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Northern Gritstone collects $268m

The investment company set up by the universities of Manchester, Sheffield and Leeds has achieved a first close of $268m.

May 20, 2022

Berkeley Frontier Fund charts philanthropic course

Berkeley Frontier Fund will provide growth-stage funding to companies emerging out of the University of California campus, and has already made four investments.

May 5, 2022

OUP opens fourth fund proceedings

Osage University Partners is looking to secure $350m for its fourth fund.

Apr 12, 2022

Hostplus heightens IP Group commitment

Hostplus has invested an additional $56m in the IP Group Hostplus Innovation Fund, having previously committed $99m.

Apr 12, 2022

Waseda wins over Yamamoto

Ted Yamamoto has been named general partner of Waseda University Ventures, having already served as adviser to Waseda’s Office of the President since last summer.

Apr 7, 2022

V-Bio Ventures completes $120m fundraising

VIB-backed venture capital firm V-Bio Ventures has reached the final close of its second fund and hired Shelley Margetson as managing partner.

Mar 31, 2022

Big Idea brainstorms more partners

Big Idea Ventures has added another five university partners to its Generation Food Rural Partners fund, ranging from Cornell to Washington State.

Mar 30, 2022

Berkeley SkyDeck rises to $60m occasion

University of California, Berkeley’s accelerator has picked up $60m for its second fund, less than two months after the programme launched a European presence in Italy.

Mar 28, 2022

UniSuper supplies $56m to Uniseed

UniSuper is putting more than $56m into Uniseed, marking the superannuation fund’s first major foray into venture capital.

Mar 24, 2022

Imec.xpand captures $166m

The deep tech venture fund linked to Imec has raised $166m for its second fund, more than halfway to its $277m target.

Mar 23, 2022

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