1054 search results for
  • HealthiNation Secures $7.5M Funding
    Health video company and ad network HealthiNation has raised $7.5 million in Series-B funding, the company said Tuesday. This latest round was led by Intel Capital, and included previous invest ...
  • How To Fix Microsoft
    ...
  • VCs: Valley Will Weather Financial Crisis
    As far as BusinessWeek's Spencer Ante can tell, Silicon Valley VCs believe "the tech industry will emerge relatively unscathed" from the financial crisis on Wall Street. Why? Because tech companie ...
  • Game Company Raises $70 Million In Funding
    A recession may be looming, but the gaming sector shows no signs of slowing down. According to NPD Group, game sales rose 32% to $10.6 billion from January to Augus ...
  • Adap.tv Gets $13 Million Series B
    Adap.tv has closed a $13 million Series B round of funding. The online video monetization company plans to use the funds to continue developing its OneSource video ad and netwo ...
  • CityVoter.com Secures $2.6 Million Funding
    CityVoter.com has closed a second round of funding worth $2.6 million, the social platform announced on Monday. Second-round primary investors included Allen & Company and Series A investors Dace Venture ...
  • Microsoft Plans $40 Billion Buyback
    Microsoft on Monday announced that it would repurchase $40 billion worth of its own stock, and raise its quarterly dividend by 18% in an effort to spur investors into buyi ...
  • VC Makes Small Investments In Web Startups
    ...
  • Venture Investors Expect Web 2.0 Shakeout
    The financial meltdown unfolding this week will accelerate the shakeout of digital media startups--especially among me-too companies such as online ad networks, agreed venture capital executives gathered at the OM ...
  • Kiwibox Gets $1 Million Investment
    Kiwibox announced that it has raised $1 million in funding from a group of private investors. The New York-based online magazine and social network for teens will use the fun ...
  • Casual Gamer Big Fish Catches A Big One: $83M
    Speaking to the strength of the industry, Seattle-based casual games distributor Big Fish Games has raised a sizable $83.3 million in financing led by Balderton Capital, General Catalyst Partners, a ...
  • Report: Facebook To Earn $35 Million From Virtual Gifts
    Venture capitalist Jeremy Liew claims that Facebook will make about $35 million from the sale of virtual gifts this year, equating to roughly 10% of the social networking giant's revenu ...
  • Gannett Acquires Majority Stake In CareerBuilder
    Gannett has acquired an additional 10% stake in CareerBuilder from the Tribune Co. for $135 million. The acquisition gives Gannett a 50.8% controlling interest in CareerBuilder, an online job sit ...
  • Mobile Marketer Vibes Media Gets $15 Million
    Mobile marketing firm Vibes Media has raised $15 million in a first-round venture financing led by Fidelity Ventures. Vibes plans to use the capital to fund acquisitions and develop n ...
  • Wikileaks To The Highest Bidder
    The initial idea behind Wikileaks was to publish secretive documents from "oppressive regimes in Asia, the former Soviet bloc, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East," but the reality has be ...
  • Tech Weak As IPO Market Falls 75%
    The fourth quarter IPO season figures to be a pretty dismal one, Fortune reports, as only 43 companies have gone public so far this year, down 75% compared to t ...
  • Stronger Dollar Weighs On Tech, Web Companies
    The U.S. dollar is strengthening, and that's a particularly bad sign for a few major Internet companies, Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Jeffrey Lindsay said in a research note on Monda ...
  • Brand.net Scores $10M In Funding
    Brand.net, an online ad network focused exclusively on brand advertising, has completed a Series-B round of funding to the tune of $10 million. Led by Norwest Venture Partners with reinvestme ...
  • Jumptap Gets $26M Funding Infusion
    Mobile search and advertising provider JumpTap has closed $26 million in fourth-round venture funding from investors led by AllianceBernstein and including General Catalyst Partners, Summerhill Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Valhal ...
  • What Slump? Turn Secures $15 M In Funding
    Despite a slumping ad market, online ad network Turn has managed to secure another significant round of funding to the tune of $15 million. Turn plans to use the fun ...
  • MoFuse Mobile Network Secures Funding
    Year-old MoFuse, which has nearly 12,000 blogs in its portfolio, has secured its first round of seed capital. The Slater Technology Fund, a Rhode Island-based early-stage fund that is back ...
  • Google Invests In Geothermal Energy
    ...
  • Lotame Closes $13M Funding Round
    Lotame, a platform for targeting ads to social media audiences, today is expected to announce it has closed $13 million in series B financing. The new funding will be us ...
  • Facebook's Firesale
    Facebook investors are lining up to dump their shares, BusinessWeek reports, adding that the going rate is far below the $15 billion valuation Microsoft placed on the company when ...
  • Microsoft May Buy Back $20 Billion
    A top-rated software analyst says that Microsoft is poised to buy back as much as $20 billion worth of company stock to make up for the 20% dip shares ha ...
  • Friendster Sets Sights On Land Of The Rising Sun
    With its sights firmly set on Asia, Friendster on Tuesday said it closed a new round of funding worth $20 million. Responsible for introducing social networking to at least o ...
  • Weplay Receives $8.6 Million Funding From Pro Athletes, Others
    Youth sports network Weplay this week received a $8.6 million Series-B funding round led by Deep Fork Capital. Pro athletes Derek Jeter, Peyton Manning, and LeBron James also contributed ...
  • Icahn Boycotts Yahoo Shareholder Meeting, Rips 'Wall Street Journal'
    Soon-to-be-named Yahoo board member Carl Icahn on Thursday excoriated the news media -- and The Wall Street Journal in particular -- in a series of blog posts, while declaring th ...
  • Nokia Increases Venture Fund
    Nokia said it would commit an additional $150 million to its venture capital fund, increasing the total for direct investment to $250 million. Nokia Growth Partners plans to launch operatio ...
  • myYearbook Snags $13 Million Funding
    Teen social networking site myYearbook has raised $13 million in a second-round financing from investors led by Norwest Venture Partners and including U.S. Venture Partners and First Round Capital. T ...