US record company sues Vietnam site for copyright
A record company that accuses a Vietnamese entertainment portal of making its songs available for free download has filed suit in an American court against the U.S- venture capital firm which invested in the website, seeking ...
Venture investments, number of deals up in 4Q
Funding for U.S. startups increased 20 percent in the final three months of 2013 as venture capitalists poured more money into more deals, according to a report released Friday.
Study: Groups are the future for angel investing
Entrepreneurs looking for risk capital to fund growth will need to get to grips with the rise of the angel group, according to the latest research by leading academics into business angel activity. In a joint project undertaken ...
After Nokia, a mobile games boom in Finland
From mobile phones to mobile games. Finland has found there's life after Nokia in a bustling startup scene that's produced hugely popular game apps from "Angry Birds" to "Clash of Clans."
Report: Venture investments rose 17 pct in 3Q (Update)
A new report says funding for U.S. startups rose in the third quarter from year-ago levels, as venture capitalists poured money into a growing number of fledging software companies.
Snapchat could be LA's startup star
There's never a shortage of things to gawk at in Venice Beach: oiled-up bodybuilders, a two-headed turtle, over-the-top street performers.
Samsung boosts US research, venture fund (Update)
Samsung announced Monday it was pumping more money into research and venture capital funding efforts that will be led by a new hub for the South Korean giant in Silicon Valley.
Tech firms begin to shift from Silicon Valley to San Francisco
Webster's defines a valley as "a stretch of low lands between hills or mountains." But for a growing number of tech entrepreneurs and workers, "Silicon Valley" is a squared-off patch surrounded by water, not mountain ranges.
California leads green tech funding, reduces greenhouse emissions
California has had remarkable success in developing and deploying clean technology, using it to help fuel the state's economic rebound and drive its effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions, even as its population continues ...
Venture capital investments fall 19 percent in 1Q
(AP) -- Funding for startups fell 19 percent in the first three months of the year, as cautious venture capitalists funneled less money into fewer deals.
Venture capital investments up 19 percent in 4Q
(AP) -- Funding for startups rose 19 percent in the fourth quarter as venture capitalists fueled money into more companies in the Internet, clean technology and other sectors.
Cult video gaming firm closer to IPO
Leading video game hardware company Razer has secured $50 million from a Beijing-based venture capital fund that takes it potentially closer to a public listing, the company said Wednesday.
New TechCrunch editor named after founder flap
AOL named a new editor for popular US technology blog TechCrunch on Monday after 10 days of uncertainty and controversy over the fate of the founder of the site, Michael Arrington.
Tech blog TechCrunch in tussle with parent AOL
Less than a year after its acquisition by AOL, leading technology blog TechCrunch is involved in a tussle with its new parent company over journalism ethics and editorial independence.