On a Northern California farm where silage for animal feed once grew, Google Inc. is generating power from more than 100,000 solar panels to heat nearby homes - - and double down on an area of energy many investors shun.
Lawmakers who say moribund trading in smaller companies limits access to capital have proposed rolling back penny pricing in some U.S. equities. Executives and some of the biggest money managers say it’s not the answer.
Private share markets where corporate insiders can cash out stakes while avoiding the scrutiny of public listings have seen their popularity wane. Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. has a plan to make the concept mainstream.
Facebook Inc.’s 2012 stock market debut helped spark a boom in U.S. initial public offerings, sucking the life out of a Wall Street fad that the social network had helped popularize: private share exchanges.
Israel’s technology industry showed signs of maturity as the value of disposals by venture capital firms in 2013 soared to the highest in a decade as the proportion of smaller deals declined, IVC Research Center said.
Paul English, the co-founder and chief technology officer of Kayak Software Corp., has raised almost $20 million for a Boston startup foundry called Blade, aiming to turn the city into a bigger rival to Silicon Valley.