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noviembre, 2018

  • 13 noviembre

    A Roundup of Venture Capital Firms Focused On Investing In Veterans

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    One Navy veteran who founded a construction tech startup once told me that veterans could make some of the most successful entrepreneurs because they often possess the traits that are crucial to running a successful business, including tenacity, self-discipline, and focus. So for Veteran’s Day, let’s highlight VC firms focused …

  • 12 noviembre

    What Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google, And Netflix Have Acquired In 2018

    Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google, collectively referred to as FAANG, are some of the most powerful, valuable, and influential companies in the world. And as institutions question FAANG’s role in our daily lives, the types of startups these companies are acquiring, the sectors those acquired startups operate in, and …

  • 12 noviembre

    Qualtrics And SAP Fired Up After Their $8B Tie-Up Announced Over Weekend

    Morning Markets: Global software giant SAP is buying Utah unicorn Qualtrics in an $8 billion deal. I caught up with the CEOs of both companies this morning about the deal. Qualtrics stunned the technology world this weekend by selling itself to German software giant SAP for $8 billion. The company had been …

  • 12 noviembre

    M&A’s $10 Billion Weekend

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    What a weekend for mergers and acquisitions.  A public company and an almost public company have found new homes. Follow Crunchbase News on Twitter First, Apptio, a Seattle-based SaaS company that sells business management software for cloud companies, was swept up this weekend in a $1.95 billion deal with Vista …

  • 10 noviembre

    Last Week In Venture: In-Car Gaming, Math Apps, Wireless Power, And More

    Hello and welcome to Last Week In Venture, a weekly roundup of funding announcements and venture deals that may have flown under your radar this week. Follow Crunchbase News on Twitter Over the past week, we’ve covered some of the biggest VC news to hit the wires: $250 million for …

  • 9 noviembre

    Steve Case’s Revolution Ventures Targets $200M With New Fund

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    Revolution Ventures – the venture arm of Steve Case’s Revolution– on Thursday afternoon filed paperwork with the SEC indicating its intent to raise a targeted $200 million for “Revolution Ventures III, LP.” Follow Crunchbase News on Twitter At this point, no capital has yet been raised for the new fund, …

  • 9 noviembre

    For Recent IPOs, Valuation-Per-Employee Ranges From $80K To $50M

    Startups with a staff that could fit into a single bus can be valued in the billions. Take WhatsApp, the poster child for high value-per-worker startups. The messaging company employed just 55 people when Facebook bought it four years ago for $19 billion. That works out to nearly $350 million …

  • 9 noviembre

    One Last Spin-Ford Wrinkle

    Morning Markets: One more facet in the Ford-Spin saga. News that Ford would buy Spin, a small American scooter company made a splash. That scooter-war veterans Bird and Lime had managed to acquire another, larger rival mattered for the young unicorns. For Ford, the move was yet another acquisition, and …

  • 8 noviembre

    TripActions Raises $154 Million, Bringing Its Valuation To More Than $1B

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    TripActions announced Thursday morning that it had raised $154 million in a Series C round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Other participants included Lightspeed Venture Partners, Zeev Ventures, and SGVC. Follow Crunchbase News on Twitter The company has raised a known total of $231.5 million during its lifetime, per Crunchbase. The …

  • 8 noviembre

    Three 20-Year-Old Founders Raise $4.5M For Their Cloud-Powered IDE

    Coder, an Austin startup that is building a cloud-based development suite, has raised $4.5 million in seed funding co-led by Uncork Capital and Redpoint Ventures. This raise is a little different than most. For one, it was raised by a trio of 20-year-olds—John A. Entwistle, Kyle Carberry, and Ammar Bandukwala—who …