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.» Read More
Chubbies co-founders Kyle Hency and Tom Montgomery, showcase their retro- inspired men's shorts line and discuss Chubbies long-term branding philosophy.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup and RBC Capital Markets are the underwriters to the IPO, the San Francisco- based company told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in a preliminary prospectus. Zoosk is backed by venture capital firms including Canaan VIII LP, ATA Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners.
Michael Forman, Franklin Square CEO, discusses his firm's alternative investment approach and explains the size and scale of the company's portfolio.
RIO DE JANEIRO, April 15- Fundraising by private-equity and venture capital firms in Brazil is expected to rise this year, a senior industry executive said, which could help propel new acquisitions in the infrastructure, logistics and information technology sectors.
RIO DE JANEIRO, April 15- Fundraising among private-equity and venture capital firms in Brazil is expected to rise this year, a senior industry executive said, a move that could help propel a fresh round of acquisitions in the infrastructure, logistics and information technology sectors.
Venture capitalist Tim Draper, Draper Fisher Jurvetson managing director, discusses his controversial plan to break California into six states. Draper claims it will help lift the state out of its financial troubles, create more jobs and resolve housing problems.
RIO DE JANEIRO, April 14- The group representing Brazil's buyout industry is in talks with the government and lawmakers to implement a lower tax scheme on venture capital funds to help lure more money into the highly-risky segment, senior executives said on Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 10- Venture capital funding for U.S. start-ups hit its highest mark since 2001 during the first three months of the year and 11 companies were valued at $1 billion or more, underscoring the increasingly pricey environment for entrepreneurs, according to a report on Thursday from consultancy CB Insights.
Tony Florence, New Enterprise Associates partner, discusses how the momentum sell-off is affecting IPO's and venture capitalists.
The company said in December that it received a $30 million investment from Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen's Vulcan Capital. The company's investors include venture capital firm Upfront Ventures, billionaire Jeff Skoll's Capricorn Investment Group and insurer USAA.
Investors have taken a bite out of online takeaway service Just Eat as the company shares popped on its London stock market debut.
Cuba will open itself more to international investment and allow the existence of wholly owned foreign firms, but some experts doubt the benefits.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm that has backed Facebook and Twitter, raised $1.5 billion for a its fourth fund, the firm said in a blog post. Andreessen, which has backed companies such as Facebook, is part of an elite group of funds which experience little trouble raising more cash.
Venture capitalists are known for taking big risks. Forbes managing editor Bruce Upbin provides insight into the top ranking companies this year.
Andreessen thinks Buffett a "world-class expert" on many subjects, but says the Oracle of Omaha is out of his depth on bitcoin.
Kobe Bryant has proven himself on the basketball court. Now he hopes hoops success will translate to the business arena.
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant discusses his investment in BodyArmor and the launch of his new business Kobe Inc., which is designed to help grow brands and ideas that challenge the sports industry.
Online home-rental marketplace Airbnb is in talks with private equity firms, according to a report.
Pawn shops to the rich seem to be popping up faster than Starbucks stores, according to an article in Crain's New York Business.
Ben Horowitz of venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, has a new book about how companies struggle called "The Hard Thing About Hard Things."
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