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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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Airbnb's CEO says company logo looks like an ear

Despite yonic and phallic symbolism claims, Brian Chesky maintains the company logo is all clean -- just like its service.

By September 9, 2014

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California DAs sue ride-sharing app Uber, settle with rival Lyft

San Francisco and Los Angeles district attorneys claim Uber is misleading passengers on driver background checks and fraudulently charging "safe rides" fees. Lyft chooses to settle similar claims against it.

By December 9, 2014

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Uber hit with lawsuit over launch in Portland, Ore.

After warning Uber that its planned launch would violate city regulations, Oregon's largest city files a lawsuit to shut down the ride-sharing service's operations there.

By December 8, 2014

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Uber rolls into Portland, Ore., despite city regulations

A Portland transportation official says the ride-sharing service is operating illegally in the city and warns that drivers could face fines or even jail time.

By December 6, 2014

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Uber boasts $1.2B new funding, with a slice of humble pie

The ride-sharing service, which looks to be valued at roughly $40 billion, says its missteps over the past few weeks are driving it to become "smarter and more humble."

By December 4, 2014

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San Francisco mayor signs landmark law making Airbnb legal

Tech-friendly Mayor Ed Lee approves bill that amends local zoning laws and legalizes short-term rentals. But, not everyone is happy.

By October 28, 2014