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  • Evercore's Sena Sees Big Uptick for All Your Basic New Internet Giants in 2014
    It may not be irrational exuberance but, certainly, Evercore Partners' Ken Sena woke up on the right side of the bed in 2014. He's predicting giant EPS share increases f ...
  • More On Crossing The Series-A Chasm
    After weeks of meetings with various venture capital firms, I found myself on the main stage of VC deal-making: the Monday partners meeting. The VC partners meeting is an indust ...
  • How The U.S. Failed The Middle Class; How It Will Influence Online Advertising
    Scott Kupor, managing partner at Andreessen Horowitz, explains how "we" are holding back the middle class in America, and points to the U.S. government's mistake to "systematically cut the midd ...
  • Extole Secures $7.6M In Venture Capital
    Extole execs said the social platform company closed a $7.6 million funding round, bringing total investments to $29.6 million. It plans to use the investment to accelerate product and platfo ...
  • Nielsen Invests In Pereg Ventures
    Pereg Ventures, an entrepreneur-led venture capital firm, just launched its operations with an anchor investment from Nielsen. ...
  • Where Google Ventures Is Investing
    The Wall Street Journal sits down with Bill Maris, head of Google Ventures, to find out where the search giant is looking for the next big thing. And it’s n ...
  • Ouya Wraps First Fundraising Round
    Ouya -- the Android-based gaming console will an impressive content partner list – has raised nearly $9 million through Kickstarter. “The numbers are only part of the picture, of course,&rdqu ...
  • What To Look For In A Venture Capitalist
    Six months ago I launched a company. To date, my startup has been funded through personal investments from individuals. But since we're now seeing a strong response to the produc ...
  • NextDoor Raises $18.6M
    One of the most interesting growth areas in social media, in my humble op-ed, consists of hyper-local, place-based social networks that provide (virtual) forums connecting people who actually, like, li ...
  • Ad Industry M&A Investors Spend $32 Bil, Digital Soars
    There's no shortage of money for companies innovating in the marketing and digital advertising space. Business-to-business and business-to-consumer, Online Media & Technology, Marketing & Interactive Services and Mobile Media &am ...
  • PubMatic Raises $45M In Tough Market
    Giving it a fighting chance among rival “supply-side” ad platforms, PubMatic just raised a $45 million round led by August Capital, along with existing investors, including Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Nexus Ventu ...
  • Are Venture Capitalists Bad For The Media Business?
    Randall Rothenberg, CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), was recently quoted in an article saying that venture capitalists were the biggest obstacle to our industry. "Venture capital has support ...
  • DataPop Secures $7 Mil, Expands Data Operations
    DataPop is reporting that the company secured $7 million in Series B funding led by MK Capital, with participation from existing investors Rincon Venture Partners, IA Ventures, Momentum Ventures a ...
  • Google Ventures Is Revisited
    Fast Company checks in on Google Ventures and Bill Maris, who launched the division in mid-2009 with the hope of turning some of the search giant's cash in startup gold. "We' ...
  • Starting Up: Three Essential Questions To Ask Yourself
    I recently had the pleasure of meeting Steve Farella, the co-founder and CEO of media agency Targetcast. Steve and his business partner, Audrey Siegel, founded the company right after t ...
  • The PBS OF DSPs: Public Broadcasting Launches 'Accelerator'
    Public broadcasting is taking a page from Madison Avenue and another from Silicon Valley and embracing a new form of Web-enabled ad technology that could well be called a "PSP ...
  • Publicis, France Telecom-Orange Set Up $400 million Start-up Venture Fund
    Publicis and France Telecom-Orange are setting up venture capital fund to financial digital startups. The two companies said they would invest an initial $200 million and intend to invite undisclos ...
  • Amex Invests In Clickable: Aspires To Be 'AdWords For Social'
    Clickable has completed a $12 million round of equity financing, including an undisclosed amount from American Express, which has been utilizing Clickable's platform to provide white-label search and social marketi ...
  • Study Helper Grockit Gets $7M
    Online study companion Grockit just closed another $7 million round of financing led by existing backer Atlas Ventures. Applying social networking and gaming mechanics to studying, Grockit lets students wo ...
  • More Evidence Of VC Decline?
    Based on interviews with investors and entrepreneurs, The Wall Street Journal suggests that venture capital is drying up for tech start-ups. The timing of the story is curious, as ...
  • Is Venture Capital Drying Up?
    Without question, venture capital has helped insulate Web enterprises from national economic woes. Unfortunately, a new report from Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association finds that 52 venture capit ...
  • SweetLabs Gets $13M For PC Apps
    A startup named SweetLabs just secured $13 million in Series C financing led by Intel Capital, along with Google Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners. "SweetLabs started off creating an advertisi ...
  • What's Wrong With "New" Media?
    Business Insider just raised about $7 million -- or just enough to earn the ire of Reuters columnist Ryan McCarthy. Not pulling any punches, McCarthy essentially calls Henry Blodget's med ...
  • VivaKi Reactivates Ventures, Taps Razorfish's Hyder To Nurture Start-Ups
    Publicis' VivaKi unit is re-accelerating its role in nurturing new media start-ups, naming Alyson Hyder as vice president of VivaKi Ventures, a role that has been vacant since Tim Hanl ...
  • VivaKi Reactivates Ventures, Taps Razorfish's Hyder To Nurture Start-Ups
    Publicis' VivaKi unit is re-accelerating its role in nurturing new media start-ups, naming Alyson Hyder as vice president of VivaKi Ventures, a role that has been vacant since Tim Hanl ...
  • WPP Catches Rockfish
    In a deal reached Thursday night, independent digital agency Rockfish has decided to join WPP. Kenny Tomlin, Rockfish founder and CEO, said he expected the deal to accelerate growth, whi ...
  • Buddy Media Gets $54M At $500M Valuation
    Buddy Media, which helps advertisers manage their presence on social networks (i.e., Facebook), is now worth $500 million. "That's the valuation sources say the company earned in its most rece ...
  • Indianapolis: The Midwest's Silicon Valley
    The Indy 70: Below the line - and the radar - Indianapolis thrives in measured marketing services ...
  • VC Web Investment Hits Decade High
    Don't call it a bubble, but the second quarter of 2011 witnessed the highest levels of VC investment in Web-specific startups since 2001, according to the latest MoneyTree report fr ...
  • Venture Capitalists Oppose Anti-Piracy Bill
    A pending bill aimed at curbing online piracy would "put American innovators and investors at a clear disadvantage in the global economy," a coalition of venture capitalists and Internet exper ...