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venture-backed companies


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


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


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


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


Airbnb's next big push? China

Many of the top tech titans have faced roadblocks in China, but the CEO of the home-rental marketplace says he believes his company can be different.

By October 6, 2015


Uber ups presence in SF Bay Area with buy of building in Oakland

Flush with cash, the ride-hailing company purchases a nearly 400,000-square-foot building in Oakland, California, across the bay from its San Francisco headquarters.

By September 23, 2015


Uber to launch carpooling service for commuters in China

The service pairing drivers with passengers heading in the same direction will debut in China before expanding to other markets around the world.

By September 22, 2015


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


Snapchat's latest feature: Pay to replay a message that disappeared

The hot social-networking startup is offering customers in the US the opportunity to re-watch photos and videos they've already seen, part of the latest effort to expand its business.

By September 15, 2015


Uber plans to expand service to 100 more Chinese cities

CEO Travis Kalanick announces he's turning up the dial in the ride-hailing service's fastest-growing market.

By September 8, 2015