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VC’s confidence is waning, but investments continue at record pace

The market is gyrating and IPOs are screeching to a halt -- and now venture capitalists, who have been throwing buckets of money at tech startups all year, are now starting to lose confidence. That's according to a quarterly survey by the Read More →

Luxe on-demand app alleviates SF parking crisis

Parking is a problem in San Francisco, you say? One startup is proposing a solution to the maddening shortage of parking places in the city, which results in 20, 30, 40 minutes of circling blocks to find a spot downtown and Read More →

23andMe joins MyHeritage to trace your family tree using DNA

23andMe, the biotech company company that sells personal DNA kits consumers can use at home, has joined forces with the Israel-based ancestry research company MyHeritage to enable people to discover their heritage based on genetics testing and documented family history. The two companies will combine Read More →

Lending Club chooses NYSE for IPO

Lending Club, the world's biggest website for matching borrowers who need small loans with investors, will make its public market debut on the New York Stock Exchange -- the same exchange where many of the banks the startup is vying to disrupt also Read More →

Thync raises $13 million to alter your state of mind

A new Internet-connected wearable that claims to shift your state of mind — make you perky during the 3 p.m. daily droop or serene during a bout of anxiety — announced Wednesday it has raised $13 million from investors, a Read More →

Calithera Biosciences is 1st Bay Area IPO to follow Alibaba

The first Bay Area IPO to follow Alibaba's record-breaking Wall Street debut began trading with mixed success Thursday morning. Calithera Biosciences, a South San Francisco clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, priced its 8 million shares below the target range of $13 to Read More →
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