SJ Man Who Defrauded Elderly Investors In Fake Gold, Diamonds Scheme Sentenced To 9 YearsAuthorities said Fritz Kramer solicited more than $11 million for a phony "investment opportunity" in a gold and diamond export project. Many of the investors solicited were elderly and a number lived in the Bay Area.
Coronavirus Update: Facebook Offering $15 Million In Grants To Help Bay Area Small BusinessesFacebook on Tuesday offered details about a new plan to make $15 million in grants available to Bay Area small businesses, partnering with the mayors of San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose to make the announcement.
Pittsburg Realtor Charged With Felonies For Role In Alleged Investment Fraud SchemeA Pittsburg realtor has been charged with felonies for her role in an alleged investment fraud scheme, and investigators believe there may be additional victims who have yet to come forward.
Elon Musk Says He Would No Longer Accept Saudi Investment Elon Musk was at one point counting on Saudi money to take Tesla private. Now he says he wouldn't accept an investment from the country's sovereign wealth fund because of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
66% Of Millennials Have Nothing Saved For RetirementAfter paying bills, rent and making student loan payments, there's often not much leftover each month for young people, many of whom entered the workforce at a time of stagnant wages and high unemployment.
Mountain View Private School Scores $23M Windfall With Snapchat InvestmentSocial media company Snapchat went public Thursday, and a private school in Mountain View have made upwards of $23 million thanks to an early investment.
Biblically Responsible Investing Company Promotes Religiously Conservative FundsA new investment company won't buy shares of companies actively advocating for LGBTQ rights.
Toyota Invests In Uber, Offers Lease Deals To DriversToyota is investing in Uber, making it the latest car company to put money in a ride-hailing app.
Venture Capitalists Jumping Onto Budding Marijuana Investment TrainThe marijuana industry is budding, and venture capitalists are taking a page from the tech industry as they look to get in on the ground floor.
California Attorney General Sues Morgan Stanley For Alleged MisrepresentationsAttorney General Kamala D. Harris has filed a lawsuit against investment bank Morgan Stanley for misrepresentations of complex investments.
Hip Hop Artist 'The Game' Offers Kanye West $10 MillionIn a show of faith, "The Game" has offered to invest in Kanye's ideas. There is only one caveat...
Questionable Crowdfunding Campaigns May Be New Easy Money For ScammersFrom politics to potato salad, even a trip to Mars, you can raise money for just about any product with crowdfunding, but those products don’t always make it into the hands of backers.
'Ghost' Foreign Investors Buying Palo Alto Homes, But Keeping Them EmptyNeighbors in Palo Alto say houses are getting bought up by foreign investors who never move in, leaving neighborhoods full of empty homes.
Startup Snatches Up Google, Uber Employees To Pioneer New Education SystemParenthood is propelling tech leaders to flock to a new kind of school with roots in the Bay Area.
Venture Capital Firms Rain Cash On Startups As Fears Of Bursting Bubble BuildCash rained down on startups in 2014 but with valuations so high, critics suggest some investors may be setting themselves up for a major fall.