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The second quarter of 2012 marked the single largest period for venture capital dollars invested since the second quarter of 2001, according to new study. See which tech sectors are hot.
Bruce Gibney, Partner at the Founders Fund, says technology has become attractive to venture capital firms due to its relatively attractive returns. He adds that technology is resurgent in the U.S.
In a wide-ranging interview with CNBC's Julia Boorstin, venture capitalist, Marc Andreesen reveals his thoughts on Yahoo's newly appointed CEO; Facebook's IPO; listing on the Nasdaq; trading in the secondary markets; and the politics of regulations.
Stephen Pagliuca, Bain Capital managing director, discuses what's driving the increase in private equity and the politics behind the funding, with Thomas Stemberg, Staples co-founder & former CEO.
Yao Ming, the 31-year-old, 7-foot 6-inch former NBA star forced into early retirement from injuries, is now trying to make a splash as a venture capitalist in various projects in his home country.
Ajay Royan, Mithril Capital Management general partner, explains how his fund is evaluating new ventures and where he sees growth opportunities.
Start ups have become quite resourceful when it comes to raising funds. Many are finding start-up competitions as a great source of capital.
Choosing the right VC has become even more important in the wake of the Facebook IPO fallout.
Sean Parker, Airtime co-founder, discusses new corporate governance models in Silicon Valley, with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.
There are many different routes a potential business owner can take when financing a startup.Click ahead to see what the various forms of funding are.
President Obama's attacks on Bain Capital is testing a bond formed by Bill Clinton, who showed that Democrats could be both populist and friendly to Wall Street, The New York Times reports.
President Obama presses his attacks on Mitt Romney's background as a venture capitalist, arguing that profit-making alone is not a qualification for the White House.
Evernote, a U.S. mobile startup whose shareholders include NTT DoCoMo and Sequoia Capital, has no intention of being acquired and its owners have "no exit strategy", according to founder and CEO Phil Libin.
Chad Dickerson, Etsy CEO, discusses how the start-up company has been able to raise funding, generate profits and its plans for international expansion.
By now, most people have gotten the memo that there’s money to be made in technology, including professional athletes. Check out the athletes who have chosen the tech sector as their next arena of competition.
Dave Gilboa, and Neil Blumenthal, Warby Parker co-CEOs, discuss the company's start-up efforts, eliminating the middle man, and its "buy-a-pair, give-a-pair" eyewear program.
Which stocks are getting "twitter" chatter? CNBC's Seema Mody reports shares of Zynga are up 5% ahead of Facebook's IPO. John Frankel, ff Venture Capital, also discusses what investors could miss if they don't pay attention to the firm's initial public offering, calling it the "content revolution."
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports on the details of Forbes.com's list of the top 5 venture capitalists, including Marc Andreessen's bets on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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