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Box Raises IPO Share Price, Valuation Jumps to $1.67 Billion
IPO

Box Raises IPO Share Price, Valuation Jumps to $1.67 Billion

The company's biggest shareholders include venture capital firms Draper Fisher Jurvetson, U.S. Venture Partners and Coatue Management.
Embrace True Transparency, and You'll Experience More Success
Transparency

Embrace True Transparency, and You'll Experience More Success

Of course, you want to create a winning perception of your business, but there are instances where it's vital to be honest.
Adam Callinan
How to Get a $1 Billion Valuation in Just Eight Months
Valuations

How to Get a $1 Billion Valuation in Just Eight Months

How can Slack, a business software company that makes a product that's less than a year old, be worth more than $1 billion?
Erin Griffith
You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?
Funding

You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?

Here are five ways to defend your valuation to investors.
Brian Foley
A Startup Founded by Former NASA Scientists Just Landed $95 Million
Investors

A Startup Founded by Former NASA Scientists Just Landed $95 Million

The San Francisco-based private company's list of investors include SpaceX backer Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner.
How to Find Investors Through LinkedIn
Linkedin

How to Find Investors Through LinkedIn

The professional social network has become a tool for identifying and pitching investors.
Michelle Goodman
Non-Disclosures Can Protect Your Idea, or Destroy It
Business Ideas

Non-Disclosures Can Protect Your Idea, or Destroy It

Here are six considerations of when to sign an agreement with investors or other interested parties.
Martin Zwilling
Digg Founder Kevin Rose Leaves Google Ventures
Google Ventures

Digg Founder Kevin Rose Leaves Google Ventures

He plans to work full-time on app developer North Technologies.
Samsung, Sequoia Invest in Israeli Mobile Video Chat App
Investors

Samsung, Sequoia Invest in Israeli Mobile Video Chat App

Israel's Rounds says it has raised $12 million in new funding.
Online-Grocery Delivery Service Instacart Lands $220 Million From Kleiner Perkins
Investors

Online-Grocery Delivery Service Instacart Lands $220 Million From Kleiner Perkins

The company says it will use the cash to grow into new markets and create new partnerships.
How Smart Startups Survive Investor Due Diligence
Investors

How Smart Startups Survive Investor Due Diligence

This mysterious and dreaded process can kill the whole deal.
Martin Zwilling
Want to Join the 'Unicorn Club'? Here's What 3 Companies Did to Get There.
Grow Your Business

Want to Join the 'Unicorn Club'? Here's What 3 Companies Did to Get There.

Leaders from three software companies valued at more than $1 billion sound off on how to join their ranks.
Zach Cutler
Food Startup Hampton Creek Raises $90 Million
Funding

Food Startup Hampton Creek Raises $90 Million

The company behind Just Mayo has closed its Series C round, which includes investments from an eclectic group from Salesforce's Marc Benioff to Renaissance man Jean Pigozzi.
How to Seek Early-Stage Funding That Won't Spoil Your Startup
Funding

How to Seek Early-Stage Funding That Won't Spoil Your Startup

Entrepreneurs often anguish over determining the value of their companies. Here are some tips to help avoid mistakes.
Peter Gasca