Dough Boys: Here’s Benchmark’s $425 Million Fund Filing Document

Take the money and run!
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Longtime Online Exec Tina Sharkey Joins Sherpa Foundry as CEO

An inside/outside exec will lead an effort to get corporations to think more like startups — or get out of the way. (From someone who knows: Good luck with that!)
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Revolution Ventures Closes $200 Million Fund

A new fund from Steve Case’s investment firm targeting early-stage startups.
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Sherpa Ventures Starts $150M Fundraising With $15M Infusion From TPG

Now the well-known Silicon Valley pair will have some walking-around money.
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Outbrain Exec Guttman Hired to Oversee SoftBank’s $51 Million NY-Focused Startup Fund

Josh Guttman, who has most recently been an exec at content discovery platform Outbrain, has become a partner at Softbank Capital to manage its New York-focused startup fund. Guttman, who is an active angel investor in the region, will oversee the $51 million fund that the venture firm recently announced that will be aimed at high-growth opportunities in social, e-commerce, digital media and software-as-a-service startups in New York. (You can read a sharp post Guttman recently penned for AllThingsD on native advertising here.)

Bahat to Head $75 Million Bloomberg Beta Tech Fund

The newly minted VC is charged with investing in and also creating early-stage startups for the media and financial news giant.
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Go Far West, Young Startup: SoftBank Capital and Yahoo Japan in $20M Fund to Bring U.S. Entrepreneurs There

Breaking into the Asian market is not easy.
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Silver Lake Finally Announces New $10.3 Billion Tech-Focused Fund

Silver Lakes Partners, the high-profile private equity which has been a big player in the tech space, has finally closed a new $10.3 billion large-cap technology investment fund. The firm said its Silver Lake Partners IV Fund was oversubscribed, surpassing a $7.5 billion target. Silver Lake now manages over $23 billion and is involved in a range of digital deals — most prominently of late, in the private takeover of Dell Computer.