the event, virtually showcasing emerging growth companies from around the world.
  • Emergence 2021 will stream virtually for 24 hours starting in Sydney, Australia and following the sun, around the globe.
  • Recognising the opportunity, our team has worked tirelessly to coordinate over global time zones and with presenters to coordinate the world's first global venture investment conference.

World's First 24-Hour Global Venture Investor Conference "Emergence 2021" to launch on Friday 5 March 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:45pm

The world's first 24-hour Global Venture Investor Conference, Emergence 2021, will launch on Friday 5 March 2021

Key Points: 
  • The world's first 24-hour Global Venture Investor Conference, Emergence 2021, will launch on Friday 5 March 2021
    The event will be hosted by Wholesale Investor, an Australian based leading private investment platform
    Emergence 2021 represents a true world first, the first time globally that a venture investor conference has virtually streamed for 24 hours and 'followed the sun' for the global investment community
    SYDNEY, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first 24-hour Global Venture Investor Conference, Emergence 2021, will launch on Friday 5 March 2021.
  • Leading private investment platform Wholesale Investor will host the event, virtually showcasing emerging growth companies from around the world.
  • Emergence 2021 will stream virtually for 24 hours starting in Sydney, Australia and following the sun, around the globe.
  • Recognising the opportunity, our team has worked tirelessly to coordinate over global time zones and with presenters to coordinate the world's first global venture investment conference.

Young Entrepreneurs Awarded $15,000 in NFTE's 2021 National Investor Pitch Challenge

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 6:03pm

New York, NY, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nonprofit Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) today announced the Winning Business Venture and the seed capital awarded in NFTE's 2021 National Investor Pitch Challenge, which featured young entrepreneurs from around the country pitching Shark Tank- style to secure funding for their startups.

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  • New York, NY, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nonprofit Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) today announced the Winning Business Venture and the seed capital awarded in NFTE's 2021 National Investor Pitch Challenge, which featured young entrepreneurs from around the country pitching Shark Tank- style to secure funding for their startups.
  • These young entrepreneurs presented their businesses to a panel of investors during the online pitch competition on Tuesday, February 23.
  • The NFTE National Investor Pitch Challenge connects young student entrepreneurs to mentors and experienced business leaders.
  • For more information on the E2 students and the National Investor Pitch Challenge, visit NFTE.com/NFTE-National-Investor-Pitch-Challenge.

Grazitti Interactive Announces the Launch of Their SAP S/4HANA (Cloud) Alteryx Connector

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 6:00pm

Grazitti Interactive, global digital services provider and innovation leader, recently announced the launch of their SAP S/4HANA (Cloud) Alteryx Connector .

Key Points: 
  • Grazitti Interactive, global digital services provider and innovation leader, recently announced the launch of their SAP S/4HANA (Cloud) Alteryx Connector .
  • Grazittis SAP S/4HANA (Cloud) Alteryx Connector enables you to seamlessly integrate your SAP S/4HANA (Cloud) database with Alteryx.
  • The connector enables you to seamlessly integrate your SAP S/4HANA (Cloud) database with Alteryx, explains Sapna, giving you quick connectivity, robust data protection, Alteryx compatibility, automated data fetch, and complete customization.
  • I am therefore delighted to announce the launch of the SAP S/4HANA (Cloud) Alteryx Connector .

HYAS Closes $16 Million Series B Funding Round Led by S3 Ventures for Cyberattack Intercept Technology

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:30pm

As part of the financing, Charlie Plauche, Partner at S3 Ventures, will join the HYAS board of directors.

Key Points: 
  • As part of the financing, Charlie Plauche, Partner at S3 Ventures, will join the HYAS board of directors.
  • The round was also supported by Uncorrelated Ventures, Tightline Holdings, Cyber Mentor Fund, Dcode Capital and the continued participation from previous investors M12, Startup Capital Ventures, and 205 Capital.
  • HYAS turns the table on attackers by exposing and blocking their infrastructure, and communication channels, said Dave Ratner, CEO, HYAS.
  • Nobody understands cyber adversary infrastructure like HYAS, said Charlie Plauche, Partner, S3 Ventures.

TradeCafe Secures $10M Equity Investment From Round13 Capital

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:17pm

TradeCafe Inc. , a B2B marketplace and technology platform that facilitates the global trade of protein commodities, today announced that it has secured a $10 million equity investment from Round13 Capital .

Key Points: 
  • TradeCafe Inc. , a B2B marketplace and technology platform that facilitates the global trade of protein commodities, today announced that it has secured a $10 million equity investment from Round13 Capital .
  • Concurrent with the investment, John Eckert , Round13 co-founder and Managing Partner, will be joining the TradeCafe board of directors.
  • We will be working closely with the team at TradeCafe to accelerate the conversion of a largely manual trading process to a digital solution, said John Eckert, co-founder of Round13 Capital.
  • Round13 Capital is a Toronto-based venture capital firm that invests in growth-stage technology businesses.