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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 7- U.S. venture capital firms raised $4.1 billion last quarter, down almost 18 percent from the same period in 2012, according to data from the National Venture Capital Association and Thomson Reuters released on Monday. Sequoia Capital raised $552.9 million for its U.S.
Simon Cook, CEO of DFJ Esprit, discusses whether U.S. start-ups have an advantage over their European counterparts.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 2- Over lunch on Monday at a sushi restaurant in downtown Boulder, Colorado, venture capitalists at early stage investment fund Foundry Group decided to act on an initiative that aims to admit more than the usual foundations and university endowments to the VC clubhouse.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 2- Over a sushi lunch on Monday in downtown Boulder, Colorado, venture capitalists at early-stage investment fund Foundry Group decided to act on an initiative that aims to admit more than the usual foundations and university endowments to the VC clubhouse.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 2- Software giant SAP AG said it is allocating more than $650 million to a new venture fund, SAP Ventures Fund II, showing the growing role that corporations are taking on in funding the world's youngest companies.
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.
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.
Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman explains how her Internet rental business is shaking up the marketplace.
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.