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6 hrs ago | SFGate

Bloomberg briefing

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11 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Lending Club Files Paperwork To Get $500 Million IPO

Lending Club, the largest online marketplace for loans, has filed to go public on Wednesday, seeking $500 million from its IPO.

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15 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Bubble' talk as Snapchat hits $10 billion valuation

A lack of much in the way of revenue was no obstacle to instant-messaging service Snapchat becoming the latest startup to join the $10 billion valuation club - joining Uber, Airbnb and Dropbox.

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20 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Russian Firm DST Quietly Bet on Snapchat at $7 Billion Price

The Russian billionaire's investment firm DST Global invested in Snapchat earlier this year at a $7 billion valuation, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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20 hrs ago | Business Journal

Square aims to raise $200M at $6B valuation

Square, led by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, is reportedly raising $200 million in new funding that places the value of the company at $6 billion, up 20 percent from earlier this year.

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21 hrs ago | USA Today

Today's links: Burgers! Taxes! Robo-hawks

The Burger King-Tim Hortons marriage may not have been made for tax purposes, but the move has put billionaire Warren Buffett, an advocate for higher taxes on the wealthy, in an unpleasant spotlight.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Reuters

Press Digest - Wall Street Journal - Aug 27

The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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CNET News.com

Snapchat said to have $10B valuation on Kleiner Perkins investment

The venture-capital investment firm has made an investment of up to $20 million in the ephemeral message service, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Wall Street Journal

Snapchat Said to Have More Than 100 Million Monthly Active Users

Snapchat has entered the elite club of social apps with more than 100 million monthly users, according to people who have been briefed on the company's internal metrics.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

SOA World Magazine

@ThingsExpo | @EnlightedInc Secures $20 Million Series D #IoT Funding

Enlighted, the company bringing the Internet of Things to the workplace with its smart sensor network and lighting control, announced that it has secured $20 million in a Series D funding round.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

MarketWatch

Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: H-P is between a rock and its hardware

While H-P's shares are up 40% since a year ago, it's worth questioning whether the tech giant can produce sustainable revenue growth in the future, beyond the solid financial discipline which seemed apparent in H-P's financial results Wednesday.

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Reuters

U.S. venture firm Kleiner Perkins suffers security breach

California detectives are investigating a July computer theft at storied venture capital-firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a spokeswoman for the Menlo Park police said on Thursday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Los Angeles Times

SoundCloud joins the music streaming mainstream with advertising

The site has attracted millions of users with free streaming audio and no ads. But its days as a commercial-free service are coming to an end.

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PE Hub

Goodwater Capital, Joe Lacob lead $2 mln venture funding in imoji

Goodwater Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner emeritus Joe Lacob has led a $2 million venture funding in imoji , an app that allows users to turn any picture into a shareable emoji.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Marc Benioff Joins $35M Round for PernixData

As chips, software and memory become more powerful, servers are usurping some of the functions of storage arrays.

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Sys-Con Media

Enlighted Announces $20 Million Series D Funding

All of Enlighted's current investors -- Draper Nexus Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, RockPort Capital Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Intel Capital -- participated in this round.

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SFGate

Turning natural gas to gasoline a " at $1 per gallon

Bay Area startup Siluria Technologies has developed a way to make gasoline, diesel and jet fuel from natural gas - not crude oil.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

TechCrunch

Camoji Lets You Create And Send Animated GIFs Via iMessage

An iOS application called Camoji , which lets you create your own animated selfies and other GIFs, will be your new favorite toy.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Business Journal

Teaching UC to be a smarter investor as it becomes a bigger one

A who's-who panel of venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, executives and attorneys will help set the direction of a new University of California policy opening the door for the university system to invest directly in companies.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

7x7

Meet The Bay Area's Top Female Venture Capitalists

According to a Fortune Magazine analysis from February 2014 , just 4 percent of senior partners at venture capital firms are women; and only 12 percent of women, based on a study led by The National Venture Capital Association, are generally employed in the tech business.

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