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John Mullins, London Business School professor and author of "The Customer-Funded Business," discusses the harm venture capital funding can have on the health of a start-up company.
*Jumia adding retail sites for Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon. BERLIN, July 28- Online retailer Jumia, a would-be African Amazon set up by German venture capital firm Rocket Internet, is expanding into three new markets- Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon, the company said on Monday.
Why some venture capitalists may be hearing pitches from men more often than women.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- U.S. software-management company AppDynamics said Tuesday it raised $120 million in venture capital, launching the company into the growing group of startups valued at more than $1 billion. Battery Ventures, ClearBridge Investments and Sands Capital are leading the funding round.
Stripe now operates in several countries including Canada, Britain and Ireland, and is beta-testing in European countries such as Finland and Switzerland. It was valued at $1.75 billion in a January round of funding from venture capitalists, including Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital and Founders Fund.
Google Glass is partnering with technology start-ups, which may help it carve out a more important and profitable role in business.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at the hottest startup and venture capital trends.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche speaks to Jeff Jordan, Andreessen Horowitz general partner, about the state of venture capital and the quality of companies going public in the current economic environment. Jordan also weighs in on Carl Icahn's fight to spinoff PayPal from eBay.
Saemin Ahn, Managing Partner at Rakuten Ventures, describes the qualities that they look out for in startups.
Andy Dunn, Bonobos co-founder & CEO, discusses the company's new round of venture funding that will allow the e-commerce men's retailer to expand its store count across the country.
Bobby Franklin, National Venture Capital Association president & CEO, discusses the strength of the venture-backed IPO market and explains the public offering cycle.
Geoff Lewis, Founders Fund partner, discusses whether a tech bubble is forming and the difficulty in placing a valuation on startups.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche speaks to Stuart Bernstein of Goldman Sachs, about venture capital trends in tech and sentiment in Silicon Valley with recent volatility in high growth stocks.
Scott Kupor, Andreessen Horowitz COO, shares his thoughts on GoPro's IPO, and tech's biggest hardware and software plays. Software is Silicon Valley's biggest friend right now, says Kupor.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 26- 500 Startups, the $100 million Silicon Valley venture fund perhaps best known for its incubator program for young companies, said on Thursday it would tap a new source of cash for its latest fund: the public.
Government cannot satisfy the demand for public goods and services alone. Its role should be akin to a venture capitalist, says Laura Tyson.
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.
Pebble, the smartwatch maker that launched only two years ago, is making all kinds of waves in the world of connected devices.
Apple paid $3 billion for Beats Electronics in hopes of playing catch-up in the shift away from downloading music, said a leading venture capitalist.
Companies' venture funds poured more money into venture-backed start-ups in the last quarter than they have since the dot-com era.
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