Venture capital (VC) is money provided to seed early-stage, emerging and emerging growth companies. Venture capital funds invest in companies in exchange for equity in the companies they invest in, which usually have a novel technology or business model in high technology industries, such as biotechnology and IT. The typical venture capital investment occurs after a seed funding round as the first round of institutional capital to fund growth (also referred to as Series A round) in the interest of generating a return through an eventual exit event, such as an IPO or trade sale of the company. Venture capital is a type of private equity.
In addition to angel investing, equity crowdfunding and other seed funding options, venture capital is attractive for new companies with limited operating history that are too small to raise capital in the public markets and have not reached the point where they are able to secure a bank loan or complete a debt offering. In exchange for the high risk that venture capitalists assume by investing in smaller and less mature companies, venture capitalists usually get significant control over company decisions, in addition to a significant portion of the companies' ownership (and consequently value).
Con questo accordo, il Fondo di Technology Transfer di CDPVentureCapital Sgr destiner� fino a 130 milioni di euro della propria dotazione complessiva di 275 milioni al co-investimento con FEI, che si impegna ad intervenire pariteticamente portando il valore della partnership fino a 260 milioni di euro.
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The company has closed its first round of financing, totalling EUR22 million through a consortium of three top tier venture capital firms; MPMCapital, IndexVentures and Life SciencesPartners... The first round of financing was led by MPM Capital with Index Ventures and Life Science Partners co-investing.