Post Tagged with: "Business"

Startups Can Escape Their Cash Crunch by Going to Mexico
/ February 4, 2016 11:20 am
Startups Can Escape Their Cash Crunch by Going to Mexico

Wired reports "During a recent business trip to the Mexican state of Jalisco, I became intrigued by the number of foreign young professionals that I saw from the moment I deplaned at the airport in Guadalajara. I asked a local associate if this was normal or if an international convention was going on in town. He said that while large-scale events were a daily occurrence, most of these folks were Americans either working at one of Jalisco’s high-tech multinational companies or running their own startups.". Read More

Pinterest Enlarges Self-Serve Promoted Pins Platform to More Businesses
/ August 14, 2014 10:14 am
Pinterest Enlarges Self-Serve Promoted Pins Platform to More Businesses

TechCrunch reports “Pinterest is rolling out its Promoted Pins platform to more businesses, the company has confirmed to TechCrunch, after we received reports from businesses who were newly being invited to join the pilot program.”. Read More

Highland Capital Leads $22M Round for Brandwatch
/ May 23, 2014 4:51 pm
Highland Capital Leads $22M Round for Brandwatch

Brandwatch, a "social media analytics and listening company," announced it has raised $22 million in a new venture capital found, which was led by Cambridge-based Highland Capital Partners' office in Europe, with significant participation from Nauta Capital and other existing investors. Read More

Vivendi Sells $850 Million in Activision Blizzard Shares
/ May 22, 2014 3:40 pm
Vivendi Sells $850 Million in Activision Blizzard Shares

Vivendi today announced that it has sold 41.5 million Activision Blizzard shares. The total aggregate amount of the transaction is approximately US$ 850 million (€622 million). This transaction was carried out based on the historic high price of Activision Blizzard shares. Read More

Zynga Announces Q1 Results; Down from Q1 2013 But Up from Q4
/ April 24, 2014 6:00 pm
Zynga Announces Q1 Results; Down from Q1 2013 But Up from Q4

Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq:ZNGA), the social game company, announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. . Read More

AgilOne Raises $25 Million to Help Small Companies Market Smarter
/ April 16, 2014 2:09 pm
AgilOne Raises $25 Million to Help Small Companies Market Smarter

VentureBeat reports that marketing platform startup AgilOne has raised $25 million in its third round of funding from undisclosed investors. AgilOne’s marketing platform focuses on medium and small sized businesses that want to use big data to obtain insights to assist in growing their businesses. . Read More

U.S. Venture Capital Firms Raise Most Money Since 2007 During Q1
/ April 14, 2014 4:05 pm
U.S. Venture Capital Firms Raise Most Money Since 2007 During Q1

U.S. venture capital firms raised $8.9 billion in new commitments during the first quarter, the highest quarterly figure since 2007, according to a new report from Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). . Read More

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