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Spark Capital plans to close its oversubscribed $425 million fourth fund in two weeks.
VentureBeat invited Evernote CEO Phil Libin to our office to discuss the big picture vision for the company. It runs far deeper than an IPO, international expansion plans, and the host of new features designed to appeal to busy professionals.
A big step forward for online education: Coursera has announced that students can now apply credit to their college degree for five of its free courses.
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Salesforce.com has acquired Entropysoft, a French company that offers content integration solutions.
The Mountain View Calif. based startup leverages open source computing framework Hadoop and NoSQL to bring "big data" to large companies.
Equidity's outspoken founder and CEO Mona DeFrawi sees some major structural problems with the IPO process. Namely, she said that markets have shifted from being investor-focused to trader-focused, and "no-one has noticed."
Tim Danford will be focused on building out the firm's incubation program for exceptionally early-stage startups and exploring new opportunities in the mobile and enterprise security space.
Cloud storage startup Box has announced its plans for the coming year as it readies for a 2014 IPO.
Dell has reached an agreement to go private; a move that marks the end an era for the third largest computer maker.
Jawbone, the wearable computing maker, today acquired MassiveHealth, a maker of apps to promote healthy eating, and Visere, the design firm behind the Unstuck life coach app for an undisclosed sum.
San Francisco-based Ajent is all about curation, and feeds its users just one "look" per day.
Today, Openstack private cloud player, Piston Cloud closed an $8 million funding round. Investors see potential in the space, despite that it has become increasingly flooded with competitors, such as Hewlett-Packard and Rackspace.
Dell is inching closer to a $24 billion deal that would take the company private as early as Monday.
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Not to be outdone by its competition, Uber has reached an agreement with the California authorities.
The newest firm on Sand Hill Road is Amplify Partners, which will invest solely in IT infrastructure startups.
CEO Phil Libin said his company is "getting more serious about making Evernote a great experience in a work setting."