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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. Microsoft's Yahoo Bid May Have the Right Stuff

    The Silver Lake consortium also includes venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Mosaic became Netscape because the University of Illinois, where Andreessen and Eric Bina worked National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and developed...

  3. 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.

  4. Obama to Nominate Former IAC Executive as FCC Chairman

    Obama's at the Harvard Law School and most recently co-founded DC-based venture capital firm, LaunchBox Digital. President-elect Barack Obama is planning to nominate former IAC executive Julius Genachowski as FCC Chairman, according to the Wall...

  5. SearchDay | High-Value Link Building is Hard Work

    Miller has been raising money, but it's for his own venture capital firm, not for buying Yahoo. Miller's firm is Velocity Interactive Group and it does invest in digital media. UPDATE: Jonathan Miller Seeks Funds for His VC Firm, Not Yahoo Posted...

  6. Yahoo Nabs Former MSN Exec Bradford

    Karnstedt announced his plans to resign earlier this summer, and will now leave Yahoo on September 16 for a new opportunity as an executive-in-residence at a Valley-based venture capital firm. Yahoo has initiated another executive shakeup, but this...

  7. Former Yahoo, Tacoda Exec Heads to interCLICK

    Network Division Executive Vice President Jeff Weiner left and became Executive in Residence at two venture capital firms. Prior to his Yahoo/Right Media stint, Lynn was Director of Product Management at behavioral targeting firm TACODA, which was...

  8. Yahoo Confirms Icahn Proxy Fight

    Dell has served as the Managing General Partner of Impact Venture Partners, a venture capital firm focused on information technology investments. He also serves as Managing Director at Steelpoint Capital Partners, a private equity firm with offices...

  9. Highlights from the SEW Blog: April 14-18, 2008

    Search Startup Announces $25 Million in Second Round FundingSearch startup Cuill has announced $25 million in venture capital as part of a second round of funding. Lycos Partners with Click Forensics to Improve PPC QualityOne month after Yahoo...

  10. 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. Greg Jarboe is the president and co-founder of SEO-PR, a search...