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.
Posted on: February 21, 2013 by asormani
This morning find out more about the rise and rise of the angels; KKR’s interest in Geon and meet 14 new Rock Health start-ups.
Posted on: February 13, 2013 by asormani
This morning First Read brings you news of Tetraphase’s plans for IPO, Point Nine Capital’s fund for start-ups in Europe and beyond and those states where people cannot get a mortgage.
Posted on: February 7, 2013 by Reuters News
ICG Group, which buys and builds Internet software and services firms, said Google would acquire its partly owned marketing services unit, Channel Intelligence for $125 million in cash, writes Reuters. Channel Intelligence helps retailers, manufacturers and other advertisers make their products and services easier for consumers to find and buy online and in local stores.
Posted on: February 7, 2013 by asormani
This morning first Read brings you links to Blackstone turning its attention to investment banking; Fledge’s fundraising, Google ads on Yahoo and a less gloomy outlook for Europe.
Posted on: February 6, 2013 by asormani
This morning check out eight examples of companies ruined by their founders, what the future holds for 4G, Zynga’s plans to make more and spend less and how much Think Big has secured from angel investors.
Posted on: January 24, 2013 by asormani
This morning First Read brings you the latest on a Sequoia partner departure, those myths surrounding the Euro venture industry, an update on Indian private equity and why the million dollar club is a preferred investment stage for many VCs.
Posted on: January 17, 2013 by asormani
This morning, find out the latest on Silver Lake and Dell, whether biopharma is being innovative enough and what the deal is with Harper’s venture capital fund.
Posted on: December 10, 2012 by asormani
Online advertiser Metamarkets has made two new appointments. Jeff Epstein, former chief financial officer of DoubleClick, is joining the Metamarkets board of directors and Adam Smith, former Google ads product manager and partner at AOL Ventures, is the new vice president of product.
Posted on: December 6, 2012 by Luisa Beltran
Shareholder Representative Services is trying something new this holiday season. SRS is unveiling AcqMan — acq is short for acquisition–a game which tests players’ knowledge of M&A. This is how it works: Users pick from six different AcqMan avatars that represent different deep-pocketed strategic buyers. Choices include Dell, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Takeda.