Capital


Iceland’s Capital Reykjavik Turned Dark to View Northern Lights Spectacle

Iceland’s Capital Reykjavik Turned Dark to View Northern Lights Spectacle

The street lights of Iceland's city was turned off on wednesday night to give people an opportunity to watch the best poss...

Sep 29 2016, 4:17pm CDT

Global Semiconductor Capital Spending to Decline in 2016: Gartner

Global Semiconductor Capital Spending to Decline in 2016: Gartner

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 0.7 percent in 2016 to $64.3 billion, market research firm Gar...

Jul 25 2016, 5:01am CDT

MegaBots Announces Venture Capital Investment to Create Robot Fighting League

MegaBots Announces Venture Capital Investment to Create Robot Fighting League

While the MegaBots team is preparing for the epic robot fight battle against Japan, the company got venture funding to build a...

Mar 23 2016, 9:40am CDT

Women Can Get Top Jobs Using Their Social Capital

Women Can Get Top Jobs Using Their Social Capital

Researcher says that women who use their social capital to gain high level positions succeed more than the women who do not....

Jan 6 2016, 8:40am CST

Snapchat may be the highest-valued private company with $19 billion capital

Snapchat may be the highest-valued private company with $19 billion capital

The company is currently seeking a new round of funding which will take the company value to a hefty $19 billion...

Feb 18 2015, 2:24pm CST

Social Capital is the new Wealth

Social Capital is the new Wealth

In most developed countries, the past decade has undoubtedly been the hardest time to build financial wealth since the Great De...

May 16 2014, 3:51am CDT

Inside Sequoia Capital

Inside Sequoia Capital

When Doug Leone arrived in Mount Vernon, N.Y. in 1968, the 11-year-old Italian immigrant didn’t have a clue. He flunked a math...

Mar 26 2014, 8:55am CDT

Renaissance Learning Finds New Private Equity Buyer For $1.1B After Taking Google Capital Cash

In Less than one month after announcing an investment by the newly-formed Google Capital that valued it at $1 billion, educatio...

Mar 13 2014, 7:11am CDT

Safeway sold to Cerberus Capital Management, To be merged with Albertsons

Safeway sold to Cerberus Capital Management, To be merged with Albertsons

America's second largest supermarket chain, Safeway, has been acquired by Albertsons-owner Cerberus Capital Management....

Mar 7 2014, 2:47am CST

Former NAACP president moves to venture capital

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Just months after stepping down as head of the nation's largest civil rights organization, former NAACP...

Mar 4 2014, 2:26am CST

Will Austin's Tax Incentives Make It The Video Game Capital Of The World?

Will Austin's Tax Incentives Make It The Video Game Capital Of The World?

Did you ever wonder how Hollywood (the industry) came to be located in Hollywood (the city)? It wasn’t just the weather. Though...

Jan 29 2014, 12:41am CST

Game of Thrones Capital will Exist

Game of Thrones Capital will Exist

A British town by the name of Kings Langley is going to change its title for a week in February to honor the release of the thi...

Jan 7 2014, 9:11am CST

Will Venture Capital Beat The Market in 2014?

Will Venture Capital Beat The Market in 2014?

Venture capital used to be a great place to put money. But in the last 15 years, it has been a lousy investment. 2013 was the s...

Jan 3 2014, 7:56am CST

Investing In Vietnam With Dragon Capital's Bill Stoops

Investing In Vietnam With Dragon Capital's Bill Stoops

Dragon Capital is the largest private shareholder of stocks in Vietnam. I spoke with Bill Stoops, Dragon’s Chief Investment Off...

Jan 2 2014, 7:41pm CST

I4U news

The Secret Of Ashton Kutcher's Venture Capital Success

The Telegraph carries an interesting little piece trying to work through why Ashton Kutcher is such a success as a venture capi...

Dec 30 2013, 12:41pm CST

Rap Genius And The Problem With The Venture Capital Fueled Growth Hack

Rap Genius And The Problem With The Venture Capital Fueled Growth Hack

Almost entirely missing from the discussion of RapGenius‘ punishment by Google for bone-headed SEO practices is the fact that R...

Dec 26 2013, 11:41am CST

Venture Capital 2013 recap - Oh what a year it was....

Venture Capital 2013 recap - Oh what a year it was....

There are bad years, so-so years and then there is 2013…its been a long time coming. In 2013, VCs finally took some pride in th...

Dec 26 2013, 10:41am CST

Social Gadget Sites gdgt and Quirky raise Venture Capital

Social Gadget Sites gdgt and Quirky raise Venture Capital

Two social sites related to gadgets have raised new venture capital. The WSJ reports that gdgt founded by Gizmodo and Engadget...

Apr 7 2010, 9:48am CDT

Google Ventures Venture Capital Fund launched

Google Ventures Venture Capital Fund launched

Google announces Google Ventures, Google's new venture capital fund. Google wants to support innovation and encourage promising...

Mar 31 2009, 3:00am CDT