54 min ago | Spin
Guitar Center has fallen on hard times. According to Reuters , American finanical services company Standard & Poor's has dropped the music retailer's corporate credit rating to "CCC+" from "B-," citing struggles with "weak operating trends."
3 hrs ago | GigaOM
Accel has launched its Big Data Fund 2, a followup on the equally large fund the venture capital firm started in November 2011.
4 hrs ago | PE Hub
For several years now, General Catalyst , the Cambridge, Mass.-based investment firm, has been seeking out executives who have run large companies in order to establish what's become its executive-in-residence program.
4 hrs ago | PE Hub
Digital coupon provider RetailMeNot filed with U.S. regulators on Monday for an initial public offering of common stock of up to $230 million.
7 hrs ago | Emmy Advanced Media
Before you execute your million dollar idea, be aware that the nature of one's business affects the process of bootstrapping.
10 hrs ago | Internet Retailer
CDW Corp. once again plans to join the ranks of publicly traded companies. The computer parts and electronics retailer filed an initial public offering Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, aiming to raise $738 million by selling stock.
11 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette
The Assembly is expected to take up the state budget Tuesday, and moderate Republicans might make a pitch for major changes.
15 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
Singapore's Food Runner has become the latest online food-ordering company to seek venture capital to expand across Asia as Internet usage and consumer demand around the region soars.
17 hrs ago | Business Journal
The UpTake: The smart VC money is shifting to denser urban centers and away from the office parks of yore.
19 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha
Many would be surprised to know that the best performing Chinese IT stock of the past 12 months wasn't Baidu , nor SINA Corporation : it was E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc , better known as Dangdang.
21 hrs ago | PE Hub
NJOY, a maker of electronic cigarettes, said on Monday that it has received $75 million in funding.
21 hrs ago | Business Times
"Cermaq has today informed the private equity companies Altor and Bain Capital that their offer to purchase Ewos for a total enterprise value of NOK 6.2 billion is considered sufficiently interesting for Cermaq to initiate a process with the aim to conclude a final agreement," it said.
CERBERUS CAPITAL Management LP publicly questioned the management of Seibu Holdings, hoping to garner support for its plans to shake up the board of the Japanese railway and property group at a shareholders meeting scheduled for later this month.
The proxy vote over the $24.4 billion plan to take the struggling Dell computer company private is now only 32 days away.
Array camera start-up Pelican Imaging Corp. has closed a $20 million Series C round of funding bringing the total invested in the company to more than $37 million since its formation in 2008.
The online grocery start-up Webvan may have been the single most expensive flame-out of the dot-com era, blowing through more than $800 million in venture capital and IPO proceeds in just over three years before shutting its doors in 2001.
Fears are growing over the lack of regulation of equity-based crowdfunding, with some experts warning of a scandal waiting to happen.