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Google creates $100M fund to back European startups

The Big G's investment arm Google Ventures is sending $100m to Europe to fund the next Spotify, Soundcloud or Skype.

By July 10, 2014


2014 budget funds graphene research and an Alan Turing Institute

Your taxes are to fund development of 'wonder material' graphene and a big data institute named after scientist and war hero Alan Turing.

By March 19, 2014


Institutional Venture Partners closes $1 billion fund

The company will use the cash to invest in late-stage companies.

By June 28, 2012


Samsung launches new $100M fund for cloud, mobile

The Korean electronics giant will use its new Silicon Valley operations, early stage investment fund, and its $1 billion Samsung Ventures America Fund to boost its presence in the U.S.

By February 4, 2013


Quantum computing goes mainstream? New VC fund debuts

The Quantum Wave Fund, which aims to raise $100 million, plans to give funding to early stage private companies with breakthrough technology for secure communications, new measurement devices, and new materials.

By December 10, 2012


Ron Conway steps back as Y Combinator cuts team funding

Paul Graham, founder of the prestigious incubator for startups, tells CNET the move has been several months in the making.

By November 26, 2012


Andreessen on $1.5B fund: 'The opportunities seem very large'

Keeping the startup world on fire, Andreessen Horowitz, backer of such names as Zynga, Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and Groupon, just closed a $1.5 billion fund.

By January 31, 2012


VC funding: Don't believe the WSJ's naysayers

The WSJ says early-stage startups are crunched for cash. Maybe, maybe not--but overall, VC funding is doing just fine.

By October 13, 2011


Quid pros land $10 million in funding

The company that analyzes open information to help companies and governments make better decisions secures $10 million in series C funding from some Silicon Valley heavyweights.

By July 25, 2011


Soros joins private equity heavy in clean energy fund

Silver Lake Kraftwerk, funded by Silver Lake and Soros Fund Management, is a newly created fund to invest in clean energy technology companies that need growth capital to scale up.

By February 24, 2011