April 16- Slack, which makes software to help improve team communication, said it raised $160 million in a round of funding, valuing it at $2.8 billion. The San Francisco- based startup, whose tool helps people exchange messages, videos and images, said new investors include Horizons Ventures, Digital Sky Technologies, Index Ventures, Spark Capital Growth, and...» Read More
Entrepreneur Travis Kalanick in his own words, on the buzz over Uber and its potential expansion.
Naturebox founder Guatam Gupta pitches panelist Nick Marsh, FirstMark Capital Partner, Naval Ravikant, AngelList Founder, and Clara Sieg, Revolution Ventures partner his startup business.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24- Lantern, a technology startup that offers online and mobile coaching programs to support mental health, has won early backing for its service. Executives at the 2- year-old startup said on Friday it has raised $4.4 million from investors led by Silicon Valley- based venture firm Mayfield, with seed funding from SoftTechVC.
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Alain Schibl, chairman of PRIV, discusses the company's app which allows users to order beauty and fitness services on demand.
Bill Gurley of Benchmark, discusses the "excessive" amount of risk he believes the Silicon Valley community is taking on investing in tech start-ups.
Oct 21- Magic Leap Inc, a startup focused on augmented reality technology, said it raised $542 million in a funding round led by Google Inc.. Investors in the latest round included Qualcomm Inc, the world's No.1 mobile phone chipmaker, Andreessen Horowitz, KKR and Legendary Entertainment. Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps at Google,...
Oct 21- Magic Leap Inc, a startup focused on augmented reality technology, said it raised $542 million in a funding round led by Google Inc, which also attracted investment from Qualcomm Inc, the world's No. 1 mobile phone chipmaker. Magic Leap said it would use the funds for product development and marketing of its mobile wearable system, among other things.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and David Solomon, Goldman Sachs co-head of investment banking, discuss market volatility and its effect on M&A transactions and IPOs.
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After a few days of selling in stocks, J.B. Pritzker of Pritzker Group, discusses the impact to venture capitalism, if any, Pritzker says there is a lot of interest in digital technology.
Aaron Krause, Scrub Daddy founder & CEO, discusses the science behind his company's success.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on her interview with Disney CEO Bob Iger about his company's mentoring program.
Suzanne Somers, actress and entrepreneur, discusses how getting fired from "Three's Company" lead to a transformation in her career from becoming a product rep for ThighMasters to sharing a stage with Frank Sinatra in Las Vegas.
Suzanne Somers, actress and entrepreneur, shares memories from her days on television sitcom "Three's Company" and how pay disparity eventually caused her to leave.
Duncan Niederauer, Battery East managing director, discusses growth in the pre-IPO market.
Salim Ismail, Singularity University founder, explains how exponential organizations are able to outmaneuver big businesses by leveraging new tech for rapid growth.
Caterina Fake, Findery founder & CEO, shares her views on Twitter consumption and explains why she sees Findery as the next generation of the development of social media.