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  • Late-stage investors making more bad calls: VC Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 12:38 PM ET
    Geoff Lewis

    Burning through cash isn't always a bad thing. But one expert said late-stage investors need to do a better job monitoring it.

  • Dorsey absolutely the best choice: Pro Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 10:33 AM ET
    Dorsey absolutely the best choice: Pro

    Geoff Lewis, Founders Fund Partner, believes that Jack Dorsey is the best person for the CEO spot at Twitter, but his challenge is going to be innovation at the company.

  • Wheels up and flying high Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 8:43 AM ET
    Wheels up and flying high

    Kenny Dichter, Wheels Up co-founder & CEO, discusses his company's big $115 million capital raise and the perks of flying private.

  • Private players race to conquer space: Branson Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 7:14 AM ET
    Private players race to conquer space: Branson

    Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, and Will Pomerantz, Virgin Galactic vp, talk about space travel and ways to fund exploration of the galaxy while still making it economical. And Hannah Kerner, SEDS chairman, discusses space education for students.

  • Food-delivery drivers sue start-ups Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 12:23 PM ET
    The GrubHub Inc. app is displayed on an Apple Inc. iPhone 5 in Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

    A growing list start-ups have been hit with complaints in California over the employee status of contract workers.

  • Jungle Ventures: We are positive about fundraising Wednesday, 23 Sep 2015 | 11:38 PM ET
    Jungle Ventures: We are positive about fundraising

    Amit Anand, co-founder of Jungle Ventures, expects the Singapore-based venture capital firm to hit its target of raising $100 million in the next 2-3 months.

  • What e-commerce, aliens and AI have in common Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 6:42 PM ET
    Yuri Milner, co-founder of Group Ltd., speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015 conference in San Francisco.

    Billionaire investor Yuri Milner had success with tech giants Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Spotify. What is he betting on next?

  • Start-up spending 'extremely wasteful': VC Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 2:01 PM ET
    start up money

    Technology company founders need to take saving money more seriously, a veteran investor said.

  • Tech's 'insane burn rates' Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    Tech's 'insane burn rates'

    Chamath Palihapitiya, The Social+Capital Partnership founder, explains why "insane burn rates" could be the canary in the coal mine for technology companies.

  • For Airbnb Co-founder, sharing is a way of life Sunday, 20 Sep 2015 | 6:11 PM ET
    Nathan Blecharczyk, co-founder and CTO of Airbnb.

    Talk about living and breathing a job. Airbnb's co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk shares his San Francisco home with travelers.

  • Interest rate worries? Tech VCs are handling it Friday, 18 Sep 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    Markets might fret over when the U.S. Federal Reserve will finally hike interest rates, but venture capitalists are divided over whether there is any cause to worry.

  • How start-ups get funded Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 12:30 PM ET
    Unicorn disruptors

    The unicorn club has expanded at an unprecedented rate. How do entrepreneurs get their hands on such large sums of cash?

  • iBosses: Fostering part-time entrepreneurs Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 6:38 PM ET
    iBosses: Fostering part-time entrepreneurs

    Patrick Khor, founder & CEO of iBosses, introduces the Singapore-based start-up which provides tailor-made training and consultancy programs for entrepreneurs.

  • High-profile start-up Homejoy's failure left its backers out more than $35 million and many investors are wondering if more Homejoys lie ahead.

  • Bubble may claim 1/3 of start-ups in a year: VC Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 12:52 PM ET

    Private market start-ups face a tough fundraising environment, and up to a third of them may not be around a year from now, Theresia Gouw said.

  • Where to find growth in slowing China: Expert Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 12:29 PM ET
    Journalists follow the presentation of Huawei's new smartphone, the Mate S, ahead of the IFA Electronics show in Berlin, September 2, 2015.

    China's consumer tech companies remain a safe bet to boost activity in an otherwise sluggish economy, one venture capitalist said.

  • Who should Apple buy? Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | 10:54 AM ET
    Who should Apple buy?

    Frank Timons, Pier 88 co-founder, looks for public acquisition targets, saying Apple really needs content.

  • Silicon Valley's market view Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 11:04 AM ET
    Silicon Valley's market view

    Discussing Internet and technology company valuations, with Kate Mitchell, Scale Venture co-founder; and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail NA CEO.

  • We will see 'unicorpses': NYT's Bilton Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    We will see 'unicorpses': NYT's Bilton

    Nick Bilton, New York Times columnist, thinks the bubble signs are out there in Silicon Valley.

  • Look who isn't sweating the tech stock rout Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 1:37 PM ET
    Dollars cash

    While volatility hits Chinese and U.S. stock markets, Silicon Valley investors say they aren't seeing big effects.

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