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Cottonwood Technology Fund listed by Pitchbook as one of the best performing VC funds with an IRR of 46% (Fund I)

Cottonwood Technology Fund is listed by Pitchbook as one of the best performing venture capital funds. In total 86 funds where in the benchmark of Pitchbook. The IRR of Fund I of Cottonwood Technology Fund is 46%.   Source: https://pitchbook.com/newsletter/2010-vintage-us-venture-funds-with-b2b-investments-LBM  

The most active VC investors in autonomous vehicle tech

The most active VC investors in autonomous vehicle tech By Dana Olsen January 19, 2018 It’s no secret that venture capitalists are keen on technology related to self-driving cars. Global investment in the space took a huge leap last year,...

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Clear Flight Solutions raises € 2.6 million for further growth

First close of a targeted €6 million Series B investment “This next round of investments shows trust in our expansion and the ambition of making airports safer, and protecting nature.” Through follow-up investment, current and new investors show commitment and...

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Movie: Could Robotic Birds Lead to Safer Air Travel?

The New York Times: Could Robotic Birds Lead to Safer Air Travel? By Samantha Stark, Jawad Metni, Sarah Kramer and Jason Greene.

Cottonwood listed, by Preqin, as Consistent Top Performing Venture Capital Fund

Cottonwood listed, by Preqin, as Consistent Top Performing Venture Capital Fund Source: http://docs.preqin.com/reports/Preqin-Private-Capital-Performance-Update-Q3-2017.pdf 

Movie: Robird – the first robotic bird in the world

Movie of the Robird on the German television. Program Galileo. Movie is German-spoken.

Sound Energy raises 1 million euro from Cottonwood

Enschede-based startup Sound Energy has raised 1 million euro form Cottonwood Technology Fund and the regional development fund Oost NL of the Twente Innovation Fund. The capital raised will be used to expand the team and start mass production. “This...

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TriLumina Closes Additional $9M Round of Funding

TriLumina Corp., an Albuquerque, NM-based provider of solid-state automotive LiDAR illumination for ADAS and autonomous driving, closed an additional $9m equity and debt financing. Backers included new investors Kickstart Seed Fund and existing stakeholders Stage 1 Ventures, Cottonwood Technology Fund,...

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Serial Entrepreneur Bob Curtis creating value at Respira Therapeutics (Silicon66 News)

As a serial entrepreneur, Bob Curtis has started 10 companies. He’s succeeded and failed and succeeded. “You learn more from the failures than successes,” he says. What he has not succeeding in doing, though, is retiring. He’s at the age...

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Sarcos Robotics secures investment from Caterpillar, Cottonwood, GE & Microsoft

Sarcos Robotics, a global leader in the development of dexterous industrial robots for use in unstructured environments, announced today it has secured funding from a group of top tier strategic investors including Caterpillar Ventures, GE Ventures, and Microsoft Corporation. Additionally,...

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