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Marketo employees participate in the Founder Institute's Silicon Valley Sports
League event last year in Palo Alto, California.

Photograph by C. Flanigan/Getty Images

Marketo employees participate in the Founder Institute's Silicon Valley Sports League event last year in Palo Alto, California.

Battery Ventures Extends Software Streak With FreeWheel, BlueKai

Battery Ventures has been on a winning streak with investments in digital-marketing startups, with two of the venture capital firm’s companies — FreeWheel Media and BlueKai — being bought out in two weeks. After an investment of $20 million, Battery owned...

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Veeva Systems, which makes Web-based software for pharmaceutical companies, is going public.

Photograph by Steve Cole

Veeva Systems, which makes Web-based software for pharmaceutical companies, is going public.

Veeva’s IPO Isn’t Twitter-Hot, but It Should Make One Investor Very Rich

(Updates valuation in 2nd paragraph.) Amid all the hype around Twitter’s initial public offering and the investors poised to strike it rich, one of the year’s biggest venture capital wins has nothing to do with hashtags. Five years ago, Emergence...

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Peter Fenton, a partner at Benchmark Capital, in San Francisco on May 24, 2012

Photograph by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Peter Fenton, a partner at Benchmark Capital, in San Francisco on May 24, 2012

Twitter Backer Fenton Poised for IPO Barrage

Peter Fenton is a busy man. The venture capitalist, best known for his early bet on Twitter, is a board member of at least five more companies that could go public within the next 18 months, including two — Lithium...

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Gemwars is a game by MindJolt, which was purchased by Chris DeWolfe's team.

Courtesy Mindjolt

Gemwars is a game by MindJolt, which was purchased by Chris DeWolfe's team.

High Rollers: After RetailMeNot, What’s Next for Austin Ventures

First it was online vacation rentals, then digital coupons. Now what? Money managers will be asking that of Austin Ventures after the stock market debut today of RetailMeNot, a provider of online deals that’s valued at more than $1 billion....

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An example of Tableau's chart-making ability, a Web Traffic Trends Dashboard.

Courtesy Tableau Software

An example of Tableau's chart-making ability, a Web Traffic Trends Dashboard.

Chart This: NEA’s Investment Return on Tableau — 3,000%

For New Enterprise Associates, its investment return on Tableau Software was — fittingly — off the charts. NEA’s $29.2 million stake in the digital chart provider, which made its stock market debut today, was valued at more than $925 million...

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