News tagged with venture capital

Indonesian tech frenzy tantalizes venture capital

(AP) -- Venture capitalists from Silicon Valley to New York all have the same question about Indonesia's come-from-nowhere tech frenzy: Are the young entrepreneurs that have piqued their interest smart bets ...

dateAug 10, 2011 in Business
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Venture-cap investments rise in second quarter

(AP) -- Venture capitalists invested more in U.S. startups in the second quarter than they did during the same period a year ago, suggesting that investors are ramping up their search for the next Facebook or Twitter.

dateJul 20, 2011 in Business
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NYC fires shot at Silicon Valley tech dominance

(AP) -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg is firing a shot across the bow of Silicon Valley, saying New York City's efforts to attract a new science and engineering campus will help the metropolis surpass the California region as ...

dateJul 19, 2011 in Business
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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 ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Internet
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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.

dateJan 10, 2011 in Business
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