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  • TPG Said Close to Airbnb Investment After Snags Resolved

    TPG Capital is close to signing an agreement to invest in room-sharing service Airbnb Inc. at a $10 billion valuation after resolving disagreements over the terms, people with knowledge of the situation said.

  • TPG Said to Lean Against Airbnb Investment at $10B Value

    TPG Capital is leaning against investing in room-sharing startup Airbnb Inc. at a $10 billion valuation, people with knowledge of the discussions said, in a sign that some investors are pushing back against Silicon Valley’s frothy startup funding environment.

  • Tech Venture Capitalists Are Finally Paying Attention to Europe

    Many technology entrepreneurs in Europe have grown accustomed to flying coach on the 11-hour haul to San Francisco. The marathon of meetings with venture-capital firms in Silicon Valley is a ritual they must frequently undertake to raise money for their startups. Simply put, that's where most of the cash is.

  • Tech Venture Capitalists Finally Pay Attention to Europe

    Many technology entrepreneurs in Europe have grown accustomed to flying coach on the 11-hour haul to San Francisco. The marathon of meetings with venture-capital firms in Silicon Valley is a ritual they must frequently undertake to raise money for their startups. Simply put, that’s where most of the cash is.

  • Venture Firms Win With Billion-Dollar Quick Flips

    Venture capital firms, already reveling in the most vibrant initial public offering market in more than half a decade, are being further propelled by a spate of billion-dollar acquisitions.

  • Airbnb Said to Be Raising Funding From TPG at $10B Value

    Airbnb Inc. is raising money from investors including TPG Capital in a financing round that would value the room-sharing service at more than $10 billion, said people with knowledge of the deal.

  • Cloudera Said to Raise at Least $200 Million in Funding

    Cloudera Inc. is raising at least $200 million in a new round of financing from investors including Intel Corp., according to people with knowledge of the situation.

  • Thomas Judge, Who Put AT&T Pensions in Startups, Dies at 83

    Thomas Judge, one of the first institutional investors to dip his toes into venture capital as a portfolio manager for the pension fund of AT&T Corp., has died. He was 83.

  • Alibaba to Pay $804 Million for Control of ChinaVision

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will pay HK$6.24 billion ($804 million) for control of ChinaVision Media Group Ltd., giving China’s biggest e-commerce company access to content from games and films to English Premier League soccer.

  • WhatsApp’s Founder Goes From Food Stamps to Billionaire

    The $19 billion deal to sell WhatsApp Inc. to Facebook Inc. started at Yahoo! Inc. more than five years ago, when Jan Koum became disillusioned at the way Internet companies were fixated on advertising.

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