News tagged with venture capital

Ex-Googlers penetrating startup hierarchy

It may be too soon to equate the Xooglers, as members of the ever-expanding network of ex-Google employees call themselves, with the "PayPal Mafia" - the founders and early employees of the online payment company who went ...

Mar 17, 2011
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Groupon raises $950 mln in new funding

Internet bargain coupon phenomenon Groupon said Monday it had raised $950 million in the past month to invest in technology, fund its global expansion and compensate company employees and early investors.

Jan 10, 2011
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Twitter valued in billions as popularity climbs

A fresh infusion of investment cash pushed Twitter's market value up to 3.7 billion dollars on Wednesday with the number of people using the microblogging service climbing to 175 million.

Dec 15, 2010
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Andreessen's venture fund nears $1 billion

(AP) -- A venture capital fund run by Internet browser pioneer Marc Andreessen and his longtime business partner, Ben Horowitz, has raised another $650 million as the firm looks for opportunities in technology startups.

Nov 03, 2010
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There's a fund for that

Silicon Valley investor Matt Murphy is out to find the next great opportunity in mobile consumer technology. And he has $200 million at his disposal to pay for it.

Sep 27, 2010
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