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16 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider
Thomas Page had no experience in the tech industry or in venture capitalism when he sat down for his first job interview, a meeting with Sequoia Capital's billionaire venture capitalist Michael Moritz.
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2 hrs ago | Fortune
The private markets typically follow the public markets on the way up, and also follow them on the way down.
4 hrs ago | Dark Reading
David Cowan, who was one of the first venture funding executives to specialize in the cyber security industry -- and now is among its most prominent investment experts -- remembers the day that encryption vendor Codex was sold to Motorola in 1992.
6 hrs ago | Fortune
What do you get when you bring a couple of former National Security Agency analysts to Silicon Valley? A crowd-sourced platform for hacking into customers' security holes and $7.5 million in funding.
7 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
While Square Inc. is suffering losses and looking for a possible acquirer, venture investors are plowing more money into companies that offer point-of-sales and payment technology.
Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage array company, has closed a $225 million Series F funding round, at a pre-money valuation of over $3 billion.
Sentinel Labs, a leading cyber-security firm focused on multi-device endpoint and server advanced threat protection, has raised $12 million in its Series A financing.
The Mountain View, Calif.-based incubator, a key player in the Silicon Valley startup scene and an early launching pad for companies including Dropbox and Airbnb, will now invest $120,000 for a 7% stake in its participating companies.
Tiger Global Management , an investor better known for its late-stage deals, is leading an oversubscribed $12 million Series A investment in cybersecurity startup Sentinel Labs to help it convert beta users including Yahoo , Box and Netflix into paying customers.
The new funding, unveiled at the annual GSV Education Innovation Summit in Declara, founded in 2012, is based on the premise that learning happens not only in schools and universities but continues for a lifetime where people need to constantly hone their skills and master new ones.
Diane Fraiman of Voyager Capital says there's no need to worry about Oregon's low venture capital deal flow.
Box , which is pushing to diversify its offerings beyond cloud storage, has hired Josh Kline for its Box Consulting to help woo major media companies to its services.
Image-tagging advertising startup Stipple Inc. has called it quits, shutting its doors less than 18 months after raising capital at a valuation just south of $25 million.
CU professor and Nobel Prize winner Tom Cech said Tuesday that some of the "Silicon Valley envy" of places like San Francisco is overcooked.
Chinese conglomerate Fosun International is raising its profile as an international investor, establishing a venture-capital operation in Silicon Valley.
Greg Harmon, certified market technician, founder and president of Dragonfly Capital , and partner and CIO of Presidium Capital Management recently appeared on Benzinga's PreMarket Prep where he went over his process for following market trends.
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