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Investors have allocated over $2 billion in venture dollars this year to consumer transportation companies, from giants like Uber and Lyft to more narrowly-focused startups like Shuddle, the so-called “Uber for Kids,” and FlightCar,...

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Personal finance tech is blowing up this week, as wealth management and investment services startups Personal Capital and Wealthfront both recorded large Series D rounds to total $114 million in venture funding since Monday. Venture...

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Venture investors are raising the stakes, choosing to ignore warnings that the good times won’t last forever and betting bigger than ever in a slew of massive early-stage venture rounds this week. Mystery...

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While angel investors were vying for the title of world’s top venture investor of 2014, a Round Table of twelve venture firms ascended the throne in the Silicon Valley venture capital ecosystem. From experienced veterans Sequoia...

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Naspers is making major moves to corner the South African retail market. Yesterday the multinational media group poured $40 million into Nigerian e-commerce platform Konga, with help from Stockholm-based Investment...