SoftBank clears founder's heir apparent of misconduct claims

Japanese mobile giant SoftBank has cleared a former Google executive—seen as heir apparent to its billionaire founder Masayoshi Son - after an investor group accused him of misconduct and called for his dismissal.

Will Uber's cash path spur others?

Startups have long been the domain of venture capitalists. But with last week's staggering $3.5 billion investment in Uber from Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, the tech world has been put on notice - sovereign wealth ...

Feeding frenzy in Spain's renewable energy sector

A wind of change is blowing on Spain's renewables: companies and investment funds have been on a buying spree, taking advantage of the know-how and growth prospects of a sector still limping out of a crisis.

Verizon a leading contender to buy Yahoo: reports

US telecoms giant Verizon has emerged as a leading contender to take over struggling Internet pioneer Yahoo as other big names reportedly drop out, US financial media said ahead of quarterly results Tuesday that are expected ...

Study finds three key factors to crowdfunding success

For entrepreneurs using crowdfunding to bring new products to market, high quality photos and video, previous crowdfunding success and positive comments from backers are the keys to a successful campaign, according to new ...

Belief in higher returns from private equity may be misplaced

New research at the Luxembourg School of Finance suggests that investor belief in higher returns by investing in private equity investment funds may be misplaced, calling into question their rising popularity.

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