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1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal
BlackRock Inc., T. Rowe Price Group Inc. and Fidelity Investments are among the mutual-fund firms pushing into Silicon Valley at a record pace, snapping up stakes in high-profile startup companies including Airbnb Inc., Dropbox Inc. and Pinterest Inc.
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6 hrs ago | Philly.com
Background: Congressional staffer on Capitol Hill, senior executive at Safeguard Scientifics, founder of the Eastern Technology Fund, co-founder of Pennsylvania Early Stage Partners, chair of Eastern Technology Council.
10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
WVLP intends to invest in technology sub-sectors with asset light, high growth companies that are active in e-payments, e-commerce, premium content, and IT-enabled services.
He was the 30th employee and first product manager at Twitter, where he helped start Twitter Ads from scratch.
Software deals netted out 42% of all dollars invested in the first quarter, with biotechnology receiving 11%.
There is a reason it feels like everyone and anyone is raising money to build a company: They are.
In the first quarter of 2014, investors dished out nearly double the amount recorded in the same period last year.
Corporations last year invested nearly as much money in venture capital as they did during the dot-com boom, according to the National Venture Capital Association , with hundreds of companies opening offices in Silicon Valley so they can get closer to the startup action.
The D.C. region's total venture capital haul for the first quarter dropped from the same period last year.
Berlin-based venture firm Point Nine Capital has hired Silicon Valley veteran Michael R. Wolfe to open a San Francisco office and help its portfolio companies enter and win the U.S. market, Venture Capital Dispatch has learned.
Tucker Twitmyer has left energy-focused venture capital firm EnerTech Capital Partners after a 10-year run, Fortune has learned.
Quarterly venture capital investment activity rose 12 percent in terms of dollars but fell 14 percent in the number of deals, compared to the fourth quarter of 2013 when and further distancing it by more than three times from the second largest industry, Biotechnology.
Jim Pugh He made his money as a developer and remains chairman of Epoch Properties, but he has built his influence through philanthropy.
Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into a growing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday.
Venture capital investments bypassed the Colorado Springs area in the first quarter for the fourth consecutive quarter, even as such funding surged both statewide and across the nation compared with the same period a year earlier.
Forter , an Israel-based anti-fraud startup backed by Sequoia Capital, has named ShopRunner Inc .