Venture capital looks to be in a full-blown recovery but is it too much, too soon?
Rip-roaring demand for tech IPOs has created lots of happy people in Silicon Valley. But it also has some tech CEOs feeling pressured to bring their companies to market-and some venture capitalists worrying that things are ...
Venture investments, number of deals up in 4Q
Funding for U.S. startups increased 20 percent in the final three months of 2013 as venture capitalists poured more money into more deals, according to a report released Friday.
Vancouver steps up as next tech hot spot
If you follow the money, the Northwest's hottest startup is now 140 miles north of Seattle. Called HootSuite, it's a 370-employee company at the heart of a resurgent startup community in Vancouver.
NASA Ames readies spacecraft to study moon's atmosphere
The moon will soon become a very busy place, as robotic prospectors descend to search for valuables.
From recession's wake, education innovation blooms
On a warm spring evening, hundreds of investment bankers, venture capitalists and geeky tech entrepreneurs gathered near the pool of the Phoenician, a luxury resort outside Phoenix. The occasion? A high-profile ...
Venture investments drop in 2Q, report finds
(AP)—A new report says funding for U.S. startups declined in the April-June period from a year ago, as venture capitalists funneled less money into fewer deals.
World Bank invests in online education
Online education service Coursera on Wednesday announced a fresh round of funding from the investment arm of the World Bank and other backers.
Waze could lead way to Israeli Internet growth
The billion-dollar sale of navigation company Waze to Google may finally be putting Israel on the map as a major player in consumer Internet innovation.
India's market watchdog bids to boost foreign investment
India's market regulator on Tuesday announced an overhaul of existing regulations for foreign investors, in a bid to attract crucial inflows to the country's capital markets.
No holes in Swiss online networking theory
Often, it's not what you know, but who you know when it comes to business and research success and that still applies even in the age of online social networking, according to results to be published in the International Jo ...
India's startups lacking guardian 'angels'
It is seen as a land of entrepreneurs, economic growth and huge business potential, but India appears to be failing its promising startup companies which are struggling to find investors.
Clean technology investors shift focus to drilling (Update)
A decade ago, large investors in so-called clean technology had a straightforward goal: finance companies that would help eliminate the world's dependence on oil, natural gas and coal.
Carnegie Mellon video thumb selection startup, Neon, secures VC Seed funding
Neon, the Carnegie Mellon University startup that uses cognitive neuroscience to improve online video clicks, has secured venture capital (VC) funding in a Series Seed round led by True Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based venture ...
Zuckerberg, Brin join forces to extend life
Famed founders of Internet rivals Google and Facebook joined forces on Wednesday to back big-money prizes for research aimed at extending human life.