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  1. Ouch! Microsoft's Latest Bid for Yahoo Half of 2008 Offer

    Silver Lake, working with Microsoft Corp.venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, offered to buy convertible preferred securities equal to a 10 percent to 15 percent stake for as much as $3 billion, said...

  2. Skype Moves Near Facebook HQ To Consolidate Mobile, Consumer Electronics Segments

    Skype was purchased from eBay last year by a group of investors: private equity firm Silver Lake Partners, venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Skype founders Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis.

  3. EveryScape Goes Where Google Maps Does Not

    Everyscape has secured $7 million in investment from venture capital firms. We have a very nice private party room upstairs and whenever people call to see if they can have a party there, it was very hard for me to describe it.

  4. Yahoo Confirms Icahn Proxy Fight

    He also serves as Managing Director at Steelpoint Capital Partners, a private equity firm with offices in New York and California. Dell has served as the Managing General Partner of Impact Venture Partners, a venture capital firm focused on...

  5. Google CEO to MicroHoo: We'll Bank on Frank

    Qatalyst Capital Partners, its investing business, will make selective principal investments, typically alongside leading venture capital and private equity firms. As Dealbook noted, Eric Schmidt gave a testimonial for the recently launched...

  6. Housebreaking the Search

    And here’s a little message for those providing venture capital out there: Just because one has exhibited scholastic aptitude sufficient to spell v-e-r-t-i-c-a-l s-e-a-r-c-h e-n-g-i-n-e, there may yet be better options out there for a first round...

  7. Lotus Alumni Are Impacting Search

    The Lotus operating principles helped turn a company that was founded in April 1982 with eight employees and $1 million in venture capital into the biggest independent software firm. My odyssey was triggered by a comment from Jim Manzi, the former...