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  • Word from Chicago Venture Summit     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 11:52 AM ET

    After a few days of selling in stocks, J.B. Pritzker of Pritzker Group, discusses the impact to venture capitalism, if any, Pritzker says there is a lot of interest in digital technology.

  • Does Twitter's cake have enough layers?     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Caterina Fake, Findery founder & CEO, shares her views on Twitter consumption and explains why she sees Findery as the next generation of the development of social media.

  • Thiel & Andreessen agree about Icahn     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 10:25 AM ET

    Peter Thiel, author of "Zero to One," weighs in on Carl Icahn's demands on Apple and if there is a conflict of interest between activist investors and the companies in which they invest.

  • Thiel: EBay-PayPal split makes sense     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Venture capitalist and author of "Zero to One," Peter Thiel shares his thoughts on eBay spinning off PayPal, and how Apple Pay will impact the future of Visa and MasterCard.

  • Thiel: Tech stocks not core of insanity     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    Discussing bubbles in the bond market, Peter Thiel, venture capitalist and author of "Zero to One," explains why tech stocks are "somewhat" overvalued and why bonds are most distorted.

  • Peter Thiel: Massive government bubble     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 10:13 AM ET
    Peter Thiel, co-founder of Palantir.

    Venture capitalist and author of "Zero to One," Peter Thiel, weighs in on last week's carnage in tech stocks and valuations. Thiel also discusses if he would buy GoPro or Alibaba.

  • Silicon Valley's discovery community     Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Steven Sinofsky, Andreesen Horowitz partner, and Ryan Hoover, Product Hunt CEO, discuss the company's curation platform for new apps, software services, and other tech products.

  • U.S. venture firms raised $6.1 billion last quarter Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 9- U.S. venture capital firms raised $6.1 billion last quarter across 60 funds, bringing the total venture funding raised this year to levels unseen since before the 2008 recession. According to a report from the National Venture Capital Association and Thomson Reuters, the number brings 2014 levels, at $23.76 billion to date, above those for...

  • Y Combinator start-up stories     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks to Y Combinator president Sam Altman, about hot trends in Silicon Valley and his investment in Reddit.

  • NEA, known for backing companies such as Workday Inc, Salesforce.com Inc and Gilt Groupe, is one of the world's top venture firms, with its latest fund totalling $2.6 billion. Health science is one area where women venture capitalists appear to be making serious gains, with some of the most accomplished health investors, including Beth Seidenberg of Kleiner...

  • How Poshly got $1.5 million in less than 10 days Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    Beauty products startup Poshly raised $1.5 million in less than 10 days. Its CEO reveals why VCs found the firm's business plan appealing.

  • Bitcoin calm before the storm: DFJ's Draper     Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Discussing his bullish outlook on bitcoin, with Tim Draper, Draper Fisher Jurvetson managing director. Draper says as the Internet was to information, bitcoin will be to finance, commerce and banking.

  • Silicon Valley's cash burn issue     Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    Discussing tech valuations and warnings about Silicon Valley's cash burn rate, with Tim Draper, Draper Fisher Jurvetson managing director.

  • U.S. venture-backed IPOs fall in value, number Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 7:26 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 1- Venture-backed initial public offerings fell in value in the United States compared with a year ago, according to data from the National Venture Capital Association and Thomson Reuters, even as the overall IPO market strengthened. Not included in the numbers: Chinese start-up Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, which raised $25 billion in...

  • JERUSALEM, Oct 1- Within sight of Jerusalem's Old City stands a modernist building housing one of Israel's most successful venture capital firms, the backer of scores of start-ups over the past 20 years that have generated nearly $18 billion for investors.

  • JERUSALEM, Oct 1- Erel Margalit has packed a lot in, from frontline combat in Lebanon to a PhD in philosophy at Columbia University, advising Jerusalem's former mayor and launching a billion dollar venture capital firm.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 30- Women venture-capital partners are becoming scarcer even as more women entrepreneurs are winning venture cash, according to a report from Babson College.

  • The game of venture capital     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Are startups growing too quickly? Randy Komisar, KCPB venture investor, discusses risk and valuations of tech startups after investor Marc Andreessen warned they were burning through too much cash.

  • Marc Andreessen's warning to tech startups     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    The "Squawk Alley" crew and investor Kevin O'Leary, discuss tweets made by investor Marc Andreessen on the risk startups are taking on and the cash they are burning through.

  • FiveStars gets $26 million in Series B funding Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    FiveStars’ customer loyalty dashboard.

    FiveStars, a loyalty-rewards start-up company, says it has received $26 million in Series B funding.

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