Posted on: May 8, 2013 by asormani
This morning find out about Apollo investors and founders selling shares; Google maps’ facelift; how to get airtime with a VC and the top jobs in the digital media space.
Posted on: May 2, 2013 by joanna
LendingClub, operator of a peer-to-peer site for personal loans, has sold a minority stake to Google in a transaction that values the fast-growing startup around $1.5 billion.
Posted on: April 24, 2013 by asormani
Find out the latest private equity and venture capital updates with this morning’s First Read which unveils a Japanese Google Glass rival, where all the innovation is coming from and what Twitter desperately needs.
Posted on: April 24, 2013 by Reuters News
(Reuters) – Google has acquired news-summary app maker Wavii for about $30 million in cash, just weeks after Yahoo paid a similar amount to buy Wavii competitor Summly.
Posted on: April 17, 2013 by asormani
Steve Elefant has joined GoPago, to lead the growth in new channels and further develop GoPago LIVE, an all-in-one cloud POS with an integrated mobile payments platform. Elefant was formerly a senior strategic consultant at Google in the payments group and was also managing director of Soaring Ventures, a private equity investment and strategic consulting firm.
Posted on: April 11, 2013 by asormani
This morning read all about the Google glass app fund phenomenon, whether the PC market really is a horror show and do we think private equity is becoming less and less private? Some do.
Posted on: April 4, 2013 by Connie Loizos
Some experts think the time is right to test consumers’ appetite for same-day service. Others warn of a hidden danger lurking behind these ventures that could test the fabric of society itself.
Posted on: March 21, 2013 by asormani
This morning First Read brings you Accel’s latest fundraising; an update on PE exits in Q1; zombie start-ups looking for revival and a recipe for a spectacular public crash and burn.
Posted on: March 11, 2013 by asormani
ICG Group has completed the sale of Channel Intelligence to Google for $125 million in cash. ArchPoint Partners acted as sole financial advisor to ICG.
Posted on: March 6, 2013 by asormani
Check out the latest headlines this morning bringing you news on the latest Latin American PE and VC trends; Life Tech’s potential suitors; the Google of mobile and the top ten rules of designing data centers.