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New venture fund to offer ownership stakes to tech entrepreneurs

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.

By July 10, 2014

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Index Ventures raises $550M to fund early stage startups

Venture capital firm will use new fund to focus on the mobile-consumer, enterprise, networks, and financial-services sectors.

By June 10, 2014

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Virgin Mobile Venture

The Virgin Mobile Venture is an entry-level smartphone that carries out basic tasks reliably, but with low-spec hardware and a pokey processor.

May 29, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating May 29, 2012
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VC funding hits $13.88B in Q2, highest point since 2001

Total venture funding goes gangbusters in the second quarter with companies like Airbnb, Pinterest, Uber, and Lyft raising billions.

By July 10, 2014

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Kim Dotcom eyes venture capital fund for privacy startups

The MegaUpload founder tweets that he's looking for partners and fund managers to kick off funding for privacy-focused startups.

By July 16, 2013

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Microsoft, Sony drop cash on Intellectual Ventures -- report

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.

By April 11, 2014

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Bloomberg launches $75M venture capital fund

Bloomberg Beta will focus on startups that produce insights from data, according to the media outlet.

By June 4, 2013

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Venture capital funding for Q1 slowest since 2003

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.

By April 8, 2013

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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

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Fund this: Smart Card is a high-tech multitool for your wallet

​You've heard of smartwatches and smartphones? A new Indiegogo project promises to smarten up your wallet.

By July 7, 2014