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Several tweets today from Benchmark Capital partner Bill Gurley suggests that the legendary VC firm – famous for their...
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Twitter says CEO, co-founders don’t plan on selling stock after lockup expires on May 5

Source: Canadian Business Online

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – Twitter says its CEO Dick Costolo and co-founders Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams have no plans to sell any of their shares when the company’s post-IPO lock-up expires on May 5. Lock-up periods prevent company insiders from selling stock following an initial public offering. Twitter went public on Nov. 7, pricing its stock at $26 per share. The stock later soared as high as $74.73. On Monday, the stock was trading ...
Full article at: Canadian Business Online 6 days ago, 9:08am CDT
 

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Twitter Prices its IPO at $26 per Share for an Overall Value of $18.1 Billion

Twitter Prices its IPO at $26 per Share for an Overall Value of $18.1 Billion
Twitter finally announces its initial public offering at $26 per share for total valuation of $18.1 billion which is much pricier than rival Facebook now. It is also expecting to raise more $1.8 billion by selling additional shares in next 30 days.
Read more Nov 7 2013, 4:21am CST
 

European venture capitalist firm Balderton Capital raises $305M fund — $2.2B in total

Source: Med City News

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London VC firm Balderton Capital, a 14-year-old investor group with exits to Amazon, Sun Microsystems, and Zynga, today raised $305 million for its fifth fund. Originally branded as Benchmark Capital Europe until it split from Benchmark Captial in 2007, Balderton Capital will continue to focus on early-stage European tech startups. The firm’s past portfolio hits include Lovefilm (sold to Amazon), MySQL (sold to Sun Microsystems), and NaturalMotion (sold to Zynga ...
Full article at: Med City News Apr 1 2014, 7:56am CDT
 

Bill Gurley on Whisper and Secret: hard to monetize; Fred Wilson: faddish reaction to Facebook (Alyson Shontell/Business Insider)

Source: Techmeme

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Alyson Shontell / Business Insider: Bill Gurley on Whisper and Secret: hard to monetize; Fred Wilson: faddish reaction to Facebook  —  One Of The World's Smartest Investors Thinks Anonymous Apps Like Whisper And Secret Are Fads That Won't Make Money  —  Bill Gurley is a partner at Benchmark Capital who is on the board … ...
Full article at: Techmeme Mar 31 2014, 8:40pm CDT
 

One Of The World's Smartest Investors Thinks Anonymous Apps Like Whisper And Secret Are Fads That Won't Make Money

Source: The Business Insider

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Bill Gurley is a partner at Benchmark Capital who is on the board of $3 billion Uber and whose firm invested in Snapchat. One hot consumer trend he isn't hot on: Anonymity. Lately, anonymous apps like Secret and Whisper have emerged with a lot of funding and strong usage metrics. Whisper, an app that lets users post short messages to strangers without their names attached, said it neared 3 billion monthly pageviews in December and the ...
Full article at: The Business Insider Mar 31 2014, 11:37am CDT
 

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Startup Gizmoz today announced that it secured a $6.3 million Series A investment from Benchmark Capital and Columbia...
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