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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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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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Thiel-backed Mithril Capital targets growth-stage tech ventures

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel launches a San Francisco-based venture capital firm seeking to take the road less traveled -- in other words, no cloud, no social.

By June 20, 2012

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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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Report: Intel backing Sprint, Clearwire WiMax venture

Intel could be getting ready to give its WiMax ambitions a much-needed infusion of cash as part of a joint venture between Sprint and Clearwire.

By February 19, 2008

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VC sector optimistic for 2011, especially in IT

Venture capitalists and CEOs of venture-backed companies are putting the financial crisis in the rear-view mirror and looking forward to better days ahead, a survey finds.

By December 21, 2010

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Isis strikes mobile commerce deals with VeriFone, Ingenico

The mobile-payment joint venture, backed by big U.S. wireless carriers, aims to expand its reach via makers of e-commerce payment systems and terminals.

By March 5, 2012

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Building better Super Bowl ads by watching you watch them

A 3-year-old company takes technology from MIT's Media Lab and applies it to ad testing. But do you like Yetis with your Wheat Thins?

By February 2, 2013