Peter Thiel… Professor?

He once trashed the concept of college. But, now, Peter Thiel is heading to Stanford to teach a course. Should students buckle down on homework, or hope to be plucked from their university early, like star athletes?

The Chosen One? NYSE Plays Coy on Facebook Plans

The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq have always been fierce competitors, but as different accounts surface about which exchange Facebook has chosen or is about to choose, the public relations’ battle appears to be heating up. At least, the New York Stock Exchange seems eager to send a message to potential future issuers in […]

Zynga to Raise $925M in IPO

(Reuters) – Zynga Inc could raise $925 million, less than previously planned, in what is still one of the largest and most hotly anticipated Internet IPOs in years. The Facebook game maker plans to sell 100 million shares, or 14.3 percent of the company, at $8.50 to $10 per share, according to a regulatory filing […]

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As It Links Out of LinkedIn, Bain VC Team Preps a Mega-Fundraise

Bain Capital just made more back on a secondary offering of LinkedIn shares than its entire 2009 fund raised. What better time than the present to raise a new fund, then? peHUB has learned from sources that Bain Capital Ventures will raise a new fund, targeting between $500 million and $750 million. Not a whole […]

U.K. Prime Minister Joins LinkedIn, Foursquare

David Cameron, the U.K.’s prime minister, has joined LinkedIn and Foursquare, according to a blog from the PM’s office. The social media move is part of the PM’s effort to “engage further with with citizens and businesses using digital communications.” According to the blog, Downing Street will use LinkedIn to connect with people and businesses that the prime minster meets regarding UK business, enterprise and manufacturing.

Adam Nash To Join Greylock As EIR

Greylock Partners said Wednesday that Adam Nash will join the firm next month as an executive-in-residence. He will work on both the investing side and with company creation. Nash was most recently a vice president of product management at LinkedIn and served before that at eBay and Apple. BLOG POST Welcome Adam Nash! October 5, 2011 […]

Could Facebook, LinkedIn Terrorize Monster.com?

(Reuters) – Monster Worldwide isn’t looking so monstrous lately. Shares of the parent of online job board Monster.com are down nearly 70 percent this year, with most of that loss coming since early July. A company that once boasted a multi-billion dollar market valuation is now worth less than $1 billion. Worries over slowing U.S. […]

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