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  • Hippeau: Next big media thing     Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    Eric Hippeau, Lerer Ventures managing director, reveals the next big thing media industry and discusses the importance of net neutrality to start-ups. Without accessible, fast broadband our economy is going to stall, Hippeau says.

  • VCs eye big cloud returns—but not Wall Street Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    Venture capitalists poured more than $11 billion into software last year, more than into any other sector and about double the amount in 2010.

  • Venture capitalists poured more than $11 billion into software last year, more than into any other sector and about double the amount in 2010, according to the National Venture Capital Association.

  • Indiegogo's insatiable growth     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    Slava Rubin, Indiegogo CEO, explains what's propelling Indiegogo's growth and how the crowdfunding platform lured investments from luminaries like Sir Richard Branson and Megan Smith from Google.

  • Investing in mobile wars     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    Bubba Murarka, DFJ partner, discusses where he sees investment opportunities in consumer Internet and mobile technology.

  • May 16- Shares of Jumei International Holding Ltd rose about 29 percent in their market debut, valuing the Chinese online cosmetics retailer at about $4.02 billion. The company, backed by venture-capital firm Sequoia Capital, had initially said 9.5 million ADSs would be sold and priced at $19.50- $21.50 per ADS in the IPO.

  • May 16- Shares of Jumei International Holding Ltd rose about 26 percent in their market debut, valuing the Chinese online cosmetics retailer at about $4.02 billion. The company, backed by venture-capital firm Sequoia Capital, had initially said 9.5 million ADSs would be sold and priced at $19.50- $21.50 per share in the IPO.

  • Evolution of millennial news     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    Chris Altchek and Jake Horowitz, PolicyMic co-founders, discuss their millennial-focused digital media company.

  • Kickstart your foodie ideas     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    Joe Bastianich, B and B Hospitality CEO, discusses the upcoming debut of his new CNBC reality show where he provides his own money to fund food ideas. It's really about sniffing out opportunities, Bastianich says.

  • Bubble 2.0? Venture capitalists say no Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    Despite sky-high valuations on tech companies like Uber, SpaceX and Dropbox, Silicon Valley says history is not repeating itself.

  • Silicon Valley tech bubble?     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the surge of startup valuations in the tech sector.

  • Top VC's talk tech bubble     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton talks to leading VC's in Silicon Valley who share their thoughts on the potential for a tech bubble and where they are committing capital.

  • Jon Stein, Betterment CEO, discuss the company's $32 million round of funding and plans to make high-end financial planning services more affordable for the masses.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 7- Google Ventures led a $130 million investment in oncology-data company Flatiron Health, Flatiron said on Wednesday. Google Ventures has also backed Foundation Medicine, which uses vast amounts of data to analyze tumors. Existing investors First Round Capital and Laboratory Corp also participated in Flatiron's funding round.

  • Pioneering peer-to-peer lending     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    Aaron Vermut, Prosper Marketplace CEO, discusses the company's alternative online lending platform and strong growth in the sector.

  • WordPress.com parent raises $160 million Monday, 5 May 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    May 5- Web developer Automattic, the company that operates blogging service WordPress.com, said it raised $160 million from a group of investors led by venture capital firm Insight Ventures. The investors included Insight Ventures' Deven Parekh, Twitter investor Chris Sacca and Endurance, Automattic Chief Executive Matt Mullenweg said in a blog post.

  • Blue Apron makes cooking easy & fun     Friday, 2 May 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    Blue Apron provides you with recipes and the ingredients needed to make a meal in exactly the right proportions. Matt Salzberg, Blue Apron co-founder and CEO, breaks down their business model and discusses the company's $50 million round of venture funding.

  • Bubble trouble in tech?     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Discussing what the action in venture capitalism signals about tech valuations, with David Golden, Revolution Partners, and Tony Tjan, Cue Ball.

  • Venture capitalist perspective     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 12:26 PM ET

    Where venture capitalists are putting money to work, with David Golden, Revolution Partners, and Tony Tjan, Cue Ball.

  • Banking on new digital media     Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Fred Davis, Arista Advisors CEO, discusses his plans to finance tech startups in Silicon Valley.

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