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Fitbit takes first steps toward initial public offering

The wearable fitness device company is counting on investor enthusiasm for its step-tracking tech to help it raise $100 million.

By May 7, 2015


Startup advocates spar with French minister over job laws

Entrepreneurs at the LeWeb tech conference tell minister Arnaud Montebourg that the country is discouraging entrepreneurs and holding back employment. He responds, "We are not California. We are French."

By December 13, 2013


Fab to cut more than 100 jobs, 15 percent of site's workforce

The design e-commerce site says the cuts are due to its recent decision to transition away from its flash-sale business model.

By July 30, 2013


Fab nabs 'seven-figure' investment from Times of India

The rapidly growing e-commerce site, which is based in New York, will increase its focus on consumers in India.

By December 18, 2012


Silicon Valley: Start-Ups episode 2 -- babies, incest, babies

The second outing of the Silicon Valley reality show on Bravo featured pain, more pain and even more pain. Oh, and 26-year-old worries about biological clocks.

By November 13, 2012


Friendster founder raises $1.7M for social startup Nuzzel

Jonathan Abrams' latest project raises seed round from investors including 500 Startups' Dave McClure.

By November 8, 2012


How Facebook's Zucked-up IPO just killed the tech bubble

It was supposed to be the mother of all tech IPOs. Instead of fueling an explosion of dot-com-style madness, Facebook's tepid IPO has kiboshed the nascent tech bubble, at least for now.

By May 25, 2012


Silicon Valley has Facebook's back in Yahoo knife fight

There's no shortage of people rooting for Facebook in its patent battle against Yahoo -- and they say they have good reason.

By April 4, 2012


The sound of crickets: VC offices on Y Combinator Demo Day

Over the years, Paul Graham and his partners have graduated 384 companies from their influential incubator. Today, 65 new startups went on stage to vie for investors' attention and dollars.

By March 27, 2012


Fitbit raises $12 million in Series C funding

Maker of digital health and fitness devices says it will use the proceeds to grow its workforce.

By January 24, 2012