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In the seven years since the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, his 55-year-old widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, has become one of the most high-profile philanthropists in the world.
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When you look at industries that continue to operate on old, outdated, and highly regulated models (education, health care, banking, brokerage, etc, etc), it is interesting to look at the numbers of consumers who are opting out of the legacy model.
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BAce Capital, a venture capital firm targeting early-stage startups from India and Southeast Asia, has announced the raising of US$100 million from Alibaba-affiliated fintech giant Ant Financial as well as institutional investors and high net-worth individuals from the US, China, India, and Southeas
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This story appears in the April 30, 2019 issue of Forbes Magazine. Subscribe merging from the financial crisis in 2009, Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz laid out their campaign to take on Silicon Valley.
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This is heavily revised from the original show transcripts. For the full interview, go here and here. In this interview, we looked back at 2018 and discussed the impact of the Flipkart-Walmart deal on the Indian venture ecosystem.
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Which investors are most active in India? Using Tech in Asia’s data, we’ve generated this constantly updated list of investors that have invested in India-based startups in the past two years. We’re arranging firms by the number of deals they’ve done.
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Startups are generally not funded by just one investor. They are usually funded by a collection of investors; the angel syndicate, followed by the seed syndicate, followed by the VC syndicate. This gives the founder the opportunity to gain insights and advice from a group of people versus just one.
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Google co-founder Larry Page worried he would lose control of the company in 2011 and delivered what appeared to be a “veiled threat” to quit over the issue, according to confidential emails and other documents recently unsealed in a court case.
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Brud, the company behind the virtual celebrity Lil Miquela, is now worth at least $125 million thanks to a new round of financing.
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U.S. startups are raising investment dollars at levels unseen since the dot-com era. Venture capital funding in U.S. companies reached $99.5 billion in 2018, the highest since 2000, according to the Q4 MoneyTree report from PwC and CB Insights.
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Morning Markets: Capping off a week of stock market turmoil, there’s new capital in the market for bike-sharing startups. That’s unexpected. Today news broke that Hellobike, a China-based bike-sharing startup, has raised a new raft of cash.
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Venture capitalists want more flexibility in what sorts of investments they can make, according to a letter recently sent by the National Venture Capital Association to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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First: Patrick Mathieson has an awesome and well-informed post. I’d recommend checking that one out, given that he’s in the thick of it whereas I’ve been out of the game on the operating side now for a little over a year.
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