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How these 8 money-losing Bay Area tech companies managed an IPO in 2018

Across the Bay Area, 89 percent of tech IPOs came from companies that had a loss – most in excess of $10 million. Take a look at this fearless group......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2018

Record $13 billion in venture money boosts NY tech firms

Venture capitalists poured a record-high $13 billion into New York-area tech companies last year as the city’s tech community continued to expand at a breakneck pace, according to the MoneyTree... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 15th, 2019

Book of lists: Venture funding is flowing

See all of Crain's data lists here Venture funding is flowing through New York’s tech startups. In the first quarter of 2018, VC-backed companies in the metro area took in $2.6 billion in... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 29th, 2018

Top 10 tech jobs in the Bay Area in 2018

Across the Bay Area, the tech positions that are in the most demand require very specific skills rather than broad-brush talent as the region increasingly becomes home to a number of tech titans. “The tech companies here are so big, compared to place.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2018

How much has Marc Benioff donated to Bay Area causes in 2018?

Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff wears a lot hats in San Francisco as the city’s largest employer, one of the tech industry’s most visible CEOs and a philanthropist pouring millions into the city. But how much money has Benioff, who has a net .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2018

Who are the highest-paid CFOs in the Bay Area?

It pays to work with money, and chief financial officers at the top of the Bay Area's biggest tech companies are no exception. The top 25 highest paid CFOs make more than $250 million in compensation each year combined. The data comes from a survey.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

10 Bay Area businesses hit with security breaches and privacy snafus in 2018

Across the Bay Area, companies are trying to lockdown their data against cyberattacks and protect customers’ privacy – but it can be a losing battle. This year alone, for example, the average global cost of a data breach for businesses jumped 6.4 pe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2018

Venture firms pour $6 billion into local tech firms

Deals are getting bigger and targeted toward high-profile companies The money raised in the third quarter is a record for the New York metropolitan area. So far this year, New York companies have... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 10th, 2018

How much a typical worker makes at Intel, Facebook, Google, Netflix and EA

Silicon Valley may have a bevy of innovative, high-tech and well-known companies that pay a lot of money, but the promised land for the industry may lose a bit of its luster due to the cost-of-living in the area rising. And that might be good news for Fl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

10 Big Tech Companies Are Spending Big in 2018 to Dominate Even More

It's often said that to make money, you have to spend money. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 22nd, 2018

These Baltimore-area fundraising events raised the most money in 2018

For the second straight year, the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation's 14th Annual Aspire Gala raised the most among all fundraising events across Greater Baltimore in 2018. The gala, held at Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, raised $4.4 million, an increase .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2019

Okta joins growing number of San Francisco tech companies donating to fight poverty

Another tech company has answered the call to help fight Bay Area poverty. The philanthropic arm of San Francisco-based Okta is contributing $500,000 over the next four years to nonprofit Tipping Point Community, which works on education, workforce d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2019

Eureka Park: A showcase of both startup and national high-tech strengths

Featuring exhibits of innovations by startup companies from all over the world, Eureka Park was the most eye-catching exhibit area of CES 2019. Many of those companies.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 31st, 2019

Report: Phoenix sees 50 percent coding job growth in 2018

More than 300 students have graduated from the University of Arizona's boot camps to date and gone on to work at large tech companies, and that's pushing up the number of workers available in the state, one expert said......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2019

Facebook and others pledge millions for affordable housing in Bay Area

Tech companies and nonprofits announced their participation in a new group that will fund affordable housing in the Bay Area......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 25th, 2019

Facebook and others pledge millions for affordable housing in Bay Area

Tech companies and nonprofits announced their participation in a new group that will fund affordable housing in the Bay Area......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 25th, 2019

Google and Facebook Keep Throwing Cash at Politicians

Facing increased public scrutiny, Google and Facebook spent record amounts of money lobbying the US government on privacy and antitrust policies in 2018, with both companies topping previous highs, new data filings showed. .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 24th, 2019

Five tech giants spent $64 million in 2018 lobbying, records show

The money spent by Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft reflects the industry’s souring political fortunes in Washington — and the policy battles still on the horizon......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 23rd, 2019

With bitcoin"s price sagging, two Nashville tech companies look to raise millions in cash

Bitcoin's value peaked in late 2017 at a price of more than $17,500 per bitcoin, but plummeted in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2019

Microsoft pledges $500 million to address homelessness, affordable housing in the Seattle area

The splashy pledge comes at a fraught time for tech companies and the cities where they are located, as skyrocketing home prices have outpaced increases in income......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 17th, 2019

Microsoft pledges $500 million toward affordable housing in Seattle area

For years, tech companies have been under fire for causing soaring housing prices in certain areas. Now, Microsoft Corp. is doing something about it......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2019