Venture capitalists will tell you that a lackluster IPO market and struggling tech stocks mean that they are being more cautious, but the data suggests otherwise. Apart from last year, which saw $13.7 billion invested in the first quarter, National Venture Capital Association data shows that the $12.1 billion invested at the beginning of 2016…
via What bubble? VCs spend $12 billion on startups in first quarter — TechCrunch
There are plenty of people who’d happily become shareholders in companies like Apple and Facebook if the process of buying stock were simpler. They are..
Source: Forget Amazon Gift Cards; Give Someone Public Stock With Stockpile
In a discussion with TechCrunch last week, Ping Identity CEO Andre Durand and CFO Michael Sullivan, detailed the company’s financial performance, including..
Source: Ping Identity Opens Up About Its Financials As It Eyes 2017 IPO
No one can accuse 500 Startups of being lazy. The five-year-old, Mountain View, Ca.-based venture firm and accelerator program is currently raising half a..
Source: 500 Startups Launches Another New Fund: 500 Istanbul
The US Marshals Service is selling another chunk of Silk Road bitcoins. The 44,341 BTC, to be sold in blocks of 2,000 bitcoin, will go on sale from 12:00 UTC..
Source: US Marshals To Sell 44,000 BTC At Auction In November
Google Inc. has participated in a new round of funding for Symphony Communication Services, valuing the company at $650 million, reports Dow Jones. The deal..
Source: Report: Google Invests In Wall Street Messaging Tool Symphony
Today, Re/code reported that Jack Dorsey would be installed as permanent CEO after many months of speculation. Investors and those close to the company have..
Source: Twitter Stock Up 4% On Report That Jack Dorsey Will Become Permanent CEO