Venture Capital Newswire (Page 7)

Venture Capital Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Venture Capital. (Page 7)

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  1. The new weapon against hackers: cyber startupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Washington Examiner

    The House passed a bill last week that will require Homeland Security to consider cybersecurity startups in combating information attacks, shining a spotlight on the benefits and detriments of small security firms around the country. The Republican-backed bill, known as the Leveraging Emerging Technologies Act of 2016, is intended to help innovative and original ideas float to the top in the never-ending battle against hackers, the Baltimore Sun reports .


  2. Insider Weekends: June 24, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Seeking Alpha

    ... by 10% owners but decided to make an exception in this case. Mr. White is a Managing Director at the Venture Capital firm Sutter Hill Ventures and Sutter Hill was an investor in Pure Storage through its Series A through F rounds of investments ...


  3. Inside SoFi's Exclusive Club For "Great" PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Fast Company

    The online lender wants to change your definition of banking-even as it takes advantage of Wall Street-style practices. A half dozen young professionals, newly introduced, stare down at a trio of naked roaster chickens on a wire rack.


  4. RigUp's Oil-Well Service Gets $15 Million Despite Oil Price DipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

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  5. These rules of composition will greatly improve your videosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CBS 3 Springfield

    Photography and Videography share many things in common, video is, after all, essentially a collection of still images displayed faster than your eye can make out. One such area where stills and video have in common is generally accepted rules of composition that help a photographer or videographer get the best results.


  6. AlmaLinks: How Israel is changing the media futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times of Israel

    ... several start-ups - two of them are Israel - and invested in a number of other companies. I'm now joining a venture capital firm based in Tel Aviv as an adviser. I think in my field, particularly in the video and adtech space, there is a lot of ...


  7. Ask the expert: where to go for fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    OPINION. Q: I need to raise funds to upgrade the IT infrastructure for my small business.


  8. Are those people idiots? How to think about competition.Read the original story

    Sunday | This is going to be BIG.

    A lot of founders who pitch me tell me that they're the only ones doing something. They're in the same ballpark as a major player, doing something just one tiny bit off from what they are, and they expect this company to get their lunch eaten over the next seven years while an IPO-sized company is grown right under their noses.


  9. This VC firm wrote a $125,000 check over breakfast to Twilio - now...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Silicon Alley Insider

    This VC firm wrote a $125,000 check over breakfast to Twilio - now it owns a $500 million stake in the company For Silicon Valley-based Bessemer Ventures, communications software maker Twilio goes down as one of its best early bets that panned out to be a home run. In fact, Bessemer liked Twilio so much that it wrote a $125,000 check for its seed investment on the spot over breakfast.


  10. Pioneer venture capitalist helped create Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Thomas J. Perkins, who nurtured Silicon Valley's venture capital industry into a force that later helped foster the growth of companies like Google and Amazon, has died at his home in Marin County, California, aged 84. Perkins co-founded the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1972. At the time parts of Silicon Valley were still orchards.


  11. Latize Global Expansion Plans See New Office Opening in SydneyRead the original story

    Sunday |

    ... Ulysses is," Mengi commented. Well prepared to invest in international expansion and success upon securing venture capital funding in 2015, Latize has been a somewhat unheralded success after being certified by the Infocomm Development Authority of ...


  12. Obama Woos Global EntrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NewsFactor

    ... House is particularly trying to encourage women and minorities to become entrepreneurs. Just 3 percent of venture capital-backed startups are led by women, and only around 1 percent are led by African-Americans. Leading up to the conference, the ...


  13. Kickstarter just did something tech startups never do: It paid a dividendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Denver Post

    ... But divvying up quarterly profits with shareholders is unheard of among tech startups. People who follow the venture capital industry were hard-pressed to come up with a single example of a VC-backed startup that has ever paid regular dividends. ...


  14. Discover Financial Services (DFS) Upgraded at TheStreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    Shares of Discover Financial Services traded down 4.59% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $51.79. 6,476,222 shares of the company's stock traded hands.


  15. SolarCity recuses two more board members from voting on Tesla offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Yahoo!

    Two additional SolarCity Corp board members with ties to Elon Musk are recusing themselves from making decisions regarding Tesla Motors Inc's offer to buy the solar power company, in a bid to alleviate corporate governance concerns surrounding a potential deal. The new recusals mean the majority of SolarCity's board will be sitting out the decision on whether to be acquired by Tesla.


  16. Building a Billion Dollar Unicorn: Outbrain CEO Yaron GalaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    ... humanity for startups. Yaron Galai: Companies similar to us that started a month or two before just raised venture capital on a PowerPoint. We started a month or two late and we couldn't just raise any capital for about four years. We funded the ...


  17. AT&T Adds Venture Capitalist to BoardRead the original story

    Saturday | Converge! Network Digest

    AT&T announced the appointment of Geoffrey Yang to its Board of Directors, where he will serve on the company's Corporate Development and Finance Committee. Yang is a founding partner and managing director of venture capital firm Redpoint Ventures, which has supported more than 40 IPOs and more than 60 acquisitions since its inception in 1999.


  18. Burlington MSA leads country in med labsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Burlington Times News

    The Burlington Metropolitan Statistical Area is the top small MSA for research, testing and medical laboratories in the country, according to a recent study. "LabCorp certainly is a huge factor," Jim Shamp, a spokesman for the N.C. Biotechnology Center, said about the ranking.


  19. Media startups without a mission will crash and burn, Brian Lam saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Re/code

    The Wirecutter, a tech reviews site centered around picking the "best" product in several categories, was built with no VC funding and a lot of big ideas. "A lot of these new companies, the mission is business: 'We want to get as many eyeballs as possible,'" Lam said.


  20. Coding bootcamps: Can you believe their claims?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... accredited schools such as the troubled Corinthian Colleges. But coding bootcamps, which are often backed by venture capital funding, have gained a champion in Education Department Undersecretary Ted Mitchell. He's pitching the programs as a way to ...