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Airbnb has been focused on redesigning its website and a new iPhone app that lets users create wish lists.

Airbnb has been focused on redesigning its website and a new iPhone app that lets users create wish lists.

Airbnb Not Eager for IPO, Makes Changes to Its Room-Booking Tool

  Airbnb has been focused on redesigning its website and a new iPhone app that lets users create wish lists. Airbnb, a website for renting rooms in people’s homes, sees an initial public offering in the wake of Facebook’s IPO...

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As president of the Fox Interactive unit in 2006, Ross Levinsohn said he wanted advertisers to have their own MySpace profiles, just like teenagers.

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As president of the Fox Interactive unit in 2006, Ross Levinsohn said he wanted advertisers to have their own MySpace profiles, just like teenagers.

Remember When Ross Levinsohn Refused to Buy Facebook?

“We are certainly not paying $2 billion for Facebook.” Those words were uttered on March 30, 2006 by the person who was then president of News Corp.’s Fox Interactive unit. His name: Ross Levinsohn. Yes, the same Ross Levinsohn who...

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Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom, right, and Mike Krieger saw the value of their deal with Facebook rise with the IPO pricing.

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Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom, right, and Mike Krieger saw the value of their deal with Facebook rise with the IPO pricing.

Instagram Deal Rises by 17% With Facebook’s IPO Pricing

As if the $1 billion Instagram received for selling its photo-sharing app to Facebook wasn’t enough, the deal’s value has increased by 17 percent in the six weeks since it was announced. On April 9, Facebook agreed to pay $300...

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Some 71 percent of those polled by WhisperNumber.com said they wouldn’t consider Facebook’s stock as a long-term investment.

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Some 71 percent of those polled by WhisperNumber.com said they wouldn’t consider Facebook’s stock as a long-term investment.

Poll: Investors Don’t See Facebook As Good Investment Post-IPO

Facebook may be one of the most anticipated IPOs, but not so with the investment public. More than 70 percent of those surveyed by WhisperNumber.com last week said they wouldn’t buy the social-networking site’s shares after its initial public offering....

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Benchmark Capital scored again after Intuit agreed to buy e-mail marketer Demandforce.

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Benchmark Capital scored again after Intuit agreed to buy e-mail marketer Demandforce.

Benchmark Capital Scores With Instagram, Demandforce and IPOs

The hits keep coming for Benchmark Capital. Following Facebook’s $1 billion acquisition of Instagram earlier this month, the venture firm scored again today after Intuit agreed to buy e-mail marketer Demandforce for $423.5 million. Benchmark, the Silicon Valley firm that...

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It's been a good quarter for Hercules Technology, which had four portfolio companies go public and another two get acquired.

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It's been a good quarter for Hercules Technology, which had four portfolio companies go public and another two get acquired.

Here’s One Way to Track and Play the Mini-Boom in IPOs

The IPO mini-boom that’s sweeping Silicon Valley means big bucks for the venture capital firms that made early bets on billion-dollar companies. How much money each firm is making is guesswork, because as private partnerships, the only people who see...

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