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FreshBooks says it has paying users of its Web-based accounting software in 120 countries.

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FreshBooks says it has paying users of its Web-based accounting software in 120 countries.

No VC: FreshBooks CEO Sees Risk Capital as Too Risky

This is the first in a five-part series called “No VC,” which highlights startups that have succeeded without venture capital, the lifeblood of Silicon Valley. Mike McDerment was shacked up in his parents’ basement in Toronto when the first venture...

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GitHub began discussions with Marc Andreessen after reading an essay the Netscape co-founder had penned, titled "Why Software is Eating the World."

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GitHub began discussions with Marc Andreessen after reading an essay the Netscape co-founder had penned, titled "Why Software is Eating the World."

GitHub Takes $100M in Largest Investment by Andreessen Horowitz

(This post was updated to include the valuation and correct Tom Preston-Werner’s title.) For years, GitHub has been courted by venture capitalists eager to invest in the online community for software programmers. For years, GitHub’s founders politely declined the offers,...

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Intuit CEO Brad Smith speaks during a Bloomberg West TV interview in San Francisco last year.

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Intuit CEO Brad Smith speaks during a Bloomberg West TV interview in San Francisco last year.

Intuit Putting a New Stamp on Mint

(This blog post was updated to include more details about Intuit’s online banking software.) Intuit Chief Executive Officer Brad Smith likes to talk about his company’s need to keep pace with industry shifts, especially when it comes to acquisitions. That’s...

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ODesk has 300,000 businesses using its software to help find, hire and pay contracted workers in remote locations.

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ODesk has 300,000 businesses using its software to help find, hire and pay contracted workers in remote locations.

T. Rowe Price Deepens Startup Bet With Investment in ODesk

T. Rowe Price is bolstering its bet on technology startups, and no longer just the ones that get all the headlines. Following investments in Facebook, Twitter, Zynga and Angie’s List among others, the mutual fund company today led a $15...

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