[Corrected, see below] Female technologists and CEOs are still rare in Silicon Valley, but Diane Greene has been both—and she’s been far more successful at it than most males.... Read more »
Nexant in San Francisco, CA, says it has raised $50 million in a round led by Dr. Romesh Wadhwani of Symphony Technology Group. Previous investors TeleSoft, Oak Investment Partners, Intel Capital,... Read more »
Cloud computing is expected to commoditize entire sectors of the IT industry over the next few years, and to create entirely new classes of big companies as well.
One of those... Read more »
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg this morning announced plans to extend Facebook’s influence in the mobile world, making it the center of a social ecosystem in which users would use their Facebook... Read more »
Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz raised $650 million in just three weeks for its second fund, according to a report carried by Reuters this morning. The fund is more... Read more »
What is the right genetic profile for an astronaut—someone who’s going to spend months living on the moon, or years traveling to an asteroid or Mars?
Craig Venter has an answer.... Read more »
It has been a busy day for Bay Area fundraising news. IT companies are dominating, with an online payments company, a data integration company, two wireless services companies, and a massively... Read more »
Vascular Pathways of Los Altos, CA, says it has raised $14 million in a Series B round led by CHL Medical Partners. Ascension Health Ventures, MVM Life Science Partners, and Arcus... Read more »
In 2009, in the depth of the recession, Rebecca Brian and Jamie Capozzi both found themselves working at home, trying to keep their marketing and branding agencies afloat. They felt isolated... Read more »
Pelican Imaging in Mountain View announced a $10 million Series B round led by Globespan Capital Partners, with participation from previous investors Granite Ventures, InterWest Partners and In-Q-Tel. Pelican makes optics,... Read more »
Cloudera in Palo Alto, CA, announced a $25 million Series C round today led by Meritech Capital Partners, with participation from current investors Accel Partners and Greylock Partners. Cloudera is commercializing... Read more »