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Football great Joe Montana is trying his hand at investing in technology companies.

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Football great Joe Montana is trying his hand at investing in technology companies.

Joe Montana Goes Long in Open Source

Joe Montana, who led the San Francisco 49ers to four Super Bowl victories during his career, is hoping to score in another Bay Area pastime: technology investing. The legendary quarterback has kicked some of his own cash into CoreOS, which...

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Naval Ravikant of AngelList speaks onstage at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 at The Manhattan Center.

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Naval Ravikant of AngelList speaks onstage at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 at The Manhattan Center.

Are VCs Investing in Their Own Disruption?

Venture capitalists are known for backing startups that are disrupting established industries. Typically that doesn’t include their own. But Silicon Valley’s elite firms are finding it hard to ignore a growing threat to their once proprietary deal flow. Venture investing...

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

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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.

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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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Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com, walks to a morning session at the Allen &
Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com, walks to a morning session at the Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho.

‘The Inside Scoop’ Media Podcast: Sun Valley, Hulu and Reuters Probe

This week’s episode of “The Inside Scoop” features a discussion with Bloomberg Television’s Jon Erlichman on why reporting from Sun Valley, Idaho, for the Allen & Co. media conference is so difficult; an interview with Telsey Advisory Group’s Jaison Blair on...

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Brad Garlinghouse's latest change at YouSendIt? The company's new name: Hightail.

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Brad Garlinghouse's latest change at YouSendIt? The company's new name: Hightail.

So Long, YouSendIt. Hello Hightail.

Since taking the top job at online storage startup YouSendIt last year, Brad Garlinghouse has brought in new management and shifted the focus to business customers. Now he’s tearing down the sign on the front door. Garlinghouse has renamed the...

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The New York Times, which bought the Boston Globe for $1.1 billion 20 years ago, is now accepting bids for the company.

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The New York Times, which bought the Boston Globe for $1.1 billion 20 years ago, is now accepting bids for the company.

A $100 Million Bid for the Boston Globe May Not Exactly Be $100 Million

The New York Times Co., which put the Boston Globe up for sale in February, is expecting bids in the range of $100 million today, a tidy sum for a shrinking business. But $100 million may not exactly be $100...

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