Silicon Valley Bank report shows 59% of UK start-up heads chose to be acquired rather than seek IPOs. Many UK executives consider hiring labours to be more challenging than other business issues.
Four years of drought in California is recorded as one of the most severe. The drought has taken effect on U.S. wine industry, as the amount of grape harvested is reduced significantly.
Tidemark, a financial forecasting app announced today that it has upgraded its products along with an investment round valued $32 million from investors including Silicon Valley Bank, Redpoint Ventures, Tenaya Capital, Greylock Partners and Andreesen Horowitz.
London, UK-based cross-border payments startup The Currency Cloud raised $10 million in a Series B funding round to make international payments smoother and more transparent.
Tysons Corner, US-based secure digital ID network ID.me scored $10 million in combined venture capital and debt funding to build its own online marketplace for its users.
SportPursuit, a flash sales site based in the UK, nabbed £5M from its Series B financing round led by London-based venture capital firm DFJ Esprit and participated in by Silicon Valley Bank and angel investors, TechCrunch reported.
Volusion was able to obtain a 35 million credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank, the first external funding the ecommerce firm received since it was established in 1999.
Through a joint venture formed with Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co formed in 2012, US-based Silicon Valley Bank looks to meet the demand of investors for China funds.
New York-based innovative learning company EdTech has landed $51 million in a funding round led by London venture firm Atomico to take personalized learning on a global scale.
PaeDae founder and chief executive officer Rob Emrich explained to TechCrunch that it launched a debt-and-equity round instead to be able to obtain a sizeable amount of capital while being able to retain its position as an early acquisition target.
Silicon Valley Bank requested a loan receiver for Alvarion Ltd over a US$3 million debt that the bank says it cannot pay.
SVB Financial Group's banking unit Silicon Valley Bank said it plans to lend $100 million to the Irish innovation sector.
SVB Financial Group's banking unit Silicon Valley Bank said it would open its first international branch in London.