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Foursquare unlocks $35M to figure things out

With the new money, the 4-year-old company can resolve to prove the skeptics wrong in the new year.

By Dec. 19, 2013


Ad firm ContextWeb snags $26 million in funding

Advertising exchange owner ContextWeb closes funding round of $26 million.

By Jul. 22, 2008


Scientific Conservation scores $15.7 million in funding

Green tech meets IT as a start-up offering SaaS for energy consumption forecasting receives a big funding round.

By Jan. 19, 2011


Valley VC learns to embrace government

Famous venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson avoided politics--as long as he could. Now dealing with the feds is a job skill.

By Dec. 22, 2009


Plane or wind turbine? Holographic radar knows

Aveillant's three-dimensional holographic radar system resolves a problem that wind farms create for air traffic control and air defense radar systems.

By Oct. 27, 2011


Facebook acquires file-sharing service Drop.io

The New York-based start-up has close ties to Facebook going back to its early days; founder Sam Lessin, a college classmate of Mark Zuckerberg's, will be joining Facebook.

By Oct. 29, 2010


GE invests in SynapSense to cut data center energy

As part of its smart grid and digital energy push, GE contributes to a $5 million investment in SynapSense, which uses sensors to manage data center energy.

By Jul. 26, 2010


What holds back electric cars? Car dealers, says VC

Those dealer contracts have to be broken or skirted for electric cars to get to the mass market.

By Oct. 23, 2007


Electric town car's launch paved with $60 million more

Think got $60 million to help launch its electric town car. But will consumers take it for an expensive golf cart?

By Jul. 20, 2007


Investor: Consumer Web best bet for high returns

You'd do better to put $2 million in 100 Web start-ups than $200 million in one energy company, says Steve Jurvetson.

By Apr. 23, 2008