venture capital

Cyber VC forms advisory group aimed at state and local markets


NightDragon, a Silicon Valley fund with past investments in the likes of FireEye, has recruited advisers in major state capitals to help its portfolio companies.

Govtech Fund doubles in size to $50M, forms product advisory council


Current and former government executives and technology officials will advise tech startups on how to improve their products.

Up to $50 million up for grabs in smart infrastructure contest


Technology consulting company Venture Smarter is working with the Department of Homeland Security and a group of venture capital firms to find promising ideas that could ultimately receive billions of dollars in support.

Venture capital firms raise most money since '07


U.S. venture capital firms raised .9 billion in new commitments from 58 funds during the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 81 percent compared to the level of dollar commitments raised during the fourth quarter of 2013 and a 9 percent increase by number of funds, according to Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association.