Google 's Eric Schmidt Backs Uber-Style Helicopter Service For EliteGoogle Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has joined a group of executives backing an Uber-style mobile app for the luxury chopper crowd, called Blade. The startup was launched a year ago to get New Yorkers to the Hamptons in a matter of minutes.
Bay Area Venture Capitalists Look To Cash In On Booming Cannabis IndustryHundreds of investment firms are looking to get in on the ground floor of what is being called the fastest growing investment opportunity in the country.
Exclusive SF-Based Dating App 'The League' Gets $2.1M Boost From InvestorsA new, exclusive dating app that's still under wraps just got a $2.1 million beta-boost from a group of angel investors and venture capitalists. It's called The League. Its motto: Date, Intelligently.
Bay Area Venture Capitalists Attracted To Legalized Marijuana’s Growing Industry The growing legal-cannabis industry is attracting Bay Area investors who want to take advantage of what they think will be a growing business.
James Franco Seeks $500K In Crowd-Funding For New FilmsThe actor is raising money so a collection of young filmmakers can adapt his 2011 short story collection, "Palo Alto"…
Tips For Investors To Ease Growing Tax BiteInvestors should review whether they made any rash moves to trigger potentially unnecessary tax bills.
California Attorney General Sues Standard & Poor’s Over Investment RatingsCalifornia’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against debt rating agency Standard & Poor’s, claiming it inflated its ratings of certain investments, costing the state’s public pension funds and other investors billions of dollars.
Flood Of Facebook Shares Hit Market, Price JumpsFacebook’s biggest lock-up period - a time following an IPO that prevents insiders from selling stock - expires on Wednesday.
Tech Report: Kickstarter Investor BewareThousands of entrepreneur’s have raised $274 million from the public through the website Kickstarter, but not all the ideas have turned out to be successful and sometimes not everyone delivers on the investments.
Apple Stock Hits New High With Anticipation Of New iPhone, iPadApple’s stock has hit a new high after a four-month swoon, as investors were looking ahead to the release of a new iPhone model, and possibly a smaller iPad.
Peet's Coffee Sold For Nearly $1B To German ConglomeratePeet’s Coffee & Tea is being taken private for approximately $977.6 million.
Investors Buying Up Many Foreclosed Oakland HomesAn advocacy group for low-income people issued a report Thursday that says investors are buying foreclosed homes in the poorest neighborhoods in Oakland in a trend that is destabilizing communities.