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29 min ago | SiliconValley.com
A data storage company experts say is on track to become the next Oracle announced Wednesday a new round of funding that pushes its value to more than $2 billion.
30 min ago | Wall Street Journal
In the first six months of this year, $2.75 billion was invested in 218 deals throughout emerging Asia, putting the industry on track to pass a five year peak of $2.85 billion invested in 2011, according to data from the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association .
30 min ago | Business Journal
Square, led by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, is reportedly raising $200 million in new funding that places the value of the company at $6 billion, up 20 percent from earlier this year.
4 hrs ago | Mashable
This article is part of DBA , a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management.
4 hrs ago | Network World
Pluralsight , a Salt Lake City e-learning company that offers video-based courses on everything from Windows 8 to WebRTC to Apple iOS, has raised a fresh $135 million in venture funding.
7 hrs ago | Business Journal
The Austin-based company, which develops agricultural products that act in new ways to provide benefits to farmers and other users, plans to use the capital to commercialize its Agriplier technology based on non-living, non-toxic, microbe derived by-products that contain specific metabolites and stimulants designed to improve crops, according to a ... (more)
8 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
ARCH's search for disruptive technologies is global, with technology sourcing or investment primarily in In the past 24 months, portfolio companies in ARCH funds have had nine public offerings and six M/A events, including four of the most oversubscribed biotech IPO's in decades, Agios Pharmaceuticals , Bluebird Bio , Receptos , and Kythera ... (more)
Dallas startup Theatro has raised $5 million from a major Silicon Valley venture capital firm to expand its sales and marketing efforts for its wearable tech device for retail outlets.
Listen up. This has been an unusually active period for venture-backed developers of treatments for ear ailments and hearing loss.
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has agreed to invest in ephemeral messaging service Snapchat Inc. at close to a $10 billion valuation, people with knowledge of the matter said.
In 2013, money for startups was overwhelmingly going to male founders. LinkedIn recently analyzed 1,200 technology entrepreneurs who raised venture capital in 2013.
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In preparation for an IPO, Jessica Alba's The Honest Co. , a maker of eco-friendly baby products, has raised $70 million at a valuation just shy of $1 billion and is beginning partnership talks to expand to China, Dow Jones VentureWire has learned.
BacterioScan, a St. Louis biotech company that uses laser technology to rapidly test for urinary tract infections, is set to close a $5 million Series A financing round by the end of the month.
Silicon Valley incubator Y Combinator has big-name tech companies in its portfolio, including Dropbox and Airbnb , but the soaring valuations of some of those companies hasn't translated to huge exits, yet.
Theatro , the pioneer of voice controlled wearable communications devices for hourly workers in the retail, hospitality and manufacturing market segments, announced today that it has closed a $5 million investment from Khosla Ventures in a Series A round.
The UpTake : At age 20, Mark Daniel was so convinced that he should start a company instead of attend college that he dropped out.
Every time a twenty-something CEO turns down a multibillion-dollar offer for a company that has little or no revenues it hits a raw nerve in me.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 01:39 pm
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