At Greenspring we believe in venture capital's ability to propel innovation, job creation and positive societal change. We celebrate those who think differently, take measured risk and challenge perceptions. Here's what's trending in VC this week: 

Portfolio News:

  • Chen Amit, Co-Founder and CEO of Greenspring portfolio company Tilpati, chats about how the company is helping to more efficiently serve mid-market businesses in this quick video. 

  • Personio, a Germany-based human resources operating system for small and medium-sized companies that automates repetitive administrative tasks, raised $75 million in Series C financing led by Greenspring primary manager Accel with participation from Greenspring primary manager Lightspeed Venture Partners

  • Soft Robotics, which manufactures soft material robotic grippers designed to help grip a range of different objects, has raised $23 million in Series B financing co-led by Greenspring primary manager Material Impact

  • Greenspring portfolio company Rocket Lab announced their first mission of 2020: a dedicated launch on behalf of the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. Read more about the exciting announcement here.

  • Check out the NVCA's Member Spotlight on Adam Sharkawy, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Greenspring primary manager Material Impact! In this deep dive, Adam discusses the firm, their portfolio, what's ahead for Material Impact in 2020 and more. Read more here.

  • Huge congrats to Greenspring portfolio company Scopely on their agreement to acquire video game development studio FoxNext Games from The Walt Disney Company! Read more on this exciting news and Scopely's future plans here

  • Greenspring primary manager Bessemer Venture Partners led a $54 million financing round in LaunchDarkly, a leading feature management platform. Learn more about the round here

Greenspring News:

The number of listed companies in the U.S. has decreased substantially over the last 20+ years. Given our vantage point in the world of venture capital, our team sought to determine how the changing financial market is impacting our industry, and what it may mean for venture-backed companies, fund managers and their investors. Check out our blog post discussing the shrinking public equity market here

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