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Redis Labs raises $14M for its in-memory NoSQL database services

Redis Labs, the company behind the open source Redis data structure store, today announced that it has raised a $14 million Series C round led by Bain Capital Ventures and Carmel Ventures. The company’s existing investors, including Silicon Valley Bank and Tamar Ventures managing partner Zohar Gilon, also participated in this round. Show More Summary

Donald Trump a "blue-collar billionaire" with a lot of money

When Mitt Romney ran for president four years ago, his estimated $250 million fortune was quickly turned into a liability by Democrats, who painted the former Bain Capital chief as out of touch with Americans still struggling to recover...Show More Summary

Bain Capital Ventures raises $600 million (and another big fund is born)

It’s starting to happen like clockwork. Firms are closing new funds almost exactly 24 months to the date from their last fund closing. The newest example? Bain Capital Ventures (BCV), which this morning announced a new, $600 million fund. Show More Summary

Funding sea change has pushed startups to new strategies and locations, VCs say

SILICON VALLEY—The startup funding slowdown is forcing Bay Area founders to ramp up operations outside of the region, venture investors on a Silicon Valley Business Journal panel said Wednesday. Bain Capital Ventures partner Indy Guha...Show More Summary

Bain Capital & friends pour $11M into BevSpot to stop bars from running dry

BevSpot has found a problem worth solving: preventing your local bar from running out of your favorite tipple. Raising an $11 million Series B round from Bain Capital Ventures and other select drinking buddies, the company will be upping its product development and global market expansion in the web-based beverage management space. Read More

Symantec buying internet security firm Blue Coat

Investors backing the deal included private equity firm Silver Lake, which said it would double the $500 million investment in convertible notes in Symantec it announced in February. Private equity firm Bain Capital, which is the majority shareholder in Blue Coat, said it will invest $750 million in convertible notes.

Data Science Startup Apixio Nabs $19M for Cognitive Computing Platform

Healthcare data science company Apixio Inc., today announced that it has raised $19.3 million in Series D funding led by SSM Partners with participation from First Analysis, Bain Capital Ventures and Apixio’s largest angel investor. Apixio...Show More Summary

McDonald's targeting buyout firms as it seeks to sell North Asia stores

By Denny Thomas HONG KONG (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp is targeting private equity firms, including Bain Capital, MBK Partners, TPG Capital Management and Chinese state-backed conglomerate China Resources (Holdings) for its planned sale of 2,800 restaurants in North Asia, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Show More Summary

The Nation's Election Watchdog Just Hit a New Level of Dysfunction

In 2011, former Bain Capital executive Edward Conrad decided to give $1 million to the super-PAC supporting the presidential bid of his pal Mitt Romney. But he didn't contribute the cash directly. Instead, he put the money in a generically named shell company he had recently created, which then cut a check to the super-PAC, Restore Our Future. Show More Summary

Mitt Romney Is The Real Super-Fraud: Here’s The Proof, Chapter And Verse

Now that’s a screaming case of the cat calling the kettle black if there every was one. Mitt Romney has lashed out at The Donald for being a “phony and  fraud”, but consider this. During his 16-years at Bain Capital, fully one-fourth...Show More Summary

Medical device maker Stryker to buy Physio-Control for $1.28 bln

(Reuters) - Medical device maker Stryker Corp said it would buy Physio-Control International Inc for $1.28 billion in cash to expand its emergency medical services business. Physio-Control is a unit of Bain Capital Private Equity, and develops cardiac devices such as defibrillators. Show More Summary

Speech recognition startup Semantic Machines raises $12.3M

8 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

Semantic Machines, a startup with speech recognition technology and talent from Apple and Google, disclosed today that it has raised $12.3 million in new funding. Investors from Bain Capital Ventures and General Catalyst Partners are listed in the filing the startup submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Last year Semantic Machines named Larry […]

Indian sale makes Bain Capital rare buyout hero

The U.S. firm has sold its remaining $116 mln stake in Hero MotoCorp four years after investing in the world’s largest motorbike maker. In rupee terms, Bain doubled its money in four years. As private equity pours into India, it’s a reminder that getting money out remains harder.

Headline News from - November 18, 2015

On the Web Banks and Fintech Firms’ Relationship Status: It’s Complicated - Wall St. Journal - “The classic narrative is the Silicon Valley firebrand who’s taking on the system,” said Matt Harris, managing director of Bain Capital Ventures, an early Simple investor. Show More Summary

Source: Blue Coat is buying cloud security startup Elastica for more than $300M

10 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

EXCLUSIVE: Blue Coat Systems, a security vendor owned by Bain Capital, is acquiring Elastica, a startup that detects potentially dangerous use of cloud applications. Blue Coat is paying more than $300 million for the startup and plans to announce the news as soon as Monday, a source familiar with the matter told VentureBeat. Blue Coat sells hardware that […]

GE Capital Said to Be in Talks to Sell Australian Businesses

Deutsche Bank and Sankaty Advisors, a Bain Capital affiliate, were selected as the final bidder for the commercial lending and leasing businesses.

MasterCard, Bain Capital Ventures, New York Life Invest In Bitcoin Company Digital Currency Group

10 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Barry Silbert's new Bitcoin company raised an undisclosed sum from traditional financial firms and venture investors, many of whom have not invested in a digital currency company before.

Big names including Bain Capital and Mastercard are backing Barry Silbert's bitcoin venture

Barry Silbert doesn't appear to be a big fan of 'down time.' He sold SecondMarket, the startup he founded that morped into an online stock exchange for hot, private startups' shares, to Nasdaq last week. Now he is setting up bitcoin-related...Show More Summary

Is Mitt Romney Mellowing on Obamacare?

Tom Stemberg, one of the cofounders of Staples, died today. His company was famously funded by Bain Capital, and Stemberg became good friends with Mitt Romney: Romney recalled that shortly after he was elected, Mr. Stemberg asked him why he ran for governor. Show More Summary

Headline News from - October 14, 2015

On the Web Worldpay Shares Rise 6 Percent After I.P.O. in London - New York Times - "The company, which is owned by the private equity firms Advent International and Bain Capital, priced its offering at 240 pence, or about $3.68 a share. Show More Summary

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