Facebook launched its first ever startup support programme in Paris Tuesday, in a massive tech incubator funded by a French telecoms billionaire.
Crowdfunding platforms, such as Kickstarter, have opened a funding spigot to startups in regions that have suffered from a venture capital drought, a new UC Berkeley study shows.
In the fundraising prospectus for a new business there will always be a disclaimer saying that "any investment carries some risk." That's also true if you're investing digital money.
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 ...
A further cooling of the funding frenzy for startups has heightened concerns over the so-called tech "unicorns" which have been feasting on venture capital.
After a year in which free-flowing capital fueled unprecedented growth in so-called tech "unicorns," the sector is bracing for a slowdown which could thin the herd.
As more conflicts shift from land to cyberspace, the nation's defense agencies are relying less on missiles and tanks and more on Silicon Valley technology entrepreneurs and startups to secure the country's porous Internet ...
Banjo, a tech startup that searches for trends and breaking news events on social media, announced Thursday it raised $100 million in a funding round led by Japan's SoftBank.
Vadim Tarasov is getting pickier. The managing director of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Altpoint Ventures, Tasarov has begun rejecting startup deals he would have jumped on earlier. Prices are just too high.
For Shayaan Tahir, it all began when an order he placed on Amazon for a new iPod was rejected because the online giant would not deliver electronics to Pakistan.