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3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"When I first heard about Airbnb, I thought it was the stupidest idea I'd ever heard of," Andreessen Horowitz partner Jeff Jordan told The Chronicle in January.
7 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
Investors in venture firms are less inclined today than they were in the past to spread their resources among dozens of venture firms, and instead are concentrating more dollars among established firms with a track record.
9 hrs ago | 7x7
According to a Fortune Magazine analysis from February 2014 , just 4 percent of senior partners at venture capital firms are women; and only 12 percent of women, based on a study led by The National Venture Capital Association, are generally employed in the tech business.
11 hrs ago | Knowledge@Wharton
Venture capital has been at the center of Israel's emerging high-tech industry, raising billions of dollars from overseas and shepherding start-up companies to Wall Street offerings, and cross-border mergers and acquisitions with big names in the global tech sector.
11 hrs ago | JD Supra
A recent case in the California Court of Appeals underscores the dangers that await venture capital firms brave enough to fund companies in the midst of internal disputes.
15 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
Following the lead of IT, telecoms, and media companies, more traditional brick and mortar German companies are increasingly funding and investing directly in startups across Germany, the U.S. and Israel-a sign that German heavy industry is on the hunt for disruptive innovation.
For every successful start-up, umpteen entrepreneurs will fail - despite having brilliant ideas.
Florida venture capital investments increased 65 percent, compared to 46 percent nationwide, in the 12 months ended June 30, according to a report prepared by Cherrystone Management Consultants for InternetCoast.
PagerDuty, led by CEO Alex Solomon, raised $27.2 million in funding to expand it IT performance management software beyond providing trouble alerts to actually helping solve problems.
Medical technology startup Bluegrass Vascular Technologies has closed on $4.5 million in new investor funding.
A prominent venture capitalist cited the frog that can be slowly boiled alive as a lesson to follow in tech investment.
Private equity firm Hellman & Friedman has started preparations for a potential stock market listing of Scout24, just months after buying the German classified advertising group from Deutsche Telekom , three sources familiar with the matter said.
The emergence of fresh sources of capital for late-stage private companies has redefined the venture capital industry , and now investments in those pre-IPO companies is on pace to surpass even the heights reached at the peak of the dot-com boom.
Wantable, a startup from serial entrepreneur Jalem Getz that packages and distributes personalized makeup, accessories and intimates, recently expanded its 3rd Ward space to include 4,000 square feet of warehouse space.
Canaan Partners , a backer of Lending Club , Skybox Imaging and Zoosk , is back in the market raising its 10th venture fund targeting $600 million, with a $650 million cap, according to two people with knowledge of the fundraising.
Cold Genesys, Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing oncolytic immunotherapies for cancer, announced today that it has secured Series A financing of $13.57 million from Ally Bridge Group.
Poptip's analysis of chatter about Hayden Panettiere's hairdo at the Golden Globes helped guide a L'oreal promo on Twitter Poptip, a two-year-old company that analyzes data from Twitter, is being acquired by Palantir Technologies Inc., one of the most valuable and secretive privately-held startups in Silicon Valley, Poptip announced in a company ... (more)
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 07:24 pm
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