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Those who will control Alibaba, post-IPO

In a new regulatory filing, Alibaba, the Chinese online commerce company, disclosed Monday the 27 partners who will control the company after its public offering. The partnership will nominate Alibaba's nine board of directors, which includes Jerry Yang, Yahoo's co-founder, Read More →

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 →
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