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A $66 billion acquisition may kill Monsanto's under-the-radar venture capital arm - and it could have consequences for Bayer

A $66 billion acquisition may kill Monsanto's under-the-radar venture capital arm - and it could have consequences for Bayer

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Monsanto had an under-the-radar venture capital arm. But after its $66 billion deal with chemical giant Bayer , that group has disappeared, with all three of its staff members...
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Strings Attached: Knowing When And When Not To Accept VC Funding

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

VCs are important when getting your tech startup off the ground, but how do you know when the time is right to accept funding?
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Drip Capital helps exporters access working capital

Drip Capital helps exporters access working capital

14 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Drip Capital is raising a $20 million funding round from Accel, Wing VC and Sequoia India. The company is helping small exporters in emerging markets access working capital in...
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How We Launched Our Own Venture Capital Fund at 21 and 23

15 hours ago   |   Forbes

Raising money for a VC fund from limited partners is a lot different than raising money from VCs for a startup.
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TinyTap raises $5m for user-generated educational games

1 day ago   |   GamesIndustry

Aleph VC fund backs Israeli startup, which already has 150,000 teacher-created games on its platform
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This VC Firm Just Gave Two Twenty-Something Investors $20 Million To Find The Next Snapchat

1 day ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

VC shop Canaan has tapped two investors younger than the firm itself to lead a new kind of seed investing vehicle called Canaan Beta. The mission: find the next great consumer...
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This Texas tech tycoon bet $30 million of his own money on a big plan to take on the Silicon Valley investment industry

This Texas tech tycoon bet $30 million of his own money on a big plan to take on the Silicon Valley investment industry

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Former Rackspace CEO Lanham Napier is now in command of a new investment company, called BuildGroup. "That guy in Seattle" came calling with an offer to buy Anaconda, a hot...
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Ex-Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya's VC firm just lost 3 partners in 2 weeks, and it signals more changes to come

Ex-Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya's VC firm just lost 3 partners in 2 weeks, and it signals more changes to come

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Social Capital is bleeding top investment partners. The venture firm, run by legendary investor Chamath Palihapitiya, has lost three partners - Tony Bates, Marc Mezvinsky, and...
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Billionaire Theranos defender Tim Draper says Elizabeth Holmes 'was doing really good work' before she was attacked and 'forced to sort of fail'

Billionaire Theranos defender Tim Draper says Elizabeth Holmes 'was doing really good work' before she was attacked and 'forced to sort of fail'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Venture capitalist Tim Draper was an early investor in Theranos and was the company's most public defender, even while the company and its CEO came under fire for misleading...
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Google's Larry Page 'floored' an early investor when he predicted it could be twice as big as Yahoo before it even had a business model

Google's Larry Page 'floored' an early investor when he predicted it could be twice as big as Yahoo before it even had a business model

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

In 1999, before Google was a well-known company, founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin were discussing their company with a new board member. The venture capitalist asked Page...
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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns over relationship with employee

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns over relationship with employee

Intel has announced that CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned from the company effective immediately. CFO Robert Swan is now Intel's interim chief executive officer. “Intel was... Read more ...

Amazon Fire TV Cube review

Amazon Fire TV Cube review

The Amazon Fire TV Cube's arrival isn't receiving the fanfare it should. Learn here why this is the best streaming device we've tested to date, and what Amazon changed to earn... Read more ...

AT&T launches a low-cost live TV streaming service, WatchTV

AT&T launches a low-cost live TV streaming service, WatchTV

AT&T this morning announced the launch of a second TV streaming service, called WatchTV, days after its merger with Time Warner. The lower-cost alternative to AT&T's DirecTV... Read more ...

Apple AirPower Launch Pushed Back to September

Apple AirPower Launch Pushed Back to September

It looks like Apple is facing complex engineering challenges with its AirPower charging mat. Read more ...

Xbox One won't get VR support after all

Xbox One won't get VR support after all

Microsoft has put plans for VR support for Xbox devices on hold, according to an interview with Xbox's chief marketing officer. Speaking to gamesindustry.biz , CMO Mike Nichols... Read more ...

State of Decay 2 dethrones God of War as May's best-selling game in the US

State of Decay 2 dethrones God of War as May's best-selling game in the US

State of Decay 2 surprisingly reigns supreme. Every month The NPD Group compiles a list of the best-selling games in the United States. May 2018 was packed with a number of... Read more ...

Microsoft News marks the death of MSN on iOS and Android

Microsoft News marks the death of MSN on iOS and Android

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AT&T's new streaming service "WatchTV" will be free to subscribers of two...

AT&T's new streaming service "WatchTV" will be free to subscribers of two new unlimited plans

Last weekend, in the aftermath of AT&T's purchase of Time Warner, the nation's second largest carrier announced that it will launch a new app called "WatchTV" that streams... Read more ...

Google Simplifies Account Security and Control

Google Simplifies Account Security and Control

Google today improved the design of its Google Account tool in order to make it easier for people to manage their account details, security, and privacy. The revised function... Read more ...

Steam Summer Sale 2018 looks set to start today

Steam Summer Sale 2018 looks set to start today

It's time. The sun may be shining, but you're about to spend the next few weeks sat in front of your gaming PC, as the Steam Summer Sale 2018 is set to kick off today. That's... Read more ...