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California VC firm backed by Russia navigates a global crisis

From Pitchbook For Fort Ross Ventures, a Silicon Valley firm with strong ties to Russia, the war in Ukraine casts a long shadow across its international portfolio and investor base. Sberbank, the now-sanctioned top Russian bank, has long been a leading limited partner backing Fort Ross, dating back to its first fund in 2015. Sberbank, the[…]

Israeli auto safety company SaverOne 2014 files for a $12 million US IPO

By Renaissance Capital, SaverOne 2014, which is developing an electronic system that blocks cellphone use while driving, filed on Monday with the SEC to raise up to $12 million in an initial public offering. The company is currently listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (SAVR). The company is engaged in the design, development and[…]