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These were the 10 biggest VC-backed exits from the Bay Area in Q3

Most of the biggest exits for venture-backed companies in the Bay Area in the third quarter came from IPOs. That's probably no surprise in a year when the number of companies going public from the region has already more than doubled last year's total a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2018

Meet the Ignition VC who scored a 600 percent return on his DocuSign investment

It's one of the biggest exits for any venture capital in the Seattle area's history......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2018

These 9 Bay Area venture-backed businesses hit $100M or more in their Q1 exits

Exits by venture-backed companies in the Bay Area remained relatively weak in the first quarter, despite a strong stock market and a big infusion of corporate cash from newly enacted federal tax breaks. The number of VC-backed businesses from the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018

BART gears up to build the biggest change to Bay Area transit in decades

Planning for a new transbay crossing is underway as the near-maxxed-out Bay Area Rapid Transit system seeks to add capacity to accommodate a swelling regional population and job growth. BART has teamed up with Capitol Corridor to plot out next steps fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018

Charging into the future: How the Bay Area is driving innovation in new energy technology

A power storage revolution is surging as utilities, corporations and households deploy battery-backed storage systems at unprecedented rates. It’s spurred by the desire for more resilient, efficient and reliable supplies of electricity......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 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

The biggest Bay Area construction projects cost more than the GDP of 80 countries

The Bay Area's largest construction projects cost $22 billion collectively, which is more than the gross domestic product of Cyprus. Per the International Monetary Fund, 79 other countries also have a GDP smaller than this region's $22 billion con.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2018

Ex-JPMorgan CFO"s activist fund takes stake in Deutsche Bank

An activist hedge fund led by the former finance chief of JP Morgan Chase has taken a 3.1 percent stake in Deutsche Bank , saying it backed new CEO Christian Sewing's efforts to turn around Germany's biggest bank, but there was more to do......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 1st, 2018

These are the top donors to our area"s biggest political races

With early voting underway in the Sunflower State and absentee ballots being cast in the Show-Me State, the Kansas City Business Journal continues to highlight which individuals are providing the biggest donations to the area's top political contests. D.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 27th, 2018

Microsoft veterans raise $15 million to grow Madrona-backed cloud startup

The cloud startup is looking for office space in the downtown Seattle area......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2018

Ticketmaster snaps up blockchain company

Ticketmaster Entertainment snapped up Walnut Creek-based blockchain company Upgraded, marking the latest Bay Area acquisition in this rapidly emerging technology sector, the companies said Thursday. To date, 36 venture-backed blockchain startups .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2018

The Warriors’ biggest stars are scoring stakes in dozens of Bay Area startups

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2018

Corona maker"s CEO Rob Sands to step down, insider to replace him

Constellation Brands Inc's Rob Sands is stepping down as CEO, ending an era in which the family-backed alcohol producer became one of the biggest beer brewers in the United States and placed a multi-billion dollar bet on the cannabis industry......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2018

Here are the Bay Area’s top 30 high schools for STEM

The Bay Area is one of the world's biggest innovation hubs, so it's no surprise that many of its residents have a strong aptitude for science, technology and engineering and math. And that focus on STEM is reflected in the region's schools. Rati.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Amazon exec was involved in two of the Seattle area"s biggest home sales

The public face of the retailer's new $15 minimum wage started his Amazon career in a 643-square-foot condo. A trust linked to his address most recently purchased a $7 million estate in Medina......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2018

Coaches, execs get biggest paychecks from Phoenix-area colleges, universities

Former Arizona State University football coach Todd Graham led his team to a winning record and a bowl appearance in 2017, but coming up short of the Pac-12 South championship put him in the unemployment line at the end of the year. Had his team pla.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2018

Genentech"s first scientist now focused on Bay Area"s latest biotech IPO

A South San Francisco company in a race to come up with a treatment for a deadly liver disease wants to raise $75 million in an initial public offering. NGM Biopharmaceuticals Inc. — backed by the venture capital firm managed by Dave Goeddel, the fi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2018

Deutsche Telekom-backed tech firm inquired about opening Seattle-area office

The plan was to sign a long-term office lease after starting in a coworking space, according to an email obtained by the Puget Sound Business Journal......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2018

Crumbling Demand Dogs India’s Biggest Cement Maker

Ultratech has the right idea to consolidate, but construction projects are stalling......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 20th, 2018

From Wells Fargo to Bank of America: Triangle branches close due to Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence inched closer to the Carolinas, Raleigh's biggest banks have closed branches in the Triangle. Both Bank of America and Wells Fargo confirmed Thursday that they were shuttering branches in the area through the storm, though m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2018

Top of the List: KC"s biggest minority-owned businesses

This week, the Kansas City Business Journal ranks the area's biggest minority-owned businesses. The accompanying gallery shows the top five on The List. For the full List, subscribers can look at the weekly print edition. The List also includes a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2018