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More than 200 angel investors and venture capital firms are meeting in Denver today to hear pitches form start-ups in the world of weed, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Quirky is setting up a separate company, Wink, whose main technology is software helping seamlessly connect automated home devices.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- Investors in March fired G. Steven Burrill as the head of a $283 million venture-capital fund he ran, amid alleged fraud and misuse of capital, according to a lawsuit.
NEW YORK, June 17- The venture capital arm of Japan's SoftBank Corp is investing in enterprise mobile company Kony Inc, Kony said in a statement on Tuesday. SoftBank Capital will lead the $50 million financing round, Kony's largest to date, with existing and new investors including Insight Venture Partners, Telstra Ventures and Georgian Partners.
Anyone can invest in disruptive start-ups, thanks to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter. It has helped fund blockbusters like Oculus Rift
They may still make the stuff in Asia, but the ideas for Quirky's products originate in the ingenious minds of 'moonlighting' inventors.
With AngelList, entrepreneurs wary of venture capital have a new way to transition their ideas all the way from start-up to stock offering.
Despite having about one-fifth the worldwide total of Internet users, China is notoriously tough for U.S. venture capital firms.
Justin Kan, Twitch.TV founder, discusses his live-streaming video platform and mobile gaming engagement.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports venture capital firms had their strongest fundraising Q1 since 2007.
BlueRun Ventures partner Cheryl Chen, explains how her firm links up start-ups and Fortune 500 companies.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 10- Index Ventures, the firm known for backing online video-chat service Skype at its early stages, said on Tuesday that it had raised 400 million euros for a venture fund focused on early-stage investments.
Dave McClure, Founding Partner, 500 Startups, says the availability of functional products and a monthly revenue of at least $5,000 are some of the qualities they seek in startups.
Kuanhua Hsu, Principal, Gree Ventures, outlines what the firm looks out for in startups. He also describes why it is looking to invest in Southeast Asia.
Discussing Uber's $1 billion valuation and the regulatory battles it faces, with Liz Gannes, Re/code senior editor.
Blackstone exec Bruce Wrobel did well and wanted to do good—and that may have had tragic consequences.
A Hong Kong based venture capitalist firm just named an algorithm program called "Vital" to its board of directors. Jack James, Pace University professor, shares his opinions on whether computers are taking over.
Is the tech sector really in another bubble fueled by irrational exuberance? Here's why a lot of analysts don't think so.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 4- True Ventures said it raised $290 million for its fourth venture fund amid a climate of greater optimism for venture capital, which is digging itself out of an era of low returns and investor discontent.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 3- Business startup Zenefits has raised another $66.5 million from investors, months after its first capital-raising, following a pattern set previously by a handful of hot, young consumer companies that proved their worth to investors over a short span.
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