News tagged with venture capital investment

Huge VC investments into Uber, Airbnb stifle competition

The jackpot-sized venture capital investments last year reveal a few things about Silicon Valley's tech scene: Uber's IPO seems imminent, investors are convinced Airbnb can't be beaten by a competitor, and unlike years' past, ...

Feb 19, 2015
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Report: Silicon Valley tech economy booming

Silicon Valley's tech economy is continuing to boom, with 58,000 new jobs and 42,000 new residents last year and all indications the record growth will continue, according to study released Tuesday.

Feb 03, 2015
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Venture capital investments decline in 4th qtr

(AP) -- Venture capitalists invested less money in U.S. startups in the fourth quarter and showed signs of spreading out those fewer dollars among more companies, reflecting continued caution amid uncertainty about the economy.

Jan 22, 2010
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The recession hits science

The lagging economy is hurting Massachusetts' vaunted life-sciences industry, and might especially hinder the development of new drugs, according to a report released today by MIT researchers.

Jan 08, 2010
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Twitter to raise $100 mln in new funding: WSJ

Twitter is close to raising up to 100 million dollars in new funding in a deal which values the hot micro-blogging service at one billion dollars, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Sep 24, 2009
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