Campbell Soup announced its latest venture of $125 million venture capital fund, to be independently managed by the startup Acre Ventures GP, LLC. The company is evidently sticking by its claim to boost the food industry by supporting the new startups and trends.
Dallas-based Modo Payments has raised $2 million in a funding round headed by Tim Keith. The company will use the money from funds to widen its payment services buisness.
Fairchild board rejected acquisition proposal from Chinese firms over fears of US regulatory approval. After a thorough review process and consultation with its financial and legal guides, the board of Fairchild decided to forbid the takeover offer.
Berkshire Hathaway made a significant investment in the energy firm Kinder Morgan during the final three-month period of 2015. This investment activity highlights Berkshire's increasing bet on the oil sector.
Apple Inc. offers second largest bond sale this year for its capital return plan. The Company has released its fifth multibillion dollar offering since 2013.
Essendant signed a deal to purchase office supply contract business from Staples and Office Depot. The acquisition assets worth over $550 million will enable Essendant to compete nationally.
Along with reporting its fourth quarter performance, France telecommunication company Orange SA also report the acquisition plan. The company needs more weeks to have approval from antitrust authorities.
There are similarities between the India's startup world with China's startup. It can be seen from the kinds of startups that are developing right now, and also the fund size raised from the investors.
Data analysis company Palantir Technologies Inc acquired Kimono Labs to increase its data collection capacity. Following the acquisition, Kimono Labs will shut its service on February 29, 2016.
Opera Software, widely known for browsers, has been offered $1.2 billion to sell its 100% stake to a Chinese consortium. The buyers are awaiting a nod from the shareholders who are almost sold on the tempting offer that reflects a win-win situation for both parties.
Ratan Tata has made investment in a new venture Moglix, an e-commerce company owned by Rahul Garg. The B2B procurement company deals with like MRO's, fasteners and industrial electrical with manufacturers across India, China and many other Asian countries
Swatch will help design the sunglasses collection while Safilo will be in charge of production. The two companies will distribute the products in both their stores worldwide. The five-year agreement aligns with both the companies' strategic plan to create a new design concept.
Xignite said that it has raised 20.5 million US dollar in Series C Funding. The company will utilize the capital from the fund to gauge its marketing and sales efforts as well as to widen its product portfolio.
The era of start-ups has been started in India with the recent years witnessing the conversion of ideas into firms propelled by the easily available funding. CEO of Cvent Inc, Reggie Aggarwal, says that he has a 'realistic view' regarding this race in the start-up arena.
AXA SA has partnered with Africa Internet Group to become the sole supplier of insurance products in Africa. The transaction will promote AXA's business strategy and help the French insurer to serve the African society.