About half of that funding went to San Francisco and Silicon Valley, according to the National Venture Capital Association. 1. San Francisco, $9.32 billion, 506 deals. 2. San Jose, California, $3.78 billion, 237 deals.» Read More
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.
The Winklevoss twins, known as nemeses of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, may have one of the largest bitcoin portfolios.
Venture firms Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers are teaming up to provide funding for startups working with Google Glass.
Shafqat Islam, Co-Founder, CEO of NewsCred, explains how his startup business has been able to convince major brand companies they need to pay for the news.
Josh Reich, Simple CEO and co-founder, explains how his company makes banking easier for customers.
Young entrepreneurs have no shortage of resources at their disposal that give them a leg up on an older generation of competition.
Information overload is a fact of modern life, and you can curse technology — or you can see if there's an app for that.
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