Looking to shake up a stodgy business, a former Yahoo deal-maker turned seed investor plans to offer partnership stakes to entrepreneurs funded by his new company.
Venture capital firm will use new fund to focus on the mobile-consumer, enterprise, networks, and financial-services sectors.
Total venture funding goes gangbusters in the second quarter with companies like Airbnb, Pinterest, Uber, and Lyft raising billions.
The MegaUpload founder tweets that he's looking for partners and fund managers to kick off funding for privacy-focused startups.
Dubbed a "patent troll" by some, Intellectual Ventures has built up a massive war chest of patents with help from big tech firms. Apple and Intel apparently did not join this funding round, though, according to Reuters.
Bloomberg Beta will focus on startups that produce insights from data, according to the media outlet.
Despite VC firms raising $4.1 billion during the first quarter of 2013, fewer firms are contributing and a new report suggests this may be a sign of decreased investment levels to come.
The company says that it will focus on the "mobile ecosystem." It also has bolstered its presence in China by appointing David Tang as its managing director there.
The Big G's investment arm Google Ventures is sending $100m to Europe to fund the next Spotify, Soundcloud or Skype.
You've heard of smartwatches and smartphones? A new Indiegogo project promises to smarten up your wallet.