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  1. Is the Private Equity Bubble Still Expanding? ...

    Learn about the factors influencing valuations in the private equity market. Find ...
  2. Saudi Arabia's Uber Funding Round

    Saudi Arabia's public investment fund invested a massive $3.5 billion in ride-sharing ...
  3. NuTonomy Wins $16M to Make Autonomous Taxis a ...

    The MIT spinoff will use the Series A investment to transform traditional vehicles ...
  4. Startups Tighten Belts: No More Maid Service, ...

    As the funding dries up, startups are faced with the novel concept of actually trying ...
  5. Indiegogo Acquires Celery

    The deal marks an industry shift as crowdfunding sites seek to capitalize on all ...
  6. European Craigslist Competitors Consolidate to ...

    Startups LetGo and Wallapop are in advanced negotiations to team up and scale operations ...
  1. Is the Private Equity Bubble Still Expanding? ...

    Learn about the factors influencing valuations in the private equity market. Find ...
  2. Startups Tighten Belts: No More Maid Service, ...

    As the funding dries up, startups are faced with the novel concept of actually trying ...
  3. 5 Mega-Cap Technology Companies That Invest in ...

    Follow the successes of mega-cap technology companies with venture capital divisions ...
  4. Now You Can Pay for Your Uber in Yuan – Anywhere ...

    One day you may have to explain to your kids that you couldn't always use your phone ...
  5. Spotify Comes to Amazon Echo: Is This the End ...

    Why has Amazon partnered with a competitor to stream music through its Echo speakers?
  6. Oak Investment Partners: Investment Manager Highlight ...

    Learn about the operations of Oak Investment Partners, a private equity firm with ...
  1. What are some of the disadvantages to taking venture capital?

    Learn how financing a business through venture capital can be a viable source of funding for small businesses but know caveats ...
  2. What's the difference between limited liability partnership and general partnership?

    Learn the differences between general partnerships and limited liability partnerships; each type has unique traits, benefits ...
  3. Can mutual funds invest in private companies?

    Discover why mutual funds are leaning more heavily on private startup companies. By betting on short-term growth of unknowns, ...
  4. What is the relationship between research and development and innovation?

    Understand what research and development is and why a company or person would want to conduct it. Learn about how it can ...
  1. 4 Big Businesses Built With Small Cash

    Subway, Alienware, Ticketsnow and The Body Shop all got started with little start-up ...
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