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 ...

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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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.

dateNov 03, 2010 in Business
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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.

dateSep 27, 2010 in Business
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