News tagged with venture capital

1BOG gets funding for a new way to sell solar

When we needed a new "pre-owned" car, we knew the drill. We searched the Web, visited the auto mall, settled on a model, did some haggling, vetted the price by phone, and haggled a bit more. Within a couple of days, we had ...

Feb 14, 2010
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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
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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
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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
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Study Shows Atlanta Kills Off Start-Up Companies

(PhysOrg.com) -- Atlanta is poised to become the nation’s poster child for how to kill off a burgeoning industry. A new study by professors at Georgia Tech reveals that the city’s reputation as a high ...

Sep 28, 2009
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Twitter to raise $100 mln in new funding: WSJ

Twitter is close to raising up to 100 million dollars in new funding in a deal which values the hot micro-blogging service at one billion dollars, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Sep 24, 2009
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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
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Private exchange to aid startups seeking more cash

(AP) -- Since June, a Web site called SharesPost has been helping a small pool of qualified buyers and sellers trade shares in fast-growing startups that have not yet gone public. Now, the private stock exchange is hoping ...

Sep 02, 2009
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