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Investors in the first close for Yosemite's debut fund include Emerson Collective, The Rockefeller University, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and venture capitalist John Doerr.
Energize Capital, a climate software venture firm, has raised $300m for its second growth fund, bringing its total assets under management to $1.2bn.
The emerging climate-focused venture firm has hired the co-founder of Microsoft's VC fund and a senior sustainability specialist from Cambridge Associates.
Of the $424m MassPRIM committed to diverse managers last year, $158m went to four managers of venture capital and/or growth funds.
Bond, a top 20 venture capital firm, is believed to be the first major US venture firm to sign the UN’s Principles of Responsible Investment.
Fund III raised $126m from about 70 LPs, including Bank of America, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Cambridge Associates, Ford Foundation and Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation.
LAT VC, L'Attitude Ventures, Latino-led VC, Latinx
Firm CEO Sol Trujillo says his long-term goal is to build 'a multibillion-dollar AUM firm that will endure for many generations'.
Venture capitalists focused on women’s health are eager to confront the challenges women face now that abortion is no longer constitutionally protected.
The SEC’s proposals to require a kind of 'truth in advertising' around ESG funds are a good first step, writes Venture Capital Journal editor Lawrence Aragon.
Greenspring Associates joins CalPERS and NY Common in using software developed by Lenox Park Solutions to measure diversity of fund managers and portfolio companies.

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