Institutional investors

US Oil Drill

From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban

Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.

Read Full Article
Beijing, China

China Huarong says Goldman, Warburg, others to buy $2.4 billion stake

China Huarong Asset Management Co Ltd, the country's biggest bad-debt manager, said on Thursday regulators have approved a deal for it to sell a 20.98 percent stake to a consortium of eight investors for 14.5 billion yuan ($2.4 billion).

Read Full Article
Snapchat

Kleiner to invest in messaging startup Snapchat at near-$10 billion valuation: report

Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer has agreed to invest in fast-growing messaging startup Snapchat at a valuation close to $10 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

Read Full Article
Amazon Kindle tablets

Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million

Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, reflecting Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations.

Read Full Article
Bill Ackman

Ackman, other shareholders ask Allergan to call special meeting

Investors owning 31 percent of shares of Allergan Inc have asked the company to call a special shareholder meeting, activist shareholder William Ackman said on Friday, giving the hedge fund manager a victory in his fight to acquire the Botox maker.

Read Full Article
Shake Shack restaurant

Shake Shack picks JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley to lead IPO

Shake Shack, the fast-food restaurant chain that has developed a cult following for its 'Shackburgers', 'flat-top' hot dogs and eponymous shakes, has selected JPMorgan Chase & Co(JPM.N) and Morgan Stanley (MS.N) to lead a proposed initial public offering, according to people familiar with the matter.

Read Full Article
OnBeep

OnBeep Raises New Funding Worth $6.25M

San Francisco-based startup OnBeep has announced a new Series A round of $6.25 million in new funding to build what it calls “beautiful wearable communication devices that unite groups and allow teams to collaborate more fluidly in real time”.

Read Full Article
WebLinc

WebLinc garners $6 M Series A funding from Safeguard Scientifics for digital ecommerce platform

E-commerce platform provider WebLinc announced on Tuesday that it raised $6 million in a Series A financing round from Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. The funding would reportedly go towards plans for the company's aggressive growth.

Read Full Article
OpenRent

Northern and Shell Ventures awards advertising subsidy to online rental startup OpenRent

The deal would have OpenRent launch a national television advertising campaign and other media channels through the Northern & Shell Media Group in its bid to significantly increase the number of new landlords who have been utilizing its platform.

Read Full Article
Martha Sullivan

Sensata to buy Schrader as Europe adopts tire pressure sensors

Sensors and electrical controls maker Sensata Technologies Holding NV said it would buy Schrader International to meet growing demand for sensors to monitor car-tire pressure.

Read Full Article
Ben Horowitz

Venture capitalist Andreessen Horowitz invests $50 mln in BuzzFeed

Venture Capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is investing $50 million in BuzzFeed, the social news and entertainment website known for producing advertising-sponsored "listicles" that go viral.

Read Full Article
Figure 1

Medical imagery app Figure 1 gets CA$ 4 million in Series A

Toronto-based startup Figure 1 raised CA$ 4 million in Series A from its investors including Rho Canada Ventures, Union Square Ventures, and Version One Ventures.

Read Full Article
InVision

InVision plans to use $21 million from Series B for expansion

InVision announced it received $21 million in Series B funding with existing investor Tiger Global Funding leading the round, joined by FirstMark Capital and other existing investors.

Read Full Article
Kiwi

Kiwi closes Series B with $15 million

Developer Kiwi secured another $15 million as it closed its Series B funding, with Northgate Capital leading the round along with other investors DFJ Venture and Sequioa Capital.

Read Full Article
Memblaze

Memblaze to use $20 million from Series C to fund research and development of new generation flash memory products

Chinese news reports that Beijing based-Memblaze has completed Series C funding with $20 million. Investors include Bertelsmann Asia Investments, Israel's Infinity Group, ZTE Corporation's Ding Xing Fund, and Genertec Investment Managers Ltd.

Read Full Article
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  

Subscribe to VCpost newsletter

Sign up for our Deals of the Day newsletter.
We will not spam you!

Real Time Analytics