News tagged with venture capital

Does bad behavior really hurt business?

Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy abuses and executive gaffes have become viral sensations. But is all that bad behavior ...

dateNov 24, 2014 in Business
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Secret app raises $25 mn, shifts focus

The fast-growing anonymous mobile app Secret said Monday it had raised $25 million in venture capital and would expand as a social network connecting Facebook friends.

dateJul 14, 2014 in Software
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China's startups hope for boom after Alibaba IPO

Nils Pihl has spent 18 months building what he calls cutting-edge software to crunch "really big data sets." But instead of going to Silicon Valley, the 27-year-old Swede and his four colleagues have been ...

dateJun 11, 2014 in Business
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Uber taxi app seeks capital at $12 bn value

Uber, the startup app that connects people with taxis and drivers, is seeking to raise fresh capital that would give it a $12 billion value, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

dateMay 23, 2014 in Business
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