Investors

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
The Strategies 4 CEOs Used to Raise $50 Million in Venture Capital
Venture Capital

The Strategies 4 CEOs Used to Raise $50 Million in Venture Capital

Seeking financing is always a challenge, but you can increase your chances of success with these tips.
Zach Cutler
PetSmart to Be Sold for $8.7 Billion
Acquisitions

PetSmart to Be Sold for $8.7 Billion

The pet supply retailer agreed to be purchased by a private equity consortium following calls by activist investors for a sale.
Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund
Social Entrepreneurs

Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund

Ev Williams and a handful of seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs unveil their latest project: Obvious Ventures.
Catherine Clifford
For Your Startup to Thrive, You Need to Build Value for More Than Just Customers
Startup Basics

For Your Startup to Thrive, You Need to Build Value for More Than Just Customers

Aim to provide substantial value to multiple other parties involved in the life cycle of your business.
Adam Callinan