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late-stage funding


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



F-U-N-D-E-D is a regular column looking -- and sometimes laughing -- at what Silicon Valley has backed in the last week.


Hootsuite scores $165M from top Twitter investor

The social media management tool squares away a humongous cash pile to grow and make acquisitions.

By August 1, 2013


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


Institutional Venture Partners closes $1 billion fund

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

By June 28, 2012


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


How to save green tech from crashing

There's a real risk that innovation in green technologies will slow for lack of money and interest. Here's why we need a leaner, meaner green tech 2.0.

By August 26, 2011


Once booming, green-tech investing shifts down

The latest venture capital numbers show a pullback from green tech, reflecting the challenging funding environment for green-tech start-ups.

By July 20, 2011


For ARPA-E research, questions over what next

The DOE's ARPA-E is funding energy research and development but the agency is seeking to engage large industrial companies to bridge the gap from lab to market.

By May 3, 2011


Green-tech VCs suffer from social-media 'deal envy'

Cleantech Group CEO says green-tech investors at diversified venture capital firms are facing more competition for attention from social media and Internet deals.

By March 31, 2011