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Spark Capital, whose investments span from eyeglasses to messaging, is raising a new investment fund, according to a regulatory filing. The Boston firm, which has no capital commitments listed for the fund, is seeking to raise as much as $370 million. The fund will be called Spark Capital V LP, according to the filing. Spark has made investments in Oculus VR, which was acquired by Facebook for $2 billion, and Twitter , which trades on the New York Stock Exchange.
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