FORTUNE -- Tiger Global has raised $1.5 billion for its eighth fund focused on high-growth technology startups, according to a regulatory filing.
This is basically the same amount of money that Tiger Global raised for its seventh fund back in 2012, which invested in such companies as Automattic, One Kings Lane, Warby Parker, Eventbrite, Flipkart, Redfin and Glassdoor. One big difference, however, is that today there are many more firms doing "Tiger-like" deals -- in terms of both stage and valuation.
Tiger Global declined comment.
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Tiger Global leads investment in Q&A site Quora at around a $900 million valuation.
FORTUNE -- Quora, the online Q&A platform launched five years ago by a pair of former Facebook (FB) execs, today announced that it has raised $80 million in its third round of venture capital funding. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company isn't disclosing the round's valuation, but a source familiar with the situation pegs it at around MOREDan Primack - Apr 9, 2014 9:00 AM ET
'Copy data' management company Actifio just raised $100 million at a $1 billion valuation. Here's what you should know about it.
FORTUNE -- Actifio, a Boston-area provider of copy data virtualization solutions, this morning announced that it had raised $100 million in new venture capital funding at a pre-money valuation of $1 billion. Tiger Global Management led the round, and was joined by return backers North Bridge Venture Partners, Greylock MOREDan Primack - Mar 24, 2014 2:21 PM ET
Popular event ticketing company raises around $60 million in new round of funding at a big valuation.
FORTUNE -- Event ticketing platform Eventbrite has quietly raised around $60 million in new venture capital funding at a valuation of more than $1 billion, Fortune has learned.
The deal is a bit of a surprise, as San Francisco-based Eventbrite had been widely considered to be a 2014 IPO candidate. Not only because of MOREDan Primack - Mar 13, 2014 6:46 AM ET
Tiger Global in market for another $1.5 billion.
FORTUNE -- Tiger Global Management has begun raising its eighth venture capital fund focused on later-stage, privately-held technology companies, Fortune has learned.
Tiger, which also manages tech-focused hedge funds, raised around $1.5 billion for its seventh private equity vehicle in 2012, and is believed to be seeking a similar amount this time around.
The firm is known for having acquired more than four million Facebook (FB) MOREDan Primack - Jan 27, 2014 11:42 AM ET
Online real estate company raises $50 million in pre-IPO round.
FORTUNE -- Online real estate company Redfin has raised $50 million in what it believes will be its last round of VC funding before going public.
Tiger Global Management led the round, and was joined by T. Rowe Price Associates and existing investors Greylock Partners, Globespan Capital Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Vulcan Capital and The Hillman Company.
Fortune has learned that the deal was MOREDan Primack - Nov 13, 2013 9:41 PM ET
Neighborhood social network maker now worth around $600 million.
FORTUNE -- Nextdoor, a private social network for neighborhoods, this morning announced that it has raised $60 million in new VC funding, co-led by Tiger Global Management and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The round was competitive, with sources telling Fortune that it values the San Francisco-based company at approximately $600 million.
Comcast Ventures also participated, alongside existing shareholders Benchmark, Greylock Partners and Shasta MOREDan Primack - Oct 29, 2013 9:01 AM ET
WordPress.com parent company raises $50 million.
FORTUNE -- WordPress.com parent company Automattic today announced a $50 million investment from Tiger Global, in a secondary deal that will provide liquidity to early company shareholders.
The San Francisco-based company declined to discuss valuation, but a source familiar with the situation says that Tiger valued Automattic "just below" the $1.1 billion price-tag that Yahoo (YHOO) recently bestowed upon Tumblr.
You may recall earlier this week that Automattic founder and MOREDan Primack - May 24, 2013 11:26 AM ET
Facebook investor raises largest private equity fund to date.
Tiger Global has raised nearly $1.5 billion for its seventh private equity fund, according to a filing with the SEC.
This is the private equity affiliate of Tiger Global, the tech-heavy hedge fund run by Chase Coleman. It's extremely secretive -- no website, no interviews -- but is regularly called on to provide later-stage capital to some of the world's hottest private companies.
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