Posted on: May 21, 2013 by Mark Boslet
PeHUB took a look at this year’s 18 venture-backed IPOs to see where the action has been. Its analysis shows that companies trading above their IPO price greatly outnumber those that have sunk below it. The score is 12 above to six below.
Posted on: May 21, 2013 by asormani
This Tuesday morning First Read brings you five traits to look for in start-up employees; an insight into the success of sovereign wealth funds and a musing on the rarity of mergers among start-ups and VCs.
Posted on: May 20, 2013 by Mahendra Ramsinghani
The problem with the Midas List is that it focuses on individuals when venture capital is a team sport; it’s like giving a medal only to the member of a relay team who crosses the finish line, says guest columnist Mahendra Ramsinghani.
Posted on: May 20, 2013 by Luisa Beltran
Olympus Partners has hit a first close of more than $1.7 billion for its sixth fund and expects to hold a final close on $2.5 billion by the end of next month, a source tells peHUB.
Posted on: May 20, 2013 by Connie Loizos
Will Tumblr “screw up” Yahoo? GE Ventures officially opens for business in Silicon Valley. Seamless and Grubhub have merged into an online food-ordering hydra. And so much more!
Posted on: May 20, 2013 by Steve Gelsi
More M&A of deals under $500 mln are being considered this year by executives, an Ernst & Young survey says.
Posted on: May 20, 2013 by reuters-news
Yahoo Inc said it is acquiring blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash, a bold bet by Chief Executive Marissa Mayer to revitalize the struggling Internet pioneer by co-opting a Web property with strong visitor traffic but little revenue, Reuters said.
Posted on: May 20, 2013 by Mark Boslet
The Mohr Davidow GP says he will focus on IPOs, broadening the association’s reach and finding a replacement for retiring president Mark Heesen.
Posted on: May 20, 2013 by asormani
Find out the latest after the weekend with news about Silicon Valley; Chinese conglomerate Fosun’s $1bn dream; a look at who’s who in tech and biotech and what Tumblr’s sale means for New York start-ups.
Posted on: May 17, 2013 by Lawrence J. Aragon
Trending on peHUB this week: disgruntled LPs, Twitter, Dick Costolo, Marc Andreessen, TPG, Quintiles, Northern Tier, Apollo, Blackstone, NYSTRS, Grotech Ventures, LBO returns and CTI Foods
Posted on: May 17, 2013 by Luisa Beltran
Shares of Tableau Software soared nearly 64% Friday, promising a massive return for venture backers New Enterprise Associates and Meritech Capital Partners.
Posted on: May 17, 2013 by Connie Loizos
Is Yahoo acquiring Tumblr? We may find out on Monday. The IPOs of business software companies Tableau Software and Marketo both soared today. And SAC says it’s done cooperating with federal securities regulators. And so much more!