TITLE

Qatar, VCs Pump $65M into Fisker

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;9/9/2008, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Fisker Automotive received $65 million from a Series C financing round which was led by a unit of the Qatar Investment Authority. The investment will be allocated to develop the fuel-saving hybrid sports car called Karma. Investors Palo Alto Investors and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers also participated in the financing round.
ACCESSION #
36646710

 

Related Articles

  • Fisker's Hybrid Car Fueled With $115M. Sadighi, Lalee // Red Herring;1/19/2010, p2 

    This article reports on a fund raised by Fisker Automotive through backers Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, A123 Systems and Ace Investment in 2008. The maker of hybrid gas-electric cars was able to raise 115.3 million U.S. dollars. Chief executive officer (CEO) Henrik Fisker noted the...

  • Fisker Raises $85M. Baird, Courtney // Orange County Business Journal;4/13/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 15, p6 

    The article reports that Irvine, California-based Fisker Automotive Inc. has raised $85 million in its fourth round of venture funding. According to the company, the round is said to be the largest to date and has a total amount of $179 million. It states that Eco-Drive Partners LLC and Kleimer...

  • Exit Strategy a Challenge For Kleiner Perkins.  // India -- West;2/3/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 11, pA42 

    The article reports on venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, which is finding it hard to exit the Indian companies it has currently invested in.

  • Financings Roundup.  // BioWorld Today;5/21/2012, p2 

    The article reports that a venture capital fund worth 525 million dollars focusing on investments in early stage digital consumer and enterprise, green technology and life sciences companies was closed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

  • NEWS OF THE WEEK.  // Orange County Business Journal;1/25/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p7 

    The article offers news briefs in California. A car maker Fisker Automotive Inc. has raised 115.3 million in funding led by current backer Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers along with A123 Systems Inc. and Ace Investment. Western Digital Corp., a maker of disk drives for computers and consumer...

  • Investor Lane to speak at Green Car Conference.  // Automotive News;3/12/2012, Vol. 86 Issue 6507, p6 

    The article reports that Ray Lane, a green-technology investor will speak at the Automotive News Green Car Conference on June 12, 2012 in Novi, Michigan. He is a managing partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, whose investments include a stake in Fisker Automotive...

  • Family Matters. Wolfe, Sean // Red Herring;4/16/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 14, p22 

    The article offers information on the investment done by John Doerr, venture capitalist (VC) of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, in his brother Thomas Doerr's medical IT startup called Purkinje Inc. The VC recently poured $10 million of his own cash into Purkinje. Purkinje which was started in...

  • An ex-general salutes the Fisker.  // Automotive News;2/9/2009, Vol. 93 Issue 6346, p30 

    The article offers information on the interest of Colin L. Powell, former U.S. secretary of state, in automobiles. He was reportedly hooked on old Volvos, at one point of time. He is reported to be interested in the Fisker Automotive Inc.'s high-end plug-in hybrid sports sedan called the Karma...

  • Financings Roundup.  // BioWorld Today;12/21/2007, Vol. 18 Issue 247, p3 

    The article reports on a $23 million Series C financing closed by Corthera Inc. Investors Caxton Advantage Life Sciences Fund, along with Domain Associates and Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers joined in the financing round. The financing will be used by the company to advance the clinical...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics