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  • Hot venture capital opportunities     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    Scott Sandell, N.E.A. general partner, discusses attractive investments now, and where his venture capital firm is putting money to work.

  • All about 'frictionless technology': CEO     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Mark Tluszcz, CEO at Mangrove Capital Partners, explains what he looks for when he's investing in a technology company and how he uses free products as a way to drive business.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 19- Venture capitalist Tim Draper is stepping back from his investment role at Draper Fisher Jurvetson, the firm he founded in 1985.. Long considered venture-capital royalty, Draper is known for investments such as Internet phone service Skype, now part of Microsoft Corp, and Chinese Internet company Baidu Inc.

  • Tim Draper to cut back role at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 9:39 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 19- Venture capitalist Tim Draper is stepping back from his investment role at Draper Fisher Jurvetson, the firm he founded in 1985.. Long considered venture-capital royalty, Draper is known for investments such as Internet phone service Skype, now part of Microsoft Corp, and Chinese Internet company Baidu Inc.

  • Berg: 'Huge' life sciences opportunity     Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 4:38 PM ET

    Carl Berg, billionaire venture capitalist and co-founder, Berg and Berg, sees huge opportunities in life sciences. Berg Pharma has the opportunity to revolutionize health care by using biology to determine differences between a healthy and unhealthy person.

  • Atomico boosts non-Silicon Valley tech start-ups Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 2:30 PM ET
    Niklas Zennstrom

    Atomico, a European venture capital firm that has invested in the likes of Rovio, plans to spend its new $476 million fund on tech start-ups.

  • Nov 19- Atomico, a European venture capital firm that has invested in the likes of Angry Birds developer Rovio, plans to spend its new $476 million fund on technology start-ups outside Silicon Valley, it said on Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 19- PharMEDium Services LLC, a venture capital-backed provider of pharmacy compounding services to hospitals, is in discussions to sell itself for close to $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • While the United States has long dominated venture capital investments in technology, investors have been increasingly drawn to opportunities in Asia and Europe, especially in areas such as e-commerce and gaming. The firm said the fund was oversubscribed and had broad backing from investors in Asia, the United States and Europe.

  • New media investing in favor but hazards lurk Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Nov 17- New media websites from BuzzFeed to Business Insider are on a roll lately, showered with dollars from venture capitalists betting that they will crack an advertising market that has stymied traditional media companies.

  • VCs chase the enterprise     Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Venture capital dollars are pouring into enterprise-centric companies with clear business models and solid revenue streams, CNBC's Cadie Thompson reports.

  • What follows after Twitter?     Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 5:42 PM ET

    Gerben Visser, Founder and Managing Partner at IncubAsia Ventures, describes the kind of companies venture capitalists are interested in following the frenzied trade in Twitter shares.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 5- For Twitter Inc's early venture capital backers, some of whom stand to make over 500 times their investment when the company goes public, now is a time not just to celebrate but increase their stakes in mobile and social media.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 5- For Twitter Inc's early venture capital backers, some of whom stand to make over 500 times their investment when the company goes public, now is a time not just to celebrate but increase their stakes in mobile and social media.

  • Crowdfunding a pro for startups?     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 3:17 PM ET

    Alan Patricof, Greycroft LCC, explains why he thinks crowdfunding will open up a whole new door for startups.

  • NEW YORK/ PARIS, Oct 30- Shares in French online advertising firm Criteo rose more than 30 percent in its stock market debut on Nasdaq on Wednesday, showing investor appetite for technology start-ups and delivering a payday to its venture capital backers.

  • Venture capitalist cash in on Obamacare?     Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 7:42 PM ET

    CNBC.com's Cadie Thompson reports that some see a lot of opportunities in the new health care exchanges.

  • Under the Jobs Act, venture capitalist can actively advertise to seek investments. John Frankel, FF Venture Capital, weighs in on raising funds.

  • Simon Cook, CEO of DFJ Esprit, discusses whether U.S. start-ups have an advantage over their European counterparts.

  • Venture Capital's hottest tech play     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    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.

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