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For some LPs it’s crucial to avoid any appearance of impropriety. That means refusing lavish gifts, and it could extend as far as turning down a cup of coffee.
IBM announced on Thursdasy that it is making its IBM Watson technology available as a cloud-based development platform for software app providers. The full announcement is below. IBM Watson’s Next Venture: Fueling New Era of Cognitive Apps Built in the Cloud by Developers IBM Opening the Watson Cognitive Platform to Global Community of Entrepreneurial Software […]
The resurgence of the IPO market is shaking up how venture investors and portfolio company executives are prepping for exits.
Partners at ff Venture Capital hope that being the first VC firm to publicly advertise will shake things up for venture fundraising, now that the ban on general solicitation has been lifted
Workday ranks as the most highly valued VC-backed company nearly 12 months after its public debut, according to an analysis by Venture Capital Journal.
Second Opinion has news about Pandora's new CEO, Mark Zuckerberg's views on the NSA scandal,why the new iPhone is overpriced, and how broad acceptance of startup failure is hurting innovation.
Amdocs (NYSE: DOX) has agreed to acquire Actix, a mobile optimization software provider backed by Summit Partners, for approximately $120 million in cash. The full announcement is below: Actix To Be Acquired by Amdocs LONDON, UK—September 5, 2013—Summit Partners, a global growth equity investor, today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with […]
Salt Lake City-based growth investor Mercato Partners has led a $30 million Series B round for Ingram Medical, provider of a distribution platform for chronic care products. The full announcement is below: MERCATO PARTNERS LEADS $30M FINANCING FOR INGRAM MEDICAL Ingram Medical continues rapid customer acquisition and sales growth through strategic financing. SALT LAKE CITY, […]
Technology venture investor Alsop Louie Partners is raising $100 million toward a planned third fund, according to a securities filing.
Today we have news about the pitfalls of multitasking, Square’s enormous new San Francisco headquarters and why your next smartphone might be almost as big as a tablet.