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Venture-backed companies see year-end surge

Fourth-quarter acquisitions and a smattering of IPOs throughout 2009 reflect rising confidence that bodes well for 2010, according to Dow Jones VentureSource.

By January 4, 2010

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Outlook good for venture-backed exits and IPOs

New data suggests that venture-backed start-ups have good prospects to being acquired or filing for an IPO at high valuations in 2010.

By April 5, 2010

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Exits dry up for venture-backed startups

As the public markets close to startup exits, we may be facing a crisis in the US technology economy.

By July 20, 2008

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U.S. venture-backed IPOs absent in second quarter

In a sign of the market malaise, not a single U.S. venture-backed company launched an IPO in the second quarter, according to a recently released venture capital report.

By July 1, 2008

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Uber snaps up mapping company deCarta

The ride-hailing service acquires deCarta to amp up its carpooling feature and the way it figures out passengers' ETAs.

By March 3, 2015

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Hillary Clinton takes aim at Uber during speech on 'gig economy'

The democratic presidential candidate vows to "crack down" on companies that misclassify employees as independent contractors.

By July 13, 2015

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California orders Uber to pay $7.3 million fine, or else

The ride-hailing company comes under scrutiny of regulators for allegedly failing to provide the state with mandatory data on the number of rides it gives.

By July 15, 2015

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San Francisco tightens 'Airbnb law' with new amendment

San Francisco's board of supervisors votes to amend the bill passed last October legalizing short-term accommodation rentals.

By July 14, 2015

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Airbnb brings sharing economy under the microscope

The home-sharing site learns the hard way that it can't assume San Francisco supervisors won't change their minds -- even after they passed a law legalizing short-term rentals.

By July 12, 2015

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Taxi drivers demand US mayors regulate Uber

Cabbies hold a protest at the ride-hailing company's San Francisco headquarters in hopes of catching the attention of the US Conference of Mayors.

By June 22, 2015