US-based Lytro is an AR/VR and digital cinematography startup.
By Alex Barinka
Tech firms betting on public listing than being acquired.
Social Nation is InVent’s 10th portfolio company and its first investment in the United States. The previous investments include local business review portal Wongnai, golf-course booking platform Golfdigg and mobile-first engagement solutions Playbasis.
This investment marks SCB as the first Thai commercial bank to invest in feasibility study and testing of enterprise-grade blockchain technology.
Y Combinator, the startup accelerator and investment firm that helped produce Airbnb, Dropbox, and Instacart, is embarking on a creation project arguably more ambitious than any company.
Okta Inc, a U.S. cloud identity management company valued at $1.2 billion in its latest private fundraising round, has hired Goldman Sachs Group to lead an initial public offering or outright sale.
Marc Andreessen sees technology startups cashing out in a wave of acquisitions and public stock offerings over the next few years. Andreessen, the co-founder of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, expects many more M&A deals this year and a stream of IPOs in 2017 and 2018. The pendulum has swung… Read more »
Last year, Udacity raised $105 million in a round from Bertelsmann which valued the business at more than $1 billion. Other shareholders include investment firms Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River and Drive Capital.
The top five funds—Sequoia Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Accel Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners and Andreessen Horowitz—parked most of their money in consumer Internet start-ups, followed by healthcare and financial technologies.
This series E funding round was led by Union Square Ventures with participation from Morgan Stanley, as well as previous investors including DFJ Growth, Andreessen Horowitz and Spark Capital.