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Venture Firms Count Police Funds Among Their Investing Partners

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For decades, venture capital and private equity firms have tapped public employee unions as a major source of funding for their investments in startups. Among those investors are the pension funds affiliated with police unions.

Dozens of venture firms, including NEA, Spark Capital and IVP, count police pension funds as limited partners, according to The Information’s analysis of financial reports published by these funds. That’s in addition to the hundreds of PE funds, including huge firms like Apollo and KKR, that have taken money from police unions. These investments illustrate the financial ties that link Silicon Valley and police workers at a time when civil rights advocates and some state lawmakers are pushing for police reform. The connections raise the possibility that venture firms could come under pressure to distance themselves from these limited partners. 

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European VC major Balderton brings in industry veteran Kellogg as first-ever executive in residence

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Early-stage European VC major Balderton Capital has brought in veteran software executive, advisor and angel investor Da

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European VC major Balderton brings in industry veteran Kellogg as first-ever executive in residence

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Early-stage European VC major Balderton Capital has brought in veteran software executive, advisor and angel investor Da

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CVC buys into $1.85bn accounting advisory firm CFGI, partners with Carlyle to grow company’s Fortune 1000 client base

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CVC has agreed to acquire a significant interest in their accounting advisory firm CFGI at a valuation of $1.85bn. Carly

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Blackstone, Vista buy Ellucian from private equity peers TPG, Leonard Green

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Blackstone and Vista Equity Partners have completed a buyout of higher education tech software provider Ellucian from fe

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