After just 4 years in business, a San Francisco startup — ride-sharing service Uber Technologies — has received a $1.2 billion investment round for a valuation of $17 billion.
Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley’s fast growing financial ties with Russia’s tech sector are being slowed down by current political tensions between the White House and the Kremlin.
A new study shows that funding for business startups declined in 2012, the first time that’s happened in three years, as venture capitalists spent less money on fewer deals.
Both public and private sector leaders agree San Francisco has become a major driver of the high-tech community, with the growth of social media pushing the boundaries of what is considered Silicon Valley.
The Silicon Valley venture capital firm of Kleiner, Perkins, Caulfied & Byers has been generating buzz for decades, spotting early investment opportunities and making billions with companies like Google and Amazon. This summer, the attention is no different, but the reason for it is.
California has quickly become the leader in the emerging electric vehicle manufacturing industry. A new study shows that most of the venture capital in the industry is coming to the Golden State.
FREMONT (KCBS) – While many venture capitalists remain bullish about solar companies, a Republican call for further investigation of how bankrupt Solyndra spent millions in federal loans could mean less public money for the solar […]
Silicon Valley’s economic engine is revving-up, according to a new report on venture capital confidence.
A venture capital fund run by Internet browser pioneer Marc Andreessen and his longtime business partner, Ben Horowitz, has raised another $650 million as the firm looks for opportunities in technology startups.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) – Silicon Valley business leaders are basking in some great economy news. Venture capitalist funding is flowing to the region.