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Wiretap Wrapup: Startup funding news from Silicon Valley

You may have missed this while dive-bombing the President's Day sales, but a San Francisco startup called Hampton Creek just announced a $23 million funding round led by Asia's richest man. Li Ka-Shing has poured Read More →

Wiretap wrapup: New deals for Tintri, CloudPassage and more

Here's a morning sampler of funding deals from around Silicon Valley. First, the big bucks: Mountain View cloud-storage maker Tintri unveiled a $75 million Series E led by Insight Venture Partners. Also Read More →

Wiretap: Funding, funding everywhere

Kevin Efrusy of Accel Partners is known as one of the first guys to invest in Facebook. San Francisco's South of Market Area is chock-full of consumer Internet startups. So if I told Read More →

Wiretap: Jerry Yang’s latest investment aims to make drivers smarter

Something I (and others) have noticed lately is how much Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has been investing in startups. Since quitting the company's board early last year, Yang and his AME Cloud Ventures have plowed dough into Read More →

Corporate raiders of the purple ark, the sequel: Will new search for answers at Yahoo yield different result?

Once again, Yahoo could deliver for those who like to watch a good fight. With the troubled Sunnyvale company announcing three new board directors Sunday — surprise, not one of them is recommended by activist investor Read More →

Jerry Yang’s departure from Yahoo is as sad as it is overdue

The decision by co-founder Jerry Yang to resign from the Yahoo board is as sad as it is overdue. No matter how rudderless Yahoo had become in recent years, Yang deservedly remains a Silicon Valley icon. He was there at Read More →
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