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3 hrs ago | Bajan Reporter
Despite the existence of a highly liquid financial market in the Caribbean, many believe that the ability to capitalize on entrepreneurial opportunities is stymied due to limited access to an appropriate mix of financial capital.
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4 hrs ago | Nelson's Weblog
I would call attention to the parallels of fascist Nazi Germany to its war on its "one percent," namely its Jews, to the progressive war on the American one percent, namely the "rich."
8 hrs ago | Fortune
Even by venture capitalist standards, Ben Horowitz had a busy week. The founding partner of Andreessen Horowitz released his first book, The Hard Thing About Hard Things , on Tuesday .
12 hrs ago | Reuters
The auction of JP Morgan Chase's private equity business, One Equity Partners, in the market since at least November, has hit an impasse, according to three people with knowledge of the situation.
17 hrs ago | SFGate
One of those three ways is through the difference between "preferred stock," which investors get, and "common stock," which employees get.
19 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
It was in 2012 that DSO kickstarted the venture funding initiative and now sees the time as right for a serious upgrade.
Secret, maker of a mobile app that lets people anonymously share information with friends, is set to raise almost $10 million of venture capital in a deal valuing the young startup at more than $40 million, according to people familiar with the matter.
When founders and employees at young New York company DigitalOcean opened a few bottles of Armand de Brignac champagne a couple of weeks ago, it wasn't just to celebrate a $37.2 million investment by one of Silicon Valley's major firms.
Twins Hadi, left, and Ali Partovi, 41, are photographed at Dropbox in San Francisco, Calif., Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.
Africa has received growing interest from venture capitalists in the last few years as it is on the path to continuous development.
Boston-based Wayfair.com has raised $157 million as it speeds toward a potential public offering in the coming months, the home goods e-retailer announced Friday.
The Series B investment round, led by funds and accounts managed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., encompassed a limited number of key investors, including industry leading growth focused mutual funds, as well as a private investment from "Wayfair is heading into 2014 with tremendous momentum and growth as more and more shoppers opt for one of our ... (more)
Not many executives have seen their companies double in value in one day. Peter Bardwick has seen it twice.
SocietyOne , an Australia-based peer-to-peer lending company, has raised $8.5 million in a Series A funding round.
In a move that brings Spotify AB 's music recommendation technology completely in-house and allows it to more aggressively compete against Pandora, Beats Music, iHeartRadio, Rdio and other services, the Stockholm-based music streaming giant has acquired The Echo Nest Corp. The deal is the culmination of a more than three-year relationship between ... (more)
Andreessen Horowitz has made a major bet on a young startup, leading a $37 million Series A round for DigitalOcean , a provider of cloud Web-hosting that focuses on the needs of individual software developers.
North Bridge Venture Partners co-founders Rich Damore and Ed Anderson are stepping down as general partners although they will continue to be involved with the company's second equity growth fund, according to Fortune's Dan Primack.