Wall Street bond traders may soon be immortalized in the fashion of baseball legends Honus Wagner, Willie Mays and Pete Rose if a plan by a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive takes off. That’s right, baseball cards are coming to finance. The brainchild of Chris White, founder of bond...

Database security startup jSonar has secured $50 million in new funding from Goldman Sachs . The company, with offices in Waltham, Mass. and Vancouver, B.C., will use the new funding to grow its database security offering. In return, Goldman Sachs executive David Campbell will join jSonar’s...

When Nigerian angel investor Tomi Davies backed his first company — Strika Entertainment in 2001 — he admits he wasn’t aware of his future role. “I was just helping out friends. I didn’t know it was angel investing. I didn’t know there was a structure to it,” he said. Seven years...

The most notable fact about later stage funding rounds in May is that there are more funding announcements being made compared to the previous months. While we saw eight funding announcements in this stage in April, this month we saw 11 later stage funding announcements. One of the most notable...

The most notable fact about later stage funding rounds in May is that there are more funding announcements being made compared to the previous months. While we saw eight funding announcements in this stage in April, this month we saw 11 later stage funding announcements. One of the most notable...

The most notable fact about later stage funding rounds in May is that there are more funding announcements being made compared to the previous months. While we saw eight funding announcements in this stage in April, this month we saw 11 later stage funding announcements. One of the most notable...

The most notable fact about later stage funding rounds in May is that there are more funding announcements being made compared to the previous months. While we saw eight funding announcements in this stage in April, this month we saw 11 later stage funding announcements. One of the most notable...

News that Goldman Sachs would be briefing clients about Bitcoin set the cryptocurrency world abuzz on Wednesday morning. Would the famous investment bank deliver a seal of approval to digital currency? Would the briefing cause the price of Bitcoin to soar? Alas, for crypto fans, the answer came...

African startups have another $100 million in VC to pitch for after Novastar Ventures’ latest raise. The Nairobi and Lagos based investment group announced it has closed $108 million in new commitments to launch its Africa Fund II, which brings Novastar’s total capital to $200 million. With the...

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. When we kicked off our series on private companies that have reached $100 million ARR, we didn’t expect it to last. Maybe a piece or two, but nothing more. Today’s entry should...