Tens of thousands of workers marched through the center of Rome on Saturday against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's reform of the labor market, headed by a popular union chief who is seen by many as a possible future leader of Italy's left.
Italy's government on Wednesday began drawing up the details of a reform that Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said will "revolutionize" the country's labor market when it takes effect some time next year.
Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi called on his ruling party on Sunday to unite behind measures he has pledged to breathe life into the euro zone's third-biggest economy after years in or near recession.
San Francisco, California-based equity crowdfunding service CircleUp pocketed $14 million in its second funding round from Canaan Partners, Google Ventures, and other investors to bridge investors and companies.
New York, US-based crowdfunding deals aggregator CrowdWatch wants to help people find investment opportunities by gathering together all deals from equity and debt-based crowdfunding platforms in just one place.
Chicago, US-based venture capital (VC) fund NIN Ventures, a firm being managed online, is taking advantage of the JOBS Act to raise funds publicly from accredited investors.
New York, US-based electronic trading firm Virtu Financial Inc filed confidential documents for an initial public offering (IPO), according to sources familiar with the situation.
An analysis of the filings made by small businesses with the US Securities and Exchange Commission indicate that more than 320 of them would want to raise funding via social media, and a handful had already raised funding.
The use of the JOBS Act for the Twitter IPO a concern for investors.
The JOBS Act is what made Twitter's IPO secretive and relatively inexpensive.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission, hoping for increased investor mobility, voted for the implementation of the JOBS Act.