Venture capitalists are confident that now is the time to invest in China, the world’s largest Internet market.
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A startup called Quantopian just raised $6.7 million to turn anyone into a quantitative finance specialist.
Today’s acquisition will put Pivotal in a strong position to offer mobile and Web-based services to enterprise customers.
Box announced today that it has secured 13 new partnership with digital health vendors, including second opinion network GrandRounds and electronic medical record provider CareCloud.
The company was founded by a fellow at Stanford’s Business School, Mike Cagney, who realized that wealthy alumni had the resources to provide loans to students at more affordable rates.
Editor’s Pick Who stands to benefit as a key piece of the Affordable Care Act comes into effect? Health investors, policy-makers and analysts weigh in.
Editor’s Pick Smart investors and entrepreneurs are thinking about the long-term impacts of the Affordable Care Act, the biggest expansion in coverage in nearly 50 years.
DC to VC, which took place in Santa Clara this afternoon, is organized by the Health 2.0 conference and Canvas, the health and IT-focused venture fund formerly known as Morganthaler Ventures.
San Francisco-based Evolent Health just raised $100 million in its second round of funding, an unprecedented sum for an early-stage health care startup.
Editor's Pick “DevOps” is one of those buzzwords that nearly everyone in the tech industry feigns to understand. Few people really do. I’ve always thought it sounds like a codename for some kind of covert NSA mission.
Shadowy data-mining startup Palantir closed over $196 million in funding, according to an SEC filing.
“There is a reason to be this excited — this is massive market disruption,” RingCentral CEO Vlad Shmunis told VentureBeat.
Guest Post I also explored the advantages of job-sharing for employers and was quickly sold. It is a proven family-friendly flexible solution, an effective way to retain high quality talent, and produces exceptional work quality.
What began as a software application is now a fully fledged consumer marketplace for exquisitely made hardware products and fashion accessories.
Academia.edu today secured $11.1 million in venture funding to grow its website for people to post studies and groundbreaking ideas. Chief executive Richard Price plans to build an algorithm to surface the top-quality research.
We scoured SEC filings and press releases for our full list of startups that gained funding today. It’s an eclectic bunch!
Ben Horowitz and Nicira CEO Scott Shenker sit on the board of a stealthy new “big data” startup from the creator of Apache Shark.
This bill doesn’t adequately address how we remove all the digital residue. What about all those re-posts, comments and tweets?
Foundation Medicine is a rare recent example of a diagnostics company finding IPO success. Today, shares rose as much as 89 percent and hit a high of $34.19.
Egnyte’s team introduced a new logo and overhauled the website this morning to appeal to a new audience: large enterprises.
Ten health startups in Rock Health’s current accelerator class presented to a roomful of investors and the press today.
Editor’s Pick Practice Fusion raised a $70 million fourth round of funding this morning, a few months after we reported series D talks.
“Software won’t eliminate lawyers, but it frees up our time to focus on what matters, which is winning,” Geof Vance, a partner at law firm McDermott Will & Emery told VentureBeat.
The Food and Drug Administration has finally released guidelines on how it plans to regulate thousands of new health-related smartphone applications.
This month, the Federal Aviation Administration will strongly consider relaxing its rules on the use of electronic devices during flights.
Guest Post We asked two brave volunteers to sign up for five online dating services. Did they find love? Or did we just subject them to the most awkward week of their lives?
Mixpanel’s chief executive Suhail Doshi just alerted us to the fact that iOS 7 just eclipsed iOS 6 for the first time.
Cofounders Hamish Brocklebank and Nicolas Philippe started the company two years ago, as they didn’t believe that students should have to pay for academic content.
Cloud company BenefitFocus quietly experienced a highly successful initial public offering this week, with shares nearly doubling in the first day of trading.
Rocket Fuel landed on Wall Street with a bang this morning, with stock exploding by the end of the morning session.
Editor’s Pick VentureBeat caught up with some of Silicon Valley’s power players to gauge their opinions on Google’s new initiative to prolong human life.
Hazelcast is designed to prevent enterprise applications from drowning in data. The open source technology provider closed a $2.5 million series A round today.
Google’s chief executive Larry Page just announced a new venture, Calico, to challenge aging and associated diseases.
The company recruited Chip Conley from boutique hotel chain Joie De Vivre to lead its hospitality efforts.
GoodData is taking a different tack than most enterprise startups by investing heavily in branding and marketing.
Investors placed their bets on a number of cool enterprise and e-commerce startups today, including a wearable baby monitor. Here’s the full list of companies that closed funding rounds today.
IBM announced today that it will invest $1 billion in new Linux and open-source technologies for its Power Systems servers.
At a cloud computing conference in San Francisco, two of our country’s youngest-ever elected statesmen discussed the convergence of politics and tech.
A startup called Apttus closed its first round of funding today, a massive $37 million.
Editor’s Pick More established giants should be threatened by Box, but not because the company made a minor product announcement. The strategy, not one small product, is the real threat.