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How these Bay Area tech entrepreneurs survived the last recession to build billion-dollar companies

Their 2008 recession war stories offer insights into survival techniques that may yield bullet-proofing ideas into battling a COVID-19 recession......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Here are all the companies Airbnb has acquired to help it grow into a $31 billion business

Mike Segar/Reuters Since its launch in 2008, Airbnb has gone from a startup renting air matresses to a multi-billion dollar global travel company. After a wave of lukewarm receptions for tech IPOs last year, Airbnb announced its .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2020

Enterprise inks LyondellBasell deal, to build Houston-area propane expansion

Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE: EPD) is moving forward with a $1.23 billion Houston-area expansion project after inking a deal with LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE: LYB), the latest in the Houston companies' nearly 30-year relationship. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2019

Two Tampa Bay area companies land on Fortune Global 500 list

Two of the Tampa Bay area’s largest companies have landed on the annual Fortune Global 500 list. Clearwater-based Tech Data (NASDAQ: TECD) ranked No. 330 on the list with $38 billion in revenue, an increase of 1.3 percent over last year, $13 bil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 22nd, 2019

Google selects partner to develop $15B in Bay Area projects

Google and Australian developer and general contractor Lendlease will partner on the tech company’s ambitious plans to build 15,000 homes in the Bay Area, the companies announced Wednesday. As part of the deal, Lendlease expects to develop about 15 m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2019

Hispano Chamber helps launch tech startup accelerator

A new business accelerator is launching in Albuquerque to help Latinx entrepreneurs build tech companies. The accelerator, called EmprendeLatino and the first of six planned to debut nationwide, has joined forces with the Albuquerque Hispano Chambe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2019

China Delays Deal Reviews as U.S. Trade Frictions Build

Amid escalating trade tensions, China is holding up deal reviews that could clear the way for U.S. companies Qualcomm and Bain Capital to make multi-billion dollar acquisitions of semiconductor companies, people familiar with the matter say......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 13th, 2018

New York"s tech startups awash in funding

Venture funding is flowing through New York's tech startups. In the first quarter of the year, VC-backed companies in the metro area took in $2.6 billion in investments, according to the MoneyTree... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 9th, 2018

Compass among tech startups with most venture capital raised

Venture funding is flowing through New York's tech startups. In the first quarter of the year, VC-backed companies in the metro area took in $2.6 billion in investments, according to the MoneyTree... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 9th, 2018

Entrepreneurship: As ‘Unicorns’ Emerge, Utah Makes a Case for Tech Entrepreneurs

In an area called “Silicon Slopes,” at least five start-ups are valued at more than $1 billion, a sign that Utah has become a growing force for tech incubation......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 17th, 2018

Our View: Is the tech industry the Bay Area’s illness, or its cure?

Let’s be clear from the start: Tech companies and tech workers are not the primary source of our urban ills. They didn’t decide that the Bay Area should build far less housing than it needs. They didn’t shortsightedly fail to maintain roads or.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2018

What the mega-acquisition of a billion-dollar family business means for KC

The sale of one of the Kansas City area's largest private companies is now complete. Here's what the combination of Bartlett & Co. and Salt Lake City-based Savage Cos. means for Kansas City in terms of opportunities, employment and ownership......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 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

Analysts think these Bay Area deals could follow Red Hat"s $34 billion sale to IBM

IBM Corp.'s $34 billion plan to buy Red Hat Inc. has spurred a wave of speculation on Wall Street about who else might be acquired, with a number of Bay Area tech companies highlighted in analyst reports. This comes as tech dealmaking picked up in th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2018

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

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

Amazon"s exit could scare off tech companies from New York

Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

Want to make better investment decisions? Look to AI

While $9.3 billion was invested in AI companies in 2018, many VC investors aren’t leveraging that tech in their businesses......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 27th, 2020

The tech world relies on contractors, temps, and gig workers to power its billion-dollar enterprises. Experts argue it"s a sign of how the economy has failed American workers.

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Over the course of the last decade, the tech industry has spurred the rise of the gig economy.  "Gig economy" has since become .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Then and now – How innovative tech stacks have empowered entrepreneurs

We’re fascinated with underdogs and overnight successes – companies, products, or services that seem to come out of nowhere and completely change industries and human... The post Then and now – How in.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 16th, 2020

5 biggest tech companies lost more than $400B in value

Apple, Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon and Microsoft lost a combined $416.63 billion on Thursday as fears about the coronavirus and its effects on the economy continued to scare investors......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 12th, 2020