Nokia Forms $100 Million Fund-of-Fund

Nokia Growth Partners has formed a $100 million fund-of-funds that will invest in venture capital funds focused on emerging technology markets like < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />India and China. It will be led by new managing partners John Gardner and Paul Asel. Gardner was previously a partner with BlueRun Ventures (f.k.a. Nokia Venture Partners), while Asel led the India tech investment practice for the International Finance Corporation.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />