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NEW YORK, Oct 1- Venture capitalists show no sign of shying away from investing in startups related to Bitcoin even as authorities step up their scrutiny of the virtual currency and its possible connection to money laundering and other illegal activities.
Payment company Braintree will be acquired by eBay. CNBC's Kate Kelly speaks to David Hornik, author of "VentureBlog," about the valuation of Twitter's IPO, and Facebook's performance as a public company.
Sept 11- Pandora Media Inc on Wednesday named former Microsoft Corp executive and venture capitalist Brian McAndrews as president, chairman and CEO. Prior to that he was an executive with ABC in its sports, entertainment and television divisions.
Sept 3- Citigroup Inc said it will sell a $4.3 billion private equity fund, known as Citi Venture Capital International, for an undisclosed price to investment firm Rohatyn Group.
*Company valued at $312 mln at day's high of $9.85. *VC firms Khosla Ventures, Accel Partners now own 34 pct stake. YuMe is backed by venture capital firms Khosla Ventures and Accel Partners, which together now own 34 percent of the company.
Quirky CEO and founder Ben Kaufman explains how his manufacturing company helps businesses fund the invention process and demonstrates several of this season's top gadgets.
CNBC's Kate Kelly talks with Barry Silbert, SecondMarket founder & CEO, about his thoughts on how the SEC's decision to lift a ban on ads by hedge funds, private equity and venture capital firms will attract new investors
Bill Maris, Google Ventures managing partner on why it's the "anti-corporate" VC firm; and Vanessa Colella, Citi Ventures managing director, on strategic alliances via startup investments. With CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from 500 Startups' Pre-Money Conference and talks with Founding Partner Dave McClure.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 24- Snapchat, a service that allows users to exchange fleeting photo messages, raised $60 million in a funding round led by venture-capital firm IVP, the company said on Monday. Snapchat also attracted a high-profile board member: Sony Corp. of America Chief Executive Michael Lynton.
Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman explains how her Internet rental business is shaking up the marketplace.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- A high profile sex discrimination lawsuit in Silicon Valley should be taken private via arbitration, lawyers for venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers argued on Wednesday, but the plaintiff, former partner Ellen Pao, wants the chance to tell her story before a judge.
As online grocery shopping gains traction, several new start-ups are betting that consumers will be willing to shell out for dinner kits delivered straight to their doors.
In the second part of a CNBC interview, Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz talks about the government surveillance controversy and why he thinks people will feel "naked and lonely" without the high-tech eyewear.
Legendary tech innovator, Marc Andreessen, Andreessen Horowitz co-founder, explains why he thinks Meg Whitman is the "world class" chief executive that Hewlett-Packard deserves.
Russell D'Souza, SeatGeek co-founder, explains how his company makes it easier to "score" tickets at thousands of events and for the best value.
One venture capitalist notes that today’s young tech entrepreneurs weren't working during the last crash—a blessing and a curse.
Joe Lonsdale, Formation 8 partner, discusses how new technology is transforming every major industry in the public and private sectors.
Hip start-up Warby Parker debuted its flagship, eyeglass store in New York City's SoHo neighborhood. Do online retailers need brick-and-mortar stores?
Risk was in vogue for the first quarter except for one notable place - the venture capitalists who help grease the wheels for startup companies looking to spread their wings.