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2014/04/18 04:38
2014/04/18 04:38
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A recent Uber funding round has racked up an impressive $3.5 billion valuation for the provider of an alternative car service. According to an Uber filing earlier this month with the state of...
2014/04/18 04:38
2014/04/18 04:38
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2014/04/17 20:21
2014/04/17 20:21
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Bloomberg/David Paul Morris The Y Combinator graduate with the highest valuation, Dropbox, has acquired two more recent graduates of the Mlountain View accelerator, Loom and Hackpad. CEO Drew Houston...
2014/04/16 12:17
2014/04/16 12:17
8d
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Online freight marketplace uShip today announced three top national LTL carriers – Con-way Freight, Old Dominion Freight Line and YRC Freight – have committed to...
Read more at Business Wire, eTrucker
2014/04/15 21:27
2014/04/15 21:27
8d
Gene-therapy startup AAVLife has raised $12 million in a Series A funding round led by Versant Ventures. Inserm Transfert Initiative contributed to the investment. The Paris-based company concentrates...
Read more at Red Herring, Red Herring
2014/04/15 12:22
2014/04/15 12:22
9d
Online legal service Avvo said Tuesday it has raised $37.5 million in a round of financing led by New York-based investment management firm Coatue Management LLC. The money will be used for product...
2014/04/15 09:39
2014/04/15 09:39
9d
Entrepreneurs are lucky to have one big score. Richard Barton has had a string of them, by repeatedly asking the same simple question: What piece of marketplace information do people crave and do not...
2014/04/15 07:49
2014/04/15 07:49
9d
Some of Twitter Inc.'s biggest and earliest backers said they don't intend to sell shares when rules barring them to do so expire on May 5, giving the young public company a much-needed vote of...
2014/04/14 16:42
2014/04/14 16:42
10d
Twitter co-founder Ev Williams. Twitter’s IPO cemented co-founders Ev Williams and Jack Dorsey among the billionaire ranks, and boosted CEO Dick Costolo’s personal wealth — but none of them will be...
2014/04/12 13:42
2014/04/12 13:42
12d
There’s a good chance if you use Twitter, you’ve never tried to distill your wisdom into that 140-character window and pressed the tweet button. This is not, never has been and never will be a problem...
2014/04/10 13:49
2014/04/10 13:49
14d
Zendesk Inc. filed for an initial public offering Thursday, with the software company looking to raise up to $150 million. The San Francisco-based startup is part of a wave of so-called cloud...
2014/04/07 18:19
2014/04/07 18:19
17d
Although Isaac Dietrich didn't win the top spot of The Peter Thiel Fellowship, he was among 40 finalists which was enough to encourage his dream to be an entrepreneur. While Thiel co-founded Paypal...
2014/04/04 17:42
2014/04/04 17:42
20d
Investors got hungry when $GRUB debuted on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday morning. Shares of online food ordering service GrubHub, which also operates Seamless, soared 50% in early trading...
2014/04/01 21:42
2014/04/01 21:42
22d
David Byttow and Chrys Bader, founders of Secret; photo via Secret It’s hardly a secret anymore. Anonymous social apps like Secret and Whisper are among the hottest diversions to come out of Silicon...
2014/04/01 17:42
2014/04/01 17:42
23d
In an amended prospectus on Tuesday, online food ordering website GrubHub raised the price range for its initial public offering to $23 to $25 per share. With nearly 80 million shares post-offering,...
2014/04/01 08:13
2014/04/01 08:13
23d
Balderton Capital, headquartered by Bond Street, has already begun making investments from its fifth fund, backing two London start-ups – hotel booking site Top10.com and GoCardless, which helps...
2014/03/31 17:18
2014/03/31 17:18
24d
Bill Gurley is a partner at Benchmark Capital who is on the board of $3 billion Uber and whose firm invested in Snapchat. One hot consumer trend he isn't hot on: Anonymity. Lately, anonymous apps...
2014/03/30 16:42
2014/03/30 16:42
25d
The new face at the top of this year’s Midas List of top venture investors owes his position to Facebook, the social platform whose 2012 IPO has propelled five investors into the top ten in the past...
2014/03/27 01:42
2014/03/27 01:42
28d
Karl Jacob is a five-time entrepreneur who is currently the CEO and Founder of Hangtime, which builds a way for consumers to see their friends’ social plans. Over his career, Jacob’s raised over $200...
2014/03/26 22:42
2014/03/26 22:42
28d
For the executives of Candy Crush maker King Digital Entertainment, Wednesday’s initial public offering couldn’t have been more sour. On a day when King.com celebrated its IPO by parading candy...
2014/03/26 14:42
2014/03/26 14:42
29d
In hyper-competitive venture capital, a select group of firms consistently produce the top returns year after year. And this year’s Midas List of top tech investors is no exception, with most of the...
2014/04/18 04:38
2014/04/18 04:38
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