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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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Uber's year of prosperity and controversy

Uber had a tumultuous 2014. Here's a look at its biggest ups and downs -- from becoming the highest-valued venture-backed company in the world to #Ubergate.

By December 26, 2014

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Facebook said to have discussed investment with Xiaomi

Investment in the Chinese tech giant failed to materialize after Xiaomi backed out due to concerns over a potential political fallout, Reuters reported.

By January 12, 2015

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Amazon to fold its mobile-wallet app beta on Wednesday

The closure comes amid rocky efforts by tech companies to expand into the financial industry.

By January 20, 2015

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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