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Google Acquires Five Person Company and Hires (Almost) Everyone

We’ve all heard the expression “Scroogled” but until today, I had never really understood how the big, corporate machine that is Google Inc ($GOOG) got

April 09, 2014 Deals & IPOs, News
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Split: the $1 Million Dollar App

Recently, a new app by the name of Split has been making waves after having received over $1 million in investments from a list of pretty

March 27, 2014 Deals & IPOs, Funding
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Nokia X: A Stab To Microsoft’s Back?

The Mobile World Congress is taking place in Barcelona right now, and there have been many exciting announcements so far. Perhaps the most noteworthy is

February 24, 2014 Deals & IPOs, News, Technology
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Venture Capital in Life Sciences (I): Personalized Medicine for Cancer Therapies

Over the past decade, the genomics revolution has led to the emergence of numerous groundbreaking personalized medicine as well as multiple diagnostic and therapeutic targets.

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WhatsApp vs. Snapchat

Remember when everyone thought Facebook was crazy for trying to acquire Snapchat for $3 billion? Well, news has just come out that Facebook bought Snapchat’s

February 21, 2014 Deals & IPOs, News, Start-ups, Technology
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Is Candy Crush Worth $500 Million?

King Digital Entertainment, the maker of mobile games including Candy Crush Saga, Pet Rescue Saga, Farm Heroes Saga, and Papa Pear Saga, has filed to

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Time Warner Cable is now…Comcast.

The Deal You’ve probably heard the news: Time Warner Cable was bought by Comcast for $45.2 billion or approximately $158.82 per share (At the time

February 13, 2014 Consumer Goods, Deals & IPOs, News
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Twitter Acquires Over 900 Patents From IBM

IBM has agreed to the acquisition of over 900 if its patents by Twitter after it accused the social network of three infringements late last

January 31, 2014 Deals & IPOs, News
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Google Was Once Rejected For Less Than $1 Million

A quick history lesson on Google: According to CelebsNetWorth, Google was founded by Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin and Lawrence Page back in 1996 as a Stanford

January 29, 2014 Deals & IPOs, News, Technology
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Google Acquires Nest Labs for $3.2 Billion

Today, the internet giant Google ($GOOG) purchased Nest Labs for a whopping $3.2 billion in cash. Although this deal doesn’t top the list of the

January 13, 2014 Deals & IPOs
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Private Equity Landscape October 2013

The growing interest in private equity investments has arisen among the institutional investors in the U.S., particularly large endowments and foundations. The most significant reason

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Morgan Stanley Fined $5 Million Over Facebook IPO

On Monday, the office of the commonwealth of Massachusetts fined Morgan Stanley $5 million dollars for its role in allegedly artificially driving up the share prices before

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Deal Report: Spotify Valued at $3 Billion, Wins New Round of Funding

Spotify, which recently closed a round of funding today, has been valued at around $3 billion, according to a source reported by the Wall Street

November 15, 2012 Deals & IPOs, Technology
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