News tagged with venture capital

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 not rated yet 0

Green jobs grow slowly

Last year, Randy Hagen, president of Solar Skies Mfg in Starbuck, Minn., laid off four of his 14 workers after orders stalled for the rooftop solar collectors he makes. Government rebates promised last year under the Obama ...

Jan 22, 2010 4 / 5 (1) 5

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 not rated yet 0

Skype founders file lawsuit against eBay

(AP) -- A company owned by the founders of Skype has filed a copyright infringement suit against the Internet phone service and parent eBay Inc. - an action that could crimp eBay's plans to sell Skype for about $2 billion ...

Sep 16, 2009 not rated yet 0