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Search, social & shopping: Pinterest turns 5

...fueled a new way of searching for items that's even stolen traffic from tech giant Google.The San Francisco-based venture capital darling was recently valued at $11 billion. While its core audience has always been female, Pinterest says its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-02/search-social-shopping-pin
Google hires woman as new CFO, luring Morgan Stanley exec from Wall St. to Silicon Valley

...revealing that women only filled 15 to 20 percent of the tech jobs, which tend to pay the most.Kleiner Perkins, a venture capital firm that has financed Google and other prominent technology companies, is currently embroiled in a San Francisco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-24/google-hires-woman-new-cfo
William S. Morris IV to lead Morris Venture Capital

...has been named CEO of Morris Venture Capital (MVC), a new division of Morris...several years, he said."Morris Venture Capital gives us a great resource to...opportunities that exist for venture capital investment. In our company we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-05-25/william-s-m
2003's oddest venture capital startups

...year was no different, even as venture capital investments fell to their lowest...Venture Economics and the National Venture Capital Association pored through industry...possibility. "Let's face it, a venture capital startup is a roll of the dice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/01/fin_399495.shtml
Finance
'Venture capital' loans approved

...organization approved $600,000 in "venture capital" loans to three area businesses...requirements of recipients. The venture capital fund totals about $1 million...million if necessary. Like private venture capital companies, SRRDI invests the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/27/bus_254605.shtml
Business
High-tech beauty contest earns winners venture capital

...companies are in town to flirt with venture capital firms, investment bankers and corporate...few years ago. But the separate venture capital forum is a first for the giant Comdex...magazine that is a sponsor of the Venture Capital forum.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/02/tec_209306.shtml
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$60 million scam targeted people seeking venture capital

...convicted killer helped organize a venture-capital scam, opened a Caribbean bank...businesses, prosecutors charged. No venture capital was ever distributed. "They...before getting into the fake venture-capital business. His 80-acre ranch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/08/bus_227652.shtml
Business
Funding boom shows power of tech startups, raises concerns

...PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association, based on data from...are now vying with traditional venture capital firms to back promising startups...funded in the future. Bigger venture capital firms are investing in older...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-16/funding-boom-shows-power-t
Program that backed Solyndra now showing successes

...for these types of projects," said Nancy Pfund, a managing partner with DBL Investor, a San Francisco-based venture capital company with holdings in two companies backed by the program. "It's been a very positive force in that respect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-29/program-backed-solyndra-no
Experience prized in tough investment times

...Glenn had little trouble raising venture capital for three different Silicon Valley...pretty clueless." In 2001, venture capital suddenly wasn't easy money...an additional $50 million in venture capital last month if not for its recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/31/bus_330202.shtml
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