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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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KPN Ventures invests in Cottonwood and claims its first fund-in-fund investment

A big fund that invests in another fund, that’s quite unusual if you ask me. KPN Ventures, the venturing arm of KPN, has an agreement with Cottonwood European Technology Fund (CETF) to become one of its cornerstone investors. CETF is...

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We don’t sign NDA’s

Cottonwood Technology Fund never signs a NDA. Cottonwood reviews around 1,000 up to 1,500 pitch decks per year. If the NDA-period is three or five years we need to track thousands of NDA-agreements. We are not willing to pay the legal...

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Pitchdeck

A perfect pitch deck is very important to get the right attention. Cottonwood reviews around 800 up to 1,000 pitch decks per year. Cottonwood’s main criteria are: strong IP, disruptive technology (which can be used in multiple product lines and/or...

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Eurekite closes on over €1M investment from Cottonwood

Eurekite, the first worldwide provider of a new nanotechnology based flexible ceramics, announced today thatCottonwood Euro Technology Funds, an affiliate of the top performing seed stage investor in science based technology start-ups in the US, has closed on founding capital...

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