Oct 20- Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen said he was quitting EBay Inc's board following the online retailer's decision last month to spin off its electronic payment unit, PayPal. The Silicon Valley pioneer has been involved in a public war of words with activist investor Carl Icahn, one of eBay's largest shareholders, who convinced the company to spin off...» Read More
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
Discussing tech valuations and warnings about Silicon Valley's cash burn rate, with Tim Draper, Draper Fisher Jurvetson managing director.
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- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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, a loyalty-rewards start-up company, says it has received $26 million in Series B funding.
TEL AVIV, Sept 23- Israel's dedication to developing its defense capabilities has been extended to cyberspace in recent years, spawning an industry which has attracted a near four-fold increase in venture capital investment since 2010 as a growing overseas market for cyber security experts beckons.
TEL AVIV, Sept 23- Israel's dedication to developing its defence capabilities has been extended to cyberspace in recent years, spawning an industry which has attracted a near four-fold increase in venture capital investment since 2010 as a growing overseas market for cyber security experts beckons.
Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance Senior Columnist, and the "Squawk Alley" team discuss comments by venture capitalist Bill Gurley that the VC community is taking on an excessive amount of risk right now.