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: 

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  • Greenspring direct investment Rocket Lab continues to show why #SpaceisOpenForBusiness with two upcoming back-to-back missions for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office and recently announced plans for its first Moon mission next year. Catch up on all of Rocket Lab's exciting future missions here.  

  • Venture Forward was launched to focus on areas critical to the future and strength of our industry -- diversity, equity & inclusion; education, research & data and history. We are proud to see trusted partner Kate Mitchell of Scale Venture Partners, with whom Greenspring founder Ashton Newhall served as co-chair for the NVCA's Diversity Task force back in 2014, supporting the next generation of VC leaders as founding director. Read more here

  • Outreach, which offers a suite of tools used by salespeople in order to prospect and close deals, raised $50 million in Series A financing with participation from Greenspring primary manager Meritech Capital Partners

  • Akia, which helps transform the way hotels engage with their guests, received a new round of financing with participation from Greenspring primary manager GSR Ventures

Greenspring News

Congratulations to Greenspring direct investment Demandbase, an account based marketing platform that helps businesses coordinate outreach to high-value accounts, on the acquisition of Engagio! Read more about how the companies will work together here

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